Waterfront Concert Series Kicks Off June 17
It may be hard to believe but June has arrived. Summer is right around the City of Selkirk is preparing to celebrate with Welcome to Summer, the lead – off event of the 2017 Waterfront Concert Series! On Saturday, June 17, Waterfront Park will be the place to be for a night of great family entertainment under the stars as the Waterfront Concert Series welcomes Free Ride back for a return performance of some of the best–loved pop music of all time.
“We’re happy to be bringing the Waterfront Concert Series to our city as we know how much people enjoy coming from all over the region to see these events,” said Faisal Anwar, the city’s Director of Sustainable Economic Development. “Welcome to Summer will be a great event to open our 2017 season.”
Welcome to Summer will feature one of Manitoba’s longest running and most enduring tribute bands, Free Ride who brings their unique style to open the Waterfront Concert Series 2017.
Free Ride will perform tributes to rock and roll legends The Beatles and other legendary performers, the band will perform full sets of familiar sounds from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s that have always struck a positive chord with audiences across Canada. The Manitoba–based band makes its return to the city after head–lining Canada Day celebrations a few years ago.
The evening gets underway at 7pm at the beautiful Selkirk Waterfront Park, a venue that features an amphitheater–type surrounding that is ideal for live events on the shores of the historic Red River. Full event details are available at the City of Selkirk website: MySelkirk.ca.
Welcome To Summer is the first of a five–event series that will run all summer long. Canada Day will be next up, slated for Saturday, July 1 as the city celebrates the 150th birthday of this great nation.