Concerts in the Park Series 2023

THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR 2023 HAS NOW CLOSED and we are in the process of contacting successful applicants.  We were pleased to have received an overwhelming response.  Thank you for your interest!  

Local musicians and bands are invited to apply to the City of Nanaimo Concerts in the Parks Series.*

The City of Nanaimo is looking to feature local musicians for our Spring & Summer 2023 Concerts in the Park series. This program aims to showcase local talent against the backdrop of our beautiful park spaces. 

Parks visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of music genres and ever changing vistas as the weeks progress.  Stay tuned for a new and exciting line up of performances in 2023.

How to Apply:  Applications can be submitted by ONLINE FORM

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Deadline: 4 pm, Monday, March 6th  APPLICATION PERIOD NOW CLOSED

*Performers will need to provide their own sound system and will receive a remuneration for their performance. Please provide a brief audio recording of your music or link to website containing sound samples of your material. During selection, entertainment value and interaction with the audience, as well as the variety in styles of entertainment over the series of our summer concerts will be considered.

Questions?  Call 250-755-4483 or email

2022 Past Performances


Image: Folk band & Fiddelium 

Genre: Folk & Fiddle


Image: Dan Parker

Genre: Bossa Nova / Musica Popular Brasileira


Image: Ken Neufeld & Greg Tuck

Genre: Blugrass / Country / Old-time

WaterStone Trio

Image: WaterStone Trio 

Genre: Folk / Blues / Rock / Country

Sol Azul

Image: Sol Azul

Genre: Latin Pop

Buwa, Ty Koch & Josh Halloway

Images: Buwa, Ty Koch, Josh Holloway

Genre: Soul / Blues / Pop

Les Amies Musicale

Image: Emily Nagelbach

Genre: Classical
Organized with Vancouver Island Symphony

Cathedral Grove Trio

Image: Lani Krantz

Genre: Classic Canadian Folk
Organized with Vancouver Island Symphony

Summer Vibes Quartet

Image: Nicole Arendt

Genre: Classical Fusion
Organized with Vancouver Island Symphony

Eutah Mizushima

Image: Eutah Mizushima

Genre: Eastern Fusion

Last updated: April 28, 2023

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