Posted tagged ‘music festivals’

Not all Music Festivals are in the Summer!

2012/12/22

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Edmonton Musicians Hit the Open Sky

2012/06/04

Edmonton’s Open Sky Music Festival is this weekend, and the line-up of musicians is diverse, first-rate, and lots of different acronyms for awesome. Chali 2na from Jurassic 5 is headlining the opening night on Friday, and then there’s, you know, THE WAILERS playing Saturday, and Hey Ocean on Sunday.

This surf rock, reggae and roots festival isn’t just bringing in top performers from across the world, but they’ve also enlisted a crack team of local musicians to hit the stage. This A-Team of Edmonton talent will fit right in with the big names from out of town. Here’s a preview:

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The Short-Long-Short on the Sounds of Old Strathcona Festival!

2010/07/06

Anyone in Alberta not coaching a swim meet in Wainwright this weekend should be in Edmonton.

Why? Well other than it’s nice there this time of year and people care a little less about millionaires skating around on ice than usual, there’s a great music festival happening called Sounds of Old Strathcona, or SOS Fest. It’s pretty much the best thing happening in the world since whenever the last time something really great and special happened.

Musicians will be taking over the pubs, restaurants, parks and anywhere else they can fit all around Old Strathcona from 9-11 July. Over 140 performers are slated to play in more than 21 venues.  

Link to SOS Fest website

One big highlight of the festival will be the PEOPLE POWERED PARTY hosted by Music is a Weapon and United Cycle. There will be music from bands like the Frank. These bands will be on a stage. This stage will be run by people riding bicycles.

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