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Event Archive - Rock of the Hood Music Festival: Junior Boys, Mat the Alien, The Mowhawk Lodge, Humans, Celebrity Traffic

Sat. August 21st 2010 Capital Ballroom (formerly Sugar) (No Minors)
3:00 - 1:00
$45 (all three days) $30 for Saturday only
Tickets at: Sitka Surf Boards (Victoria),, Ditch Records & Cds, Alternative Groove (Nanimo), Lyles Place
Presented by: Surge Ahead
After pouring our hearts and souls into this event and have now decided to bring the “woods” to the "hood". Instead of one day were going to turn this festival into three and host it right here in Victoria.

After many months and many ups and downs the local government shot down are original site. To get the full story check out:

The Rock of the Woods team did not give up… Prepare to get your sox knocked off!

All three days will cost $45, here are the deets:

Your ticket gets you a wrist band that gives you access to both venues guaranteed entry until the end of the first hour that doors are open. (Don’t worry you can still get in after that but you might have to wait.) Additionally now you have the option of enjoying just one of these events if you can’t make all three. Please keep in mind we only have 200tix left!

Friday, August 20th, Sugar Nightclub Doors at 9:00pm: Brasstronaut, The British Columbians, Sunday Buckets, Acres of Lions and Smith &Lyseng

Saturday, August 21st at Sugar Nightclub Doors at 8:00pm : JUNIOR BOYS, Mat the Alien, Humans, Celebrity Traffic, The Mowhawk Lodge.

The Closing Party, Sunday, August 22nd Doors at 8:00pm: Run Chico Run, Espionage, Bloody Wilma, and JP Maurice


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Junior Boys

When I first met Jeremy Greenspan in 1995, he was the personification of a pop cultural crisis. Shaped by Pop right down to the core of his being, steeped in Pop history, it seemed that there was only one thing he should be doing: making Pop records. But what point was there continuing to make Pop music if everything had already been done Jeremy t... more info

Mat the Alien

Since the age of 14 Mat has been mixing , scratching and making mixes - beats , spanning many genres , tempos and styles , but always having one thing in common - heavy beats and bass lines with lots of cuts and turntable tricks thrown in. It all started after hearing the electronic sounds being played in the warehouse party's around the northwe... more info


Robbie Slade and Peter Ricq, are Humans, an electronic music duo based in East Vancouver BC. Following the success of Avec Mes Mec (2010), Humans are set to release ‘Traps’ on March 6th on Hybridity Music. The name Humans is far from accidental. While the duo uses electronic components in their performance, they compliment their sound with l... more info

Celebrity Traffic

Celebrity Traffic is a Victoria BC based rock-electro trio more info
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