Car Free YYJ in Summary from a Nerd’s Perspective

After experiencing the 4th annual Car Free YYJ, I’m looking forward to Year Five. Can more of Douglas Street be used? Can carnival rides get offered at Centennial Square? That’s the feeling I got while thinking about what will draw me back. This event has music which I enjoyed, food to snack on, shopping local and seeing exhibits to highlight the best of what Victoria, BC can offer. I know more is possible.  The Downtown Victoria Business Association has a good plan to revitalize the city core, and I can only hop on my soapbox to offer my suggestions.

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Dirty Harriet at Nedfest

Nedfest Music and Arts Festival is a three day music, arts, and microbrew event held the last weekend of August in the the mountains of Nederland, Colorado.

The music that is played at this festival can range from bluegrass to rock, jazz to world genres, and even a mix of two or more types of music.

Vancouver Island band Dirty Harriet were one of the acts to take to the stage. Fronted by singer/songwriter Sabrina Kufner, Kufner’s deep powerful voice has been compared to that of musician Melissa Etheridge.


  Dirty Harriet performs original song Cloak and Dagger.


  Dirty Harriet performs System of a Down‘s cover, Toxicity.