The Oceanside Concert Band will present its annual spring concert this weekend.
Directed by Dr. Paul Rathke, the 30-member group will perform a collection of tunes based around the theme “sea songs.”
According to a news release from the OCB, highlights will include Parade of the Tall Ships, Sea Portrait, The Light Eternal, Show Boat and more.
The concert will also include special guests, the Codi Jazz Band.
The Island-based group, which features Claudio Fantinato, Gary Hodi, Colin Campbell, Doug Gretzinger and Wayne Finucan, will play jazz interpretations of modern standards for their set.
The spring concert will be held at Knox United Church in Parksville on April 12 at 2:30 p.m. The OCB suggests audience members arrive early to ensure a good seat.
Tickets will cost $12 for adults and $6 for students at the door.
Accompanied children under 12 are free.
Like last year, the proceeds of the event will go to support musical programs in the area.