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Festivals: Tall Tree, Victoria Ska Fest, Rock the Shores, Rock of the Woods, Shambhala, and Rifflandia

June 12, 2013 by

Did our Sasquatch feature story get you in a festive mood? Here are a few festival options for this summer that are pretty close to home and a bit more genre-specific.

Get ready to crowd surf this summer (photo Megan Cole).

Get ready to crowd surf this summer (photo Megan Cole).

Tall Tree
Indie rock, DJs, and hip-hop on outdoor stages.
June 28–30, Port Renfrew

Victoria Ska Fest
Ska, reggae, dancehall, and punk on a combination of club and outdoor venues.
July 9–13, Ship Point, Sugar, Club 90ne9, Victoria Event Centre

Rock the Shores
Big rock bands, mostly Canadian, play an outdoor stage.
July 13–14, Juan de Fuca Rec Centre, Lower Fields

Rock of the Woods
Indie rock, folk, and rock and roll on an outdoor stage.
July 26–28, Glenora, Cowichan Valley

Many different forms of electronic music, and some hip-hop and indie rock, on a number of outdoor stages.
August 7–12, Salmo, BC (outside Nelson)

Many different genres on outdoor stages and indoor venues.
September 12–15, Royal Athletic Park, downtown Victoria

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