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Event Archive - RUDEFEST 2016: Dope Soda, Everybody Left, Bazooka Picnic, MC Unite!

Sat. October 22nd 2016 8pm - 1am doors at 7:30pm White Eagle Polish Hall (All Ages) 8pm - 1am doors at 7:30pm
$14.50 - $16.50
Tickets at: Lyles Place, The Reef, Vinyl Envy, The J Lounge, Ticketweb
We have taken a nice long rest from an unforgettable summer following Victoria's 17th Annual Ska & Reggae Festival and now we're excited to bring you the first installment of our Fall Fun Season with RUDEFEST 2016. This annual tradition that began four years ago will be just as good as last year. We have ska, reggae, funk and punk all in the mix for dancing and fun from the second you set foot in the hall.

You'll be happy to know as with the tradition with RUDEFEST the show will be all ages w/beverage service for those 19yrs+ w/ID. Those of age will be required to wear an event wristband. And remember to come EARLY so you can catch ALL of the bands. When you have a four band bill you gotta have one start early but that just means there is more fun for everyone!

This year's event will feature DOPE SODA, EVERYBODY LEFT, BAZOOKA PICNIC (featuring members of Five Alarm Funk, Giraffe Aftermath, & Kutapira) & MC UNITE!

Tickets will be $14.50 - $16.50 advance available at Lyle's Place, The Reef, Vinyl Envy, Jupiter Lounge & ticketweb.ca

Dope Soda

Thirsty for music that is both dangerous and danceable, refreshing as a mojito and as eye-opening as a whiskey sour? A cocktail party mix of reggae, punk rock, jazz, hiphop, and ska? This is DopeSoda. Dope Soda formed in late 2011, a fresh concoction of six of the top jazz, rock, and Jamaican-music-inspired musicians from Vancouver Island, with ... more info
Articles: Interview with Dope Soda, Interview with Dope Soda

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

MC Unite!

Mythical creatures need loving too. MC Unite! is a surf-punk-reggae party band from Victoria whose hilarious and unpredictable live shows have earned them fans up and down the island. Performances are usually accompanied by a “tickle trunk” of costumes for the band and audience members to don. Want to crowd-surf in a unicorn mask? Go for it. Cr... more info
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