Namgar Lhasaranova brought her Mongolian group to the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Photo by Terry Farrell

PHOTOS: Vancouver Island MusicFest revisited

This year’s lineup included Colin James, Tom Cochrane and lots more

The Vancouver Island Music Festival once again brought crowds to their feet with a range of acts that included Colin James, Tom Cochrane and Red Rider, the Muscle Shoals Allstars, Robben Ford, Bobby Rush and several acts from far corners of the world. The Comox Valley Record was on site throughout the weekend to capture images from some of the memorable performances on the different stages.

 

Colin James (right) and his band put on a great show at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds as part of the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Photo by Terry Farrell

Bobby Dove opens the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest at the Grassy Knoll stage. Photo by Terry Farrell

Ms. Panik at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Photo by Terry Farrell

Tim Williams opened the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest on the main stage. Photo by Terry Farrell

Wake Robin played to a standing-room-only crowd at the Grassy Knoll Friday. July 12, 2019 at Vancouver Island MusicFest. Photo by Terry Farrell

Tools of the trade at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Photo by Terry Farrell

Max Baca of Los Texmaniacs (left) and Lone Star Amigo Augie Meyers performed on the main stage at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest on Friday, July 12. Photo by Terry Farrell.

Lone Star Amigo Johnny Nicholas playing with the Los Texmaniacs Friday night at the 2019 Vancouver island MusicFest. Photo by Terry Farrell

Shari Ulrich (left) made an unscheduled appearance at 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest, and introduced her new single, with Helen Austin providing harmony. Photo by Terry Farrell

Cha Wa opened the evening lineup on the main stage Saturday, July 13 at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest, in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell

Harpist Pia Salvia performs a workshop to an appreciative audience Sunday, July 14, at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Photo by Terry Farrell

A fan takes a photo of Tom Cochrane and Red Rider at the 2019 Vancouver island MusicFest in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell

Tom Cochrane and Red Rider had the crowd singing along with every song at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell

Cha Wa serve up a cover of the Meters/Neville Brothers classic “Fire/Fiyo on the Bayou.” Photo by Mike Chouinard/Comox Valley Record

Muscle Shoals singer Jimmy Hall gives his take on Wilson Pickett. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Comox Valley Record

Carla Russell gets soulful with the Muscle Shoals Allstars on Saturday night. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Comox Valley Record

Blues legend Bobby Rush blows some harmonica. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Comox Valley Record

More festival fun. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Comox Valley Record

Danny Kortchmar led a group through a set of tunes by the likes of Warren Zevon, James Taylor and Don Henley, which they originally played on. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Comox Valley Record

Waddy Wachtel and Leland Sklar were just of a few of the studio legends behind so many hits that took to the stage this weekend. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Comox Valley Record

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