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Learn about Pemberton through the eyes of publications from across Canada and beyond.  Read about all aspects of the festival below, from the music, the vibe and culture, to the post-festival cleanup effort.

PEMBERTON MUSIC FESTIVAL BREAKS ATTENDANCE RECORD

Vancouver Sun, July 18th, 2016

The Pemberton Music Festival attracted close to 180,000 fans over the course of four days this past weekend, breaking its previous attendance records.

Read the full article and see photos at Vancouversun.com

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PEMBERTON ARTIST RECOUNT THEIR FAVOURITE BOOZY MEMORY

Westender, July 13th, 2016

Pemberton Music Festival starts today (July 14) so we interviewed several of the performers about their first, worst or most memorable experience with alcohol.

We were really hoping Noel Gallagher would be available to grace us with some of his stories, but no such luck. Oh well.

Here are the two best stories we heard. Enjoy?

Read the best boozy stories at Westender.com

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EXCLAIM.CA REVIEWS PEMBERTON PERFORMANCES

Exclaim.ca

Exclaim.ca was on site with comprehensive coverage of many performances, including Rae Sremmurd, Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill, Method Man & Redman, Miguel, J. Cole and more.

See all the reviews at Exclaim.ca

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LOCAL BUSINESSES REAP BIG BENEFITS FROM PEMBERTON MUSIC FEST

Bridge River Lillooet News, July 27, 2016

Local businesses reaped handsome spin-offs from the recent Pemberton Music Festival.

Gas stations, restaurants and hotels were all busy, particularly on Monday, July 18 when people returning from the festival stopped in Lillooet on their way home.

Monday was a hectic day for Lightfoot Gas, the first stop on Highway 99 on the way north from Pemberton.

“I heard there were cars backed up down the highway on both sides of the road,” said Lightfoot owner Kathy Grossler. “We’re busy every year at this time, but the tourist numbers were definitely up this year.”

Read the full article at Lillooetnews.net