Event Archive - Centennial Battle of the Bands 1st Playoff: City Of Drawers, The Mixed Emotions, Next Of Kin, Dirty Ballad, Electric Train, Pacific Scandal, The Imprints, Blues X Five, Odds & Ends, The Seventh Edition, The Antics,
Sat. June 17th 1967 @ Memorial Arena (All Ages)
4:00pm doors at 12:00pm
Presented by: A.F. of M.
A Centennial project produced by the Victoria Musicians Union , A.F. of M. local.
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Next Of Kin (Rock)
With their catchy, up-tempo rock songs that plant themselves firmly in your unconscious, Next of Kin is a band not soon forgotten. Hailing from Victoria, BC, Next of Kin released their self-titled debut CD in February 2004. Powered by the two-guitar attack of Ian Dunbar and Arlie Manchur, the driving bass of Alicia Bate and the energized drumming... more infoArticles: Focus by Brad Nugent March 1967
OK i'm so happy this is when I played in my second band Ken and the electric train I played bass one picture is at memorial arnea for the battle of the bands. I was 14 years old also we played the golden slipper a couple of timers Stacy Harris and the boys hung out there what a eye opener Thank You Terry Wicks more info
Blues X Five
In the photo L-R Richard Moore, Ron Flatman, Norm MacPherson, John Fisher and Ed Wright more infoArticles: High times in Victoria: Remembering the Summer of Love, Focus by Brad Nugent March 1967, Focus by Brad Nugent February 1968
Videos: The history of Blues X Five as told by Norm MacPherson, Blue X Five Induction presentation for the Victoria Music Hall Of Fame 2008
Odds & Ends
Picture was taken June 17, 1967 in front of the Memorial Arena at the Centennial Battle of The Bands semi-finals. more info
Picture was taken June 17, 1967 at the Memorial Arena during the Centennial Battle of The Bands semi-finals. The band would play in the finals July 1 at Centennial Square. more info
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