Elsay Perform Saturday Aug 17

On Saturday, August 17 from 6-8 PM, the Envision Concert in the Park Series is proud to present Elsay at Mill Lake Park (Kariton Art Gallery Stage, 2387 Ware Street) in Abbotsford.

Elsay, a spirited new Vancouver-based folk group, was the brainchild of two Capilano University jazz students with a unique love of Scottish and Irish fiddle music.

They started jamming together in the summer of 2012 as a flute and guitar duo. The pair discovered an incredible compatibility, and in searching for a fuller sound recruited a fiddler, mandolin player, and a tin whistle player. Thus was born a fresh new sound in Canadian folk, replete with rhythmic and energetic guitar riffs, soaring whistle harmonies, and bright fiddling that will get your feet tapping!

For more information about the Envision Concert in the Park Series, including the full concert schedule, please contact the Abbotsford Arts Council at abbotsfordartscouncil@gmail.com, or visit us online at abbotsfordartscouncil.org.

Elsay is:	Mike Meroniuk, guitar, Kiel Strang, fiddle Kirin Lamb, flute, Marco Del Rio, whistle, Navid Goldrick, mandolin

Elsay is: Mike Meroniuk, guitar, Kiel Strang, fiddle
Kirin Lamb, flute, Marco Del Rio, whistle, Navid Goldrick, mandolin

About Envision Financial
Envision Financial is a division of First West Credit Union, B.C.’s third-largest credit union, with 40 branches and 29 insurance offices throughout the province operating under the Envision Financial, Valley First and Enderby & District Financial brands. Led by Launi Skinner, First West has $7.1 billion in assets under administration, more than 171,000 members and close to 1,300 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. For more information, visit www.envisionfinancial.ca.

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. We consist of members, volunteers and directors representing diverse artistic, economic, and cultural interests of community members of all ages. We showcase the talents of local artists at the Kariton Art Gallery and at a number of events throughout the year including the Envision 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.

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