News from Kamloops

June 24, 2014

Music in the Park

Kamloops, B.C. – The City of Kamloops and BCLC are proud to present another great season of Music in the Park, from July 1st to August 31st, 2014.  Now in its 21st year, Music in the Park continues the tradition of providing residents and tourists with 62 free evening performances that showcase a variety of talented artists.

BCLC, in partnership with Radio NL, will host the most anticipated concert of the summer at the 2nd annual Midsummer Music Jam on Wednesday, July 30th.

This year’s event will feature a special double-headline of entertainment with country stars Robyn & Ryleigh (country/rock) and high-energy funk band Champagne Republic (Funk R&B). The Midsummer Music Jam will have free ice cream and entertainment for the entire family, along with hundreds of free prizes to win. Audience members are encouraged to bring donations to benefit the Kamloops Food Bank, who will be onsite collecting donations.

Sisters Robyn and Ryleigh Gillespie are a talented country/pop duo hailing from the serene setting of Langley, Canada. Their sound is a reflection of their country upbringing, their favourite musical influences, and traditional country acoustic elements blended with the energy of modern rock.

Vancouver-based band, Champagne Republic, formed in 2012 has worked their way into Canadian hearts. Champagne Republic’s sound is a high energy, combination of soul funk and rhythm and blues.

McDonald Park’s Music in the Park on Fridays will host its 8th year starting July 4th until August 29th. The Friday evening performances are at the Gazebo starting at 7:00 pm.

For the nightly listings or to print a copy of the monthly schedule visit www.kamloops.ca/events/musicinthepark.  All concerts are “rain or shine” and are subject to change.

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Media Contact:
Cara Graden, Arts Culture and Heritage Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3611
cgraden@kamloops.ca