Now in its fifth year, Atomique Productions have released the 2016 Rock The Shores lineup.

The 3-day festival will take place between July 22 and 24 at the Juan de Fuca lower fields:

Friday night will be dedicated to showcasing Vancouver Island’s biggest and finest homegrown talent. Saturday and Sunday at Rock The Shores will continue with a focus on world-renowned talent.

Also changing this year, children 10 and under are now free when accompanied by an adult, past years was 5 and under.

Without further delay, here is some of this year’s Rock The Shores lineup:

City and Colour · Metric · Arkells · Eagles of Death Metal · The Cat Empire · Current Swell · July Talk · The New Pornographers · Jesse Roper · Big Wreck · Yukon Blonde · Jon and Roy · Dear Rouge · Towers and Trees · The Standstills · Band of Rascals · Kytami · The Motorleague · Malahat · Stinging Belle · and more!

Tickets are on sale now at, in person at West Shore Parks & Recreation (1767 Island Highway, 250-478-8384), and Lyle’s Place (770 Yates Street, 250-382-8422). Double Bundles only available online.

VIP tickets include priority entrance, raised viewing deck & seating (limited), separate washrooms and food & beverage facilities. Limited quantity available. All children in VIP require their own VIP ticket.

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