The 2017 Phillips Backyard Weekender

This July 7-9, party with 3000 of your closest friends at the Phillips Backyard Weekender – a 19+ licensed event in the very awesome and large Phillips Backyard, located at the Phillips Brewery in Victoria, BC.! Disguised as a brewery parking lot by day, the Phillips Backyard magically transforms into an outdoor music super-party for three unforgettable nights.

Phillips Backyard Weekender - Victoria BCAtomique Productions and The Phillips Brewing and Malting Co. present…

The 2017 Phillips Backyard Weekender

PBW 2016 Recap Video

The 3-4-ALL Festival Bundle is also available for purchase! Three festivals (Phillips Backyard Weekender, Rock The Shores, and Rifflandia) in one bundle.

Plan your summer now. Purchase here.

This July 7-9, party with 3000 of your closest friends at the Phillips Backyard Weekender – a 19+ licensed event in the very awesome and large Phillips Backyard, located at the Phillips Brewery in Victoria, BC.! Disguised as a brewery parking lot by day, the Phillips Backyard magically transforms into an outdoor music super-party for three unforgettable nights. Set against the backdrop of our beloved local craft brewery in the open air of downtown Victoria’s communal backyard, The Phillips Backyard Weekender is a summer highlight not to be missed. Previous year’s artists include Milky Chance, Bahamas, The Funk Hunters, De La Soul, The Cat Empire, Charles Bradley, USS, and more!

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55th Annual Oak Bay Tea Party

The Oak Bay Tea Party is an annual event in Oak Bay, British Columbia. 2017 marks the 55th year running. The Oak Bay Tea Party has two reasons to exist: a fun time for the community and helping service organizations raise funds.

Oak Bay Tea PartyThe Oak Bay Tea Party is an annual event in Oak Bay, British Columbia. 2017 marks the 55th year running. The Oak Bay Tea Party has two reasons to exist: a fun time for the community and helping service organizations raise funds.

Come on out and ENJOY!

The 2017 Tea Party will be held on Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th at Willows Beach, Victoria, BC.

Tea Party Hours of Operation:

Saturday from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and
Sunday from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Shooting Star Amusements will be operating and selling wristbands Friday, June 2nd from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. only.  Saturday and Sunday, June 3rd & 4th are ticket sales only.  Hours of operation on Saturday are 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

For Parade information and forms, click on “Events” and follow the prompts.

For information about no parking and road closures, click here and scroll down to Parking Restrictions.

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Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival

Short Circuit returns May 12-14, 2017 with a showcase of films from around the Pacific Rim!

Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film FestivalShort Circuit returns May 12-14, 2017 with a showcase of films from around the Pacific Rim!

After a call for short films from all countries, states, and provinces bordering the Pacific Ocean, we received a record number of submissions for our 5th annual festival! This year we present a journey around the Pacific Rim, with 16 films selected to showcase the diversity of stories from around the edge of the water. We’ve also got panels and pitch events to up your game, and parties to celebrate the films and filmmakers.

Please check www.shortcircuitfilmfestival.com for list of films and full schedule of festival events.

Get $5 advance tickets and register for free events at the Eventbrite link above!

FRIDAY MAY 12
7:00pm Screening One – The Vic Theatre
9:00pm CineVic Lounge – CineVic

SATURDAY MAY 13
1:00pm Filmmakers Panel – The Vic Theatre
3:00pm CINESPARK Pitch – The Vic Theatre
7:00pm Screening Two – The Vic Theatre
9:00pm Pacific Rim Party w/ Psychedelic Soul – venue TBA

SUNDAY MAY 14
3:00pm Speed Pitching – Yates Taphouse
5:00pm Awards Reception – Yates Taphouse

CineVic gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance and support of Canada Council for the Arts, Province of British Columbia, British Columbia Arts Council, and the CRD Arts Development Service through the participating municipalities of Esquimalt, Highlands, Metchosin, Oak Bay, Saanich, Sidney, Victoria and View Royal.

Short Circuit and CINESPARK sponsors: Modo, Jawl Properties, The Vic Theatre, Hoyne Brewing Company, De Vine Vineyards – Winery & Distillery, ArtsVictoria.ca

Presented by CineVic

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Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox Spotlight @VicJazzSociety #VicJazzfest

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox – a.k.a. PMJ to their millions of fans – has become a global phenomenon by putting a variety of vintage spins on contemporary pop hits.

