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Acoustica: Moncton’s FREE outdoor summer concert series!


June 11, 2014
 
MONCTON
– The City of Moncton’s Acoustica summer concert series returns this year with another exciting lineup of free outdoor shows. Presented by partners Caisse populaire Beauséjour and C103, this series offers free concerts, held on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout July and August, at Victoria Park and Moncton City Hall Plaza, and features a great mix of local favourites and new up-and-coming artists from our region!

Citizens and visitors alike can experience the region’s vibrant artists, while taking advantage of the summer weather outdoors. Enjoy the warm atmosphere of Victoria Park’s floral gardens and old trees or the lively cityscape of Main Street and the nearby Petitcodiac River at Moncton City Hall Plaza. In addition to featured performers, the City is also excited to be able to showcase the talent from the George LeBlanc Accordion Festival, the Codiac Music Festival as well as this year’s winners of Accros de la chanson.

Concerts are held on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Victoria Park amphitheatre and on Thursdays from 12 noon until 1 p.m. and again from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the City Hall Plaza. Seating will be available on site however guests are welcome to bring their own lawn chair as well. In case of rain, concerts will not be re-offered; they will be cancelled.

The lineup this year includes a unique blend of musical genres and performances. Take-in a summer favourite or discover a new hidden talent with:

Tuesdays at Victoria Park (7 p.m. – 8 p.m.):
July 8: Fiddling Friends
July 15: Codiac Concert Band
July 22: Pierre et Maurice
July 29:  Jim Blewett and the Swing Cats
August 5: Ivan & Vivian Hicks and the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers
August 12: Stephen Leblanc
August 19:  RCMP Pipes & Drums

Thursdays at City Hall (12 p.m. – 1 p.m.):
July 3: George LeBlanc Accordion Festival
July 10: Maxime McGraw
July 17: NO CONCERT
July 24: Featuring performers from the Codiac Music Festival
July 31: Featuring the winners of Accros de la chanson
August 7: Tyler Haché
August 14: Shaun LeBlanc
August 21: Cy

Thursdays at City Hall (7 p.m. – 8 p.m.):
July 3: George LeBlanc Accordion Festival
July 10: Arsenault
July 17: NO CONCERT
July 24: Featuring performers from the Codiac Music Festival
July 31: Emilie Rae
August 7: Francelle Maria
August 14: Amélie Hall
August 21: Jared Lutes

For more information on the series and this summer’s performers, visit moncton.ca!

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Media Contacts:

André Cormier
Communications Officer
City of Moncton
506-859-2686
andrem.cormier@moncton.ca