2016 Gathering Festival

Exciting news… Tom Lavin and the Powder Blues will return to the

2016 Gathering Festival along with the Paperboys…

File1268

Tom Lavin and the Powder Blues

paperboys

The Paperboys

Tom Lavin and the Ledgendary Powder Blue return to the 2016 Gathering Festival in Emery Banes Park on Sat June 18th. Joining The Powder Blues will be Vancouver’s own Paperboys. Stay tuned for schedule details.

FILM FESTIVAL

The Day following the big community celebration we feature music in the park followed by a world premier screening of The Sounds We See, A Vancouver City Symphony at the Vancity Theatre at 7 30 PM. This presentation includes a number of youth made films and a Vancouver archive film made in 1907.

GatheringRhythms_GatheringFestival

Gathering Rhythms at Vancity Theatre

SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION

The festival ends with a grand Summer Solstice Celebration. Music and activities start at 6pm with performances by Gamelan Bike Bike. The event is animated by giant puppets and members of the Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret. Event-goers are invited to dress up in costume as well. At 8pm, the carnival Band leads the solstice procession down to David Lam Park by False Creek, marking an end to the month long Gathering Festival.

Procession down to David Lam Park

Giant Puppets

Flower Wreath Headband making

Flower Wreath Headband making

LINE UP BY THE GATHERING PLACE COMMUNITY GROUPS

The Gathering Place proudly presents this year:

Gathering Place Beatles Tribute

Adapted music group, facilitated by the Vancouver Adapted Music Society (VAMS)

Joy of Cooking Band

GP Choir

Slice Day Youth Performers