The Comox Valley is host to Vancouver Island Music Fest July 9-11 where during the day 5 stages make it possible to hear all of one’s favorite kinds of music from rock to blues to jazz to pop to hip hop and genres from around the world. At night the main stage takes over and the crowd gyrates to the awesome sounds of some of music’s best from both the past and present. In previous years greats such as Taj Mahal, Don McLean, Earl Scruggs, Los Lobos, David Gogo and Bruce Cockburn have wowed the audience. This year’s Music Fest promises to be better than ever.
Roberta Flack, one of the greatest songstresses of our time, is headlining at VIMF 2010. A Grammy Award winner, Ms Flack tells stories through her music like no one else. Her songs continue to bring insight into our lives, loves, culture and politics, while she effortlessly moves through a musical landscape from pop to soul to folk to jazz. (more…)