Live music

Sirens of the Salish Sea play the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Dec. 3, 2021, for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club. (Submitted photo)
Sirens of the Salish Sea play the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Dec. 3, 2021, for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club. (Submitted photo)
Celtic Chaos members, from left: Gordon Lafleur, John Beaton, Joyce Beaton, Joe Spinelli and Dave Barta. (Facebook photo)
Celtic Chaos members, from left: Gordon Lafleur, John Beaton, Joyce Beaton, Joe Spinelli and Dave Barta. (Facebook photo)
Nathan Gurley and Sean Rodman form the duo ‘Moontricks’ and will perform at the Errington Hall on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (Moontricks Facebook photo)
Nathan Gurley and Sean Rodman form the duo ‘Moontricks’ and will perform at the Errington Hall on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (Moontricks Facebook photo)
Promotional poster for The Village Voices of Qualicum Beach’s fall afternoon concert, ‘Songs for a Winter’s Night,’ on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Submitted photo)

The Village Voices of Qualicum Beach returns for fall concert on Nov. 20

Afternoon concert to be held at Christian Fellowship Centre

Promotional poster for The Village Voices of Qualicum Beach’s fall afternoon concert, ‘Songs for a Winter’s Night,’ on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Topaz at the Parksville Museum courtyard gazebo during a September 2020 performance. (Submitted photo)

Parksville ‘gazebo’ band eager to return to the stage

A summer of outdoor shows amid COVID restrictions

Topaz at the Parksville Museum courtyard gazebo during a September 2020 performance. (Submitted photo)
Edie Daponte, right, and Joey Smith will play the Knox United Church in Parksville on Nov. 11, 2021, for a special Remembrance Day performance. (Submitted photo)

Remembrance Day: Singer Edie Daponte offers Parksville a ‘selection of songs to remember’

Knox United Nov. 11 show features songs of Vera Lynn, Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich

Edie Daponte, right, and Joey Smith will play the Knox United Church in Parksville on Nov. 11, 2021, for a special Remembrance Day performance. (Submitted photo)
Promotional poster for Yael Wand’s performance at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. (Facebook photo)
Promotional poster for Yael Wand’s performance at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. (Facebook photo)
Singer-songwriter Stephen Fearing plays the Knox United Church on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Stephen Fearing brings blend of roots, folk and pop to Parksville on Nov. 13

Show at Knox United Church starts at 7:30 p.m., tickets priced at $30

Singer-songwriter Stephen Fearing plays the Knox United Church on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. (Submitted photo)
The late Dusty Hill (left) and ZZ Top founder Billy F Gibbons are seen on stage at the band’s show in Penticton in 2009. The Tres Hombres will perform at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre April 22, 2022, with special guests Cheap Trick. (Black Press Media file photo)

ZZ Top to rock Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre April 22

Online ticket sales open Friday at 10 a.m., with tickets starting at $49

The late Dusty Hill (left) and ZZ Top founder Billy F Gibbons are seen on stage at the band’s show in Penticton in 2009. The Tres Hombres will perform at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre April 22, 2022, with special guests Cheap Trick. (Black Press Media file photo)
The promotional poster for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club’s show on Nov. 5, 2021, featuring, from right, John McLachlan, Marc Atkinson and Scott White. (Submitted photo)
The promotional poster for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club’s show on Nov. 5, 2021, featuring, from right, John McLachlan, Marc Atkinson and Scott White. (Submitted photo)
Promotional poster for the Nick La Riviere Band. (Submitted photo)

Errington War Memorial Hall performance series returns for 2021-22 season

First show on Friday, Nov. 12 features the Nick La Riviere Band

Promotional poster for the Nick La Riviere Band. (Submitted photo)
Colin James, whose new album ‘Open Road’ drops on Nov. 5, 2021, will play the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre on Nov. 8. (File photo)

Canadian music icon Colin James slated to play Qualicum Beach concert on Nov. 8

Musician will perform alongside Steve Marriner and Anders Drerup

Colin James, whose new album ‘Open Road’ drops on Nov. 5, 2021, will play the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre on Nov. 8. (File photo)
Promotional poster for the Knox United Church show on Oct. 24, 2021, presenting Anela Kahiamoe and The Experimenters. (Submitted photo)
Promotional poster for the Knox United Church show on Oct. 24, 2021, presenting Anela Kahiamoe and The Experimenters. (Submitted photo)
Andy Hillhouse, left, and Pierre Schryer, right, will play for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)
Andy Hillhouse, left, and Pierre Schryer, right, will play for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)
Tom Taylor, left, Shari Ulrich, middle, and Barney Bentall, right, will perform together as ‘Bentall Taylor Ulrich’ at the Knox United Church in Parksville on Oct. 1 and Oct. 2, 2021. (Julia Graff photo)
Tom Taylor, left, Shari Ulrich, middle, and Barney Bentall, right, will perform together as ‘Bentall Taylor Ulrich’ at the Knox United Church in Parksville on Oct. 1 and Oct. 2, 2021. (Julia Graff photo)
Roots musician Ben Sures will perform at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Sept. 24, 2021, for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club. (Submitted photo)
Roots musician Ben Sures will perform at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Sept. 24, 2021, for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside Folk Roots Club hosts Ben Sures show in Qualicum Beach

Sept. 24 performance will also feature Lantzville’s Blunder Brothers

Roots musician Ben Sures will perform at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Sept. 24, 2021, for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club. (Submitted photo)
Roots musician Ben Sures will perform at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Sept. 24, 2021, for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club. (Submitted photo)
Tom Taylor, left, Shari Ulrich, middle, and Barney Bentall, right, will perform together as ‘Bentall Taylor Ulrich’ at the Knox United Church in Parksville on Oct. 1 and Oct. 2, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Tom Taylor, left, Shari Ulrich, middle, and Barney Bentall, right, will perform together as ‘Bentall Taylor Ulrich’ at the Knox United Church in Parksville on Oct. 1 and Oct. 2, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Promotional poster for The Old School House Art Centre’s Music on Sunday Fall 2021 concert series on Sept. 26, 2021, featuring The Roy Styffe Quartet. (Submitted photo)
Promotional poster for The Old School House Art Centre’s Music on Sunday Fall 2021 concert series on Sept. 26, 2021, featuring The Roy Styffe Quartet. (Submitted photo)
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

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

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)