We’ve got some rad baseball t-shirts for presale! This is a super soft cotton, so you can be cozy and stylish as you’re rocking out to your favourite MASSiF band. Grey and Black with green screen print, $35 each.

Order your shirt here! Note: We need to make a minimum of 12 sales. If that doesn’t happen, we will refund your dollars.

Thank you for supporting Massif Artists! Remember to tune in for our very special Viral Edition of Massif Music tomorrow, Saturday September 26 at 6pm on

Annual General Meeting

MASSiF2019-169We’re having a meeting and we want you to come!

Massif is a non-profit society, and we have an annual general meeting every year to review how we did and where to go from here.

Next year is our FIFTH (!) anniversary and we’ve got some big changes lined up for 2020. So WE WANT YOU to come help us make it happen!

If you’re interested in helping to continue bringing diverse, underrepresented music to the Kootenays, come find out about us, our motivations and our future at our annual general meeting on December 11 at 6pm. Location TBA.


We’re back for our fourth year!

Your first MASSiF 2019 bands are: Boosh (Edmonton), Forbidden Dimension (Calgary) and Summer Cannibals (Portland OR)!

More announcements coming, so go get your pass now: Adult passes $60, youth passes $40. Early bird pricing till August 1. Available online at

But first, Le Petit MASSiF Launch Party!

Our annual launch party, Le Petit Massif, kicks off on May 25th at the Royal. $10 at the door. Come blow your minds with Massif alumni The Foul English, the Tarholes, Larch and newcomers the Adits.

See you at MASSiF 2019! Presented by our best friends, Nelson Brewing Company.

We got a British Columbia Arts Council Grant!!!

We are so excited to share that we received a big grant to help pay for our bands! Stoked that BCAC supports our mandate. If you didn’t know, this is us and why we do what we do:

About MASSiF Music Festival Society

Massif Music Festival takes place in Nelson BC, on the land of the Syilx tmixʷ(Okanagan), Sinixt, and Ktunaxa. Founded in 2016, Massif Music Festival Society is a non-profit music promotion society with a volunteer board of directors who designate roles to volunteer committees.

MASSiF Festival happens every year on the third weekend in September, at venues within downtown Nelson.

MASSiF Festival is almost entirely supported by festival pass holders and community business sponsors and donations. All of our profits go to the artists.

MISSION: To bring underrepresented music to the Kootenay region, within an intimate and unique festival experience designed to foster connections among artists and between fans, featuring a carefully curated line up of diverse, underground and overlooked musicians.

VISION: A regional music festival featuring acts conscientiously chosen to represent diversity within the underground music scene.

– Create a supportive festival opportunity for women and non-binary artists.
– Provide local bands and aspiring Kootenay musicians a place to be inspired and to perform.
– Champion underrepresented music.
– Expose rural festival-goers to music not otherwise available in the Kootenay region.

The grant is for Project Assistance from the British Columbia Arts Council (read more here: