Phillips Backyard Weekender lineup expanded for Victoria

Three days of music and refreshments offered up in July

One of downtown Victoria’s most popular musical events announced its expanded lineup today.

The Phillips Backyard Weekender, held in the areas behind the Government Street brewery, is growing to include a second stage at The Anian, which will feature three days of rock and alternative music, including headliners Current Swell (July 9), Cake (July 8) and Common Kings (July 7).

Numerous other out of town bands are on the card for this event that combines innovative music with innovative craft-brewed beer. The local bands performing at the festival will be announced soon by producer Atomique Productions.

Passes are on sale now and run from $34.50 for a single-day Friday pass to $105 for a full weekend pass. Visit backyardweekender.com or drop by Phillips Brewery at 2010 Government St. for tickets.

editor@vicnews.com

Just Posted

Smouldering U-Haul snarls Pat Bay traffic

Afternoon commuters were reduced to one northbound lane after a U-Haul cube… Continue reading

North Saanich is B.C.’s least “most dangerous” town

Sidney is the Saanich Peninsula’s “most dangerous” town, in magazine’s crime rankings released Nov. 23

VIDEO: RCMP respond to single vehicle accident on Sooke Road

Driver has been taken in to custody for possible impaired driving

Fees waived for affordable housing project in Sooke

Knox Vision Society is building a $11.3-million facility on Church Road

VIDEO: Sooke man attempts to break world record for squats

It’s a fundraiser for B.C. Children’s Hospital

Sidney RCMP, ICBC raising awareness of pedestrian safety

Reflectors given out to help make pedestrians more visible to drivers

Saanich among safest communities in Canada

It is the sort of list where you want to finish near… Continue reading

An adopted cat is the best 10 pounds you’ll gain this season

BC SPCA encouraging families to add a forever feline friend during adoption event Nov. 24 to Dec. 3

Uber official says public needs to push for ridesharing in B.C.

Mike van Hemmen tells Kelowna Chamber of commerce ridesharing would be ‘win-win-win’

15 arrested as Duncan police raid yields drugs, stolen property

Arrests made, drugs and stolen property seized

English Inn offers public tours of Esquimalt redevelopment

General manager wants to clear up miscommunications and gather community input

B.C. co-ops relieved with Ottawa’s housing strategy

Federal government to have a new co-operative housing funding model in place by 2020

Mounties dismantle counterfeiters ring with raid in Maple Bay Thursday

Counterfeiting paraphernalia found along with firearms, stolen property as police swept in Nov. 23

B.C. NDP referendum plan sparks legislature battle

David Eby says public will decide on proportional referendum

Most Read