The Fanny Bay Community Association is thrilled to present a special four-performance fall live music series “Live at Fanny Bay Hall” featuring some of the area’s finest musicians and bands.
“Live at Fanny Bay Hall” kicks off Saturday, Sept. 26 with a stellar tribute to Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, with different performances every other Saturday on Oct. 10, Oct. 24 and Nov. 7. All performances begin at 7 p.m. and will be a wonderful way to spend a Saturday evening at the beautifully renovated Fanny Bay Hall.
Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass – talk about the musical sound track of the 60’s and 70’s generation. Enjoy stellar and authentic renditions of one of the most successful bands of the 20th century, who sold more than 72 million albums worldwide.
Fifty years later, the Tijuana Brass sound remains fresh with tunes like “The Lonely Bull” and “Taste of Honey.” This band features some of our finest musicians with Rick Husband (guitar), Michael Eddy (keyboard), Neil Clark (drums), Grahame Edwards (bass), Jay Havelaar (trumpet) and Jake Masri (trumpet).
Advance tickets $15 are available at Laughing Oyster Books in Courtenay, Weinbergs Good Food in Buckley Bay, Salish Sea Market in Bowser and Mulberry Book Bush Stores in Qualicum Beach and Parksville. Enjoy the entire series with a four-pack discount of $55.
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Other upcoming shows:
Oct. 10 Anela Kahiamoe and The Experimenters take the stage to perform a fantastic range of music from Hawaiian, rock, blues, jazz and Anela originals.
Oct. 24 Ralph Barrat & The Sharp 7. A stellar seven-person band features vocalist Ralph Barrat belting out many tunes made famous by the greats including Frank Sinatra.
Nov. 7 The Georgia Strait Big Band. A full 19-person big band conducted by Greg Bush, professor of Jazz Studies at VIU, featuring vocalist Jacki Zbirun.