Although the Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition portion is over, there is still a lot to do during Beachfest, including live music.
On Friday and Saturday nights from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the picnic shelter in Community Park, a variety of bands will be performing.
The only exception is the Timebenders on Saturday Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. on the kite field.
July 22 is Lazy Mike and the Rockin’ Recliners with rocking blues. July 23 is Little Big Shot with country, rock, blues and some original songs.
Johnny Inappropriate, a dance/rock cover band will play July 29 and the Real Deal Band, blues, classic rock and country, will play July 30.
Aug. 5 is Eddie & the Funk singing music from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Aug. 6 is Boondock singing new country and classic rock.
The Wild Ride Band will be singing classic country and rock on, Aug. 12.
Aug. 19 is the Ryder Hawkins Band, an uptempo band playing a wide selection of popular hits and some original songs. Aug. 20 is Brodie Dawson playing blues, soul, gospel, funk “with a twist of pop and a twang of old-school country.”
For more information on the performances, visit www.parksvillebeachfest.ca/free-outdoor-summer-concerts.
The sand sculpting exhibition is still open for public viewing until Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day.
— NEWS Staff