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brand.LIVE and Live Nation Canada to announce 2013 festival lineup


Festival producers, brand.LIVE and Live Nation Canada will announce the official artist lineup for Virgin Mobile Presents the Squamish Valley Music Festival with a launch party at the Commodore Ballroom on March 1st, featuring performances by Yukon Blonde and Diamond Rings.

The Festival is set to take place on Friday, August 9th and Saturday, August 10th, and will once again see brand.LIVE working with Live Nation Canada to produce the event.

Following the success of last year’s event, this year’s festival will shift from its previous Saturday and Sunday format to run Friday and Saturday, and will continue to feature local and international artists on four stages throughout the Hendrickson Fields & Logger Sports Ground.

Virgin Mobile will return as the festival’s presenting partner, offering its Members special pricing and pre-sale access to tickets, priority access to the festival grounds, an exclusive VIP viewing deck and several other Member benefits. Visit www.virginmobile.ca/lounge for details on all the exclusive access and deals available to Virgin Mobile Members.

The launch party will feature Canadian indie rockers, Yukon Blonde and electro-pop maestro, Diamond Rings

Launch Party Details:
Date: March 1st, 2013

Location: Commodore Ballroom

Doors: 7pm - Show: 8pm

Artists: Yukon Blonde ( www.yukonblonde.com ) and Diamond Rings ( www.diamondrings.com)

Tickets: $20.00 available at Ticketmaster beginning Friday, February 1st at 10am

Limited Pre-sale Tickets: $10.27

Festival Details:
Dates: August 9th to 10th, 2013

Location: Hendrickson Fields & Logger Sports Ground, Squamish, B.C.

Tickets: Public on-sale March 1st

Website and registration: www.liveatsquamish.com

About brand.LIVE

brand.LIVE is one of Canada’s leading event production and management agencies with a diverse portfolio of extraordinary events. Notable projects include: the 2009 and 2011 Grey Cup Festivals, The annual Canada Day Celebrations at Canada Place, Sarah McLachlan's “Summer Sessions”and "Voices in the Park" fundraising Concerts, The Khastsahlano Music Festival, The Whistler Crankworx Concert Series, The BC Children’s Hospital Crystal Ball Gala as well as the annual Celebration of Light Fireworks Festival. Based in Vancouver's Yaletown district, the brand.LIVE team produce award winning events that feature innovative programming fused with cutting-edge creativity, and were the first production company in Canada to actively engage and promote the world-wide EcoNeutral program while offsetting the carbon footprint of every event they produce.

About Live Nation Entertainment:

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five ecommerce sites, with almost 27 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Artist Nation is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

About Virgin Mobile Canada

Virgin Mobile Canada rewards, entertains and connects like no one else, delivering the super-hot phones on the blazing fast 4G LTE network. Virgin Mobile Members also get benefits like exclusive VIP access and deals and award-winning service. 91% of Members would also recommend Virgin Mobile to a friend.

The Virgin Mobile group of companies has attracted more than 18 million customers worldwide. Virgin Mobile phones are available at more than 4,000 locations nationally including The Source, Virgin Mobile retail locations and additional retail partners. Virgin Mobile products can also be purchased online or by calling 1-888-999-2321. Get personal with Virgin Mobile Canada on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information please contact:
Sandra Merz

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