Legendary Lake Monsters performed at Civic Sounds in 2018. (Tobias Frederiksen/Morning Star)

Civic Sounds line-up unveiled

Free, outdoor concert series continues at Civic Plaza this summer

Many of the region’s biggest bands will be playing on the steps of City Hall this summer for the Civic Sounds concert series.

The series held every Thursday evening throughout July and August. Event organizer, the Downtown Vernon Association (DVA) unveiled the entertainment schedule on their Facebook page late last week.

The schedule of entertainment includes performances from the diverse Shawn Lightfoot Band, the 10-piece party band, Legendary Lake Monsters, country band, Dirt Road Kings and more.

“We brought back many crowd favourites while mixing in a couple of new ones like reggae roots group, Chipko Jones,” said DVA Events & Marketing Coordinator, Dudley Coulter. “It’s a great way to spend a weekday evening, by enjoying some live music followed by dinner or some drinks at a downtown restaurant.”

Coulter also noted that the DVA, together with the sponsors of the event, will be fundraising with a goal of donating $5,000 to the Salvation Army Food Bank.

Civic Sounds are made possible by its generous sponsors: 107.5 Beach Radio, City of Vernon, Bannister Honda, ValleyFirst Credit Union and by all members of the DVA.

For a concert schedule, go here: https://downtownvernon.com/things-to-do/civic-sounds.

Related: Civic Sounds draw a crowd

Related: Letter: Civic Sounds a treat

To report a typo, email:
newstips@vernonmorningstar.com
.



Follow me on Twitter @BrieChar
Email me brieanna.charlebois@vernonmorningstar.com
Like us on Facebook.

Just Posted

UPDATE: Logging truck spill cleared east of Lumby

Accident happened between McInnes Road and Rawlings Lake Road

Community comes together for Easter Seals Camp Winfield

On June 15, the community of Lake Country came out to help raise funds for Easter Seals Camp Winfield

PHOTOS: Vernon Community Music School hosts “Hootenanny Hoedown”

The music school hosted their annual year-end country fair on June 7

Dancing with Shuswap Stars attracts Rust Valley Restorers

TV show stars join quest to hone some fancy footwork

Armstrong gathering for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Memorial Park gathering on June 22 will honour women with speakers and roundtable discussions

PHOTOS: Elusive ‘ghost whale’ surfaces near Campbell River

Ecotourism operator captures images of the rare white orca

Restrictive policies affecting labour mobility for care aides in B.C.

‘I had to take two competency exams and pay over $1,400,’ said an Okanagan care aide

Threats charge against Surrey’s Jaspal Atwal stayed

Atwal, 64, was at centre of controversy in 2018 over his attendance at prime minister’s reception in India

Emerging artists given chance at Shuswap’s Roots Blues Festival

Chosen participants can perform two 40-minute sets on the Wednesday or Thursday night, and more.

Anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to speak in Surrey

He’s keynote speaker at Surrey Environment and Business Awards luncheon by Surrey Board of Trade Sept. 17

Otters devour 150 trout at Kootenay hatchery

The hatchery has lost close to 150 fish in the past several months

Officials remain optimistic in the face of closure of Shuswap’s Waterway Houseboats

Sicamous mayor and chamber of commerce concerned for staff who lost jobs

A Kelowna medical research company needs adults with autism spectrum disorder for a study

Three-hundred-fifty patients worldwide will participate in the study

B.C. church’s Pride flag defaced for second time in 12 days

Delta’s Ladner United Church says it will continue to fly the flag for Pride month

Most Read