15 photos of the adventurous spirit of the Bass Coast Festival in 2019 –
The Bass Coast Festival celebrated its 11th edition, themed “Duality”, on the traditional lands of the Nłeʔkepmxc Nation located in Merritt, British Columbia, Canada over the weekend of July 12-15.
Founded by Andrea Graham (aka The Librarian) and Artistic Director Liz Thomson, the proudly sponsored free event has built a reputation for its carefully curated programming and the passionate community it nurtured that saw the event sell out. many times before the artists. have even been announced.
Sitting next to a lazy, juicy river that winds through the park, the festival’s surrounding forest is filled with interactive art installations and spacious trails connecting the festival’s four immersive scenic environments.
With a selection of artists pushing boundaries and defining genres in 2019, this year’s event saw innovative artists such as Orson & Arpiggia, Shanti Celeste and Khan share the stage with Canadian innovators Michael Red, The Librarian. , Dane and more.
The weekend was also punctuated by a double hitter from Claude VonStroke and his hip hop alias Barclay Crenshaw, a heroic set from Nightmares on Wax and the return of British favorite Madam X after her acclaimed Bass Coast debut. in 2018.
Relive the magic of Bass Coast 2019 below with these 15 photos.