War Child is thrilled to be chosen by Rifflandia Festival 2012 as their Charity of Choice once again this year! For every Rifflandia Festival wristband sold, $2.00 will be donated to War Child! What better way to spend the weekend of September 13-16 than in stunning Victoria, British Columbia supporting a great cause and checking out some amazing bands?  You’re right, there is no better way!
Along with their generous $2.00 donation for each wrist band sold, Rifflandia Festival will also host the third annual Rifflandia War Child Lounge. As part of the festival a uniquely designated War Child Lounge will be set up in Victoria’s beautiful Atrium building (800 Yates Street, Victoria, B.C.) on Saturday, September 15th and Sunday, September 16th from 11:00am – 1:00pm, which will feature intimate acoustic performances by some of your favourite Rifflandia artists.  Here’s the schedule (so far):
Saturday:

  • 11:00 – 11:20 Luluc
  • 11:30 – 11:50 Current Swell
  • 12:00 – 12:20 Rich Aucoin
  • 12:30 – 1:00  Sloan

Sunday:

  • 11:00 – 11:20 Family Of The Year
  • 11:30 – 11:50 Hey Ocean
  • 12:00 – 12:20 Mother Mother
  • 12:30 – 1:00  Frazey Ford

The War Child Lounge will be hosted by The Zone @ 91-3’s Dylan Willows and Jason Lamb from The Morning Zone with all proceeds going to War Child.
War Child is excited to partner with The Zone @ 91-3 this year as the official media sponsor of the War Child Lounge and our inaugural War Child Winlandia Auction 2012 – a weekly auction that will run for six weeks and feature autographed items, experiences and memorabilia from 2012 Rifflandia performing artists. The War Child Winlandia Auction 2012 will launch on The Zone @ 91-3’s The Morning Zone show on Monday, August 13th between 6:00am – 10:00 am PDT, with each new item being announced each Monday on The Morning Zone thereafter. Auction items will be live for bidding for one week each. Check it out and place your bids HERE!

So, what are you waiting for? Two day passes to the War Child Lounge can be purchased in advance for $20.00 at http://2012.rifflandia.com/tickets or, space permitting, by donation – minimum of $10.00 – at the door each day.

 

 
*Rifflandia Festival was launched in 2008, and has quickly become one of Western Canada’s most exciting annual music events, featuring a truly diverse line-up of acclaimed Canadian and international artists.  Centered around the beautiful and historic downtown core of Victoria B.C., Rifflandia Festival wristband holders can access up to four days of performances over multiple stages. For more information about Rifflandia visit http://2012.rifflandia.com/.