There really is no better way to spend a warm summer evening than under the stars enjoying some great live music.
Fortunately, Abbotsford’s live music and culture scene is growing and finding these events is becoming a breeze! From folk music on an outdoor lawn stage to an arena experience rock concert and everything in between, Abbotsford’s live music scene is one you won’t want to miss this summer.
Wine Down Fridays
After much success last year, Wine Down Fridays at Singletree Winery will be coming back for a second round! Enjoy music from local musicians while sitting outside soaking up the peaceful Mt. Lehman scenery. The evening is made even more romantic with the option to purchase wine and local cheese on site and enjoy it on Singletree’s licensed lawn and picnic area. Wine Down Fridays will be launching on Friday, July 6th at 6pm with a performance from Larry Edwards! Visit www.singletreewinery.com for a list of dates and performers.
Mill Lake Music
Kick things off with some music in Mill Lake! Formerly known as the Fraser Valley Concert Series, Mill Lake Music kicked off on June 30th and will be taking place next to the Kariton Art Gallery on Saturdays throughout the summer from 6:00-9:00pm. Bring a blanket and enjoy some free family entertainment. Performers for this Saturday, July 7th include Innerwild, Western Jaguar, Jackson Hollow and more! For full details visit www.abbotsfordartscouncil.com
Jam in Jubilee
One of Abbotsford’s most popular summer events, Jam in Jubilee returns for its exciting 2018 season! This year’s event, held in Jubilee Park, will begin on July 12th and run on Thursday evenings through August 2nd. In addition to the free live music there will also be interactive art and a market of local vendors! Join them on Thursday, July 12th for the kick off and to see performances from Paravel, Kristin Witko, and Kyler Pierce! See more information at www.jaminjubilee.ca
Some big names will be rolling through the Abbotsford Centre this summer that you won’t want to miss! John Fogerty will be making his return to the Centre on July 15th to play all his classic hits. August 28th will see The Cult, Stone Temple Pilots and Bush rocking out for what is sure to be a popular show. Get your tickets now to avoid disappointment! For tickets and details, check out www.abbotsfordcentre.ca
The Field Sessions and Field Day Fest
Field House Brewing has become almost as well known for their live music as they are for their delicious beer selection. Enjoy some brews and good eats on their lawn while you groove to the sounds of local singers and bands performing on their outdoor stage. Live music happens every Thursday evening! On Saturday, August 11th Field House will be hosting their second Field Day Fest, a celebration of beer and music. They will have nine breweries on site pouring a curated selection of sour beers as well as food and fantastic tunes. For more details visit www.fieldhousebrewing.com/fielddayfest
S+L Abbotsford Wednesdays
One of Abbotsford’s most popular dining options, S+L Kitchen & Bar, will be featuring live music from great local acts every Wednesday from now until September 12th. Performers include local favorites Coalmont, The Crescent Sky, and more! Enjoy a delicious meal while you are serenaded by some of the Fraser Valley’s finest musicians. A full list of performers can be found here.