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Event Archive - Rock The Shores 2012: The Tragically Hip, Sam Roberts Band, Current Swell, Jets Overhead

Fri. July 13th 2012 - Fri. July 13th 2012 @  Juan De Fuca Rec. Center - Lower Fields (All Ages)
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Presented by: Atomique Productions, GOLDENVOICE
April 2, 2012 // Victoria BC – Rock The Shores 2012, the largest concert event of the summer on Vancouver Island, welcomes The Tragically Hip, for one unforgettable and unprecedented evening. Known for their powerful, energetic live performance, spend an evening with the band as they take the stage on Friday July 13. Joining them will be the Sam Roberts Band, and local favorites, Current Swell and Jets Overhead.

With the goal of creating a very special setting and experience for this legendary concert, Rock The Shores 2012 will feature multiple food vendors and beverage gardens plus a smoking zone and special VIP area. For complete information, maps and FAQ, please visit


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