september, 2022

09sep(sep 9)3:30 pm T10(sep 10)11:30 pm TDesert DazeMusic Festival

Time

9 (Friday) 3:30 pm T - 10 (Saturday) 11:30 pm T View in my time

Location

Spences Bridge

Spences Bridge Thompson-Nicola I, BC V0K 2L0

Event Details

The event kicks off with opening ceremonies at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, with seven musical acts taking the stage that day. They include local favourites Melawmen Collective and Jenny and the Gents, and Paisley Groove from Kamloops will round off the evening.

There’s non-stop music all day on Saturday, Sept. 10, with 14 acts starting at 10:30 a.m. Among the artists performing that day are Nadine Davenport, Flat Busted, John Kidder, Sabrina and Mike, The Dire Heart, and Bobby Garcia, with Lytton’s favourite sons Richie and the Fendermen and then The Blue Wranglers closing out the festival.

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Indigenous Artists for this Event!

  • Ritchie & The Fendermen

    Ritchie & The Fendermen

    [Nlaka’pamux]

    [Nlaka’pamux]

  • The Melawmen Collective

    The Melawmen Collective

    [Secwepemc/ Nuu-Chah-Nulth/ Nlaka’pamux]

    A contemporary Indigenous alternative fusion woven together with elements of hip/trip hop, rock/folk, righteous rhymes and rich harmonies, carried through with experience, manifestation, and visions of intergenerational stories of pain and healing. The Melawmen Collective brings a uniqueness to their sound like no other, drawing in a wide variety of listeners through sharing their own journeys of life through their musical evolution together. ‘Melawmen’ means medicine in the Secwepemc language, and the unceded territory of the Secwepemc People in what is know known as BC, is where co-founders Meeka Morgan (vocals, Secwepemc/Nuu-Chah-Nulth), Rob Hall (Vocals, Ghengis Ghandi’s, Ashcroft), Geo Ignace aka Geo The Voice (Vocals, Secwepemc/Cree), and Kiva Morgan-Hall (Vocals, Secwepemc/Nuu-Chah-Nulth), continue to grow. The collective is honored to be joined by Cass Greg (Bass, Tsilhcot’in) and Victor Laso (Drums, Republic of Chile).

    URL https://themelawmencollective.bandcamp.com/

    [Secwepemc/ Nuu-Chah-Nulth/ Nlaka’pamux]

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