Concerts in Caseley Park 2014
Every summer, the Town of Riverview hosts FREE Concerts in the Park, with different bands and musical groups taking the stage at Caseley Park.
Thank you to everyone who expressed an interest in being part of our 2014 summer concert series in Caseley Park.
Concerts are held on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Caseley Park.
Rain location: Riverview Community Hall 145A Lakeside Drive
| Date || Performer|
|July 9 |
UK NightSam Carter / folk singer songwriter (ENGLAND) 'One of the most gifted acoustic guitarists of his generation' The finest English-style finger-picking guitarist of his generation' Since Sam Carter released his debut album 'Keepsakes' in 2009, there has been a mounting excitement about this songwriter, guitarist and singer.
Rua Macmillan - traditional folk (SCOTLAND) Originally from Nairn in the Scottish Highlands, fiddler Rua Macmillan has quickly made a name for himself as one of the rising stars in the highly competitive world of Scottish traditional music. 'Rua Macmillan is one of the brightest of the current generation of rising stars..'
Singer-songwriter and master finger-style guitarist, Thom Swift has enjoyed a career in music that has brought him a multitude of acclaim and awards. His most recent record, The Fortunate Few continues his winning ways. The album was awarded the 2014 East Coast Music Award for Blues Recording of the year and the 2013 Music Nova Scotia Award for Blues Recording of the year. With a strong foundation in Americana roots and blues, Thom's earnets baritone voice and distinctive original music has brought him to soft seat venues and festivals across Canada, the United States and Europe.
***Tonight's Concert will be held indoors at The Riverview Community Center! ***
Three Newfoundland women, all ECMA and MUSIC NL recognized in their own right. This captivating country folk trio is made up of Newfoundland's Karla Pilgrim, Terri Lynn Eddy and Renee Batten. Accomplished solo performers, each has seen East Coast Music Association and Music Newfoundland and Labrador nominations for their efforts, but it is together they have experienced the greatest recognition. Their proficiency as not only vocalists but on stringed instruments has captivated audiences coast to coast.
The RCMP J Division, Pipes and Drums New Brunswick
Under the musical direction of Pipe Major Craig Wight, the band preforms in communities throughout New Brunswick and combining with other RCMP bands preform further from home in national and even international events. Musicians in the band come together with a common purpose; to share and showcase our musical talent and preform for the communities we serve.
A 2010 ECMA winner, Kim Wempe is a powerful performer with smoky vocals and a undeniable stage presence, she has been tearing up highways and stomping her way across every stage in the country. Kim's new album "Coalition" is roots-tinged pop/blues influenced by Americana storytelling and gospel melodies.
Simply BlueSimply Blue is Jamie Melanson (Lead Singer / Guitarist), Guy Godin (Mandolinist), Jessy Hebert (Lead Signer / Bassist) and Jason Guimond (Banjo player). The four childhood friends discovered their passion for traditional Bluegrass music in high school. Simply Blue is a uniquely talented group, energizing audiences wherever they play. See and hear the reason the legendary Rhonda Vincent was eager to lend her voice to one of the songs appearing on the debut Simply Blue album.
| August 20|| Chris Colepaugh|
Riverview homegrown artist Chris Colepaugh brings his award-winning blues-rock sound to Caseley Park this summer. Relentless touring over the past several years with support spots to artists such as Gov't Mule, The North Mississippi Allstars, Grady and Big sugar, as well as countless headlining shows in Canada and the United States have allowed Chris Colepaugh & Crew to develop a legendary live show and a reputation for musicianship. Such that, Chris Colepaugh was handpicked to lend his skills to fellow Canadian Roch Voisine for tours through France, Belgium and Switzerland, and even preformed at the 2014 olympics in Sochi, Russia.
| August 27|
Kim DunnKim has traveled and preformed in the United States, Europe, extensively throughout Canada as well as the Montreal Jazz Festival. "...one of the most versatile musicians in the region..." - Stephen Pedersen - The Halifax Chronicle Herald
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