Handsome Distraction countrywide tour begins at Lucky

UVic school continues summer music festival

Handsome Distraction countrywide tour begins at Lucky

Saanich band Handsome Distraction is continuing a successful year with the start of their “Fight or Flight” Canadian tour July 27 at Lucky Bar.

The four-piece rock band, nominated this Spring for Best Live Act and Best Music Video at the 2012 Vancouver Island Music Awards, will take the stage alongside two other bands and a guest DJ at the tour kick-off party. Tickets to see Handsome Distraction, Woodsmen, Smash Boom Pow and DJ Joshua Fact are $12 at the door, 517 Yates St. Doors open at 9 p.m.

UVic school continues summer music festival

The Victoria Summer Music Festival, at the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall at UVic’s School of Music is on July 24, 26, 28, 30 and 31. Pre-concert talks start at 6:35 p.m., concerts at 7:30 p.m. For details, go to vsmf.org.



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