Arts on the Fly dates set

The annual Arts on the Fly festival happens on July 11 and 12 this year.

The annual Arts on the Fly festival happens on July 11 and 12 this year.

In addition to various artists and artisans showing their work and workshops offered, more than 20 entertainers are lined up for the event that takes place in the Horsefly school playing field and Horsefly Community Hall.

Among the entertainers this year will be the Bottoms Up Baring Burlesque troup combines burlesque, cabaret, and vaudeville styles together.

The lineup goes on to include blues artist Brandon Isaak, the trio Dirty Grace; impromptu and a capella singer Doug Koyama; one-man show Drum and Bell Tower; the Vancouver acoustic roots group Headwater; Cole Patenaude’s trio Heugenot Members; soul singer Ingrid Gatin; folk artist Jess Hill; rocker Jesse LeBourdais; Luciterra fusion bellydance and circus show; Mamm, a collective of improvisational musicians and dancers from Vancouver; and the hip-shaking Miami Device, a 10-piece afrobeat ensemble based out of Vancouver.

The line-up goes on to include Calgary folk singer/songwriter Mike Tod; the 12-piece   brass band Orkestar Slivovica playing festive music from Servia, Macedonis and other distant lands; the JUNO award winning group Pugs and Crows; and the Real Ponchos with their blend of country, roots rock and jam band music.

The lineup goes on to include folk singer Riddley Walker; Roots Roundup mashing up the sounds of rock’n roll, reggae, ska, afro-beat, folk, funk and punk; and Sam Tudor with his anthemic folk songs.

Advance tickets are available at Clarke’s GeneralStore in Horsefly and the Bean Counter Bistro in Williams Lake until Thursday, July 10.


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