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V.I.C. Fest: Jon and Roy, Maurice, acres of lions, Quoia, GEORIA MURRAY, Everybody Left, Cheesecake Burlesque Revue, Pocket Kings

Sat. June 18th 2011 11 am - 10pm @  St. Ann's Academy - Academy Greens (No Minors) 11 am - 10pm
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Presented by: Capital City Productions
Vancouver Island Cultural Festival aka VIC Fest is a one day outdoor festival located in the heart of Downtown Victoria. The festival location, St Ann's Academy, will provide a stunning, unique and true Island experience for both festival attendees and the participating artists and vendors. The day will be filled with culture, entertainment and samplings of select Breweries and Wineries from Vancouver Island. As the sun goes down, a full service beer garden will open and the main stage will explode with the absolute best live music the Island has to offer.

Jon and Roy (folk, roots, acoustic, reggae)

Jon and Roy went searching for something intangible on their fourth recording, Let it Go. Suffice it to say, they found it. Freedom — from artistic constraints, from audience expectations — became a recurring theme for the duo during the creation of Let it Go. If there was one rule for longtime friends and collaborators Jon Middleton (gui... more info
Articles: Roy Vizer from Jon & Roy – Interview


Sometimes from bad luck or circumstance amazing opportunities and transformations can arrise. This is much the case for Maurice. From major label signings and lofty expectations to tamult and shattered dreams out of mishandled potential and naivety, Jean-Paul Maurice was able to pick up the pieces of a misdirected career path and a dysfunctional re... more info

acres of lions (Indie)

ACRES OF LIONS ~ BIOGRAPHY ~ Jeffrey K - Vocals/Guitar Dan Ball - Bass Lewis Carter - Drums Tyson Yerex - Guitar/Keyboard/Vocals Acres of Lions is a pop-rock band based in Victoria, BC. Their music is lyrically-driven and influenced by early 90's emo bands such as The Get Up Kids and Jimmy Eat World. 2011 marks the second year... more info

Quoia (Coastal Groove)

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Formed in the spring of 2008, Quoia {Kwoi - a} is a collective of musicians currently residing on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Quoia is a band known for their high-energy liveshow and uplifting grooves. Their music is a perfect blend of originality and accessibility, and the lyrics are clear, considered and meaningful. They perform a dynamic... more info

Everybody Left (Indie/Dirty Pop/Reluctant Reggae)

Everybody Left is currently preparing their new album. Expect to hear it by the end of the summer! more info
Articles: Straight Faced Characters Present Stories of Social Diversity & Political Science, Start Your Weekend Off Right with Everybody Left

Cheesecake Burlesque Revue (Burlesque)

The award winning, glamourous girls of the Cheesecake Burlesque Revue have been shaking their tassels since the summer of 2006. Their mission is to celebrate classic burlesque with a modern twist. They love to perform, and you can book their sweet, sexy, fun-filled show for your next event! more info

Pocket Kings (Hip Hop)

Pocket Kings are: Scram and Saint (born: Alex Miller and Kyle Behan). Two Victoria MC’s who want to spread their message of an honest, working man’s hip-hop. The former baggage “handlers” at Victoria International came together in 2006 and have been developing into one of the city’s finer products. They pride themselves on their exciting ... more info
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