All the way from Nova Scotia, Jared Brown made a new album, and will be making a rare live performance at the Corner Lounge with a new band, new songs, and a new BC haircut. Watch and listen this will perhaps his only show in Nanaimo for a long time.
CHLY 101.7FM has been since its inception, operated by the Radio Malaspina Society. This year will present to us our 20th Annual General Meeting since the Society was officially incorporated December 3rd 1997.
As part of this momentous milestone, we intend to make this a special Annual General Meeting. Exact details are pending, but if you have any photos from the past 20 years, please pass them along for use in our AGM20 materials. We also intend to have some guest speakers.
Celebration for the Heart of Nanaimo
Footprints of the Wolf
Willie Thrasher & Linda Saddleback
& Special Guests
Saturday, October 13, 1-3 PM
Join the Nanaimo Art Gallery as they celebrate the installation of the new public artwork, called Supernatural Eagle Bringing the Sun Back to the World, by Snuneymuxw father and son team, Joel and William Good. This new sculpture is carved in cedar, inspired by a Coast Salish origin story, and made especially for our place in the heart of downtown Nanaimo.
With the gallery celebrate the artwork, honour the artists, and acknowledge all of the community supporters who helped realize the project.
Everyone is welcome! Admission is free!
This event will take place on the street in front of the Gallery rain or shine.
NANAIMO ART GALLERY
150 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia
CANADA V9R 5G6
OurNanaimo and the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce are hosting two separate candidate events in advance of the October 20, 2018 local election. These forums will offer several opportunities for candidates and voters to engage, share information and support smart voting choices at the polls.
Come see 7x CFMA winner/5x JUNO nominee mando-maestro (madolin) Andrew Collins with fellow trio string-meisters Mike Mezzatesta and James McEleney as they showcase a popular collision of folk, new acoustic roots, chambergrass and jazz, not to mention a dizzying number and energetic interplay of instruments on stage.
American Music Award and multi Juno award winner Alfie Zappacosta performs past and present repertoire.
With two Junos (Most Promising Male Vocalist, Album of the Year) and an American Music Award (Most Popular Album of the Year) to his credit, Zappacosta has long been a valued commodity of the Contemporary/ Smooth Jazz music scene. His unique vocal ability and emotional delivery have been hailed a masterpiece. Just recently Toronto named a street after him and his life documentary aired on CBC documentary channel last month.
After hosting a successful pilot event in August 2018, we're excited to make this magical occasion happen once again!
We're calling all visual artists, sign makers, and talented doodlers who love the beautiful city of Nanaimo to participate in the inaugural Signs of Hope Mini-Mural Festival!
Light up the Night is a celebration for the whole family and an exciting addition to Arts on the Avenue weekend. Light Up the Night is an evening of light, music, art, and food on First Avenue, Saturday, August 26th from 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm: Let's Stay Up Late! Come out and join in the Family fun!
This four day event will be held on the scenic waterfront at Maffeo Sutton Park from Thursday, August 23rd to Sunday, August 26th.
There will be food trucks, an artisan village, and a fully open liquor serving area so you can walk around the event with your drink.
For more information and to buy your tickets, visit nanaimobluesfestival.com.
CHLY 101.7 FM has 12 weekend passes to the 2018 Nanaimo Blues Festival, with a value of $100 each, to give away to twelve people who become sustaining donors of CHLY this summer. The easiest way to become a sustaining donor is online at chly.ca/donate. The weekend passes will be drawn on August 15th.
Cultivate Performing Arts Festival, August 16 - 19, 2018 on Gabriola Island, will bring the best of local and international theatre, music, and storytelling, to a stunning island venue.
Known for its natural beauty, creative culture, and welcoming hospitality, Gabriola Island will be host to high-quality theatrical performances by international companies, diverse independent musical acts from around the Salish Sea, and a unique flavour of all-ages play and fun. Cultivate will be a laidback extravaganza in the best island style.
Epidemic is a Hip Hop artist from Ontario that represents Battleaxe. He is coming out west do is to do his City Sessions Tour with tour support from the talented : Radda, Dj Red and Vic City Soldiers! Nanaimo will see other great performances by: Clunky Boots, Tangible Two, Natty Snaps, Revise, Adequate ,Chris Crossing & Original Chaman.
THE QUEEN'S PRESENTS: GORD BAMFORD live at the Bathtub Weekend kick-off party
Available at The Queens or online at: https://www.ticketzone.com/e/11640/gord-bamford-live-at-bathtub-weekend/16576
- General Admission $30
- Front Section $50
Powerful Women, Powerful Music – Saturday, July 14 at 11:45am @ The Grierson Stage
In Concert – Saturday, July 14 at 3:00pm @ The Grassy Knoll
Influences – Sunday, July 15 at 11:45am @ The Barn