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Retro Concert Weekend at Sun Peaks

Retro outfits, glam rock hair and iconic music will once again come to Sun Peaks for the Third Annual Retro Concert Weekend, Aug. 17-19.

A free event, this summer’s festival features a brand new line up of some of Canada’s best known tribute bands paying respect to some of the greatest bands of all time including The Beatles, Neil Young, Guns N’ Roses, Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin and ABBA.

“This summer, all the bands are new to the festival other than the Led Zeppelin Show,” said Janice Nankivell, Tourism Sun Peaks events manager. “They had all heard of Retro Concert Weekend and are excited to perform at Sun Peaks.”

Taking place outdoors in the centre of Sun Peaks’ alpine village, concert goers can gaze onto the green mountainsides and take in the unique ambiance while listening to their favourite songs performed live. The festival has fast become a locals’ favourite, well known for producing an amazing atmosphere great for date nights, family vacations or a fun weekend with friends.

Attendance for last year’s Retro Concert Weekend doubled from the previous year and organizers are expecting the festival to continue to grow.

“Last year we had over 1,000 people attend and we expect even more this year,” said Nankivell.

Festival Schedule

Friday, August 17

The Beatles performed by Fab Fourever  6:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday, August 18

Neil Young performed by Live Rust 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Guns N Roses performed by Gunz N’FN’ Rosez  2:30pm – 4:00pm

Led Zeppelin performed by the Led Zeppelin Show  5:00pm – 6:30pm

Aerosmith performed by Aerosmith Rocks  7:30pm – 9:00pm

Sunday, August 19

ABBA performed by ABBA Again  11:00am – 1:00pm

Book your festival weekend online or call Central Reservations at 1-800-807-3257.

This fun continues with the highly anticipated Matthew Good solo acoustic concert, with special guests taking place on Sept. 1 at the four season resort community.

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