Annual ‘Music in the Parks’ Program Hits Opening Note June 2nd

May 27, 2015

Brandon, MB – Brandon’s Music in the Parks program is back with another summer schedule guaranteed to sizzle!

The 2015 edition of Music in the Parks program kicks off with a performance from Celtic and folk duo Matt Zimmerman & Grayson Ross on Tuesday, June 2nd, at 7 p.m. in Princess Park. Weekly performances will then run in Princess Park each Tuesday evening until August 18th. All shows begin at 7 p.m. and the public is encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket for outdoor music-listening comfort.

The FREE outdoor music program, now in its 16th season, is organized each year by the City of Brandon’s Community Development Department and aims to showcase the broad and amazing talent of some of Western Manitoba’s finest performing artists. This year’s eclectic line-up, which boasts musical stylings ranging from classic country to Dixieland standards to modern pop and rock, can be found online at

And if Tuesday nights aren’t enough for the local music lover, the City of Brandon’s Community Development Department is pleased to be able to augment its Music in the Parks program with an expanded Summer Lights Concert Series this year!

On the third Thursday in June, July and August, a Summer Lights Concert featuring both local and regional acts will be staged in Princess Park and will be completely FREE for the public to attend.

Confirmed headliners for the Summer Lights Concert Series include Red Moon Road, Del Barber, and Sierra Noble, with more performances to be confirmed. Look to in the coming weeks for more details!

The City of Brandon extends its sincere thanks to all its musical performers, sponsors, and audience members for their commitment to community building through live music.