Simms Summer Concert Series
Enjoy free Sunday evening concerts in the summer of 2019
Come relax and enjoy FREE concerts in the park from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Simms Park (located by the 5th Street Bridge and across from Lewis Park).
The Simms Summer Concert Series season is sponsored by the Comox Valley Record, The Goat 98.9 FM, What’s On Comox Valley and the City of Courtenay.
For concert information please call the Courtenay Recreation Lewis Centre at 250-338-5371.
Please bring a lawnchair or blanket
2019 Concert Schedule
(subject to change)
|June 9||G.P. VANIER JAZZ BAND
A diverse mix of jazz from talented local youth musicians
|Bluegrass, rock, folk, reggae & even a bit of punk for one heck of a show!|
|An energetic & unique infusion of jazz musicians with an exciting program|
NANAIMO CONCERT BAND
|Get your toes tapping with the sound of big band, show tunes, marches and more|
|An all star jam of some of the Comox Valley's finest players|
TIJUANA BRASS TRIBUTE
Simms Park heads “south of the border” with Latin jazz
BIG LITTLE LIONS
Juno Award winner Helen Austin with Paul Otten playing catchy folk pop songs
RETRO ROCK REVIVAL
Experience the energy of rock n’ roll from the 1950s. Wear your dancing shoes!
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The ultimate Woodstock Experience! Enjoy the music of Santana, Janis Joplin,The Who, Joe Cocker & more. Wear your hippest 60’s mod threads!
For this last concert of the season, we are holding a FOOD BANK DRIVE. Please bring a non-perishable food item as a donation and be entered in a draw for prizes. Thank
My Generation Brings a Woodstock Tribute to Simms Park on August 25th
Come down to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with MY GENERATION on Sunday, August 25th at 7 – 8:30 pm at Simms Park in Courtenay. This concert also features a community FOOD BANK DRIVE. Please bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation.
MY GENERATION features the music and styles of Santana, Janis Joplin, The Who, CCR, Joe Cocker, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, The Band and more. Come experience music that defined a generation from a festival that was a pivotal moment in music history.
Audience members are encouraged to wear hip 60’s mod threads to support the good vibes of the event.