Rock the Shores focuses on local acts for 2016

Atomique Productions announces lineup for Colwood music festival

Summer is almost upon us and that means festival season is just around the corner. Gearing up for those sunny days, the Rock the Shores lineup has been announced by Atomique Productions.

Returning to a three-day format on the fields at West Shore Parks and Recreation, the Colwood festival will kick off on Friday, July 22, with The Seven Mile Social. Programming for the day is dedicated to showcasing Vancouver Island’s homegrown talent, with performers including Current Swell, Jesse Roper, Jon and Roy, Towers and Trees and more. Tickets for day’s show start at $25.

Saturday and Sunday headliners include City and Colour, Metric, Arkells and Eagles of Death Metal, with other bands such as Dear Rouge, Big Wreck, Yukon Blonde, Kytami and more in the mix.

For the full lineup and more information go to rocktheshores.com.

katie@goldstreamgazette.com

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