Launch party announced for the Squamish Valley Music Festival

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      Do you want to be among the first to find out this year's Virgin Mobile Presents the Squamish Valley Music Festival lineup, all while listening to great Canadian bands? Then be sure to come to the launch party—featuring indie rock group Yukon Blonde and electro-pop artist Diamond Rings—at the Commodore Ballroom on Friday, March 1.


       The Festival is set to take place on Friday, August 9, and Saturday, August 10, and will once again see brand.LIVE working with Live Nation to produce the event.

      Following the success of last year’s event, this year’s festival will shift from its previous Saturday and Sunday format to run Friday and Saturday, and will continue to feature local and international artists on four stages throughout the Hendrickson Fields & Logger Sports Ground. Tickets to the festival go onsale to the public on March 1. 


      Tickets for the launch party are priced at $20 (plus service charges and fees) and go on sale this Friday (February 1) at 10 a.m. but Straight readers can take advantage of our exclusive online presale (and price!) this Thursday (January 31) from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. by going to the Ticketmaster website and submitting the password straight. A limited number of presale tickets are priced at $10.27 (plus service charges and fees). 

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