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Event Archive - Concert to benefit UVic's Society of Geography Students: Kytami, Woodsmen, Pacific Solstice

Fri. March 1st 2013 - Fri. March 1st 2013 Vertigo (All Ages)
7:30 doors at 7:00
Kytami, Woodsmen, & Pacific Solstice Concert to benefit UVic's Society of Geography Students

"If a line exists between classical and electronic, between ancient and new age, synthetic and organic, Kytami has sliced them all using only a violin bow... but what more does she need?
Apparently nothing at all, as Kytami has already been dubbed a 'music revolutionary' by Whats Up Magazine USA, a 'violinextremist' here at home, and has been summoned to bring her violin thunder to audiences as far reaching as Taiwan, Dubai and Berlin.
Through an alchemy of classical, fiddle styles fused with the heavy bass elements of Dubstep and Hip Hop, Kytami has managed to soar above not only the constraints of musical genre and labeling, but has forged a path so bold and unique that it's taken her alongside groups from Swollen Members to acoustic punk rockers Blackie and The Triumphs and today she is regularly dubbed Canada's most diverse and engaging fiddle player."

In the days of yore, there was a legendary trifecta of mythic propensity for glory, wealth, strength, knowledge, and wisdom: a golden bard, clownin' minstrel, and nondescript troubadour who came from yon valleys over there. They died, and Woodsmen was born eventually. And they were never the same again. Or before, during, or even JUST before

Pacific Solstice:
Their debut performance!
"Islanders born of the west coast. Pacific Solstice plays from a wide variety of genres. We have one goal in mind; we wanna make you dance!"


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Sometimes referred to as a “violinist extremist,” Kytami (a.k.a. Kyla Uyede) is a classically trained prodigy who has long been considered one of Canada’s most diverse and electrifying violin virtuosos. This charismatic and energetic performer takes a similarly athletic approach to her music, bounding between classical and fiddle styles whil... more info

Woodsmen (Alternative)

Woodsmen is a young 6-piece Victoria-based alternative rock band who's members have come together from Vancouver, Saskatchewan, Shawnigan, and Hawaii. After forming in September 2011, the band has steadily been picking up speed. Since ringing in the new year, they've already been interviewed on CFUV, as well as featured in the Victoria lifestyl... more info