August 24 – 26, 2018
Clarke Farm, Wilson Creek, BC
SUNSHINE COAST, BC – The Rogue Arts Festival is gearing up for its 3rd annual festival! Taking place in 2018 from August 24 – 26 at the Clarke Farm in Wilson Creek with the beautiful backdrop of the coastal mountains, forest ranges, and idyllic hay fields, Rogue Fest is a 3 day, outdoor, arts festival. Focusing on a broader definition of the word ‘art’, fostering social inclusion, promoting collaboration and interactivity, and just having one heck of a good time, Rogue Fest has a little bit of something for everyone!
With non-stop music including 80 musicians as part of the Main Stage Series and our totally unique Collective Sets featuring musicians playing together for the first time, the Rogue Art Gallery showcasing Sunshine Coast visual artists, one-of-a-kind Human Foosball, the Workshop Series, night visuals by CoastStreaming, the Creation Station featuring professional artists doing demonstrations and workshops, local food, Yoga in the Morning, interactive installations, a scheduled weekend long collaborative mural, a Libation Station featuring micro-brews and cider, and and and….. it is ON!
Musical acts include energetic folk tinged high energy Shred Kelly; brand new live dub, electronic, ska, reggae project MonkeyDragon (featuring Emmy and Juno Nominated composer Adham Shaikh, Soul Reggae Warrior Buckman Coe with Tremendously Towering Trombones of Andy Cakes); one-man electronic, looping, MC show BOUSADA; captivating funk, Latin, jump swing with an ounce of improve quartet Funktete; singer/songwriter, acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Joe Stanton; gorgeous grit rock trio Parlour Panther; Rebecca Lappa with her blend of folk, pop, rock, and provoking lyrics; soulful world folk, funk, rock opera trio Samson’s Delilah; melodic alternative indy duo Sky Parallel; Sunshine Coast grunge rock from youth band Spouse; prohibition reminiscing gypsy style The Staggers & Jaggs; Texture & Light bringing live instrumentation, synthesis, field recordings, and deep themes; The Marwills with their groovy bass, big drums, an explosive frontman and fiery guitars; minimalist barn-burning band with syrup-soaked harmonies from Tiger Moon, and youth hard rawk from local Coasters Fir.
Friday, August 24 from 5PM – 11PM
Saturday, August 25 from 10AM – 11PM
Sunday, August 26 from 10AM – 5:30PM
Price range from $20 - $90
Kids 12 and under – FREE!
On-site camping AVAILABLE!
For further festival information, please visit roguefest.ca.
Let the festivities begin!
For more information about this project, interviews, event coverage or media requests, please contact:
Arwen MacDonald, Artistic Director
604 828 9404