Wyclef Jean coming to Laketown Ranch for High Times Cannabis Cup Canada. (Submitted)

VIDEO: High Times purchases Legends Valley festival

The popular cannabis media company has announced it is bringing Wyclef Jean to headline Laketown Ranch next week.

Legends Valley Music Festival is now High Times Cannabis Cup Canada.

The sale of the event was just finalized last Friday, according to Erin Richards, marketing manager for Laketown Ranch.

The new ownership has already been busy, arranging for a new headliner: Wyclef Jean, who is replacing Body Count, which had to pull out due to an injury to the bass player.

The festival is still at Laketown Ranch just outside Lake Cowichan and everything about how it is organized at the venue is still the same, according to Richards.

“Basically at this point, we are the venue and we are managing the important aspects of running the show onsite, but the publicity is moving over to the High Times team, they’re handling the new talent buys.”

Richards was quick to reassure anyone who has already booked for a day or the weekend that it will be business as usual at Laketown Ranch itself during the festival.

“Anything site-related we’re handling: camping, parking and directional, the bars actually. If people want to purchase at the gate it will be the same as usual. People can just look at it that High Times is renting the venue and we are the venue owners,” Richards said.

Just Posted

First council candidate is missing

RCMP asks that anyone with information contact them immediately

Junior A hockey coming to Sooke

Exhibition game helps the Rotary Club to help community youth

Life-Altering experience

Six weeks that served to change their view of the world

Cross-examination begins for Oak Bay dad accused of killing daughters

Andrew Berry is charged in the deaths of six-year-old Chloe and four-year-old Aubrey in 2017

Arenas, fitness centre ready for action after significant flood at Saanich recreation centre

Library branch, archives remain closed after Thursday night flood

B.C. sockeye returns drop as official calls 2019 ‘extremely challenging’

Federal government says officials are seeing the same thing off Alaska and Washington state

Sooke’s Old-Fashioned Country Picnic set for Saturday

The free event combines music, kids activities, food and fun

Expanded support to help B.C. youth from care attend university still falling short

Inadequate support, limited awareness and eligibility restrictions some of the existing challenges

Ethnic media aim to help maintain boost in voting by new Canadians

Statistics Canada says new Canadians made up about one-fifth of the voting population in 2016

Dog attacked by river otters, Penticton owner says

Marie Fletcher says her dog was pulled underwater by four river otters in the Penticton Channel

Wife charged in husband’s death in Sechelt

Karin Fischer has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of her husband, Max

B.C. Hydro applies for rare cut in electricity rates next year

Province wrote off $1.1 billion debt to help reverse rate increase

Retired Vancouver Island teacher ‘Set for Life’ after $675K lottery win

Patrick Shannon plans to buy new sails for his sailboat

Most Read