VIBE: Weekly arts and entertainment snapshot for June 28-30

VIBE: Weekly arts and entertainment snapshot for June 28-30

Here’s our featured hot ticket items for this weekend and beyond. Brought to you by CHEK Arts & Entertainment producer Steve Grebanier. Mark your calendars for unforgettable shows and grab your tickets now to experience Vancouver Island’s Best Entertainment (VIBE).

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Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art

Explore the incredible “Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art” exhibit, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see one of Canada’s most legendary private collections. This exhibition tells the story of the Sobey family’s engagement with Canadian and Indigenous art.

WHEN: June 29 – October 27, 2024 – Free Open House on July 6
WHERE: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1040 Moss Street, Victoria, BC
PRICE: $15.00 general admission; free for visitors 25 and under, Indigenous Peoples, and support workers
TICKETS: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Featured Artists:

  • Cornelius Krieghoff
  • The Group of Seven
  • Tom Thomson
  • David Milne
  • Emily Carr
  • Jean Paul Riopelle
  • Paul-Émile Borduas
  • Kent Monkman
  • Brenda Draney
  • Brian Jungen
  • Annie Pootoogook
  • Peter Doig

Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to engage with Canadian and Indigenous art history. 

Laketown Shakedown

Experience the Laketown Shakedown, set against the stunning backdrop of Laketown Ranch in Cowichan Valley. This year’s lineup promises top-tier performances across multiple genres, making it an event you won’t want to miss.

WHEN: June 28-30, 2024
WHERE: Laketown Ranch, 8811 Youbou Road #648, Lake Cowichan, BC
PRICE: Weekend and single day tickets starting at $69
TICKETS: Laketown Shakedown

Featured Performances:

  • Gwen Stefani
  • Busta Rhymes
  • Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
  • Grandson
  • BBNO$
  • Jesse Roper
  • DJ Nu-Mark (of Jurassic 5)

Additional acts include:

  • Neon Steve
  • Miina
  • Murge
  • Bankes Brothers
  • Illvis Freshly
  • The Steadies
  • Downtown Mischief

Enjoy the super fun festival village with food and other vendors, activities, multiple full-service bars, a dynamic VIP area, and much more. 

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