Simms Summer Concert Series
Every Summer, at Simms Park in Downtown Courtenay, free public concerts are held bringing a variety of family friendly mucical entertainment.
Concerts run between 7 and 9pm on Sunday evenings and bring with them a variety of music ranging from good old rock and roll, to blues, jazz, classical, and everything in between.
The performing bands vary each year, but one things for certain, you wont go home disappointed. All you need to bring is a chair, maybe a snack, and your dancing shoes for a fantastic free evening in the park.
Location & Directions: Simms Park is located just over the 5th Street bridge, across the street from Lewis Park in Downtown Courtenay. Here is a map to help you find your way:
(The 2012 Schedule has not yet been released, but will be posted as soon as it is made available. To give you an idea what you can expect, here is a look at the scheudle from 2011)
Last Years (2011) Schedule…
- June 27: Canada Jam Battle of the Bands
- July 4: Mama Let Him Play
- July 11: Musicfest (no concert)
- July 18: Celtic Heritage
- July 25: Fiddling Around
- August 1: Nautical Days (no concert)
- August 8: BBQ Cookoff – Various Entertainers
- August 15: The Songsmith
- August 22: Jazz in the Park
- August 29: Blue’s Legends
- Sept 5: A Trio of Duos