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Garden City Grooves Music Festival Day 1: The New Groovement, Gabriel Palatchi Band, The New Souls, The Truth Sound System

Fri. September 27th 2013 8PM - 2AM doors at 7PM Publik (No Minors) 8PM - 2AM doors at 7PM
Presented by: Garden City Grooves
Garden City Grooves is a grassroots community event spearheaded by local promoters and groove afficionados, Nathan Ambrose and Groovin’ Reuven Sussman. The aim of GCG is to celebrate groove in all of its many forms (soul, funk, afrobeat, world and latin). While other larger local festivals may include one or two acts from these genres in their line-up, GCG celebrates this music in all of its forms and aims to discover acts from right in our own backyard and from across Canada, the Pacific Northwest and even the world. Spread over two days, four venues and four events, expect harmonious horn sections, pulsating percussion, formidable funk and dynamic rhythms from all over the world.

The New Groovement

The New Groovement is an eleven-piece funk machine that blends elements of R&B, soul, and hip hop to create a funk-i-fied feast for the ears. If James Brown and Run DMC had a love child this would be it. The band’s sound is as unique as it is versatile with its punchy horns, sweet vocals, clever rhymes, and tight percussion. Combined with an ener... more info

The New Souls (Soul/Pop/R&B)

The New Souls are a six-piece soul/R&B band. All of them lovers of soul music, a union was created to express soul music in a way that feels soulful to them, a way to incorporate broader musical influences into a genre that is based on feeling the music, and more specifically, the groove. The band is getting ready release it's first EP for spring... more info

The Truth Sound System (Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, Funk & Soul)

Dedicated to bringing Victoria the very best in early Jamaican reggae and soul from all over. Strictly vinyl. Selector Soul Scorcher and Educacator of the group also founded Garden City Soul Club which still happens on the third Saturday of every month in Victoria. It is now Victoria's longest running soul dance monthly. more info
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