Wednesday 21 September 2011 — Saturday 24 September 2011
across Vancouver BC
Olio Festival returns for its third year!
Olio Festival 2011 will take place over four days - Wednesday September 21st 2011 to Saturday September 24th 2011 - and will produce 30+ events hosting the best local and international independent talent in the mediums of music, art, comedy, skate & film throughout six of Vancouver, British Columbia's most creative neighbourhoods.
This year, Olio Festival 2011 has doubled it's out of town headliners to perform at Olio2011!
Confirmed to perform as part of Olio2011 are musical acts J Mascis of Dinosaur JR, Glass Candy, Chromatics, Ladyhawk, Cave Singers, Teen Daze, Bonjay, Braids, The Pack AD, Keys N Krates, Besnard Lakes, Malajube, Bend Sinister, Revolver, Chateau Marmont, Active Child, Chad Valley, Com Truise + DJsJokers of the Scene + Tittsworth + over 50 local bands. Olio Festival's expanded art programming includes a Patrick O'Dell art show at Antisocial Skateboard Shop (artist in attendance) + OBEY Clothing Group Art Show featuring prints and works by Shepard Fairey + local and out of town Obey Roster Artists, and the locally produced & wildly popular HERE IS NOW & NIGHT VISION art events that showcase Vancouver's ever deepening talent pool! Headlining our film component at Olio2011 is Tommy Wiseau, cult director of the film "The Room", who will be hosting a Director's Master Class & Q+A during 2 screenings of "The Room". Olio Festival will also be producing two film events with a competitive edge - the 48 Film Contest and the return of the OlioFestival Music Video Contest!. Vancouver's ever growing local comedy scene is represented at Olio2011, with performances by RAINCITY CHRONICLES,BRONX CHEER, THE PARTY (creators of ShitHarperDid.com + "The Party" CTV Web Series) Likewise, Olio Festival 2011 will be throwing a big wink to the city with it's "Classic Comedic Roast" of Vancouver's Mayor Gregor Robertson!
New for Olio Festival 2011 is:
- The addition of our All Ages Record Store Concert Series, free to the public and all ages events hosted by Vancouver's premiere independent record stores!
- Olio Festival & Color Magazine teaming up to produce a skateboard invitational contest & award show at the beautifully renovated Waldorf Hotel!
- Olio Festival is co-producing with Color Magazine a new collectible pocket sized 96 page Olio Festival Official Program Guide - featuring performers' schedules, artist features & bios!
- Olio Festival's debut on UBC Campus - where Olio will be presenting art-music-film-comedy events in UBC's SUB Building to kick off our festival on Wednesday September 21st 2011!
- Olio Festival's new interactive iPhone App
The Olio Festival family hopes to see you at ALL of our amazing Olio Festival 2011 events!
Olio Festival is proudly presented by Cariboo
Olio Festival is proudly supported by CBC Radio 3, Exclaim! Magazine, Red Bull Canada, Scion Canada, Color Magazine!
Olio Festival All Access + Daily Wristbands + Headliner Show tickets go on sale July 15th 2011 at Zulu Records & Red Cat Records & Audiopile Records & online at www.OlioFestival.com
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