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June
16
mitp 2022 pipe band scotties and boomer
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Trail Pipe Band with Scottie School of Highland Dance and opening act Boomer at Music In The Park:

June 16 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

The Trail & District Arts Council is very excited to get the community together again at Kootenay Savings Music in The Park!
Tonight, rock meets Scottish piping for an evening of dancing as we kick things off with the local band BOOMER at 6.15 pm. This rockin’ trio is made up of Jim Fike on drums and vocals, Collin Foli on bass and vocals and Harvey Miner on guitar and vocals.
The Trail Pipe Band will then be playing pipe band favourites from their huge repertoire from 7-8pm.
Trail Pipe Band is 100 years old and has an active roster of 10 pipers and 8 drummers in performance. The tartan kilts they wear today are modeled after the uniform of the Scots Guards: Royal Stuart tartan kilts and plaids; with green tunics for the pipers and red tunics for the drummers. Their goal is to promote the Scottish tradition by teaching the arts of piping and drumming. For more info go to their website http://www.trailpipeband.ca.
Joining the Pipe Band will be Scottie School of Highland Dance. Scottie School of Highland Dance has been running in Castlegar since 1994 under teacher Jaydeen Ashton. The dancers participate in community events, festivals and celebrations, along with competing in dance competitions and dance exams throughout the year. Dancers range in age from 3 to adult……. remember, you are never too old to learn to dance!
Music in the Park is held at Trail’s Gyro Park every Thursday starting at 6.15 pm, except for the Night Market shows on July 7 and August 4 when the event will run from 5 pm. Come down and feel the buzz again at this fabulous outdoor summer event.
With entrance by donation, Kootenay Savings Music in the Park is the perfect opportunity to bring a lawn chair or a blanket, get outside and listen to live music with friends.
Please remember, No Smoking, No Dogs, and especially No Smoking Dogs!
Admission is by donation – $3 minimum suggested. Or buy a pass for the whole season for just $50.
Please note that if the weather prevents an outdoor performance, bands will be moved indoors to The Bailey Theatre at 1501 Cedar Ave., in Trail. Check our Facebook page or website for up-to-date information that day. Or call our Box Office 250-368-9669 and listen for updates on our recorded message.
Music in the Park Shows
June 16 Boomer / Trail Pipe Band with Scottie School of Highland Dance
June 23 Diamond Willow / Maple Leaf Band
June 30 Sly Violet / Heavyweights Brass Band
July 7 The Night Market: Judy Brown Band / Petunia and the Vipers
July 14 Mountain String Band/ Lisa Nicole Band
July 21 Blackout Summer / Clerel
July 28 Baker Street Blues / Apollo Suns
August 4 Holly Hyatt Trio / Jenie Thai*
Wednesday Aug 10 TruckVanCar / My Son the Hurricane **
Aug 11 Ruckus / Plan B
Aug 18 The Hillties / Ndidi O
Aug 25 Rumour Mill / The Fugitives
Sept 1 Golden City Fiddlers / Raine Hamilton String Trio
* Night Market event from 5-8.30 pm with food trucks, market and beer and wine garden, in association with Trails Incredible Farmers Market.
**Please note Wednesday show.
For more detail on upcoming acts, please visit our events calendar at www.trail-arts.com.
This show is made possible thanks to funding from Kootenay Savings, BC Arts Council, BC Touring Council, the Government of Canada, Tourism South Kootenay and Teck Metals Ltd.