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TD Victoria International JazzFest: Red Baraat @ Centennial Square
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm
TD Victoria International JazzFest: Red Baraat @ Centennial Square

“The band artfully synthesizes Indian Bhangra and something akin to New Orleans second-line funk. Plus it’s fun as hell.” – CHICAGO READER

They first rocked JazzFest in 2013 with a marvelously incendiary performance and we’ve finally got them back! Nobody throws a better party than Brooklyn’s Red Baraat, whose beat-heavy live shows are a deliriously high-energy hybrid of brass band music and Bhangra rock. Led by Sunny Jain, who plays the dhol, an East Indian marching drum, Red Baraat throws extreme dance events moreso than mere concerts – in fact, baraat refers to an Indian wedding procession, and there’s a celebratory energy to every performance. Comprising multiple horns and percussionists and the recent addition of astonishingly creative guitarist Jonathan Goldberger, Red Baraat offers a cutting-edge mix of world music and vernacular American idioms such as hip-hop and James Brown funk. From Bonnaroo to Peter Gabriel’s WOMAD Festival, these guys always bring down the house. Sonny Singh trumpet/vocals , Jonathon Haffner saxophone, Kenneth Bentley sousaphone, Chris Eddleton drums , Jonathan Goldberger guitar

Worklink’s 40th Anniversary @ Worklink Employment Society
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Worklink's 40th Anniversary @ Worklink Employment Society

Worklink has turned the big 4-0! You’re invited to come celebrate and learn how Worklink has served the Westshore and Sooke communities for 40 years. So join us at our two offices in Sooke and the Westshore for games, prizes, entertainment and food!

Sooke Office Celebration
July 5th | 11 am – 3 pm
Unit D, 6625 Sooke Rd

Westshore Office Celebration
July 12th | 11 am – 4pm
3179 Jacklin Rd #202