The Sheepdogs and 54-40 to headline Delta audio festival

B.C.’s newest music pageant is coming to Delta this slide to ring in the harvest with an unquestionably stacked roster of bands.

Canadian rock icons The Sheepdogs and 54-40 are set to headline a bumper crop of remarkable functions at the inaugural Barnside Harvest Pageant, which takes about Ladner’s Paterson Park this September 15 to 17 for a few times of fantastic tunes distribute throughout two stages, remarkable locally-developed meals and deliver, and farm-new beer from presenter Barnside Brewing Co.

“We’re heading for it,” said Barnside GM Ken Malenstyn, who sees the inaugural pageant as a staple of the once-a-year agricultural community calendar heading forward, and he isn’t really alone.

“I feel the awesome thing is the town, both on the council aspect, Mayor [George Harvie] primarily, workers as well, everyone has been so supportive of this and on the lookout for this form of keystone signature occasion for Delta to provide persons in,” he points out. 

“We hope that this can be that. I want this to be something we all look forward to.”

Get completely ready to rock out

54-40 initially came jointly in Tsawwassen prior to their humble beginnings in East Vancouver. Photograph by way of: Jaden D.

With large names like these, the music will certainly attract a group. 

Friday night headliners The Sheepdogs are just one of Canada’s most productive bands. The Saskatchewan rockers had been the 1st independent act to grace the cover of Rolling Stone and have gone on to have a Corridor of Fame vocation with multi-platinum album gross sales, four Juno awards, and 18 nods. Their most latest album, Outta Sight, was nominated for Rock Album of the 12 months at the 2023 ceremony.

Saturday night closers 54-40 are not just a large results story – they are a substantial, residence-developed good results tale. The roots rockers initially came jointly in Tsawwassen in advance of their humble beginnings in East Vancouver. That was 4 decades in the past, and they are even now heading sturdy, with 4 platinum albums in Canada and 8 Juno nominations to their name.

But it truly is not just a live performance, Malenstyn claims. 

Enjoyable for the total family 

It wouldn’t be a Delta festival with no a significant focus on agriculture, and the timing couldn’t be far better, as the function comes a week immediately after the closing Ladner Village Sector of the yr.

Malenstyn provides there will be coolers accessible to continue to keep the contemporary produce clean. At the similar time, attendees and family members appreciate the other competition offerings, which include online games, sellers, heritage farm displays, young ones zones, and mini golfing.

With so much for the minimal ones to do, mom and dad will be delighted to hear about the website-wide liquor license, which permits them to bring their little ones and still take pleasure in a cold beer even though receiving meals and going for walks all-around the website.

Paterson Park, like Barnside Brewery itself, is also a favorite for Delta’s dog fans and puppies, who are also invited to the weekend festivities. Fur toddlers are welcome on the festival’s closing working day — Paw Buddies Sunday – provided they are leashed and friendly.

“Delta has a enormous doggy neighborhood,” describes Malenstyn. “We see it at the brewery just about every day. Persons appreciate to go out with their animals. We’ll have 6, eight, ten canine at a time at the brewery on the weekend.”

Gates open at 4 p.m. on Friday, and 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, with festivities wrapping up by 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday night and 6 p.m. Sunday, with Choose It to The Restrict The Best Eagle’s Tribute closing out the competition. Parking will be readily available suitable on web page, and the park is shut to transit possibilities.

Early-fowl tickets are on sale now, including solitary-working day tickets for Friday and Saturday, reduce-price tickets for Paw Pals Sunday, 3-working day weekend passes, and VIP updates for all those who like to celebration in type. 

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