Surrey Fusion Festival 2009 – The Music

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The three stages at Surrey’s Fusion Festival were busy yesterday hosting talent from the neighbourhood and around the world.

Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr

From Greek and Bhangra dancers, to world-traveling acts and the local Surrey Talent Hour participants there was constant feet-tapping entertainment.

Surrey Fusion Festival

Voices of the Pacific Rim with the Vancouver Opera was a crowd-favourite as were The Fab Before from the Surrey Talent Search.

Vancouver Opera @ Fusion Festival

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KS Makhan had one of the biggest crowds of the day at the 2010 Celebration Stage while Barney Bentall and the Grand Cariboo Opry picked things up on the Chevron World Music Stage.

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Barney Bentall & The Grand Cariboo Opry

Barney Bentall & The Grand Cariboo Opry

Barney Bentall & The Grand Cariboo Opry

Barney Bentall & The Grand Cariboo Opry

Headliners Joel Plaskett & the Emergency then had the crowd singing, clapping and cheering well into the night.

Joel Plaskett & The Emergency

The festivities continue today at Holland Park from 11:00am until 10:00pm featuring Steve Dawson and Friends, Destineak with West Coast Contortion, Ache Brazil, Tropicana, Alex Cuba and more.

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  1. NicoleSunday, July 19th, 2009 — 12:43pm PDT

    Great Photos! I’m a foodie so my favorite part is being able to try foods from Jamaica, Afghanistan, the Philippines, Poland, Romania… some of them are not readily available in my city and it’s nice to not have to go all the way to Vancouver to try ethnic foods!

  2. Kristi FuocoMonday, July 20th, 2009 — 12:24pm PDT

    Thanks for the photos! I made the trek to Surrey on Saturday and it was lots of fun and FREE!! I only could only hang out outside the folk fest that same morning and couldn’t afford a ticket this year, but was impressed that Fusion Fest presents a lot of great artists for no cost. Plus their food booths are fantastic!

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