Simms Concert Series - Pan Wizards Steel Orchestra

Date & Time: June 25, 2023 (7:00pm - 8:30pm)

Category: Recreation (See all events in this category)

Enjoy a high caliber youth steel orchestra from the Seattle area on Sunday, June 25 at 7 p.m.

This touring group, composed of over 30 high-school musicians, continually impresses audiences with the complexity of their performances. Their repertoire features many styles of music, including calypso, soca, classical, pop, Afro-Cuban and Brazilian styles, television and movie theme songs, and more!

The group is led by Artistic Director, Gary Gibson, a well-known steelpan musician, recording artist and composer. Gibson has received numerous commissions from symphony orchestras, including the national Sinfonia of Trinidad.

All concerts start at 7:00 p.m. and finish around 8:30 p.m. Simms Millennium Park is located by the 5th Street Bridge and across from Lewis Park. Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket.

Other featured Simms Park performances on Sundays at 7 p.m. include Time Well Wasted on July 9, Mary Murphy & Celtic Cargo Cult on July 23, Rock or Bust (AC/DC tribute) on July 30, The Sharp 7’s on August 20 and Jeff Plankenhorn on August 27. A Food Bank Drive will also be included as part of the August 27 concert.

For concert information please call the Courtenay Recreation Lewis Centre at 250-338-5371.

Thank you to season sponsors Comox Valley Record and Jet 98.9 FM!

For the full summer schedule visit our Simms Park Summer Concerts page