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Wanna See Who’s Played Our Festival?

Check it out Folks, we've made a lot happen in our little park in Courtenay in 25 years! So many performers had their first-ever shows on the Island with us; some even gave their first-ever performances in North America. We are sad to note how many of these great Artists are gone. MusicFest has always been about the musical discoveries you will make when you come see us. It's a helluva list! Read more…

Territorial Acknowledgement

The Vancouver Island Music Festival Community respectfully acknowledge the Indigenous people on whose traditional territory our festival celebrates music, friendship and builds community and, we acknowledge the descendants of the Puntlege, E’iksan and K’omoks peoples whose historical relationships with this land continues today.

Thanks for a fabulous weekend. I’m still buzzing from the incredible energy I received. Y’all are doing it right, easy in the top 5 experiences musically and spiritually. I left with a sense of “everything is gonna be alright.”

— Charlie Wooton, The Royal Southern Brotherhood