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Event Archive - V.I.C. Fest: Jon and Roy, Maurice, acres of lions, Quoia, GEORIA MURRAY, Everybody Left, Cheesecake Burlesque Revue, Pocket Kings

Sat. June 18th 2011 - Sat. June 18th 2011 @  St. Ann's Academy - Academy Greens (No Minors)
11 am - 10pm
$40
Tickets at: http://selectyourtickets.com/vicfest.php
Presented by: Capital City Productions
Vancouver Island Cultural Festival aka VIC Fest is a one day outdoor festival located in the heart of Downtown Victoria. The festival location, St Ann's Academy, will provide a stunning, unique and true Island experience for both festival attendees and the participating artists and vendors. The day will be filled with culture, entertainment and samplings of select Breweries and Wineries from Vancouver Island. As the sun goes down, a full service beer garden will open and the main stage will explode with the absolute best live music the Island has to offer.

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Jon and Roy (folk, roots, acoustic, reggae)

It’s easy to fall for the effortless, everyman charm of Jon Middleton and Roy Vizer. Seasoned musicians and long time friends, their brand of indie-folk is pretty much a genre in itself; evoking fog-shrouded mountains and evergreen treetops, sun-dappled beaches and the crackle of a campfire. With over 30 million streams worldwide, it’s clear ma... more info
Articles: Jon and Roy at Sugar Nightclub, Roy Vizer from Jon & Roy – Interview

Maurice

Sometimes from bad luck or circumstance amazing opportunities and transformations can arrise. This is much the case for Maurice. From major label signings and lofty expectations to tamult and shattered dreams out of mishandled potential and naivety, Jean-Paul Maurice was able to pick up the pieces of a misdirected career path and a dysfunctional re... more info

acres of lions (Indie)

ACRES OF LIONS ~ BIOGRAPHY ~ Jeffrey K - Vocals/Guitar Dan Ball - Bass Lewis Carter - Drums Tyson Yerex - Guitar/Keyboard/Vocals Acres of Lions is a pop-rock band based in Victoria, BC. Their music is lyrically-driven and influenced by early 90's emo bands such as The Get Up Kids and Jimmy Eat World. 2011 marks the second year... more info

Quoia (Coastal Groove)

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Formed in the spring of 2008, Quoia {Kwoi - a} is a collective of musicians currently residing on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Quoia is a band known for their high-energy liveshow and uplifting grooves. Their music is a perfect blend of originality and accessibility, and the lyrics are clear, considered and meaningful. They perform a dynamic... more info

Everybody Left (Indie/Dirty Pop/Reluctant Reggae)

Everybody Left is a unique six-piece from Victoria, BC. EL has been self-producing their post-ska indie-rock for just over a decade and most recently released their Season Two LP in 2016. The band blends an eccentric mix of influences and styles to provide a sound that is fresh yet familiar to audiences. Everybody Left also has deep connections to ... more info
Articles: EL Have Been a Band for 10 Years, Straight Faced Characters Present Stories of Social Diversity & Political Science, Start Your Weekend Off Right with Everybody Left

Cheesecake Burlesque Revue (Burlesque)

The Cheesecake Burlesque Revue keeps audiences coming back for more! They are multiple award-winners who have dazzled and delighted in Las Vegas, New York, New Orleans, San Francisco, Seattle, Helsinki, Paris, Stockholm, Rome and Berlin, as well as all across Canada! Armed with a sassy-silliness and a g-force of glitter, these girls pack a sparkly ... more info

Pocket Kings (Hip Hop)

Pocket Kings are: Scram and Saint (born: Alex Miller and Kyle Behan). Two Victoria MC’s who want to spread their message of an honest, working man’s hip-hop. The former baggage “handlers” at Victoria International came together in 2006 and have been developing into one of the city’s finer products. They pride themselves on their exciting ... more info