The Second Stop in our Summer Music Festival Series takes us to the west coast of Vancouver Island in the picturesque town of Port Renfrew.
Because apparently nobody was paying attention to the Flaming Lips story or that time Pharrell apologized for wearing a Native American headdress on the cover of Elle magazine, it has become necessary for music festivals to ask attendees to please stop being insensitive assholes and appropriating other people’s cultures.
PORT RENFREW — Another year, another successful Tall Tree Music Festival! Situated on the side of a mountain located in Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island, a mass of music fanatics and festival addicts gathered together in animal suits of all kinds for another round of music and good old-fashioned, ridiculously silly fun.
B.C.-based electronic music festival Bass Coast — who have one of the best festival names in the country — announced their 2014 lineup yesterday. The show will be headlined by beloved musical fusionists A Tribe Called Red, as well as American/Icelandic duo Thugf**ker and Brit Addison Groove.
The copy on the poster read “Choice beats, grilled meats, dancing feet” – I had to check it out. While many bemoan the current state of DJ culture, Paul Murphy, aka Skratch Bastid, stays on the needle tip of the Canadian DJ landscape today, largely bolstered by his extensive background as a scratch battle DJ.
Vans brings the world’s greatest skateboarders to Canada this summer with skateboarding’s premier bowlriding competition, the celebrated Van Doren Invitational to be held at Vancouver’s legendary Hastings Bowl on July 11 & 12.