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Enjoy free live concerts and outdoor movies at the Harmony Arts Festival

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DH Vancouver Staff Aug 04, 2017 5:53 am 971

If you’re on the lookout for something fun and free to do this weekend, look no further than yes the Harmony Arts Festival.

The 27th annual festival kicks off in West Vancouver today and runs right through to August 13.

Throughout the 10-day event presented by Odlum Brown Limited, you’ll get to see a wide range of free visual art installations, live music performances, films, and more.

Many of the events are scheduled to take place along the waterfront in West Vancouver, and you can also catch performing and cinematic acts at John Lawson Park in West Vancouver.

To help you see why visiting the festival this weekend is a good idea, we’ve compiled a list of some of the cool things that you can check out.

Free live concerts

Both local and international musicians will be performing in the stunning waterfront setting during the festival. This year you’ll get to hear a diverse lineup featuring more than 50 musical acts from everything to folk, pop, country, gospel, soul, jazz, and of course classic sounds.

Some of the acts you’ll get to see include:

  • Warren Dean Flandez
  • Tanga
  • En Karma
  • Birds of Chicago
  • The Paperboys
  • The Piano Man
  • Khari Wendell McLelland

Where to go

Immerse yourself in Vancouver’s Harmony Arts Festival’s free musical series where you’ll get to see live performances during each day and in the evenings on two main stages. You can check out a full music lineup and schedule of events online.

  • The Onni Group Sunset Concerts and the Hollyburn House Seniors’ Series both take place on the West Vancouver Community Foundation Stage in John Lawson Park.
  • The PARC Retirement Living Garden concerts will be held in Millennium Park, at the foot of 15th Street, featuring daytime and evening performances.
  • You’ll also see live music performances at the Silk Purse Arts Centre series in collaboration with the West Vancouver Community Arts Council.

Free outdoor movies

Wind down in the evenings by watching a movie in the serene setting of a West Vancouver Park. The films start at 9 pm each night so you’ll be able to enjoy the flick with the sun setting in background. With a mix of new and classic movies, you’re sure to find something you want to see.

Hidden Figures (2016)

When: August 4, 9 pm
Where: John Lawson Park
Price: Free

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

When: August 5, 9 pm
Where: John Lawson Park
Price: Free

Zootopia (2016)

When: August 6, 9 pm
Where: John Lawson Park
Price: Free

From Russia With Love (1963)

When: August 7, 9 pm
Where: John Lawson Park
Price: Free

Jurassic Park (1993)

When: August 8, 9 pm
Where: John Lawson Park
Price: Free

In the Heat of the Night (1967)

When: August 9, 9 pm
Where: John Lawson Park
Price: Free

My Cousin Vinny (1992)

When: August 10, 9 pm
Where: John Lawson Park
Price: Free

Moulin Rouge (2001)

When: August 11, 9 pm
Where: John Lawson Park
Price: Free

The Martian (2015)

When: August 12, 9 pm
Where: John Lawson Park
Price: Free

Harmony Arts Festival 2017

When: August 4 to 13

Where: West Vancouver

Daily Hive is a proud media sponsor of Harmony Arts Festival 

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