Vinyl Envy is very proud to present
Psych and Soul Weekend - [Year 2]
Supported by Creative BC, the Province of British Columbia, Finding Charlotte Photography and WildFire Organic Bakery and Cafe, Psych & Soul Weekend is an electric weekend of live psychedelic rock and soul music paired with live visuals from Studio 549!
Two nights, eight outstanding Canadian acts, live curated visuals, one unique venue! The show will take place in a retro-theatre venue, The Roxy Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre on 2657 Quadra Street in Victoria BC
~~ FRIDAY MAY 10th ~~ - Psych Night
Dopey's Robe (Vancouver, BC) https://dopeysrobe.bandcamp.com
[flavours: Psych Rock / Garage Surf ]
Plucked from an orchard in Vancouver BC, a toothless puppeteer takes a bite of a poison apple placed on a platter for everyone with a taste that must not be wasted. This frenetic and high-energy 4 piece write songs blending both surf and psychedelic rock; and have shared the stage with some killer bands such as Bored Décor, Japan's Kikagaku Moyo / 幾何学模様 and more~ Not to be missed~~!!
~~ SATURDAY MAY 11th ~~ - Soul Night
The New Groovement (Victoria, BC) https://thenewgroovement.com
[flavours: Soul & Funk / Hip-Hop Fusion]
What happens when you mix sweet R&B and sultry soul together with a splash of hip-hop, and then add a generous helping of funk? You get a genre-bending mash-up of the funkiest, hard-groovin’, booty-shaking dance music that is The New Groovement. Eleven members work their collective magic to create the group’s powerhouse sound. With Stevie Wise and Shane Blaq at the helm, they are found regularly wowing crowds at the region’s biggest festivals and touring Western Canada~ With the New Groovement it’s not just a band – it’s an experience!
The New Groovement is an eleven-piece funk machine that blends elements of R&B, soul, and hip hop to create a funk-i-fied feast for the ears. If James Brown and Run DMC had a love child this would be it. The band’s sound is as unique as it is versatile with its punchy horns, sweet vocals, clever rhymes, and tight percussion. Combined with an ener... more info
The New Souls are a six-piece soul/R&B band. All of them lovers of soul music, a union was created to express soul music in a way that feels soulful to them, a way to incorporate broader musical influences into a genre that is based on feeling the music, and more specifically, the groove. The band is getting ready release it's first EP for spring... more info