City seeks entertainers

NANAIMO - City of Nanaimo is looking for talent for Canada Day celebrations and Concerts in the Park.

The City of Nanaimo is seeking entertainers for its Canada Day celebrations and Concerts in the Park series that runs throughout the summer.

For Canada Day, the city is looking for main stage musical performances that will be onstage in time slots between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the Lions Pavilion at Maffeo Sutton Park.

The Concert in the Parks series runs from July 6 to August 31 at Maffeo Sutton Park. The lunch concerts are 12:30-1:30 p.m. from July 11 to Aug. 29. The evening concerts are 6-7:30 p.m. from July 6 to Aug. 31.

Selected performers will receive a small remuneration for the shows.

Interested entertainers must provide a recording of their music or website link containing samples. The city is seeking various styles of entertainment for the concert series.

Applications are available online at, under the parks, recreation and environment tab.

For more information about the Canada Day performance opportunities, please contact Michele Duerksen at 250-755-7524 or For information about the Concerts in the Parks series please contact Deborah Beck at 250-756-5203 or

The application deadline is Sunday (April 3) at 4 p.m.