Darryl Alsbrook plays guitar at the park.

Music festival designed to keep walkers and their supporters entertained all day

Organizers are hoping that more people take advantage of the free entertainment to be had on the day of the walk.

Organizers are hoping that more people take advantage of the free entertainment to be had on the day of the walk.

“People are just not coming,” says Joan Hieta, organizer for the event, “and that’s pretty sad.”

The following is the lineup of musicians to greet participants at the Centennial Hall area, Saturday, Sept. 15.

All times are approximate.

10 a.m.

Bailey Callihoo, and Katherine Worsley. These are local, solo musicians who often grace the stage during open mic events such as Summer Nights.

11 a.m. – The Good Time Boys.

12 p.m. – Joint Chiefs.

1 p.m. – Darryl Alsbrook and guest. Alsbrook is a Great Lake Walk regular, and plays original and cover songs, with a folky twinge.

2 p.m. – Skelig.

3 p.m. – Mary Egan. Egan is well-known in the Cowichan Lake area for her honest song writing.

4 p.m. – Steven Bell.

5 p.m. – Ray Harvey.

6 p.m. – Parker Smith.

7 p.m. –  Jan Matthews

8 p.m. –  Darryl Alsbrook and guest.

There will also be food vendors on hand for both walkers and their cheerleaders to enjoy.

These vendors include the Munch Box from Youbou, Tim Hortons, and Team Challenge, a rehab group that will be serving up some barbecued delights.

“These are an amazing group of people,” said Hieta.

The closing ceremony will take place in the Upper Centennial Hall. This is where awards will be handed out in various categories, such as first male and female runners, first walker, oldest male and oldest female to complete, among others.


Just Posted

Tommy Chong says cannabis legalization makes him proud to be a Canadian

Legendary marijuana advocate and comedian celebrates cultural milestone at Kelowna event

Cannabis shops still in limbo in Cowichan Valley

Future uncertain as marijuana becomes legal

DCS Chargers play to sixth at B.C. Christian soccer tourney

Coaches proud of team’s performance in Langley

Lorraine Nygaard, Louise Rose, and combo to shine at Crofton this Sunday

Jazz: smooth and soulful, is on the menu at Osborne Bay Pub

Junior bantam Cowichan Bulldogs play to tie with Southside

Peewee Bulldogs lose despite lots of great performances

Coming up in Cowichan: Pair of Mill Bay Marine Rescue Society fundraisers

Fall Fishing Derby will benefit Mill Bay Marine Search and Rescue Mill… Continue reading

Cowichan Coffee Time

Chain of Love and Lake to Lake Walk

‘Mom, I’m in trouble:’ Canadian faces 10 years for alleged graffiti

Brittney Schneider, another tourist caught spraying message on walls of Tha Pae Gate in Thailand

Feds consulting on national anti-racism strategy behind closed doors

Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez says people still face systemic racism in some communities

Enbridge aims for mid-November to finish B.C. pipeline repair after blast

A natural gas pipeline that ruptured and burned near Prince George caused an explosion and fireball

How to get government cheques if Canada Post staff go on strike

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers said members could go on rotating strikes as early as Monday

Anti-SOGI school trustee files defamation lawsuit against BCTF president

Barry Neufeld says Glen Hansman’s words caused him “indignity,” “personal harassment,” and “anxiety”

Most Read