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Canada's Van Halst confirm slot at Metalocolypstick (festival celebrating women in metal)
Canadian goth rock / metal band Van Halst announce they will be performing on this year's Metalocalypstick Festival in Valemount, BC on August 27th. The two day non for profit festival was formed to support women in metal, punk, hardcore and heavy bands! All bands on the festival line up feature one or more female members that are all Canadian and all power with special out of country guests Brazil's Nervosa headlining. 2% of proceeds from the festival will be donated to Girls Rock Camp and Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter. Full details and line up can be found at http://www.metalocalypstickfest.rocks.
“We are very excited to be performing at Metalocolypstick Fest. There is such a limited presence of women in rock and metal so we’re really looking forward to meeting all the other bands over the weekend. This is an important festival being that the majority of festivals we perform at are male dominated, usually we’re the only female led band on the bill. We’re looking forward to watching the other bands and encourage people to come out to beautiful BC to take part in the festival.”
:- comments vocalist Kami Van Halst of Van Halst.
Metalocalypstick Festival will be one of Van Halst's stops during their Western Canadian tour presented by PureGrainAudio.com. The tour will kick off at OurFest in Nevis, AB on August 20th and wrap up with a home-town show in Edmonton, AB on September 4th.
Aug 20 - Nevis, AB - Ourfest - info
Aug 27 - Valemount, BC - Metalocolypstick Fest - info
Aug 31 - Kelowna, BC - Fernando’s Pub
Sept 2 - Victoria, BC - Logan’s Pub
Sept 3 - Vancouver, BC - Red Room
Sept 4 - Edmonton, BC - Mercury Room
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