Headliner – Free Concert
LOCATION: Legacy Park
With over 20 Top 10 singles in total, Doc Walker is one of the most recognized Canadian country acts of the past two decades. The group has received multiple Canadian Country Music Awards, including Fans’ Choice, Group or Duo of the Year, CMT Video of the Year, Single of the Year, and Country Music Program or Special of the Year. In addition, Doc Walker has been nominated for several JUNO Awards for Country Album of the Year, including a win in 2009 for the album Beautiful Life.
Country legends Doc Walker released their new album, Weathervane. The first single from the new record, “Heart of the Heartland,” pays homage to small town pride across the country.
Produced by Gavin Brown and Dave Wasyliw, and written by Chris Thorsteinson, Dave Wasyliw, Todd Clark, Gavin Slate, the song was inspired by hometown pride, fond memories of youth and continuing to find new inspiration in one’s roots, in this case, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba and Winnipeg, which has long been home for bandmates Dave Wasyliw and Chris Thorsteinson.
ON STAGE: 7:20 P.M.
Victoria BC’s Jesse Roper is magnetic. With an explosive live show, the quality and charisma of his versatile blues sound rooted in soul, rock and country is as approachable as his charm. With much anticipation, Jesse’s newest album “Access to Infinity” is due out fall of 2017.
Jesse Roper’s music remains current while his youthful energy captivates audiences while his knock out live performance blows them away. Incapable of holding back, Jesse always delivers the show of his life.