Melody Daichun and Friends performing at Kinnaird Park in Castlegar on Wednesday

Melody Daichun and Friends pack Kinnaird Park

Free "Concerts in the Park" are a huge hit with Castlegar and area music lovers

The grounds at Kinnaird Park were filling up before her first song, A Hard Day’s Night by The Beatles, even ended.

Melody Daichun and Friends did not disappoint those who attended last night’s free concert, part of the Concerts in the Park series.

A polished an accomplished performer, Daichun was nominated for ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ at Canada’s National Jazz Awards in 2009 and has released three albums.

The concert series runs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. If weather becomes an issue, shows will go on at the Community Complex.

SCHEDULE:

July 17 – Ray Bouliane – Country Classics and Blues

July 24 – Lisa Nicole with Jason Thomas – Country Rock

July 31 – That Girl & Earl – Easy Listening

August 7 – Hand Picked – Bluegrass

August 14 – Dawn Graham –Journey of Memories

August 21 – Rio Samaya Band – Latin Rhythms & Romantic Melodies

August 28 – Motes & Oats – Powerful Duo of Folk Music

 

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