MASSiF 2017 Photo Gallery!

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Official photos from the 2017 Massif Music Festival are here! Bobbi Barbarich and Asia Fairbanks captured bands and fans in all their sweaty glory. Check ’em out on our gallery page, or head to Facebook to tag yourself and your friends! Massif Forever!

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MASSiF thanks Big Cranium!

Imbued with the spirit of punk, Big Cranium Design is a mainstay of Nelson’s rock scene. From their headquarters at 273 Baker St., they’ll print your design on shirts, hats, stickers, you name it, and they’ll do it speedily and with a smile! Many thanks to Big Cranium for being a Backer of the Massif Music Festival from Day 1. Check out their handiwork at our merch table tonight at Massif—just $20 for the black shirt and $30 for the classic baseball T!

MASSif Festival is presented by Nelson Brewing Company and Tribute Boardshop.

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Meet a MASSiF Band: Kid Stranger

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Fresh locals Kid Stranger are rolling down the mountain from Hall Siding to join the Massif Music Festival! Combining powerhouse vocals with a powerful band, their epic live set has been thrilling crowds from Tiny Lights to Ragnarok and beyond. Kid Stranger is gracefully stepping in for Bored Decor, who unfortunately had to bow out. Give them a follow on Facebook, and don’t miss them on Massif Sunday at the Royal!

Massif Festival is presented by Nelson Brewing Company and Tribute.

photo via Tiny Lights Festival

Meet a MASSiF Band: Glad Rags

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Vancouver punks Glad Rags barrel in from the coast to take over the Massif Music Festival! You may have heard their smart, snotty sound at Sled Island or at one of many West Coast shows, and we’re thrilled to welcome them to Nelson. Find everything Glad Rags at their website, get pummeled by their music on Bandcamp, check in with them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and see them live at Massif 2017!

Massif Festival is presented by Nelson Brewing Company and Tribute.

photo by Evan Buggle

Meet a MASSiF Band: Man Meat

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Saskatoon trio Man Meat will drag you kicking and screaming into the darkness, force-feeding you their mixture of sludge, punk and hardcore whether you like it or not. (Spoiler: You’re gonna love it.) Brace yourself for their Massif performance by listening at Bandcamp, spy from afar on Facebook and Instagram, and get your Massif tickets—if there are any left!

Massif Festival is presented by Tribute and Nelson Brewing Company.

photo by Ghost House Photos

Meet a MASSiF Band: Rainboard

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Cathartic rockers Rainboard return for Round 2 of Massif! The Salmo two-piece creates an orchestra’s worth of sound, engulfing the listener in a maelstrom of guitar feedback propelled by relentlessly pounding drums. Get lost in their sonic swirl on Bandcamp, follow them on Facebook, and get your Massif tickets before they’re gone!

Massif Festival is presented by Nelson Brewing Company and Tribute.

photo by Bobbi Barbarich

Meet a MASSiF Band: Bored Decor

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Vancouver trio Bored Decor have honed their bourgeois punk sound through constant performing over the past year, and they’ll return to the Nelson roots of former Leeky Tearduct Nik Barkman for Massif 2017! Listen intently to their tunes on Bandcamp, keep up with them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and witness the glory live at the 2017 Massif Music Festival by buying your tickets now!

Massif Festival is presented by Nelson Brewing Company and Tribute.

photo by Mats Schram

Meet a MASSiF Band: Saint Mountain

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Homegrown act Saint Mountain were the very first band to play at the inaugural Massif Music Festival, and we’re honoured to welcome them back for Round 2! Check out their emo garage punk on Bandcamp and Soundcloud, befriend them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and get your tickets now to see Saint Mountain at the 2017 Massif Music Festival!

Massif Festival is presented by Nelson Brewing Company and Tribute.

photo by Bobbi Barbarich

Meet a MASSiF Band: Bison

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Words fail to describe the sheer power Bison brings to the stage. The venerable Vancouverites have traveled the world preaching their metal gospel, and we’re thrilled they’re coming to Nelson for the 2017 Massif Music Festival! Let their music wash over you on Bandcamp, follow Bison on Facebook and Twitter, and get your Massif tickets now!

Massif Festival is presented by Nelson Brewing Company and Tribute.

photo by Bobbi Barbarich