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Coldsnap Returns to Thaw the Northern British Columbia Winter with a Hot Music Lineup

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012
Coldsnap Winter Music Festival logo

Playing Guitar The Coldsnap Winter Music Festival draws emerging talents to Northern BC every year.

The 2013 Coldsnap Winter Music Festival will be held from January 18-26 and will feature dozens of performers at three venues around Prince George in Northern British Columbia.

Coldsnap has earned a reputation of promoting up and coming local, national, and international artists from genres ranging from rock ‘n’ roll and hip-hop to country, folk and blues.  This is your chance to see these talented bands and performers work their way toward reaching wider audiences over the nine nights of the festival.

The volunteers of the summertime Prince George Folkfest organized the first Coldsnap festival in 2008.  Each year the festival has grown and it is now getting major media attention, including:

  • A Globe and Mail Top 5 Cultural Events pick
  • Westworld Magazine Best Winter Events pick
  • Up! (Westjet flight magazine) Best Canadian Music Festivals pick

Now’s the time to secure your tickets for this event.  We recommend you choose the unique Northern British Columbia Lodging of our member bed & breakfast inns to make the most of your festival-going experience. (more…)

Coldsnap In Prince George?

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Coldsnap” is the Prince George, B.C. winter music festival which is being held January 21-29, 2011.  This festival is known for its wide variety of music as well as excellent workshops. Out of town performers include the Adonis Puentis Band (some fine Cuban roots here),  Juno nominees the Sultans of String, The Good Lovelies and David Wilcox to name just a few.  The line up is really something special, and growing.  Tickets are on sale now, so check the website!

The Coldsnap Music Festival features alternative music and musicians who love what they do, are creative, vibrant and produce rich sounds.  The festival was begun as a tonic for the winter blues that can set in about half way through the season.   It has grown, in just three short years, to a major winter event attracting talent from all over Canada and the rest of North America.  The festival is among the BCAA’s Westworld magazine top ten things to do this winter.

Music venues will be located all around Prince George, especially the downtown core.  You’ll find great accommodation at a BC B&B Innkeepers Guild Bed & Breakfast, where you can ‘Rest Assured BC’.  Be sure to ask your Prince George Bed & Breakfast hosts for all the important details about Coldsnap and Prince George, and enjoy some beautiful music in BC’s north this winter.