Thursday June 29, 2017 7:30PM | Royal Theatre, Victoria

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Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival #yyjarts @CineVic

Short Circuit returns with a showcase of films from around the Pacific Rim!

{April 18, 2017 – Victoria, BC}  —  After a call for short films from all countries, states, and provinces bordering the Pacific Ocean, we received a record number of submissions for our 5th annual festival! This year we present a journey around the Pacific Rim, with 16 films selected to showcase the diversity of stories from around the edge of the water. We’ve also got panels and pitch events to up your game, and parties to celebrate the films and filmmakers. Presented by CineVic.

Please check www.shortcircuitfilmfestival.com for list of films and full schedule of festival events. 
Continue reading “Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival #yyjarts @CineVic”

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The Complete Victoria Jazzfest Line-up Announced! #yyjmusic @VicJazzSociety #VicJazzFest

OVER 320 MUSICIANS
80 PERFORMANCES
9 STAGES

In addition to thepreviously announced Marquee Series Performances, TD JazzFest 2017 will feature:

  • 5 headlining performances from jazz heavyweights at the Dave Dunnet Community Theatre @ Oak Bay High School
  • 4 nights of altogether very danceable funk, blues, hip hop, and New Orleans music in Centennial Square and Distrikt Nightclub
  • 9 groups representing all genres of jazz, from deeply traditional to absolutely avant-garde at Hermann’s Jazz Club

TICKETED PERFORMANCES & PRICES

Tickets on sale Monday, April 10!
Continue reading “The Complete Victoria Jazzfest Line-up Announced! #yyjmusic @VicJazzSociety #VicJazzFest”

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Tall Tree Music Festival 2017 Line-up Announced #yyjmusic @Talltreemusic

Port Renfrew, BC: Tall Tree Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup, Featuring:

At the end of 2016, festival organisers asked the Tall Tree Festival community what they would like to see from the event as far as booking talent was concerned. Overwhelmingly Tall Tree was told that people enjoyed the strong Canadian lineup, however wanted to see some higher tier acts that they may not be regularly exposed to.

“So we listened,” comments Mike Hann, Festival Director. “This year we are happy to say that we have talent originating from 7 different countries. The artists that are coming to Tall Tree in 2017 are billed on festivals worldwide, not just in Canada. We couldn’t be more excited for them to come and experience everything that is amazing about Vancouver Island and Tall Tree!” Continue reading “Tall Tree Music Festival 2017 Line-up Announced #yyjmusic @Talltreemusic”

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Victoria Beer Week March 3-11 #VBW2017 @VicBeerWeek #yyjevents

The 4th edition of Victoria Beer Week returns March 3-11, 2017 at venues all over Victoria. We’ll feature 50 craft breweries from across British Columbia in a variety of events, including favourites from past years and some very special new ones.

Victoria Beer Week is a nine-day festival of events highlighting a broad selection of BC craft breweries while educating Greater Victoria residents about craft beer. VBW is fuelled by events that pair BC craft beer and local Victoria artisan food vendors, with a clear focus on showcasing quality BC craft beer and educating beer enthusiasts. Smaller tastings, seminars and micro-events happen at various venues throughout the week.

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For more information, visit Victoria Beer Week online at: https://victoriabeerweek.com

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Ziggy Marley to play Jazzfest in June #yyjmusic @VicJazzSociety

Ziggy Marley

SUNDAY JUN 25, 2017, 7:30 PM
ROYAL THEATRE

Throughout the course of his three-decade career, ZIGGY MARLEY has built a music legacy worthy of his legendary family name. With 16 albums, eight Grammy Awards, and an Emmy to his credit, the humanitarian, singer, songwriter, and producer continually progresses at every turn.  Ziggy’s musical history dates back to watching his father Bob Marley record in the studio when he was ten years old. His eight-album catalog with the Melody Makers encompasses three Grammy Awards, countless sold out shows, and anthems including “Look Who’s Dancing,” “Tomorrow People,” and “Conscious Party.” Since making his solo debut in 2003, Ziggy has received four Grammy Awards for “Best Reggae Album,” most recently winning the award in 2017 for his latest self-titled album released in 2016.

 
TICKETS: $79.50/$64.50 (plus service charges) ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 3!AVAILABLE:

ROYAL & MCPHERSON BOX OFFICE 250-386-6121 or online at www.rmts.bc.ca

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