Victoria folk pop artist Pon the Rebel is on the bill for the Oct. 6 show in Ladysmith. (AMO Photography)

Ladysmith’s Beantime hosts Unity Tour this Friday

British Columbia’s community record label is once again bringing its message of inclusiveness to Ladysmith this Friday.

As Mighty Speck Records approaches its fifth birthday in December, artists hit the road for the Unity Tour – featuring Chasey Rae (alt country), Pon the Rebel (folk pop) and James Kasper (folk noir / alt country).

“We seem to have hit a peak of disparity and discord in the world recently,” said Kasper, who is the record company’s president and founder.

“Even though it’s a daunting idea for an individual or, in this case, a small record label to make a difference in the big picture, I think every little reminder that we’re all in this together is important. So, we’re calling this the Unity Tour.”

Doors are at 6 p.m. and the show starts at

7 p.m. Admission is $10.

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