Libations and Nibbles
Jazz Guitar and Piano
Want to have the rockstar experience at LukeFest? Join us for the exclusive Backstage VIP reception! Tickets are limited !
Domaine Jasmine Wine
We will have a wine pouring from Vancouver Island’s own Domaine Jasmin, a small family owned vineyard and winery from a niche winemakers climate on Thetis Island. WineMaker J. Denis Gagnon produces hand-crafted fine dry pinots grown naturally. These exclusive wines are made in small batches using the gravity flow winery maintaining minimal intervention throughout the winemaking. The LukeFest squad has conducted…e x t e n s I v e taste tests so we know you are in for a treat to have Domaine Jasmin introduce their wine at our event.
Vancouver Island Brewery Beer
For those who prefer hops to vines, we will also have a selection of beers from our friends at Vancouver Island Brewery.
Charelli's Fine Foods
There will be light snacks from the event catering masters at Charelli’s – they are cheese, deli and fine foods, and so much more.
While you are noshing, there will be a musical performance by 13 Strings, the virtuoso father/son Canadian Jazz guitar duo who are dazzling audiences from coast to coast. Lloyd English and Myles English, are also the founders of MyGuitarPal.com a premier online guitar lesson package and gold sponsor of LukeFest. After 13 strings plays a set, we will let them enjoy themselves while jazz pianist, Jimi James Fraser takes the stage for a short set.
The SWAG and Extras
Our Backstage VIP reception will also include a swag bag of goodies and every ticket purchaser will receive a 3 month subscription to the generous folks at MyGuitarPal , the leading online guitar lesson platform from right here on Vancouver Island. MyGuitarPal wants everyone to learn to play guitar and get beyond the power chords (or learn what they are!!). You will receive a number of offers and discounts from local businesses AND with your Backstage VIP reception ticket, you will also receive preferred seating in Alix Goolden Hall for the main LukeFest set. AND you will receive a generous tax receipt from the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Tickets for this event are limited - buy them now!
LukeFest Backstage VIP Reception
Saturday, February 13
Wood Hall (beside Alix Goolden Performance Hall 907 Pandora
Doors open 6:00 pm
Move to main hall at 7:20 pm
Shout out to the Roadies
What is the one thing at an event that makes the difference and yet no one quite notices when it is done well? The set up.
We want to send a special riff and shout out for our sponsors who are behind the scenes making Victoria events special.
LukeFest Backstage reception tables and event set up by the incredible party specialists, Pedersens. Pedersen's are long-time supporters of music in Victoria.
Rockstars need good lighting. Lighting and sound services generously provided by Victoria audio experts, Pacific Audio Works.
Television equipment provided by:
Heavy Lifting provided by:
LukeFest Rockstar lanyards courtesy:
Need to wind down and get strong? It's all about the core. Call our official pilates instructor Joan Buna from Health4Life Pilates. All our swag bags have a complimentary class with the fabulous Joan! You will discover muscles you never knew you had - and that's a good thing.