Billy Talent perform two of Rock the Shores 2014. (Gazette file photo)

Rock the Shores lineup announced for July

Outdoor music festival to return to Colwood

Rock the Shores is scheduled to return to the lower fields of West Shore Parks and Recreation this summer with some big names getting ready to take the stage.

This year’s lineup includes Brian Wilson, Social Distortion, X Ambassadors, Juliette Lewis and the Licks, The Sheepdogs, Bedouin Soundclash and Metchosin’s Jesse Roper.

Other artists include Corb Lund, Allen Stone, Dear Rouge, Felix Cartal, Skiitour and Rising Appalachia.

RELATED: Rock the Shores scheduled to return in 2018

The outdoor music festival will take place on July 13 to 15 after taking a year hiatus and will once again feature a three-day format with a lineup of international, Canadian and local artists.

RELATED: Rock the Shores cancelled for 2017

Rock the Shores was cancelled in 2017 with organizers citing the limited availability of suitable headline talent as well as market saturation and competition due to Canada 150 celebrations as reasons.

The festival, which has hosted bands such as Jane’s Addiction, City and Colour and Metric on the fields of the Juan de Fuca Recreation site, debuted in 2012 and has grown to be one of West Shore Parks and Recreation’s top money makers.

RELATED: Rock the Shores 2016 photo gallery

Rock the Shores is the first event in Atomique Productions’ 2018 festival lineup, accompanying the Phillips Backyard Weekender (July 20 to 22) and Rifflandia (Sept. 13 to 16).

For more information go to atomiqueproductions.com.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

editor@goldstreamgazette.com

 

Guitarist Dave Navarro of headliner Jane’s Addiction takes a solo on stage Sunday (July 19) at Rock the Shores in Colwood back in 2015. (Gazette file photo)

Just Posted

Victoria city staff start from square one on Crystal Pool project

Victoria staff need direction on revised plans for the Crystal Pool and Wellness Project

‘Panda’ Goodlife runner searches for his head

Facebook post for help leads to ‘unconfirmed panda head sightings’

Victoria’s 2020 Capital City Comic Con to feature a special Star Trek guest

Cherry Bomb Toys announced tickets for the event will go on sale on Friday

For Central Saanich couple, fight against MS is a matter of family

Altenkirks sell greeting cards and wooden bowls to raise money for MS Society

Victoria feels the pinch at the pump as gas prices jump 18 cents

Gas up to 157.9 cents per litre at some stations

WATCH: Greater Victoria’s top stories of the day

A round-up of the day’s top stories

POLL: Do you think the day of the federal election should be a statutory holiday?

Increasing voter turnout has long been a goal of officials across the… Continue reading

Potent power play paces Canucks to 5-1 win over Detroit

Miller nets a pair as Vancouver wins third straight

UPDATE: British couple vacationing in Vancouver detained in U.S. after crossing border

CBP claims individuals were denied travel authorization, crossing was deliberate

After losing two baby boys, B.C. parents hope to cut through the taboo of infant death

Oct. 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day in B.C.

Cheating husband sues mistress for gifted ring after wife learns about affair

The husband gave his mistress $1,000 to buy herself a ring in December 2017

B.C. massage therapist reprimanded, fined for exposing patients’ breasts

Registered massage therapist admits professional misconduct

B.C. boosts legal aid funding in new payment contract

‘Duty counsel’ service restored in some communities, David Eby says

VIDEO: Bear spies on cyclists riding by on Campbell River street

Riders seem unaware the bruin is mere feet away on the side of the road

Most Read