Simms Concert Series - Georgia Strait Big Band

Date & Time: July 8, 2018 (7:00pm - 8:30pm)

Category: Recreation (See all events in this category)

Experience the high energy sound of Georgia Strait Big Band on Sunday July 8th at 7:00 pm. This free concert takes place at Courtenay Simms Millennium Park and is hosted by the City of Courtenay.

The Georgia Strait Big Band specializes in music that is eminently danceable. Tap your toes to fox-trot, swing, tango, cha-cha, bolero, and rhumba. The band showcases accomplished valley musicians as well as singer Jackie Zbirun fronting the band with her own unique vocal style.

The band is led by Greg Bush, Professor of the Jazz Program at Vancouver Island University, musician, arranger and composer.