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Event Archive - Pants Off Dance Off: Freebound, DJ TigRess, SPILLY WILLY

Fri. January 20th 2017 Copper Owl (All Ages)
2130 - 0200
sliding scale $10-$15
Come dance your pants off for a good cause!

Funds raised during this event are being donated to create travel scholarships for HIV and hepatitis-C positive youth who will be travelling to Vancouver Island this June to attend the Youth Unleashing Power symposium. #YUP is Canada’s only national symposium created entirely by and for positive youth.

We are also gratefully accepting donations for the travel fund & other costs associated with organizing the symposium.

You can learn more about the symposium at

This event is BODY POSITIVE and any negative behaviour will not be tolerated. All bodies are good bodies & all butts are good butts.

Sliding scale $10 - 15
(those who choose not to dress in the theme are encouraged to make an additional donation)

**We have a limited run of 50 advance tickets for $10 that include entry into a draw for awesome prizes**


(East Van / Cali / Central, Canada)

Benny’s resume includes 4 years at Shambhala, 3 years at Envision and Bamboo Bass Festival in Costa Rica, Bushwacked, The Tree Planters Ball, Rock the Block in Cumberland, and clubs all along the west coast of Canada to Los Angeles. He has been the manager of the Radio Stage at Canada’s Bass Coast Festival, the Main Stage at Boogaloo and Grand Antique at Lightening in a Bottle.

Benny is also the Co-Founder of Lickity Split - a Burning Man art car that hands out thousands of ice cream cones and freezies while hosting a wide array of international dj’s on the Playa.


TigRess got her first taste of playing live when she stepped up to play a New Year's party in Kelowna in 2013. Playing alongside 5 accomplished DJ's, she quickly showed her natural prowess with her flavourful taste in music selection. As the dance floor filled up it was clear this tiger had earned her stripes. She was hungry for more and sunk in her teeth, securing a regular club night in Kelowna before moving to Victoria in 2014. Since that time, she’s been refining her craft while playing shows in Vancouver and Victoria. She also held a resident DJ slot on Funky Beatz Radio in the UK for 3 months. A fierce music lover, she brings contagious energy and joy with her when she’s lighting up a dance floor. TigRess is always on the hunt for that new sound and brings you the best of house, bass, jackin, funk, ghetto funk, hip hop and dance.


He's on a life-long musical odyssey, and all he wants to do is bring you along. A lifetime of festivals and shows has given Spilly Willy a deep passion for dancing and music curation. Usually found tearing up dance floors, it was a bush-rave in 2006 where he decided playing dance music was his true calling - since then he’s been DJing any chance he can get. From disco to house, glitch to psy, downtempo, funk, and even pop... if it’s got flow, melody, and bass: he’s on it.

Presented by the PLUR collective

The PLUR collective creates intentional spaces for creativity that honour the history of PLUR: Peace, Love, Unity & Respect. expect events that are ecologically conscious, are queer friendly, and are firmly grounded in principles of consent and harm reduction, often in benefit or service to local causes that are important to us. We acknowledge this event takes place on the homelands of the Lekwungen People


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