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Event Archive - REGGAE/SKA/FUNK PARTY AT ELEMENT NIGHTCLUB! - NEW VENUE AND DATE - SUN/OCT/5TH/08!: Nine Mile, Brave New Waves, The Vista

Sun. October 5th 2008 Element Victoria BC (No Minors)
9:30pm - 1am doors at 9pm
Moved, note new venue $10.50 + advance
Due to the strike at the University of Victoria Student Union Building the venue and date has been changed to Element Nightclub on Sunday, October 5th/2008.


Come out to ELEMENT NIGHTCLUB on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5TH for three awesome bands. Nine Mile are no strangers to Victoria playing everywhere from Alix Goolden Hall opening and touring with Xavier Rudd to outdoor back patios in Victoria. These guys take music seriously and are ready to entertain with their unqiue blend of reggae, folk and rock. They will also be bringing us new music with their forthcoming album for this fall. Brave New Waves are our reggae/surf local heroes. Island music beach bums whose main intent is to get people stoked about their music and dancing - can't go wrong... + We finally have special guests The Vista who have an exciting sound filled with funk, jazz and ska. They have a new album being released now so they'll have tons of new material;) So when you put all three of these bands together you'll get one nice big reggae, folk, funk ska pub party at Element. Sounds fun? I thought so;) Tickets available at Lyle's Place, Ditch Records, and!


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Nine Mile (Acoustic/Reggae/Folk/Rock)

From Toronto, Dreadlock Recording Artists Nine Mile fuse Rock, Funk, Carribean, and Folk influences into high-energy groove-oriented urban acoustic pop. They've played with everyone from Xavier Rudd to Micheal Franti and Keller Williams. Check them out on more info

Brave New Waves (Authentic Vancouver Island style sound!)

Born on the wicked and wild west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, on a sandy beach amongst breaking surf and torrential spring downpours, looking forward to the months of endless sunshine to come , five friends feeling very blessed to live in the tropics of Canada all with a passion for Reggae, Ska, and Surf music with its own unique Va... more info

The Vista

The Vista is a crowd-pleasing, dance-friendly septet that draws on elements of rock, jazz and funk. Well established on the Victoria music scene by 2007, Vista has gigged everywhere from Felicita’s to Hermann’s and has recorded a couple of CDs. If you want to hear tasty interpretations of Herbie Hancock, James Brown and Ben Harper, this Vista i... more info