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Event Archive - Eventide Music Series: Dragon Fli Empire, The Leg-Up Program, The Gaff

Thu. August 11th 2016 - Thu. August 11th 2016 Centennial Square (All Ages)
6:00 - 9:30 doors at 5:00
CFUV 101.9 FM, City of Victoria and Downtown Victoria Business Association bring you:

The Eventide Music Series! A free, all-ages, accessible, outdoor, multi-week series of musical performances. Eventide was developed as a partnership effort to animate Centennial Square and to support the local, emerging and diverse music scene in Victoria, BC.

Make sure to head to for more information on the rest of the 10 FREE all-ages shows happening in Centennial Square!

Garden City Grooves presents: Super Summer Jam 3 – Funk & Hip Hop



Hip hop veterans Dragon Fli Empire originally garnered attention when they released a track dedicated to their experience using Calgary transit. Since then they have received accolades from the Western Canadian Music Awards when they were nominated for Best Hip Hop album in 2009 and have had the chance to tour across North America, Europe and Japan. You can check out their releases on their own independent label Makebelieve Records.


Victoria’s own 17-piece collective of funk, soul, hip hop, r&b musicians will be playing during the Garden City Grooves showcase. They’re the type of group that inspires the whole crowd to get up and move. There’s no better place to enjoy a performance like that than outside in the Victoria sunshine!


The Gaff is a life-long and renowned DJ/producer who incorporates elements of hip hop, soul and funk into his sound.
He’s been able to perform from coast to coast and always plays using vintage equipment. Make sure to make your way down to Centennial Square on August 11th to see what he calls “turntable kung fu.”


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Dragon Fli Empire (Hip Hop/Soul)

Dragon Fli Empire is on the rise. The Calgary based duo, comprised of Cosm (DJ, producer) and Teekay (emcee, producer) have quickly become one of the city's more popular groups, gaining respect from a wide variety of music lovers for their upbeat, melodic and positive sound. It all started in May 2002. What was originally supposed to be a side-... more info

The Leg-Up Program (Soulful Indie LeftCoast)

The Leg-Up Program is a collaboration of Victoria artists. Formed in late 2013 to fill-in for a local block party, The Leg-Up Program tore the roof off with their hip hop funk rock soul orchestra and musical collective with approximately 17+ members who contribute to their huge sound. Made up of members from many other local bands, the collectiv... more info