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Coldsnap getting ready for 2014
The Prince George Folkfest Society will present the 2014 edition of Coldsnap Winter Music Festival which runs Jan. 24 to Feb. 1.
It promises to be another stellar week of hot music to warm up the cool temperatures. Two nights will showcase the many local and regional music talent of northern B.C. and the free daytime workshops that have become the tradition of Coldsnap. The line up for main stage performances and tickets for all shows will be available in early November.
"To kick off the party and celebrate our seventh winter music festival, PGFFS is pleased to present Willhorse at Riley's Pub on Nov. 26," said artistic director Sue Judge. "Willhorse is a young, up and coming high energy southern-rock band with captivating melodies and thrilling harmonies. They hail from Vancouver and are finalists in The Peak Performance Project."
According to its website the project is a $5.29 million program designed to educate, promote, develop and hopefully launch the careers of some of British Columbia's top emerging artists. It also hopes foster the province's music industry and creates a sense of community amongst music professionals. In addition to the six-month artist development program and the $315,000 in artist development funding, the Pattison Group of Companies will also contribute an annual media credit of $1,000,000 in support of the PEAK Performance Project by marketing, promoting and advertising the PEAK Performance Project and the participating artists making it the largest individual radio station project in Canada.
Tickets for Willhorse are $20 plus GST and are available at Books and Company and Studio 2880. Show starts at 8 p.m.