Submitted. The Abbotsford Arts Council, in partnership with Envision Financial, is pleased to announce a call for musicians to submit applications to perform in the 2014 Envision Financial Coffee House Concert and Concert in the Park Series.
At right Johan Worst playing the string bass at the Concert in the Park featuring J.D. Miner – Aug 24, 2013. Picture courtesy of Photography by Davina.
The 2014 concert series will consist of 28-32 concerts total, to take place every Saturday evening between mid-May and late-November. Concerts are hosted at participating coffee houses in Abbotsford as well as in Mill Lake Park at the Kariton Art Gallery outdoor stage.
Applications will be accepted until February 17, 2014 and are available for download at abbotsfordartscouncil.org or for pick-up at the Kariton Art Gallery, located at 2387 Ware Street in Abbotsford. Bands with at least one member with residence in the Fraser Valley region are invited to apply.
The Abbotsford Arts Council is also seeking additional coffee house venues to host concerts. Interested venues are asked to send a letter of interest to email@example.com by February 17, 2014.
For more information about the Envision Financial Coffee House Concert and Concert in the Park Series, please contact the Abbotsford Arts Council at 604.852.9358 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit us online at abbotsfordartscouncil.org.
About Envision Financial
Envision Financial is a division of First West Credit Union, B.C.’s third-largest credit union with 37 branches and 29 insurance offices throughout the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Kitimat and Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson regions. Led by Launi Skinner, First West has approximately $6.6 billion in assets under administration, over 169,000 members and nearly 1,400 employees. For eight years running, Envision was named one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada. Envision is designated a Caring Company by Imagine Canada.
About the Abbotsford Arts Council
Established in 1972, the Abbotsford Arts Council acts as a resource for local artists while promoting the vision, creativity, and energy of the Abbotsford community through the arts. The Abbotsford Arts Council consists of members, volunteers and directors representing diverse artistic, economic, and cultural interests of community members of all ages. Almost 70 local arts, heritage and culture organizations receive support under the umbrella of the Abbotsford Arts Council, and the talents of hundreds of local artists are showcased by the Abbotsford Arts Council each year at the Kariton Art Gallery and Boutique, the Envision Financial Coffee House Concert and Concert in the Park Series, the Arty Awards and the Christmas Artisan Gift Fair. To learn more about the Abbotsford Arts Council, visit abbotsfordartscouncil.org.