July 12, 2011 09:00 ET

LIVE at Squamish 2011: Up and Coming B.C. Music Festival Offers Serious Bang for Your Buck

SQUAMISH, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 12, 2011) -

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The Second Annual LIVE at Squamish Music and Arts Festival looks to build on the success of last year's event by giving festival-goers a fully-loaded line up with the likes of Weezer, Metric, and Girl Talk for an incredibly affordable price.

With the summer months finally here, weekends are quickly being filled with sun-filled getaways. But even when you are staying close by, the cost of vacations can definitely add up. An affordable trip that should not be overlooked is this year's LIVE at Squamish music festival, taking place on August 20th and 21st in picturesque Squamish, B.C. LIVE at Squamish offers fans a great weekend away at an affordable price, while bringing the hottest names in music like Weezer, Metric, and Girl Talk together for one unique outdoor experience.

Festival organizers brand.LIVE are excited to offer music lovers the chance to escape the regular summer routine for a weekend-long music festival full of top music notes that will not break the piggy bank. Headliners at LIVE at Squamish include Weezer, Metric, John Butler Trio, Stars, Girl Talk, and Major Lazer. With over 25 performances and full-weekend passes running at only $149, festival-goers can justify this pass knowing that the price equates to only about $5.00 per band! Also, admission is FREE for kids under the age of twelve that are accompanied by an adult ticketholder.

Beyond the stacked music line-up, LIVE at Squamish offers a full weekend of fun activities, including:

- Silent Disco: Party-goers can listen and dance to their favourite tunes on over 200 wireless headphones.

- Rich Hope's Barber Shop: Cool down and get your hair cut at the festival's barber shop.

- Virgin Mobile Cafe: Everything to keep you relaxed, check out some acoustic performances and get connected on laptop stations at the festival.

As Paul Runnals, Senior Vice President of Production at brand.LIVE, explains, "LIVE at Squamish is a festival built in the spirit of the greatest European festivals. There is plenty to explore, including multiple stages, live art demonstrations, multiple food and beverage options and enchanting unscheduled performances. We are especially excited to offer the festival to the public at a much lower price compared to similar festivals in North America, offering serious value for a weekend pass."

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