Blue Whistling Horse drums up Victory Square Block Party
Over the years, the Victory Square Block Party has paired a number of genres, from punk to hip-hop to soul. This year is no different, but the day got started with something a little out of the norm for the long-running day festival.
Not all of Native drumming group Blue Whistling Horse made it out to the open-air Downtown Eastside event, but singer-drummer Ian Bee just wrapped up a quick two-song set to welcome the crowd, on behalf of the Coast Salish community.
The warmly received performance is just one of many today, with scrappy popsters Love Cuts up next.
Also, you'd be forgiven for thinking the ball of hair on bass was Cousin It's hipster cousin, but that's actually band member Hugo Noriega. The more you know...
Gregory Adams is filing items of interest from the Victory Square Block Party.