The Crew perform in Memorial Park on Aug. 28.

Summer concert series ends

The Crew perform in Memorial Park on Aug. 28.

The summer concert series wraps up this Sunday with The Crew.

Formerly the house band at Skinny’s Grille, The Crew evolved from a group of friends and musicians getting together with the common goal of “building a cultural sense via the blues.” The chief function of the band was to back up various artists, including local groups such as the Jazz Banditz and The Hoodlums. At Skinny’s peak the core of far-away bands like Manitoba Hal (from Nova Scotia) and Fire Tree (Boundary Bay, Queensland, Australia) would solicit play dates with The Crew.

Frontman Adriaan Abeling, lead guitarist Greg Bradbury, and Davis Manning on saxophone are the core members of the band.

The Crew plays lively, favourite standards with a blues twist. The group is influenced by artists like BB King, Bob Dylan, Hank Williams, Jim Reeves and Sam Cooke.

The fifth annual Concerts in the Park series is hosted by the local arts council and sponsored by the District of Hope, Envision Financial, Nestle Waters Canada, and Buy & Save Foods.

The free concert runs from 2-4 p.m. on Aug. 28 at the Memorial Park bandshell.

For more information, call 604-869-3400 or email hopearts@telus.net.

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