Beatboxer Shamik joins Roots & Blues

Beatboxer Butterscotch is force to pull out of Roots & Blues, but Shamik will step in Aug. 18 at 1:15 p.m. the Salmon Arm festival

SALMON ARM — Salmon Arm Roots & Blues is sad to announce that Beatboxer Butterscotch is unable to attend this year’s festival due to a sports injury that now prevents her from flying.

However, the festival is pleased to announce that the dynamic beatboxer/MC/DJ/ and Vancouver- based producer Shamik will be taking her place in the BeatBox Battle Workshop with Felix Zenger taking place today at 1:15 p.m. on the Barn Stage.

Shamik has performed in more than 15 countries and five continents, rocking festivals like Shambhala, Bass Coast, Astral Harvest, Edmonton Folkfest, Victoria Jazz Festival, and the Vancouver Island Musicfest. He has beatboxed, toured and performed with some of the biggest names in the hip-hop and electronica circuits, such as Method Man, Thievery Corporation, BassNectar, Redman and Flo Rida.

Shamik has released two full-length albums, Nomadic Injections and Equal Eyes, and five EP’s. Be sure and check out Shamik at this year’s Roots & Blues Festival alongside a plethora of other fantastic artists.

Today is the last day for the 21st Annual Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival. If you haven’t had a chance to purchase your tickets for the big event yet, gate tickets are available and can be purchased on site at the box office. Visit the Website at www.rootsandblues.ca/tickets2/ for more information or call the office at 250-833-4096.

 

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