Unleash the Innerwild, then strike an Even Keel in the Envision Financial Concert in the Park Series

By on June 18, 2015
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Submitted – Enjoy two upbeat concert features at Mill Lake (2387 Ware St.) on June 27: the versatile and true-to-their-name Innerwild from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and the funky urban Even Keel from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Innerwild

Innerwild is ready to bring the wild outdoors with rocking, swinging, bluesing grooves. The five musicians all hail from the Fraser Valley, and the Abbotsford Arts Council has seen their mix of blues, R&B, swing, rockabilly, country, and classic rock before with the Envision Financial Coffee House Concert Series as well as at last year’s Mill Lake Cruise-in.

Even Keel

Then Even Keel is set to take the stage with a blend of freshly urban takes on both nostalgic and new hits. A full instrumental complement of guitar, flute, percussion, keyboard, and saxophone offer a dynamic canvas for the smooth, rich vocals of Melissa Mulder-Albertson.

The Concert in the Park on June 27 is also a Full Cupboard night. Please join us in reducing hunger in Abbotsford by bringing non-perishable food items or a cash donation with you. The Full Cupboard is an innovative community program designed to raise foods, funds, and awareness for local food banks in communities where Envision Financial operates. You can also donate online now at the thefullcupboard.ca.

The Envision Financial Coffee House Concert Series invites you to the park for Innerwild and Even Keel’s ear-pleasing, foot-tapping jams. For more information about the series, including the full concert schedule, please visit the Abbotsford Arts Council’s website at abbotsfordartscouncil.org.

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About Envision Financial
Envision Financial is a division of First West Credit Union, B.C.’s third-largest credit union, with 39 branches and 28 insurance offices throughout the province operating under the Envision Financial, Valley First and Enderby & District Financial brands. Led by Launi Skinner, First West has $7.7 billion in assets under administration, more than 177,000 members and close to 1,300 employees. For its extensive community involvement, Envision Financial is designated a Caring Company by Imagine Canada. For more information on Envision Financial, visit www.envisionfinancial.ca.

About the Abbotsford Arts Council

For over 40 years, the Abbotsford Arts Council has been 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.

About Vince Dimanno

Vince is co-owner of the Today Media Group and has been a web and software developer for 18 years. Responsible for inventing multiple web based technologies and generally considered to be an all-round nerd, Vince has also found himself in the middle of the Abbotsford political scene. He helped form the Abbotsford FIRST political party and all 4 of his running mates were elected to Council in 2014. He has happily returned to writing columns for the Today Media Group where he hopes to keep putting his two-cents out onto the interwebs.

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