Thursday, September 2, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Willows Park, Beach Drive
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With a stunning backdrop of Willows Beach, these outdoor concerts gather the community to celebrate music and the arts. Oak Bay concerts highlight local musicians with emerging artists as opening acts.
Free to attend!
Black Angus is about good friends, good humour, and good songs. Their enthusiastic performances take listeners from Vancouver Island to Ireland and back again, fueled by collaboration, innovation, and a sheer enjoyment of what they do.
Black Angus offers a variety of material from foot-stomping folk songs to poignant lyrical poetry. Their variety of ensembles, centred around the duo of Gareth Hurwood and Alex MacCuaig, offer great stage presence and a camaraderie that is instantly communicated to audiences. Black Angus is devoted to the authenticity of “good songs” that speak to their artistic hearts, and is near-impossible to pigeon-hole: traditional & contemporary Irish, acoustic roots, Americana, West Coast Celtic, blues, and old-time are all part of the Black Angus sound.
Opening Act: Horsetail Bandits
Driven by a mutual love of Eastern European Romani music, Horsetail Bandits bring a new voice to old-world traditions.
With their sweet harmonies, driving rhythms, and pounding suitcases, the Bandits will be sure to take your blues away.
Mark Garrison – Vocals, guitar, mandolin, and percusssion
Chris Logan – Vocals, guitar, violin, and percussion