Location: CFS Stage
Country Music Appreciation Day 11am-3pm
11am Harold Anderson - played the country music circuit of the prairies for years, he knows some country standards real well
Noon Steve McKinnon Trio - not only does Steve write country tunes but he has good collection of fave traditional country standards that will engage you
1pm Joe Charron - country/folk from a guy who has been acknowledged nationally for his ability to write good songs from the heart with present day histories in mind
2pm Ryan McMahon - from Ladysmith, a family man touring the country where writing from your own personal experiences /observations can catch you success – acoustic guitar and strong vocals, he delivers his roots folk/country with an honest approach that wins him audiences every time
3pm Michelle Edwardson - a recent move from Nanaimo to the valley has been our blessing as she brings her style of singer/songwriter observations to the table.
4pm Bijoux du Bayou - let’s get some swamp/zydeco/roots rock in our system and chances are we will all dance -this band returns to shake our legs
5pm Andrea Smith / Bev Finch - this combination of two women from north of Nanaimo who write some great tunes and sing oh so well do come together to share with us
6pm Daniel Cook and the Radiators - 4 piece from Vic with island country styled lyrics and feel - makes you take notice in a real good way
7pm Roots &Grooves - what a way to end a day but with Nico Rhodes and Rick Scott - be prepared to go on a musical journey when age combines with youth - keyboards and dulcimer, yes dulcimer - what a duo - a do not miss
For artists bios, visit our Lunch in the Park page.