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This three-day event is billed as a Sasky Music Showcase. It goes Aug. 13-15 at the Exchange with doors at 7 p.m. and the first band hitting the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 advance, and $15 at the door.

Here’s the line-up with bands listed from closing act through to opening act:

Thursday is billed as a Roots, Singer/Songwriter, Acoustic & Indie Folk Night. Shows will alternate between The SCES Club and Exchange with Hello, Lady; Keiffer McLean; Sweet Saturday; Amy McDade; The Empire Associates; Annora; The Ben Winoski Project; Kendal; The Stillhouse Poets and Ava Wild all performing.

Friday is billed as a Rock ‘N’ Roll and Alternative Rock Night with shows at the Exchange only featuring Whiskey Manner; Bad Comrade; Sleeping Suns; Kinder Scout; Ryan Hicks; Below The Tempest; Commonwealth and Matt Polsfut.

Saturday is billed as a Metal and Heavy Rock Night (with some acoustic/blues flavours to kick it off). Shows are at the Exchange only and feature Newera; Maxstone; Circles & Revolution; Magnetic; Braindead Romeo; Whiteboy Slim; Tyler Gilbert and Adam Holmes.

You can find more information on the Exchange website. To close here’s the video for Whiskey Manner’s tune “Just Dance”

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