The Big Time Out – 2008

The Details

The Big Time Out is a 3-day concert style event on 1 stage that appeals to the young and young at heart. With world-class musicians, like headliners De la Soul, Metric, Matisyahu and K’naan, descending on Cumberland the local population is expected to more than double. The Big Time Out promises to be a huge party. A funky carnival style setting is planned for inside the gates at Cumberland Village Park. The festive vibe, created by circus performers, fire spinners and colorful dancers, is often in collaboration with edgy dj sets and visual projections. Expect the unexpected!

The entire lineup for this summers adventure is impressive. Earth shaking dance grooves come from hot acts like Five Alarm Funk, Shane Philip, Ganga Giri, Delhi 2 Dublin & Third Eye Tribe. Independent rocks latest overnight success story Daniel Wesley, kicks it out. Israeli rockers Moshav, homegrown talent bigredtruck, The CR Avery Band, Wil, You Say Party! We Say Die! and Small Sins all provide spectacular live shows. Victoria’s nightclub sensation Velvet/Kuba Oms, Mat the Alien and a host of talented Dj’s bring a fun, urban, electronica-tinged edge to this event.

Weekend and Day Passes available at Bop City, Orbitz, Tarbells, Sound Advice, by phone 250-334-4885 or online at the website below. Weekend passes $130, Friday $45, Saturday $65 and Sunday $65. Gates open 4pm on Friday August 15.

For info phone The Cumberland Visitors Info Center
250-336-8313 or toll free 1-866-301-4636

Rock On!