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Event Archive - Rootsfest 2002 Sunday Mainstage: Linda Tillery And The Cultural Heritage Choir, Allen Dobb, Vic High R&B Band, Carolyn Mark, Archie Fisher, The Valiants

Sun. August 18th 2002 Sandown Park (All Ages)
12:30 pm
MC 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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Linda Tillery And The Cultural Heritage Choir

While singing for the play Letters From A New England Negro in 1992, Linda Tillery was introduced to some field recordings of traditional African-American music. "My God," she exclaimed, "this is what I've been looking for!" Tillery poured over documentary recordings and ethnomusicology research to uncover a treasure-trove of spirituals, work song... more info

Allen Dobb

The path leading to Victoria-based musician, Allen Dobb's latest CD, Bottomland (Skipping Stone/Pacific Music), has been a long and varied series of adventures. His quest has led Dobb from his youth in rural Alberta farm country, to several years in southern Africa using his agriculture degree from Washington State University and another land manag... more info

Vic High R&B Band

The Vic High R&B Band are the students in Vic High’s “rhythm and blues career preparation program”. For nearly two decades Vic High Teacher/Director Eric Emde has been taking fledgling musicians and transforming them into amazingly sophisticated R&B pros performing the timeless tunes from Motown and Memphis. You will never see 20+ musicians... more info

Carolyn Mark (coastal and western)

Ex-Vinaigrettes front lady, and country-punk chanteuse sings songs that'll tickle your heart and break your funny bone. more info

The Valiants (Horn-driven R&B)

11-Piece Horn-driven R&B more info
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