Beachfest Summer Concert series starts July 18

The Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition Summer Concert Series happens every Friday and Saturday 6:30 p.m. in the Picnic Shelter.

A free summer concert series starts next Friday, July 18 at Parksville Beach. The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition’s Summer Concert Series happens every Friday and Saturday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Picnic Shelter at Community Park.

Friday, July 18 Mark Crissinger and the Bluebudzz will play original soulful recordings plus some folk rock blues. Last year Crissinger released two CD’s, played 130 shows and was nominated for a Vancouver Island Music Award. He has opened for Our Lady Peace, Blue Rodeo, 54-40 and more popular groups.

On Saturday, July 19 The Bayside Big Band of Victoria will play original period scores re-creating popular multi-horn harmonic choruses and show tunes. The series runs to Aug. 16. For more information and to find out who else is performing visit www.parksvillebeachfest.ca.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Parksville runner ready to raise funds for charity

Watson to run half-marathon with daughter Lauren

Parksville man arrested after stabbing incident at makeshift camp near city mall

Oceanside RCMP report 28-year-old man taken into custody without incident

Qualicum Beach councillor files court petition against the town

Official says response to Walker’s petition will be filed

Teachers to get 2 extra days to prepare for students’ return, now set for Sept. 10

Students will first start with orientation and learn rules of COVID-19 classroom policies

Teen killer Kelly Ellard gets day parole extension, allowing up to 5 days at home

Ellard is serving a life sentence for the 1997 murder of 14-year-old Reena Virk

Andrew Scheer likely marking last day in House of Commons as Opposition leader

Today’s Commons sitting is one of two scheduled for August

Deaths feared after train derails amid storms in Scotland

Stonehaven is on the line for passenger trains linking Aberdeen with the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow

DFO says 5 aggrieved B.C First Nations were consulted on fisheries plan

Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations calls response ‘a sham,’ adding DFO never incorporates their views

VIDEO: B.C. community rallies to save snared eagle

Revelstoke climber scales tree to save the raptor

Lower Mainland woman gives birth on in-laws’ driveway

Frédérique Gagnon new son is appropriately named after Norse trickster god

Man, 54, charged in connection with fatal attack of Red Deer doctor

Doctor was killed in his walk-in clinic on Monday

Most Read