Brandon Summer Music Program in Princess Park Launches June 7th

May 26, 2016

Brandon, MB – There’s always reason to tap your toes in Brandon’s Princess Park during the summer, thanks to the eclectic FREE music programming offered each year by the City of Brandon’s Community Development Department!

The 17th edition of Brandon’s “Music in the Parks” summer programming kicks off in Princess Park on June 7th at 7 p.m. with a performance from Swamp Gas, featuring special guest Colin Evans. Weekly performances from some of Western Manitoba's finest performing artists will run in Princess Park each Tuesday evening until August 23rd.  All shows begin at 7 p.m. and the public is encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket for outdoor music-listening comfort.  A full lineup of this year’s scheduled Music in the Parks performances, which promise a variety of musical stylings ranging from jazz and swing, to Celtic, to pop and folk rock, can be found at  

Meanwhile, Brandon’s Summer Lights Concert series is also back for another year in Princess Park, offering FREE performances from high-calibre regional and national talent one Thursday a month through the months of June, July and August.

Confirmed headliners for the 2016 Summer Lights Concert Series include Valdy (June 16th), Ridley Bent (July 14th), and Donovan Woods (August 13th), with additional performers to be confirmed. Look to in the coming weeks for more details and be sure to follow the Summer Lights Concert Series Facebook page to stay up-to-date!

The City of Brandon’s Community Development Department and organizers of the Summer Lights Concert Series extends their sincere thanks to all musical performers, sponsors, and audience members for their commitment to community building through live music.