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SHOREFEST returns with Loverboy, Trooper, The Matinee, Boom Booms and more!

20 June 2016 One Comment

LG 104.3 Brings Free Concerts to Vancouver Beaches

Shorefest 2016 posterVancouver’s most picturesque beaches, English Bay and Sunset Beach, are the stage for a diverse lineup of cross-genre Canadian talent showcased on July 23, July 27, and July 30 at LG 104.3’s SHOREFEST. The concert series encompasses the ultimate west-coast beach party – free live music and beach hopping.

LG 104.3’s SHOREFEST showcases great local and national talent within the LG 104.3 Stage at the Keg Lounge in English Bay and the Sunset Beach Stage at beautiful Sunset Beach. This year’s headliner is multi-platinum and 80’s iconic Canadian rock band, Loverboy. In addition, LG 104.3’s SHOREFEST features Jim Byrnes & Friends, The Boom Booms and JUNO Award® winner Trooper to get the crowd amped for the Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks competition.

“LG 104.3’s SHOREFEST is in its 8th year of welcoming iconic artists to Vancouver,” says Paul Sereda, Assistant Program Director & Music Director, LG 104.3 FM. “We’ve truly evolved into a Canadian music festival and this year we anticipate crowds of over one million to attend during the three day period. 2016 will be one for the records.”

In addition to bringing headliner talent to the city, LG 104.3, in partnership with the Rogue Folk Club, spotlights local Vancouver artists Lydia Hol, Good for Grapes, Khari McClelland, and Dustin Bentall who will play the stage at Sunset Beach. Open from 2 to 9 pm, LG 104.3’s SHOREFEST patrons can combine their music experience with refreshing brews and delicious BBQ.

 The Full 3-day Lineup:

Saturday July 23

 LG 104.3 Stage

THE MATINEE

Willa

Sunset Beach Stage

JIM BYRNES AND FRIENDS

Dustin Bentall

Savvie

Khari McClelland

The Lion, The Bear, The Fox

Wednesday July 27

LG 104.3 Stage

LOVERBOY

Gay Nineties

Sunset Beach Stage

THE BOOM BOOMS

Twin Bandit

Oliver Swain

Locarno

Lydia Hol

 Saturday July 30 

LG 104.3 Stage

TROOPER

Lovecoast

Sunset Beach Stage

DUTCH ROBINSON

Reid Jamieson

Krystle Dos Santos

Good For Grapes

The River and the Road

 

The countries participating in the Honda Celebration of Light, BC’s largest public event and the world’s longest-running offshore international fireworks competition, are the Netherlands (July 23), Australia (July 27), and USA (July 30). The pyrotechnics start at 10 pm each night with accompanying music simulcast on LG 104.3 FM and on mobile at LG1043.com.

Connect with LG 104.3’s SHOREFEST on Twitter using #SHOREFEST and @LG1043.

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  • What a great way to miss an awesome concert. Not one website seems to list the TIME for any of these concerts.