Event Sundays

from 11am - 3pm
Dates: July 1st / 8th / 15th / 22nd / 29th / August 5th
Canada Day / Children’s Day / Intercultural Day /
Gospel Music Day / Elder’s Day / Country Music Appreciation Day

Each Sunday celebrates segments of our community
stellar concerts added from 4pm till 8pm to complete the Sundays.

2018 Event Sundays Schedule

Sunday July 1
Canada Day 11am - 8:30pm

Location: CFS Stage
11am   Woodruff  Marimba
- Jenny from Shawnigan Lake has a student marimba band and it seemed a good way to start off Canada Day
Noon   Steve McKinnon Trio - Steve brings along sidemen Bent on electric guitar and Jon on stand-up bass to aid him while he performs originals and the occasional cover that he honours thrown in
1pm    Joe Charron - heard about this country folk /roots  singer - songwriter on CBC some 25 years ago and he is still bringing on the new tunes and a new CD
2pm    Clancy’s Front Porch - multi-instrumentalist trio from Victoria that are here so you can hear traditional folk as they play it
3pm    PixElle - Cara / Naomi / Tanya are all singer/songwriters that combined their deliveries to support each other’s music
4pm   Tropic Mayhem - time to wear your beach wear as Andy McCormack and crew bring on the beach party music for your dancin’ and listenin’ pleasures
5pm    Lapp / Dobres / Dolan - spontaneous traditional folk? wild celtic flavours? knowing these three I would have to say superb music will be performed however you want to describe their musical journey
6pm    Kendall Patrick Band - Kendall writes and sings indie-rock, Nico Rhodes is on keys, Caleb on drums, Max Frazer on bass...very powerful and fun
7pm    Groove Social - Scott MaGill has the r&b /soul/pop vocals and his rhythm section comes along just to guarantee you will move, if only in your chairs

Location: City Square Stage
8:30pm   Eagle Eyes
- the name makes you think of the band known as the Eagles, which is good because these guys are a fantastic Eagles


Sunday July 8
Children's Day 11am - 3pm

Location: CFS Stage
11am   Introductions and welcoming
- pony rides/mini train ride/swing ride/activity stations/puppet shows a as well as main stage performances
11:30pm   Beverley McKeen - her songs cross the age barrier easily and kid’s really enjoy her environmental and compassionate messages
1pm    Norman Foote - North American touring Juno awarded Children’s entertainer returns to our stage because he likes it here
2pm   Carlson’s Dance - bringing the young ones to the stage today to entice others to give it a try sometime

For the 8 and under crowd (parents/grandparents/family are also allowed).
For more information, visit our Children's Day page.


Sunday July 15
Intercultural Day 11am - 3pm

Location: CFS Stage
11am   Teo - most of this show will be Filipino originals/standards with guitar /piano/vocals
Noon   Cheko - from Mexico he is now a Canadian citizen who fronts a reggae band but also has a solo career and will sing, along with his acoustic guitar, many songs in Spanish
1pm   Sari Alesh - an established Syrian  violinist now living in Victoria, songs from home
2pm   Rajasthan Josh - 3 musicians and a dancer from this collective  whose world music fusion has become a powerful means of transcending boundaries by sharing enjoyment of music and culture


Sunday July 22
Gospel Music Day 11am - 3pm

N/C -11am - Church of Nazarene Service piano / drums / guitars / saxophone/trumpet /vocalists...the church band conducts their regular Sunday service musically with all those willing to join in
Noon  Homeless Harold - guitar/vocals-gospel originals/ covers with a knowledge of country
1pm   Alisha Ditta Baker - original gospel from a rockers point of view
2pm   Dale J. Manason - original gospel to back tracks with live guitar and vocal feed


Sunday July 29
Elder's Day 11am - 3pm

11am  Cowichan Harmonica Band - started in 1971 this harmonica based local band performs every Tuesday at 10am  at the Seniors Resource Centre and today at 11am for all of us
Noon   Dennis and Andy - when two co-workers get to goof off together away from work as these two do, the musical fiasco is most rewarding
1pm   Ukelulus - the ukulele is the 2nd fastest selling instrument in the world...these gals and guy  have sooo much fun with this project
2pm    Bluegrass Fever - bluegrass boys from the Valley…there is something about bluegrass music that soothes the soul even when the songs sung are sometimes gruesome in nature


Sunday August 5
Country Music Appreciation Day 11am - 3pm

11am    Harold Anderson - played the country music circuit of the prairies for years, he knows 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
1pm    Joe Charron - country/folk from a guy who has been acknowledged nationally for his ability to write good songs
2pm   Ryan McMahon - from Ladysmith, a family man touring the country where writing from your own personal experiences /observations can catch you success – with acoustic guitar and strong vocals he delivers his roots folk/country folk with an honest approach that wins him audiences all the time.

 
  Sunday July 1, City Square Stage 8:30pm - Eagle Eyes   see our Canada Day page

Sunday July 1, City Square Stage
8:30pm - Eagle Eyes

see our Canada Day page

 
  Sunday July 8 - Children's Day  Norman Foote’s performance on Children’s day brought to you by The Red Balloon Toyshop

Sunday July 8 - Children's Day
Norman Foote’s performance on Children’s day brought to you by The Red Balloon Toyshop

  Sunday July 15 - Intercultural Day  Cowichan Intercultural Society sponsors Intercultural Day at the 39 Days of July!

Sunday July 15 - Intercultural Day
Cowichan Intercultural Society sponsors Intercultural Day at the 39 Days of July!

  Sunday July 22 - Gospel Music Day  Dale J. Manason

Sunday July 22 - Gospel Music Day
Dale J. Manason

  Sunday July 29 - Elder's Day  Bluegrass Fever

Sunday July 29 - Elder's Day
Bluegrass Fever

  Sunday August 5 Country Music Appreciation Day  Ryan McMahon

Sunday August 5
Country Music Appreciation Day

Ryan McMahon


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All of these scheduled musical events are designed to bring community together to celebrate our diverse local / Canadian and international music scenes, to give the opportunity to meet our neighbours, share a common experience and hopefully be able to now greet each other with a friendly smile on any future happen chance connections. We are proving that downtown Duncan and the Cowichan Valley is... ‘a rather fun place to be’.