The Cumberland Brothers play at Filberg Park on Thursday.

The Cumberland Brothers play at Filberg Park on Thursday.

Cumberland Brothers at Filberg Thursday

The final concert in the 2015 Filberg Summer Concert Series

The final concert in the 2015 Filberg Summer Concert Series is coming up Thursday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. with the Cumberland Brothers.

The Cumberland Brothers is a critically acclaimed creative collaboration of Cumberland-based Archie Pateman (co-founder of Vancouver roots band, The Breakmen) and side-man fiddle sensation, Jack Roland.

They specialize in brother harmony style country music and present it with the simple but proficient support of guitar, banjo and fiddle.

Their sets include a mix of old country songs by artists like The Louvin and Delmore Brothers, and original music penned by Pateman.

Since releasing their debut E.P. album, Gamey, in July of 2013, their unique sound has been heard on Galaxy Roots Radio, CBC, and countless college and independent radio stations.

The album reached No. 5 on the Canadian Earshot Charts in September, 2013 and two tracks were recently used in a promo video by a west coast mountain bike company.

The Cumberland Brothers will be joined by special guests – FiddleJam. FiddleJam began in the Comox Valley in 2001 as an opportunity to play together for fun, and as a place to learn and share Canadian fiddle tunes. They have since learned well over 200 tunes and play for community events across the Comox Valley and beyond.

Children under 12 get into the concert for free. Dancing and celebrating are highly encouraged. Plan for dinner at Tria at the Filberg Tea House, and enjoy delicious local food and beverages pre-show or at intermission. Enjoy the concert on a blanket in the grass, bring a picnic or pull up a chair.

 

The Filberg Summer Concert Series is a fundraiser for the Filberg Heritage Park and Lodge.

Proceeds support the ongoing care and maintenance of this heritage legacy for the community. Tickets are $15, available at www.filberg.com., at Long and McQuade in Courtenay or at Blue Heron Books in Comox.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

MARS hoping to build fawn complex for rehab

Their goal is to raise $20,000 in a relatively short period of time.

Aspen Park in Comox is the latest school reporting a COVID-19 exposure. Screenshot, Google Maps
Fifth Comox Valley school reports COVID-19 exposure

Exposure at Aspen Park in Comox was reported for Feb. 22

Cumberland Brewery is looking to expand its patio space temporarily for the summer. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland Brewery looks for temporary patio expansion

Move would allow business to spread customers outside in summer months

School District 71’s final budget for this school year showed more revenue from distance learning students but less from traditional classroom registration. Record file photo
Comox Valley Schools’ budget grant almost $5.5 million higher than planned

Increase came from a boost in distributed learning rather traditional registration

A&W on Ryan Road confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 at their restaurant and temporarily shut its doors. Google Maps photo
Courtenay restaurant temporarily closed due to COVID-19 exposure

It’s the latest business in the Valley to be affected by the virus

Abbotsford’s Kris Collins turned to TikTok out of boredom when the provincial COVID-19 lockdown began in March 2020. She now has over 23 million followers on the video app. Photo: Submitted
Internet famous: Abbotsford’s Kris Collins is a TikTok comedy queen

Collins has found surprise stardom alone with a phone

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

BC Ferries experienced heavy traffic on Feb. 27 following cancellations the day before due to strong winds and adverse weather. (Black Press Media file photo)
BC Ferries sailings fill up quickly after Friday cancellations due to high winds

Waits expected on Swartz Bay-Tsawwassen route, Horseshoe Bay-Departure Bay route

Nanaimo children’s author and illustrator Lindsay Ford’s latest book is ‘Science Girl.’ (Photo courtesy Lindsay Ford)
B.C. children’s writer encourages girls to pursue the sciences in new book

Lindsay Ford is holding a virtual launch for latest book, ‘Science Girl’

Pig races at the 145th annual Chilliwack Fair on Aug. 12, 2017. Monday, March 1, 2021 is Pig Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Feb. 28 to March 6

Pig Day, Canadian Bacon Day and Grammar Day are all coming up this week

Staff from the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, passersby, RCMP and Nanaimo Fire Rescue carried a sick 300-kilogram steller sea lion up the steep bluff at Invermere Beach in north Nanaimo in an attempt to save the animal’s life Thursday. (Photo courtesy Marine Mammal Rescue Centre)
300-kilogram sea lion muscled up from B.C. beach in rescue attempt

Animal dies despite efforts of Nanaimo marine mammal rescue team, emergency personnel and bystanders

Doctors and counsellors warn of an increase in panic attacks, anxiety, depression and suicide ideas between ages 10 to 14, in Campbell River. ( Black Press file photo)
Extended pandemic feeding the anxieties of B.C.’s youth

Parents not sure what to do, urged to reach out for help

Kara Sorensen, diagnosed with lung cancer in July, says it’s important for people to view her as healthy and vibrant, rather than sick. (Photo courtesy of Karen Sorensen)
B.C. woman must seek treatment overseas for inoperable lung cancer

Fundraising page launched on Karen Sorensen’s behalf, with a goal of $250,000

Gina Adams as she works on her latest piece titled ‘Undying Love’. (Submitted photo)
‘Toothless’ the kitty inspires B.C. wood carver to break out the chainsaw

Inspired by plight of a toothless cat, Gina Adams offers proceeds from her artwork to help animals

Most Read