The epicenter of summer in Vancouver is English Bay. For three fun filled days our favourite beach is the stage for a celebration of iconic Canadian music. Before the first fireworks of the Honda Celebration of Light illuminate the night, LG104.3 FM turns up the music with SHOREFEST.
Last year, Rob Snopek from MadHouse Records had a vision to create a groovy music festival with a Woodstock flavour. Rob wanted to create a unique performance opportunity for Vancouver artists.
Here are some of the Vancouver artists that are performing at NXNE, in addition to The New Pornographers and White Lung:
A 9-piece band made up of Russians, Mexicans, and Canadians, they are a strange beast indeed. What began with the intention of playing South American cumbia has quickly evolved into something much more nebulous.