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Blocktreat & Apples, live at the Limelight: Friday, November 2 2018

Tickets on sale now, right here

Friday November 2, Blocktreat with special guests Apples rock the Limelight Theatre, downtown Williams Lake. Blocktreat returns to the Cariboo, bringing a suitcase of new albums and a bunch of new songs to keep the dance floor moving. The four piece (Brandon Hoffman, Daniel Ruiz, Jess Rampling and special guest Lyndon Froese) meld electronic grooves with glitchy / glitzy guitar riffs and a thick blanket of lo-fi nostalgia. Blocktreat's new album After Dark was recorded in a tiny cabin in the Cariboo hills between 2017 and 2018, and the crew has been refining the live arrangements since February 2018. They can't wait to party with the good people of Williams Lake. Apples is the musical moniker of singer and guitarist Jessica Rampling. Jess divides her time between Haida Gwaii and Vancouver. In Van, she plays in experimental psych band Heavy Days, and all writes music that, ideally, you can shout along to. With members of Blocktreat backing her up, Apples plays a collection of grunge-folk songs, with songwriting akin to Wilco or the Weather Station. Tickets are on sale now (see the paypal button above). Will-call only -- simply bring the receipt that is emailed to you, along with photo ID to the theatre. See you in November!



Arts on the Fly 2019, in beautiful Horsefly BC

Arts on the Fly's 2019 festival is set to go, July 12 and 13 in beautiful downtown Horsefly BC! Artist applications are open now; click here to apply.


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2018 artists include:
Apples, Beka Solo and Rich Mac, Big Fancy, Blocktreat, Cole Patenaude Band, Colin Easthope, Devon Wells Trio, Jasper Sloan Yip, Jesaja Class, Kym Gouchie, The Ladies of Company B, Leathan Milne, Lydia Hol, Marin Patenaude, MNGWA, M.Lund, One Below, Pharis and Jason Romero, Plasteroid, Ponytails, Malcolm Jack, Pugs and Crows w Marin Patenaude, Red Monkey Black King, Rowan Dolighan, Saltwater Hank, Sarah Jane Scouten, This Way North, Torsten Muller, Uschi Tala, Vic Horvath, Wallgrin, Wooden Horsemen, and more!


Songwriting on the River: Sold out!

Arts on the Fly is excited to present a two-day intensive workshop on the craft of singing and songwriting, with hosts Pharis and Jason Romero, Sarah Jane Scouten, and Marin Patenaude, for songwriters at any level. Dive deep into melody, form, chord structure, lyricism, and rhythm, and explore their interaction, development, and delivery. July 11 and 12 before the festival, on the Little Horsefly River, Hosefly BC. Click here for more information.



Applications to join our famous vendor market are open now. If you are interested in vending at Arts on the Fly 2018, fill out an application here.

Volunteer at Arts on the Fly! It's a great way to meet new people and save a few bucks. Volunteers get a free pass to the festival, free camping pass, and a fun glimpse into the inner workings of our little festival. Fill out the form here.

Where's Horsefly? Right here :)