Reggae group Magic! are among the performers already lined up for Legends Valley. (Submitted)

VIDEO: Body Count, House of Pain lead parade of acts coming to Legends Valley festival

Combining great music with the Bio Cup cannabis get together, Legends Valley is a unique event

Wideglide Entertainment is filling up the lineup for the Legends Valley Music Festival, happening on Aug. 23-27.

Fans are excited to see who’s coming to Laketown Ranch in Lake Cowichan.

According to the group’s marketing and PR manager Erin Richards, “The diverse lineup includes Body Count, with legendary rapper and actor Ice-T; House of Pain, the popular hip hop group best known for their hit ‘Jump Around’; Magic!, the Canadian reggae fusion band that made waves with their hit single ‘Rude’; and the Canadian classic rock band, Sloan, whose many hits like ‘Money City Maniacs’, ‘Everything You’ve Done Wrong’ and ‘If It Feels Good Do It’ topped the charts again and again throughout the ’90s and early 2000s.

“This will be the first time Body Count, House of Pain and Magic! are playing the Island, and the 25th anniversary tour of House of Pain, which will include original members Everlast and DJ Lethal,” she said.

The list now includes Daniel Wesley, Five Alarm Funk, Delinquent Habits, The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, Forgotten Rebels, Funkdoobiest, Mat the Alien, The Gaff, Kytami, Bend Sinister, Dayglo Abortions, Illvis Freshly, Caleb Hear & the Royal Youths, Power Clown, Antipolitic, Cocaine Moustache, Getaway Sticks, and Ganjo Bassman.

Tickets are on sale now and start at $179 for the whole four-day event.

Just added to the lineup are Daniel Wesley and Dehli 2 Dublin: two more great reasons to take in the event.

Legends Valley is not just a music festival, but also the home base of Bio Cup Canada, a celebration of cannabis culture, including an international growers’ competition, exhibitors, educational seminars and more.

For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.legendsvalleymusicfestival.com.

lexi.bainas@cowichanvalleycitizen.com

Just Posted

Report critical of gaps in city’s project planning

Deloitte report presented to city council; report’s recommendations being implemented

Stilwell supporting Wilkinson to lead B.C. Liberals

Michelle Stilwell, Parksville-Qualicum MLA, is endorsing Andrew Wilkinson for party leader

Nanaimo Port Authority board chairwoman resigns

Moira Jenkins announces resignation from port authority board

Mall shoplifter distracts employee, steals bracelets

The incident happened Nov. 13 at Manhattan Home, according to a Crime Stoppers report

Committee of the whole meetings will move back to conference centre

City of Nanaimo’s COW meetings are currently held at the service and resource centre

Nanaimo could become oil spill response hub

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation held an open house Tuesday

NDSS students present progress report on space mission project

Three NDSS student teams to present projects under review by NASA for space-station mission

Vehicle found, woman still missing, last seen in Parksville

Oceanside RCMP requesting public assistance in locating Carmel Georgina Gilmour

Education minister blasts Chilliwack school trustee on gender issues

Fleming calls Neufeld’s behaviour ‘shameful’ and ‘unacceptable’

UPDATE: B.C. cat torture recorded on Snapchat, sent to owner

“I can’t stop shaking,” Haglund said. “Last night was so bad my teeth were clattering.”

Naked man arrested in Nanaimo, provided with pants

Suspect arrested for causing disturbance Nov. 13 near Bowen and Northfield roads

Cobblestones removed from Museum Way

Cobblestones to be replaced with textured road surface

BC Transit buses to get safety door for drivers

These new full-length doors will be tested in Victoria, Kelowna and Abbotsford

‘Fresh eyes’ looking into three missing Cowichan Tribes men

First Nations want answers to their disappearances

Most Read