Our major fundraising event of the year is the Concert on the Green, held the first Thursday after the long weekend in August. Here are some images and movies from past concerts.


2009

13th Concert on the Green, The Movie
by Lion Don Butt
(click on the picture)

Concert on the Green, Thursday, August 6, 2009: with Ssvelt and Nearly Neil. Gates opened 4 pm, the concert started at 5.15 with Ssvelt, followed at 6 pm by Nearly Neil.

2012


16th Concert on the Green, The Movie
by Lion Don Butt
(click on the picture)


2010

14th Concert on the Green, The Movie
by Lion Don Butt
(click on the picture)

Concert on the Green, Thursday, August 5, 2010: with Twisted Solicitors and Timebenders. Gates opened at 4 pm and the concert started at 5.


2014

18th Concert on the Green, The Movie
by Lion Don Butt
(click on the picture)

Thursday, August 7, 2014: The concert was a tremendous success with some 1,250 people attending to enjoy the music of Rural Roots and the TIMEBENDERS on a beautiful summer evening. It was our most successful concert ever, raising almost $36,000 for our charitable programs.



2017

21st Concert on the Green, The Movie
by Lion Don Butt
(click on the picture)

Thursday, August 10, 2017: Our opening act was a Neil Young tribute by Roger Potter; the feature presentation was FLEETWOOD MAC by Dreams. More than 1,600 people attended and over $41,000 raised - both new records!

Congratulations to Miriam Cochrane of Gabriola Island, the winner of our raffle for two Air Canada tickets to any destination they serve in Canada!



2011

15th Concert on the Green, The Movie
by Lion Don Butt
(click on the picture)

Concert on the Green, Thursday, August 4, 2011: with Twisted Solicitor and guests Amber Handley and Nick Hatfield, featuring The Fab Fourever as the main act. Gates opened 4 pm and the concert started at 5.


2015

19th Concert on the Green. Once again our biggest fundraiser of the year was a tremendous success with over 1,150 people attending to enjoy an expanded event this year. New activities included a Vintage Car Show, Hay Rides, Face Painting, Bingo in the Beer Garden, Boy Scout and Girl Guide demos and games. Great weather provided an ideal atmosphere for dancing to the music of Gabriola's own Time Machine and Vancouver's ATARI RADIO STARZ. This was our second most successful concert ever, raising over $31,000 for our charitable programs.(Photo: DB)

Congratulations to MIKE MURPHY of Nanaimo, the winner of our raffle for two Air Canada tickets to any destination they serve in Canada!

More of Lion Don Butt's great photos of the concert can be seen HERE.