If you’re looking for some outdoor opportunities to enjoy some live music with your social bubble, there are a few upcoming events you may want to know about. All of these events are limited to 50 people at a time, with social distancing in mind. Come out and get topped up with some local entertainment:

Sunday, August 9 – Woodland Gardens Sunset Glade 6-9pm
This is a shared concert with Sweet Santa Fe (https://sweetsantafe.ca/) and Judy and Bruce Wing (https://judyandbruce.com). These duos will be sharing individual sets as well as some combined songs, joined by Blaine Dunaway. Tickets are $25 each, which includes the $8 gate fee for the gardens. Please bring your own seating. Reserve tickets in advance by sending an email to [email protected] or to [email protected]

Friday, August 14th 7pm  Chris Hansen & the Lunchbox Legends will be playing a backyard concert at the home of Richard Caissie and Bridget Mawhinney on Plateau Road. Tickets are $15, with $5 going to hosts. Bring your own seating and email [email protected] for details on location. http://chrishansenband.com/

The Anderton Gardens is hosting an outdoor Music in the Gardens concert series. There’s plenty of shade available. Coming up is Judy & Bruce Wing on Aug 15, Tailgate on Aug 23, and JFK & Jilli Martini on Sept 6. 

All proceeds over cost are donated to the Comox Valley Food Bank. Tickets are $15, available at Bop City Records or [email protected] (Organizer David Stevenson). The gardens are located at 2012 Anderton Rd. in Comox behind Anderton Nurseries.

2020 CVEX August 28-30 will be open with strict compliance to COVID requirements. Plan to come out to support a great lineup of local talent, local growers and exhibitors.  http://cvex.ca/