If you've been paying attention to the Victoria hip-hop scene in the last couple of years, chances are you've seen the name Dockside Green. The duo, Nox and Eddy, are upholding the Canadian West Coast's strong tradition of classicist, lyrically dense and elastic hip-hop. DJ Low provides the the warm, soulful bouncy castle of beats for the duo to jump and flip around on. In a world saturated with pretenders Dockside Green's combination of lyrical chops, versatile delivery and timeless-sound beats make them stand out as protectors of the culture.
Rocksteady Collective Multimedia Musical Showcase - Day 2 (All Ages/Licensed) @ Odd Fellows Hall
Sat. June 17th 9pm
Come down to the Rocksteady Collective Multimedia Arts Exhibition and get down to world-class music surrounded by visual art from some of the community's most exciting artists.
$15 + advance
Night two of the Rocksteady Collective Exhibition is set to get some faces meltin', some heads noddin' and some bodies movin'. Seattle soul sensations DOWN NORTH make their Victoria debut at this incredibly intimate and special stage. The quartets soul is laced with punk energy and oozing with more heart and passion than should be legally allowed. Don't miss the chance to check one of the Pacific Northwest's finest, most exciting bands before the blow the hell up!
Joining them on the bill is Victoria hip-hop outfit DOCKSIDE GREEN. The duo of Nox and Eddy are doing the Big Work, hustling to preserve all the things that make west coast hip-hop such a musical staple. Their elastic and conscious flows are sure to dazzle your ears while your head bobs to those breezy but dense beats. After their amazing burlesque performance at last years Exhibition, AMETHYST DANCE TROUPE returns for a display of enchanting belly-dancing. Rounding out the bill, laying the beats to please our earholes, is Benny the Jett.
This event is ALL AGES and FULLY LICENSED (19+)