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Jun 19, 2019 Return to Headlines

Coquitlam’s Summer Concert Series Spans Three Musical Themes

by Robbin Whachell |

COQUITLAM, BC, June 19, 2019 – Coquitlam’s much-anticipated Summer Concert Series returns to Town Centre Park’s outdoor stage in the coming weeks with a spectacular musical lineup spanning rock, pop and R&B.

Voted “Outdoor Concert of the Year” by Tri-Cities residents in 2018, this free series will light up the stage at TD Community Plaza for three Friday evenings on July 12, Aug. 2 and Sept. 6 from 7 – 9 p.m., with the support of our 2019 Presenting Partner, Coquitlam Centre / Morguard. 

Coquitlam Centre / Morguard Signs On as Presenting Partner
This year’s Summer Concert Series is produced by the City of Coquitlam and presented by Coquitlam Centre / Morguard Corporation, which has also signed on as Coquitlam’s Summer 2019 Survey Partner. Thanks to their community support, surveys will be conducted for the City’s major summer events, also including Coquitlam Celebrates Canada Day and Kaleidoscope Arts Festival. Your feedback will help the City continue to deliver quality community events.

2019 Summer Concert Series Lineup Features Six Great Performing Acts

This season’s Summer Concert Series performers span three musical themes:

       Friday, July 12: Rock Night

  • Oliver and The Elements: Enjoy a lively repertoire bouncing from Motown, Memphis, New Orleans and London, including CCR, James Brown, Rolling Stones and Marvin Gaye, as well as originals from their three CDs.
  • Quickness: This Vancouver band is attracting a growing following, offering up a crowd-pleasing mix of introspective tunes and rock anthems. 

       Friday, Aug. 2: Pop Night

  • Emma Currie: With a dynamic vocal range and love for the stage, this 22-year-old pop/R&B/soul singer and songwriter is one to watch. Her musical influences range from Shania Twain and Demi Lovato to Aretha Franklin and Elvis Presley.
  • Trilojay: Want to dance? These energetic performers (three Jays) crank out an adrenaline-fueled stage show, known for elevating the crowd to the dance floor.

    Friday, Sept. 6: R&B Night
  • Tonye Aganaba: Lay out those picnic blankets and relax for some soulful grooves with this talented vocalist who has lent their voice to an ever-increasing collection of music spanning all genres. 
  • R&B Allstars: This 10-piece band has a long history of bringing people to their feet all across Vancouver’s musical venues. Get ready for some funky powerhouse rhythms and soulful tunes.

The Summer Concert Series is a free, family-friendly outdoor event. Pack a picnic or pick up a bite to eat at an on-site food truck. Pets on leash are welcome. 

All concerts are held at the TD Community Plaza at Town Centre Park, located a short walk from the Lafarge Lake-Douglas SkyTrain station, also with free parking off Trevor Wingrove Way. Concerts take place rain or shine! For more information, visit www.coquitlam.ca/summerconcerts, and RSVP to the Facebook event page to receive alerts and updates. 



About Coquitlam Corporate Partners
The Coquitlam Corporate Partners (CCP) Program is marketing partnership program that allows businesses to connect with their target audiences while directly contributing to the community where their customers live, learn, work and play. The revenue generated through the CCP Program benefits residents and the community-at-large by funding enhanced programs and services. To find a partnership opportunity that might be right for your business, contact corporatepartners@coquitlam.ca or visit coquitlam.ca/corporatepartners.

About Coquitlam Centre
Situated in the heart of the Tri-Cities, Coquitlam Centre features over 910,000 square feet of retail on two spacious levels. Coquitlam Centre is the fifth largest shopping centre in B.C., offering over 200 retailers including Hudson’s Bay, Walmart, London Drugs, Sport Chek, T&T Supermarket, Best Buy, Golf Town, Apple, UNIQLO, lululemon athletica, Sephora, MAC, Aritzia, Plenty, Urban Barn and H&M all in one convenient location. Coquitlam Centre is a Morguard Managed Property. www.coquitlamcentre.com 

About Morguard Corporation
Morguard Corporation is a major North American real estate and property management company. It has extensive retail, office, industrial, hotel and residential holdings owned directly and through its investment in Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: MRT.UN), Morguard North American Residential REIT (TSX: MRG) and Temple Hotels Inc. (TSX: TPH). Morguard also provides real estate management services to institutional and other investors. Morguard's owned and managed portfolio of assets is valued at $21.1 billion. Please visit www.morguard.com or follow us on LinkedIn.


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Terra Dickinson
Cultural and Community Events Supervisor
City of Coquitlam
604-927-6978
tdickinson@coquitlam.ca

 
 

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