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Summer beach party


Squamish will celebrate the summer solstice in style for the second year running, with the Squamish Equinox Rock Festival (SERF).

The festival was created last fall through collaboration between the District of Squamish and community members.

Now, eight months later, they’re ready to get the party started again, with a list of bands that’s sure to rock your socks off.

Starting at noon on Saturday, June 21, the oceanfront will play host to local bands, llama rides, slack lining and more. Headliners take the stage at 3 p.m., featuring performances by local group, Black Swade, Newfoundland-based band, Hey Rosetta!, and Whistler’s own Kostaman and the Vibrations. An afro-funk orchestra based out of Vancouver, Five Alarm Funk, and West African guitarist and singer, Alpha Ya Ya Diallo, are also on board to perform at SERF.

Tickets to the festival are $25. For more information, visit www.serfmusicfestival.com .