De Bruces A Mi at the Waterwheel July 7

Things will be hopping on the Waterwheel stage

Reggae, ska and salsa will get people’s toes tapping and hands clapping at Waterwheel Park

Reggae, ska and salsa will get people’s toes tapping and hands clapping at Waterwheel Park in Chemainus July 7, when the band De Bruces A Mi takes to the stage at 7 p.m. From Columbia, the musicians are on their debut visit to Canada, says the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society in a release outlining the summer’s events at Waterwheel Park.

On Saturday, July 11 the annual Chemainus Rockabilly Rumble will get things hopping with “an amazing afternoon of that wonderful rock ‘n roll music from the fifties,” the CVCAS release continue..

Bands will be rockin’ from around noon to 9 p.m. “You’ll see the Hell Katz, Six Gun Romeo, Jukebox Jezebel, Hank Angel and his Island Devils, and Slim Sandy.

“Join in the fun, with poodle skirts on the girls, and  pompadour hair styles for the guys.  The festival will also feature a display of old-time cars and hot rods, to go along with the music.”


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