Summer Music Series

The District of Sechelt is pleased to present the Summer Music Series, a free concert series featuring local musicians. The outdoor concerts take place in the gardens next to the Sechelt Public Library (5797 Cowrie St) on Saturdays in July & August. All concerts are free, outdoors and family friendly.

For the most up-to-date listings, photos and videos, please refer to the Facebook page “Sechelt Summer MusicSeries” or Twitter feed @SecheltMusic

Summer Music Series poster 2018

THANK YOU to our 2018 Sponsors:

  • Clayton's Heritage Market
  • Hollis Wealth
  • Shipton Duric & Associates

2018 Schedule

JULY

Sunday July 1, Canada Day (*this concert will take place in Hackett Park)
The Knotty Dotters: a group of women from the Sunshine Coast playing the music of Zimbabwe.
Zonolite: a 4-piece cover band featuring your favourite Rock, Country, Blues and Funk music.

Saturday July 7
12pm Vocal Intent: a self-directed vocal ensemble with a repertoire that contains an eclectic mix of mostly a cappella tunes.
1pm Reg & Lynne: well known entertainers on the Coast. They will be joined by “the Other Guy”, Warren Allen, as well as special guests Definitely Diva.

Saturday July 14
12pm VonReason: Lowell Friesen & Lancen Harms team up to bring you a tasty combination of familial harmonies, sprightly acoustic interplay and poetic lyrical license.
1pm Early Spirit: Anyone can dance and sing along to Early Spirit’s folk-fusion music style.

Saturday July 21
12pm Shine: Musical duo of Kenneth Norman Johnson & Nancy Pincombe. Their repertoire includes familiar favourites, putting a fresh spin on jazz standards and pop. 
1pm The Van Aldens: a rocking, blues-based band formed out of the legendary Tuesday jams at the Roberts Creek Legion

Saturday July 28
12pm Ted & Bonar: You'll recognize these two from blues jams on the Sunshine Coast
1pm The Grant Olsen Band: high energy folk songs

 

AUGUST

Saturday August 4
12pm Janet Panic: A polished and engaging Métis singer-songwriter whose music can be described as "essential pop."
1pm Funktete: More than just a fun and funky quartete, these pro's play a mix of funk, latin, reggae adn jump swing.

Saturday August 11
12pm Jerome Jarvis: Well known as a sideman on record and radio, Jerome writes, produces, performs and collaborates with artists from around the world.
1pm The LUV: An amalgamate of the Coast's finest players: Luci Herder, Sacha Fassaert, Regan Haydu & Gordie Birtch.

Saturday August 18
12pm Michael Friedman: A stunning and eclectic "new acoustic" guitar player with a vast range of musical genre.
1pm Kaeli and the Tyger: A hot new alt-pop fusion band with haunting vocals and catchy melodies.

Saturday August 25
12pm Aria’s Boon: Partners Lance & Chloe Leeson are inspired by the natural landscape of the Coast and grateful to share their music with the community they love.
1pm Reel Time: Having played together for over 25 years, their repertoire spans Celtic, Ukrainian, Brazilian and occasionally jazz.

 

SEPTEMBER

Saturday Sept 1
12pm Katrina Bishop: Katrina has a jumbled musical background of pop, jazz, Celtic, funk, a cappella, musical theatre, rock and even a little country.
1pm The Rakish Angles: Canadian Folk Music Award & Indie Acoustic Project Award nominees, this quartet has been making their own unique sounds since 2007.

 

For general information, please contact:
Siobhán Smith, Arts, Culture & Communications Coordinator
smith@sechelt.ca or (604) 740-8476

If you are a musician interested in performing, please contact:
Ross Powell, Sechelt Summer Music Series Producer
ross@arcadianproductions.ca

Past Music Series Posters

 FINAL - Poster Summer Music Series 2015