B.C. musicians to play free hour-long livestream concert

Must Read

Driver does a burnout after pride flag painted on Dawson Creek street

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - Minutes after the City of Dawson Creek painted a pride flag along a...

Peace Island Park to open for the season this Friday

TAYLOR, B.C. - District of Taylor Council passed a motion to open Peace Island Park for this Friday, June...

Taylor receives $7,000 COVID-19 grant

The District of Taylor is set to receive a $7,000 response grant to combat the impacts of...

Posted April 16, 2020 6:59 pm

Updated April 16, 2020 8:01 pm

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM

B.C. Premier John Horgan will host a free livestream concert featuring musicians from across the province on Thursday.

The concert will be will feature Alex Cuba from Smithers, White Rock’s Desirée Dawson, Kym Gouchie from Summerland, and Vancouver’s Dan Mangan.

1:15Coronavirus: West Kelowna country singer releases new song, Quarantine Blues

Coronavirus: West Kelowna country singer releases new song, Quarantine Blues

Horgan said the idea for the concert came from Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Bob D’Eith, who is a musician himself.

Musical performances around the province have been cancelled amid the COVID-19 crisis and Horgan says the online concert provides a much-needed showcase for local talent.

“Musicians are always looking for gigs,” he said.

[ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ]



“So we felt that if we could find a virtual opportunity to get people making music,


More Articles Like This