Free evening concerts at White Rock pier this summer

WHITE ROCK — A new waterfront concert series will rock White Rock this summer.

Good For Grapes, The Boom Booms and Gary Comeau & the Voodoo Allstars are three of the 15 bands featured at TD Concerts at the Pier, event organizers announced this afternoon (Tuesday, June 9).

Admission will be free at the pier-side concerts, booked for five consecutive Saturday evenings starting July 4 with performances by Good for Grapes, Rich Hope and the duo of David Sinclair & Keith Bennett. All concerts will be held from 7 to 10 p.m.

The series is an initiative of White Rock Business Improvement Association in partnership with the City of White Rock.

"TD Concerts at the Pier features top Canadian recording artists and the best of the thriving B.C. indie music scene presented by 102.7 PEAK FM (radio station)," according to a post on the BIA’s website.

Other concerts in the series will feature Fast Romantics with Sarah Wheeler and Tea Petrovic (all on July 11), The Boom Booms with Bend Sinister and Colleen Rennison (July 18), Gary Comeau & the Voodoo Allstars with Lester Quitzau and Ben Rogers (July 25) and The Matinee with Blue Moon Marquee and Tonye Aganaba (Aug. 8).

More details are posted at ConcertsAtThePier.com.

Meanwhile, the BIA has also just announced that Daniel Wesley and band will headline White Rock’s Canada Day celebrations on Wednesday, July 1, along with supporting band The River and the Road.

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