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Fundy National Park

Sounds of Summer - Les Airs d'été

The Sounds of Summer

An outdoor summer concert series presented by Fundy National Park

It’s Saturday night and the sweet, salty air is full of the sounds of summer: crickets, waves rolling on the beach, a campfire crackling in the distance, and some of the finest music the Maritimes has to offer!

Join the party at our Outdoor Theatre every Saturday night in July and August.

Admission is included with your park entry pass.

2015 Schedule

Before the Mast — Wednesday, July 1st , 7:30 pm
An a cappella sea shanty singing group, is based in Saint John, New Brunswick. They sing for their own enjoyment but more importantly they sing to highlight the amazing richness and vitality of sea shanties and to pay homage to the sailors who sang them as they worked the lines on board sailing ships.

Shaun LeBlanc — Saturday, July 4, 7:30 pm
Galaxie Rising Star Winner and ECMA Rising Star Stage performer, Shaun LeBlanc is a singer-songwriter who has begun to turn heads amongst audiences and music industry alike. With a solid piano background from the Royal Conservatory of Music, Shaun has a natural ability for pop songwriting and performing that is decidedly his own. His vocal range and versatility can only impress – but it’s the passion and intensity behind his voice that will draw and move music lovers of all ages.

Tomato/Tomato — Saturday, July 11, 7:30 pm
This quirky twosome performs a mix of old timey bluegrass, roots, and folk music. Their dynamic live performances feature John McLaggan on vocals and guitar and Lisa McLaggan on vocals, washboard, bass drum, and tambourine. The duo's unique sound, strong vocal harmonies, and colourful original music have quickly led to them being one of the most sought-after acts in Southern New Brunswick. They have just released their debut album, "So It Goes", a strong set of originals that embodies their signature sound and intelligent writing.

Frantically Atlantic — Saturday, July 18, 7:30 pm
Frantically Atlantic (Don Rigley and Michelle Daigle) is a musical duo based in Fredericton, New Brunswick. With a broad repertoire of traditional songs and tunes (Celtic, Acadian and beyond), Don and Michelle celebrate Atlantic Canada. In their combined history of performing they have served up their bill of fare in the Maritimes, Newfoundand, Quebec, Ontario, New England and Ireland toting tin whistle, fiddle, guitar, bodhran, spoons, hammered dulcimer and bouzouki... with an occasional side dish of accordion, banjo, doumbek and mbira!

Cy — Saturday, July 25, 7:30 pm
Since 2013, the members of Cy mix harmonies and guitar strings to create a music that is modern and traditional at the same time. With three guitars and four voices, this Nova Scotia group now based in Moncton manages to unite folk, traditional and progressive styles to create a sound that is both warm and harmonious. Children of the new wave of Acadian indie-folk, Cy hits the road with their original songs, the mist on their back and the sea in their shoes.

Hubert Francis & Dancers — Saturday, August 1st, 7:30 pm
Hubert Francis, drummer extraordinaire and storyteller, is a Mi’kmaq from the Elsipogtog First Nation. He has dedicated his life to educating the public about his culture and traditions, but more importantly how we should conserve and protect Mother Earth for the sake of our children.

Mason’s Tender — Saturday, August 8, 7:30 pm
Deserted CN railway shops, muddy river banks, the echoes of battlegrounds on the marshes and the familiar sounds of Acadie bind the members of Masons Tender to their New Brunswick home. All of mixed French and English background - Masons Tender also performs a mix of East Coast traditional, roots, folk and country based songs forged from a shared passion of place. Eager to profile the stories of the Miramichi River, and the industries of old, steamers, loggers, fisher folk and builders brought to New Brunswick by the Irish, English, Scots and French – the band found that most stories reflected the experiences of the other Maritime provinces but for some reason not their own.

Tyler Haché — Saturday, August 15, 7:30 pm
A classically trained guitarist, Tyler began writing and performing original music at the age of 15. Tyler has a natural ability to craft heart-felt songs that happen to speak to the masses. The combination of his voice, writing style and organic approach to making music can be heard throughout his recorded EP debut, Slow Down.

Unforeseen — Saturday, September 5, 7:30 pm
"Unforeseen", featuring pianist Shelby Murray, performs a vast array of hit songs from many decades, that include fan favourites from iconic and acclaimed artists, such as
Elvis, Burton Cummings, Jerry Lee Lewis, Otis Redding, AC/DC, Van Morrison, CCR, The Beatles and many more ... "Unforeseen" band is a talented line-up of musicians, whose combined years of entertaining audiences internationally, exceeds 90 years.