The Choir at Royal Athletic Park – The Choir is a non-auditioned community choir from Victoria that sings all-original arrangements of pop, folk and indie music. Below is a video showing what The Choir is about.
Vic High R&B Band at Royal Athletic Park – The Vic High R&B Band are an R&B/Jazz band consisting of students from Victoria High School. Below is video from a performance in April.
Mark Takeshi Macgregor at The Church of St. John The Devine – Mark Takeshi Macgregor is a classical flutist from Victoria and is the principal flute for Victoria’s Aventa Ensemble. He is part of BreakOut West’s Classical Showcase at Rifflandia Below is an audio recording of him performing.
Towers and Trees at Royal Athletic Park – Towers and Trees are a folk/rock band from Victoria widely known for their single ‘Montreal’. They’re a former Zone Band of The Month and will be releasing their first full length album in October. They will be performing twice at Rifflandia 2015. Their first set is on the Friday at Alix Goolden Hall. Below is a video of them performing at the BC Legislature for Canada Day 2014.
Jesse Roper at Royal Athletic Park – Jesse Roper is a blues rock singer/guitarist from Metchosin. Jesse is competing in this year’s Peak Performance Project and has performed multiple festivals in the last year. This will be a set with his full band. He is also performing an acoustic set at Rifflandia’s War Child Lounge at The Atrium on the Saturday. Below is video of Jesse Roper performing at Rock The Shores 2015.
Victoria Baroque Players at The Church of St. John The Devine – The Victoria Baroque Players are a classical music ensemble from Victoria. They will be performing as part of BreakOut West’s Classical Showcase. Below is a video from a rehearsal the ensemble recorded in 2013.