Victoria's Rifflandia Adds De La Soul, Charles Bradley, Operators
Published May 13, 2016We're still months off from the start of Victoria, BC's late summer Rifflandia event, but organizers are whetting festivalgoers whistles with yet another lineup reveal. The second wave of acts attached to the annual multi-day bash include rap vets De La Soul, Dan Boeckner's Opeartors and the Screaming Eagle of Soul himself, Charles Bradley.
As previously reported, this year's fest hits multiple venues across Victoria between September 15 and 18. A Facebook post from organizers delivered today (May 13) added another round of acts to the ever-growing roster. This includes Lee "Scratch" Perry, Prozzäk, Jurassic 5, Royal Wood, Fruit Bats, John River, the Elwins, the Choir, Wooden Horsemen, the Prettys, DJ Kwe, the Katherines and more.
Last month, it had been revealed that headlining acts making their way to BC's "Garden City" include Boeckner's reunited Wolf Parade, as well as Michael Franti & Spearhead, We Are the City, X Ambassadors, Band of Skulls, Coleman Hell, spoken word artist Shane Koyczan, Jesse Roper, Goldfish, Tennyson, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, and Entangados.
Passes to Rifflandia are already on sale, with a four-day super pass up for grabs for $165, plus service charges. This option grants festgoers access to clubs and the all-day outdoor performances at Royal Athletic Park. A VIP option is available for $295.
If you're looking to head out to Vancouver Island a little earlier in the summer, you can also bundle your Rifflandia pass with with a ticket to this July's Rock the Shores festival.
You can find out more info on all ticketing options over here.