Vancouver reggae legends ROOTS ROUNDUP finally take our Main Stage at Ship Point to help close out another year of super-fine music and art. The music of the longtime champions of west coast reggae was instrumental in the formation of both the Victoria Ska & Reggae Society and Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival.
MAD CADDIES, THE SKINTS, PERRO BRAVO, ILLVIS FRESHLY & BLACKWOOD KINGS at VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FESTIVAL XVIII (All Ages/Licensed)
It’s another full day of live music for Victoria’s 18th Ska & Reggae Festival. There are various venue around the city including the Inner Harbour at Ship Point. That party gets underway at 2PM and runs through til 10PM. Other venues include Odd Fellows Hall, Victoria Event Centre and Sugar Nightclub. [More info]
Alright, the waits over. Out this morning, the firstwave of performers for this years installment of Rifflandia. Tickets on sale now. Here’s what we’ve got so far:
Moby(DJ), Zeds Dead, Bonobo, July Talk, A Tribe Called Red, Dear Rouge, Hot Chip DJ Set, Z-Trip, Bliss N Eso, The Glorious SOns, Dream Warriors, Busty and the Bass, Charlotte Day WIlson, Ykon Blonde, Said The Whale, Five ALarm Funk, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Hannah Georgas, Leeroy Stagger, Too Many Zooz, Skiitour, DH Shub, Band of Rascals, Astrobolor, Ralph, Fleetmac Wood, Neon Dreams, The Choir, Twin Bandit, Christian Hudson, J Grgry. (more to be announced in the coming weeks.)
Mariachi music and Dancers light up the night for The 7th International Mariachi Festival in Canada featuring some of the best Mariachi groups from Mexico and Canada. LA CASA DEL ARTISTA and MARIACHI LOS DORADOS LTD are proud to announce the 7th MARIACHI FESTIVAL CANADA from June 13th to June 17th 2017.
This event will take place in various cities and locations in BC including Victoria, Abbotsford, followed by a great Mariachi Closing Gala on Saturday June 17th 2017. The Gala will take place at the Vogue Theatre at 918 Granville street, Vancouver, BC. Experience the excitement and culture of some of the best international Performers including musicians, Indigenous performers with folkloric dancers and Mariachi bands from MEXICO and CANADA. The 7th MARIACHI FESTIVAL CANADA will provide entertainment that will make this an unforgettable musical memory.
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