Legendary Canadian Rock Band Chilliwack Plays Vancouver Island Twice This Week – Vancouver Island Free Daily

Classic Canadian rock band Chilliwack will perform at Nanaimo’s Port Theater on June 29 at 7:30 p.m. (submitted photo)

Legendary Canadian rock band Chilliwack will play Vancouver Island twice this week

David Gogo will be the special guest of the performance on June 29

Canadian classic rock band Chilliwack will perform twice on Vancouver Island this week.

The veteran band performs at the Port Theater in Nanaimo on Wednesday and at the Mary Winspear Center in Sidney on Friday.

According to a statement from the show, Chilliwack rose “like a phoenix from the ashes of psychedelia” in 1969. Anchored by the booming falsetto and tasteful guitar playing of lead singer and lead songwriter Bill Henderson , the group released 12 albums over a period of 15 years. period of the year.

The mega hits Lonesome Mary, Fly At Night and California Girl in the 70s; as well as My Girl (gone gone gone) and Whatcha Gonna Do in the 80s helped propel Chilliwack to 15 gold and platinum certifications, a slew of awards, high-profile TV appearances and Colosseum concert tours, noted the press release.

In 2019, the group was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

“Chilliwack’s reputation for consistently powerful shows continues. With the live CD Back-and-forth Always winning new fans and delighting old ones, Bill Henderson and the band are rocking like never before. Hearing the revitalized Chilliwack today is like hearing these songs for the first time…again,” the statement noted.

Ticket information for the Nanaimo show can be obtained through the Harbor Theater websiteand for the Sidney show at Mary Winspear Center website.

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