Live music

Shari Ulrich will perform at Knox United Church in Parksville on Saturday, Sept. 11. (Submitted photo)

Knox United Church in Parksville lines up 3 shows for September

Performances by Shari Ulrich, Cindy Fairbank, Julia Graff and Ryan McMahon on tap

 

Genevieve Charbonneau, left, and Jack Connolly, right, make up the folk-roots duo ‘Heartwood’ from Duncan. The pair and are set to entertain for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall. (Submitted photo)

Folk-roots duo ‘Heartwood’ set to play Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Sept. 3

Show hosted by the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday at 7 p.m.

 

Vancouver based roots and bluegrass band, Wildwood Fire, will play at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at 7 p.m. on Aug. 27, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver bluegrass band to play folk roots club in Qualicum Beach

Trio will perform at the QB Community Hall on Aug. 27

 

Promotional poster for Trevor Price’s show at the Pacific Brimm Cafe and Catering, 123 Craig St., on Aug. 21 from 6 p.m until 9 p.m. (Facebook photo)
Promotional poster for Trevor Price’s show at the Pacific Brimm Cafe and Catering, 123 Craig St., on Aug. 21 from 6 p.m until 9 p.m. (Facebook photo)
Elise Boeur, left, and Adam Iredale-Gray, right, both members of the neo-folk group ‘Aerialists,’ will perform for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Acclaimed duo brings Celtic/Scandinavian musical hybrid to Qualicum Beach

Elise Boeur and Adam Iredale-Gray play Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Aug. 20

Elise Boeur, left, and Adam Iredale-Gray, right, both members of the neo-folk group ‘Aerialists,’ will perform for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. (Submitted photo)
The ‘Jazz, Tea and Cheesecake’ concert from July 2017. The stage area sits at the back of Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and looks across the farm. (Submitted photo)

‘Jazz, Tea and Cheesecake’ returns for its 14th year in Parksville

Organizer says to expect ‘a big band sound at the farm’

The ‘Jazz, Tea and Cheesecake’ concert from July 2017. The stage area sits at the back of Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and looks across the farm. (Submitted photo)
Canadian roots musician Petunia will play for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)

Canadian roots musician Petunia to play the Qualicum Beach Community Hall

Show hosted by the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m.

Canadian roots musician Petunia will play for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)
Comox Valley singer/songwriter Helen Austin will perform at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Juno Award winner Helen Austin to play Oceanside Folk Roots Club in Qualicum Beach

Performance at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Aug. 6, 2021

Comox Valley singer/songwriter Helen Austin will perform at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Gabriola folk musician Tina Jones performs on Aug. 7, 2021, for TOSH Music’s 2021 Summer Garden Festival. (Submitted photo)
Gabriola folk musician Tina Jones performs on Aug. 7, 2021, for TOSH Music’s 2021 Summer Garden Festival. (Submitted photo)
Gary Fjellgaard, left, and Valdy, right, will play the Knox United Church together on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, in Parksville. (Submitted photo)

Valdy and Gary Fjellgaard excited to take the stage together in Parksville

Pair of legends will perform on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Knox United Church

Gary Fjellgaard, left, and Valdy, right, will play the Knox United Church together on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, in Parksville. (Submitted photo)
Promotional poster for the Jazz, Tea and Cheesecake event on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, at the Morningstar Farm at 403 Lowrys Rd. in Parksville. (Submitted photo)
Promotional poster for the Jazz, Tea and Cheesecake event on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, at the Morningstar Farm at 403 Lowrys Rd. in Parksville. (Submitted photo)
Promotional photo for Sam Tudor and Ben Dwyer’s performance on Friday, July 30, at 7 p.m. for the The Old School House Arts Centre’s Summer 2021 Garden Music Festival in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
Promotional photo for Sam Tudor and Ben Dwyer’s performance on Friday, July 30, at 7 p.m. for the The Old School House Arts Centre’s Summer 2021 Garden Music Festival in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
The promotional poster for the Oceanside Folk/Roots Club show on July 30, 2021, featuring Jeff Plankenhorn, left, and Doug Cox. (Submitted photo)
The promotional poster for the Oceanside Folk/Roots Club show on July 30, 2021, featuring Jeff Plankenhorn, left, and Doug Cox. (Submitted photo)
Michael Davidson, right, will perform alongside Aline Homzy, left, on July 24, 2021, in the first concert of The Old School House Arts Centre’s Summer 2021 Garden Music Festival. (Submitted photo)

Live music returns to The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach

Summer 2021 Garden Music Festival to be held as pop-up style concert series

Michael Davidson, right, will perform alongside Aline Homzy, left, on July 24, 2021, in the first concert of The Old School House Arts Centre’s Summer 2021 Garden Music Festival. (Submitted photo)
Oceanside Folk/Roots Club promotional poster for July 23, 2021, show, featuring Jenny Lester, Tai McGillivray and Tom Neville. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside Folk/Roots Club to host bluegrass trio on July 23

Performance by Jenny Lester, Tai McGillivray and Tom Neville

Oceanside Folk/Roots Club promotional poster for July 23, 2021, show, featuring Jenny Lester, Tai McGillivray and Tom Neville. (Submitted photo)
Knox United Church, located at 345 Pym St. in Parksville, will host live music again starting Aug. 7, 2021. (PQB News photo)
Knox United Church, located at 345 Pym St. in Parksville, will host live music again starting Aug. 7, 2021. (PQB News photo)
Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)

Merritt country music festival’s ‘crazy-ass scene’ recalled in photographer’s new book

Campground C party zone and more remembered in Dee Lippingwell’s third book

Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)
The Oceanside Folk/Roots Club reopens on July 2, 2021, with a performance titled ‘What We Did On Our Vacation. From left: Mick Sherlock, Peter Paul Van Camp and Mark Wonneck. (Facebook photo)
The Oceanside Folk/Roots Club reopens on July 2, 2021, with a performance titled ‘What We Did On Our Vacation. From left: Mick Sherlock, Peter Paul Van Camp and Mark Wonneck. (Facebook photo)
Helen Austin performing with Trent Freeman at the 2018 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Austin is one of the many performers listed for the 2021 event.

Vancouver Island MusicFest goes virtual for 2021

Black Press to stream 25 hours of programming July 9-11

Helen Austin performing with Trent Freeman at the 2018 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Austin is one of the many performers listed for the 2021 event.
Live concerts could return to venues such as Blue Frog Studios in White Rock by year’s end - provided immunizations make a diference and COVID variants are held in check - according to a recent round table including provincial health officer Dr Bonnie Henry and reprsentatives of performing arts groups. (Submitted photo)

B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events

Round table between Dr. Bonnie Henry and arts groups gives rise to cautious optimism

Live concerts could return to venues such as Blue Frog Studios in White Rock by year’s end - provided immunizations make a diference and COVID variants are held in check - according to a recent round table including provincial health officer Dr Bonnie Henry and reprsentatives of performing arts groups. (Submitted photo)