All-Canadian artist line up planned for Canada Winter Games Coldsnap Festival

Nov. 4 marked the 100-day countdown to the start of the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George. Photo: 2015 Canada Winter Games

The 2015 Canada Winter Games is boasting an all-Canadian artist line up for their Coldsnap Festival.

The festival, which runs the length of the games from Feb. 13 to Mar. 1, 2015, will have over 60 music, theatre and visual artist groups performing; featuring Juno and Peak Performance Project winners. It will be the largest multi-cultural event ever to be hosted in northern B.C.

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The artists will be performing nightly from 5 to 9 p.m. on the BCLC Centre Stage at Canada Games Plaza. Admission for the entertainment is free.

Winter Games CEO Stuart Ballantyne said artists like Alan Doyle, Chad Brownlee, Classified, Radio Radio, Said the Whale and Tim Hicks will be performing in Prince George.

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“The 2015 Canada Winter Games Coldsnap Festival features artists from every province and territory, from Nunavut’s Tanya Tagaq to Prince George’s very own Black Spruce Bog,” Ballantyne said in a statement.

“From theatre to funk, Aboriginal and francophone musicians, children’s artists to throat singing, an impressive array of performers will entertain Prince George residents, 2015 Games participants and visitors at Games time.”

A complete artist line-up with dates, times and locations is available online.

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