VANCOUVER ISLAND MUSICFEST

The Blues Band (top), John Boutte (middle left), Ferron (middle right), Jr. Gone Wild (bottom left) and Femi Kuti & The Positive Force will all be at Vancouver Island MusicFest this summer, July 8-10, at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds. Photos supplied.

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The Blues Band (top), John Boutte (middle left), Ferron (middle right), Jr. Gone Wild (bottom left) and Femi Kuti & The Positive Force will all be at Vancouver Island MusicFest this summer, July 8-10, at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds. Photos supplied.
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. After a two-year absence due to the pandemic, MusicFest will return in 2022. Photo by Terry Farrell

Vancouver Island MusicFest returning in 2022

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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. After a two-year absence due to the pandemic, MusicFest will return in 2022. Photo by Terry Farrell
Leonard Sumner (main photo) will be performing at Vancouver Island MusicFest, as well as curating a special session, featuring some of his favourite Indigenous performers from across the country, including (right side, from top) Fawn Wood, Caley Watts, and Wyatt C. Louis. Photos supplied.

Vancouver Island MusicFest features Indigenous talent from across the country

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  • Jul 5, 2021
Leonard Sumner (main photo) will be performing at Vancouver Island MusicFest, as well as curating a special session, featuring some of his favourite Indigenous performers from across the country, including (right side, from top) Fawn Wood, Caley Watts, and Wyatt C. Louis. Photos supplied.
14-year-old Liam Docherty is one of the youngest performers at this or any Vancouver Island MusicFest. Photo via liamdochertymusic.com

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14-year-old Liam Docherty is one of the youngest performers at this or any Vancouver Island MusicFest. Photo via liamdochertymusic.com
Jeff Plankenhorn, a multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter playing in this year’s virtual Island Musicfest, at his studio in downtown Campbell River. Sean Feagan Photo / Campbell River Mirror

Multi-instrumentalist Plankenhorn sliding into MusicFest

Jeff Plankenhorn, a musician living in Campbell River, is performing in this year’s Island MusicFest.

Jeff Plankenhorn, a multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter playing in this year’s virtual Island Musicfest, at his studio in downtown Campbell River. Sean Feagan Photo / Campbell River Mirror