Oak Bay Summer Concert Series at Willows Beach Park are back in 2022!
With a stunning backdrop of Willows Beach, these outdoor concerts gather the community to celebrate music and the arts. Our concerts highlight local musicians with emerging artists as opening acts. Presented by Oak Bay Parks, Recreation and Culture
Bring a picnic? Ride your bike? Help to keep our concerts in the park green.
Free to attend!
THURSDAY, JULY 21 – 6:00PM TO 8:00PM
Adjust those shoulder pads and turn your hairspray nozzle to eleven because Freeze Frame is ready to take you on a musical journey through the 1980’s and beyond! This high energy and engaging group will have you singing, dancing and rocking out to those hits that just never get old.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 – 6:00PM TO 8:00PM
Sarah Smith is a Singer / Songwriter / Rocker from London, ON who just recently relocated to Pender Island, BC. She is a full-time touring artist, performing all over Canada, the United States, Europe and The Caribbean spreading her contagious energy to every stage she graces. Whether it’s just her and her acoustic guitar or her full band, she is simply a mesmerizing performer. Check out her website for her music and touring dates and see for yourself why Sarah has been awarded over 25 Canadian Independent Music Awards and won the hearts of people all over the world.
OPENING ACT: PEACH AND QUIET
Pender Island-based duo of Heather Read and Jonny Miller. In 2019 they discovered the joy of singing together, which extended into songwriting. Heather’s crystal-clear voice blends seamlessly with Jonny’s slightly gritty “character” vocals to a sound that is greater than the sum of its parts.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 18 – 6:00PM TO 8:00PM
Impulse Response is Victoria’s funkiest soul, pop band. The group is small with a big sound. Fronted by vocalist Shanna Dance and vocalist/keyboardist Alexander Ferguson, their punchy grooves are infused with sweet harmonies. The band has released an original EP entitled “Light Waves”. They also put their spin on songs from artists such as Bill Withers, Joss Stone, John Mayer, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, and Ray Charles. This group has been delighting audiences across the island and beyond with their unique soulful sound including performing at the TD International Victoria Jazz Festival, opening for St. Paul and The Broken Bones at the Royal Theatre
OPENING ACT: DASHEL SCOTT
Dashel is a 12-year-old singer song writer based in Victoria.