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Event Archive - Rootsfest 2002 Saturday Night Mainstage: Tish Hinojosa, Guy Clark, Dave Alvin And The Guilty Men, Steve Riley And The Mamou Playboys, Los Lobos

Sat. August 17th 2002 Sandown Park (All Ages)
7:30 pm
MC's Todd Butler & David Grierson

Tickets Available Now Other Info

Weekend passes are available until Friday, August 16 at these 3 outlets:

McPherson Box Office in Victoria
3 Centennial Square
Toll-free 1-888-717-6121

Laurentian Bank of Canada
764 Fort Street

Thrifty Foods
Tickets available at all locations on Vancouver Island and in Tsawwassen. Buy your tickets at Thrifty Foods and receive a $5 discount. You must shop in person. No phone or mail order tickets are available from Thrifty Foods.

NB: You can now purchase tickets online through Paypal.

In order to cover handling and Paypal costs, the cost per ticket will be $42 US. Tickets will be mailed to the shipping address you provide.

Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult with paid admission.

Performance times are as follows:

Friday Aug. 16 6pm - 11pm
(gates open 5pm)
Saturday Aug. 17 10am - 11pm
(gates open 9:30am)
Sunday Aug. 18 10am- 11pm
(gates open 9:30am)

Early-bird (until June 6) June 7 - July 15

Weekend Pass $45

Weekend Pass $55

July 16 - Aug 16 Gate Sales (Aug. 16-18)

Weekend Pass $69
Friday Evening Only $35
Saturday Only $45
Sunday Only $39

Friday Evening Only $35
Saturday Only $45
Sunday Only $39


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Tish Hinojosa

People will perceive a different Tish Hinojosa on Sign of Truth, the Texas singer-songwriter's first CD since 1996. Her rich, warm soprano has never sounded so direct and universal, as Hinojosa ponders the major changes in her life the past few years, and reflects her heritage in subtle new ways. After a decade of working with a few different... more info

Guy Clark (Country-Folk)

Guy Clark doesn't just write songs, he crafts them with the kind of hands-on care and respect that a master carpenter (a favorite image of his) would have when faced with a stack of rare hardwood. Clark works slowly and with strict attention to detail � he's only recorded eight albums since he was first signed to RCA in the early '70s � but he ... more info

Dave Alvin And The Guilty Men

What Dave Alvin does so magnificently is captured in electifying fashion on Out in California, the Downey, California -bred singer -songwriter guitarist's seventh High- Tone album. The full breadth of Alvin's artistry and the power of his touring band, the Guilty men, comes through in thirteen tracks culled from recent performances at the Blue Cafe... more info

Steve Riley And The Mamou Playboys

Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys are in the coveted position of being able to fill dancehalls in Louisiana, sell out performance venues around the world, and remain the vanguard of innovation in the music of their culture. Beginning in 1988 and buoyed by the enthusiasm of academic folklorists, they made their debut on folk festival stages the wor... more info

Los Lobos

Los Lobos aren't just another band from East L.A. - they are, simply put, a musical institution unto themselves. One of the most original groups ever to emerge from the American music landscape, the fact that Los Lobos is most widely known for their hit contributions to 1987's La Bamba soundtrack is criminal. This is a band made up of talented frie... more info
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