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Tune In for Live Outdoor Music in Coquitlam

by Katya Irwin |

COQUITLAM, BC, July 4, 2017 – Follow the music to Coquitlam this summer as free performances and festivals take to the city’s outdoor stage.

Kick back for a concert at Town Centre Park Plaza, which has plenty of seating plus grassy space to lay out blankets. It’s in a spectacular setting with scenic views of Lafarge Lake and the city skyline.

All of these events are located a short walk from Lafarge Lake-Douglas SkyTrain station, also with ample parking. Don’t miss these highlights!

Summer Concert Series presented by Envision Financial     
Pack a picnic or grab a bite to eat at one of the food trucks on site as musical acts take the stage under the white canopy at Town Centre Park Plaza. Mark your calendars for these three Friday night concerts, set for July 14, Aug. 11 and Sept. 1 from 7-9 p.m.
Friday, July 14 Performers:
Joe Fernandes Band (7 p.m.): Also known as Dr. No, the fun begins with one of Vancouver’s top cover bands.
Megan Twist (8:15 p.m.): This Canadian singer/songwriter describes her style as country with a dash of folk and pop.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Place des Arts’ summer teen theatre troupe performs a wild adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous comedy, including lively music and audience participation. Performances take place at Town Centre Park Plaza at 7 p.m. each night from Wednesday, July 26 to Saturday, July 29, or watch the matinee on Sunday, July 30, at 2 p.m. www.placedesarts.ca  

Kaleidoscope Arts Festival presented by Kia West
B.C.’s beloved rocker, Bif Naked, takes the outdoor stage as the headlining act to this highly anticipated, full-day arts festival on Saturday, Aug. 12.
The musical lineup also features jazz/pop singer-songwriter Jennifer Hayes, indie/roots/folk act West My Friend, indie rockers Derrival, and BreakOut West 2017 nominees for Rock Artist of the Year, The Matinée.
Other festival highlights include dancers, circus performers, storytellers, artists, an artisans market, kids’ activities, local food trucks and craft beer. www.coquitlam.ca/kaleidoscope

More Outdoor Music

Music on the Grill
Evergreen Cultural Centre takes the entertainment outdoors for its popular Music on the Grill series. Sit down for a BBQ dinner served al fresco on their patio with pre-show entertainment, followed by a marquee presentation in the Studio Theatre. The lineup includes The Bills with Mildly Wild on Saturday, July 8, Big Little Lions with Ben Beveridge Trio on Saturday, July 22, and Tiller’s Folly with Dawson Rutledge on Saturday, Aug. 19. The ECC is located at Lafarge Lake-Douglas SkyTrain station. Box Office info: www.evergreenculturalcentre.ca 

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To find out more about activities and events in Coquitlam year-round, visit www.coquitlam.ca/explore

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Media contact:
Eric Kalnins
Tourism Manager, City of Coquitlam