Sympatico Jazz, these well-known and loved Comox Valley and Campbell River musicians, will play an exciting program.

Sympatico to play free concert at Simms Park in Courtenay

Sympatico brings high-energy jazz to the free Simms Park Summer Concert series season on Sunday, June 23 at 7 p.m.

Sympatico features well-known local musicians with an exciting program inspired by composers such as Chick Corea, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock, Bill Evans and Horace Silver. The ensemble includes Rachel Fuller, Jay Havelaar, Don MacKay, Mike Eddy, Rick Husband and Jacob Gregory. The group has played a the Filberg Festival the past three years as well as at the Nanaimo Jazz Festival last year as well as local jazz club performances.

Simms Millennium Park is located by the 5th Street Bridge and across from Lewis Park. Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket.

Other featured Simms Park performances on Sundays at 7 p.m. include Nanaimo Concert Band on July 7, Blues Legends on July 21, Tijuana Brass Tribute on July 28, Big Little Lions on August 11, Retro Rock Revival on August 18 and My Generation on August 25.

For concert information please call the Courtenay Recreation Lewis Centre at 250-338-5371 or get updates at www.courtenay.ca/simms

The Simms Summer Concert Series season is sponsored by the Comox Valley Record, The Goat 98.9 FM, What’s On Comox Valley and the City of Courtenay.

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