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Event Archive - Garden City Grooves Opening night with SARITAH (Perth, Australia): Saritah, Boomshack, Scram and The First Team

Thu. May 3rd 2018 The Upstairs Cabaret Victoria BC (No Minors)
9:30pm doors at 9pm
$13 - $15
Tickets at: Lyles Place, Jupiter, Vinyl Envy
GCG takes flight with an evening of reggae, soul, funk and hip-hop at Upstairs Cabaret. Australian singer Saritah makes her Victoria debut. Saritah delivers a potent combination of feminine spirit, conscious lyrics and heartfelt melodies, whilst embodying a unique union of roots, reggae, soul, and dancehall. Nanaimo’s Boomshack and their energetic blend of soul, funk and reggae add some island flavour to the mix in addition to the live hip-hop stylings of Scram & The First Team that have members of The Leg Up Program and Ill and I (Alex Miller, Kady Savard, Daniela Jackson & Bobby Arson).


Born in Seoul, South Korea, the country of her mother’s heritage, Saritah grew up by the Indian Ocean in the most isolated city in the world – Perth, Australia. A traveller from the time she was a few months old, however, she has always had a global perspective and has been exposed to and influenced by a diversity of music and culture from aro... more info

Boomshack (Latin/Funk/Jazz/Reggae/Ska)

Just dance. Those two words have been the driving force behind Boomshack since the beginning. Aiming to straddle the line between what is pop and what is hip, everything from rock and reggae to jazz and latin can be found in their music so long as it gets toes tapping and feet moving. Boomshack got its start in the summer of 2013. This is when the ... more info

Scram and The First Team

​ WE ARE A WEST COAST HIP HOP GROUP REPRESENTING TRUTH, LOVE, MUSIC WE ARE HERE TO MAKE THE WORLD MOVE K'Naan said, it's like you spend so many years building this castle, this home of music, that you strive to make perfect. The thing is, you always know that you may never get to live in it. So I asked myself, If I knew no ma... more info