Salmo sextet Rocktoid are lousy with legendary Kootenay rockers who shred with reckless abandon and pound every kit in sight. Their spontaneous sound lit up the stage at the inaugural Massif Music Festival, and we’re pleased as punch to welcome them back for Massif 2018! Find ’em on Facebook and buy your frickin’ Massif tickets now!
photo by Bobbi Barbarich
“Righteous shredding, sludgy jams, flowing hair and shiny leather”—what’s not to like about Vancouver three-piece MOSFETT? They’re a perfect fit for Massif 2018!
Get a preview of MOSFETT’s intoxicating sound Friday, June 8 at the Royal, with support from Massif alumni Rainboard and Larch. In the meantime, visit their shiny website, treat your ears at Bandcamp, follow them on Facebook and Instagram, and get your Massif 2018 tickets now!
photo by Matthew Power
Man Meat swooped in from Saskatoon last year and ground the Massif crowd into hamburger with their guttural, grungy rock. Don’t miss their repeat performance at Massif 2018! Refresh your memory at Bandcamp, follow them on Facebook and Instagram, and get your Massif 2018 tickets now!
photo by Bobbi Barbarich
Legendary Kelowna punks Hippiecritz will band together once again to storm the 2018 Massif Music Festival! If you witnessed their sweat-soaked performance in the Kootenay Co-op Radio basement (as documented in this Mossbot video), you know what we’re in for this fall. Make your ears bleed at their Bandcamp page, give ’em a follow on Facebook and Twitter, and get those Massif 2018 tickets right now!
Black Blood of the Earth drew first blood at Massif 2017, and these Nelson firebrands are returning for Round 2 in 2018! Get a load of their relentless punk on their Facebook page, and buy your Massif 2018 tickets now!
photo by Asia Fairbanks
Kick the holiday season into high gear with the 12 daze of MASSiFmas! Secure your spot at the 2018 Massif Music Festival—just 12 early-bird passes are available at 2017’s bargain price of $60, for 12 days only (online only). Guaranteed to rock your stockings off!
Let’s get festive—buy your tickets NOW!
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!
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.
Roy Robins, aka Mr. Awesome, is the official MC of Massif 2017! Roy has been part of the Okanagan music scene for decades. As a solo acoustic performer or bass player in legendary punk outfit Hippiecritz, he brings action, humour and awesomeness to everything he does—and now he’ll bring it to the Massif stage!
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