Concerts in the park begin soon.

Concerts in the park begin soon.

Singing and swingin’ at the park

Castlegar's Concerts in the Park series has begun and this year's line up promises to be entertaining.

Castlegar’s Concerts in the Park series has begun and this year’s line up promises to be entertaining. The concerts are held at Kinnaird Park at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 15 through Aug. 31. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Castlegar Community Complex. Admission is by donation.

June 15 – Maple Leaf Band (local community band)

June 22 – Ruckus (classic dance floor to current chart toppers)

June 29 – Eleventh Hour — Lawrence Shumey and friends (get ready to dance)

July 6 – That Girl and Earl (local favourites year after year)

July 13 – The Devils You Don’t (eclectic mix of cover songs and originals with a toe-tapping beat and acoustic flair)

July 20 – Mountain Station (blue grass country)

July 27 – Baker Street Blues (rockin’ electric blues dance band)

Aug. 3 – Laura Landsberg & Band (remarkably fresh and unpretentious singer)

Aug. 10 – Darlene Ketchum Quartet (from funky laid-back blues to gospel, soul and jazz)

Aug. 17 – Melody Diachun & Friends (singer, songwriter and National Jazz Award nominee)

Aug. 24 – Clinton +1 (Clinton Swanson and Rob Funk, pop songs from the 60’s to 2000’s)

Aug. 31 – Holly Hyatt and Jon Burden (acoustic blues and roots)