Vegtoria is about more than just great vegan food, we also have fantastic entertainment for the whole family
While the cornerstone of Vegtoria are the vendors and non-profits, it is also important to have entertainment that brings energy and rhythm to the festivities. We have done our best to bring a diverse mix of performers to our open air stage in Centennial Square and we know once you hear them you’ll get right in the groove!
To learn more about each artist check out their music, videos, and unique styles below!
Alexander Ferguson brings you pop songs with soul. Hailing from Victoria, he is a founding member, singer, and keyboardist for the soul band Impulse Response. He also plays keyboards and sings with the R&B band, The Soul Shakers. He also recoded and produced The Soul Shakers' EP "Love Is Love" and the Impulse Response EP "Light Waves". He has played all over Vancouver Island and beyond at such venues as Bard and Banker, Irish Times, Bartholomew's, Hermman's Jazz Club, Vista 18, Haros, Guilt & Co, The Victoria Dragon Boat Featival, The Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival, The Oak Bay Tea Party, The Victoria Blues Bash, and The TD International Victoria Jazz Festival. Alexander Ferguson Trio plays both original songs and classic pop/soul covers that will get you on your feet!
Ride The Tempo West Coast Reign Album Review: "Vic Horvath is a modern-day balladeer. They sing of love, and of loss, and of post-industrialism, all in an easy-going rootsy style, sometimes country, sometimes folk. Then there’s the magic. Throughout ‘West Coast Reign’ they somehow weave magic.
It has been almost two decades Niko Bee has been DJing in Victoria . Having headlined The Dragon Boat Festival, Pride and Fringe Festivals he enjoys playing to large diverse crowds. Before his successful climb to resident DJ and Iconic Personality in Victoria he has played at Rehab, Evolution, Bar Vic, Electric Avenue, Blues House, BJ's Lounge, and The G-Spot. Additional gigs outside the "night club" genre that have influenced him musically and broadened his social appeal include Sunset, the LGBT dances, house parties as well as fundraisers and benefits. Mztr Niko always plays from the heart and for the dancers.