Canadian Bluemoon Elvis Festival coming to Barriere

Annual Elvis Festival in its third year of bringing people of all ages together to enjoy great tribute artists

The Canadian Bluemoon Elvis Festival’s 3rd Annual charity event, will be coming to the North Thompson fall fair grounds in Barriere this summer.

This festival is a charity event in support of The Canadian Hemophilia Society and the BC Chapter and Wounded Warriors Weekend Foundation.

Dates of the event are July 17, 18 and 19, and you can find plenty of information by going to: www.thecdnbluemoon.ca

The Annual Elvis Festival is in its third year of bringing people of all ages together to hear great tribute artists pay tribute to one of the world’s best entertainers, Elvis Presley, and also supporting two important great charities at the same time.

Organizers say the showcases will be featuring the following Elvis tribute artists:

Darrell Douglas, Paul Ellis, Dino Macris, Bret Wiggins, Aaron Wong, Paul Rodriguez, Al LeBlanc, Sylvio Fontaine, and Roger Anderson.

The Saturday night show features Canadian Crooner Ron Boudreau who brings Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin to the stage.

You’ll also enjoy music from The Golden Years of Rock ‘N Roll .

Gary Kehoe’s  tribute to Johnny Cash, and Joe Passion’s tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis.

Also in the entertainment lineup are: Darrell Douglas, Dino Macris and Bret Wiggins  (all performing as Elvis, as well as the Uptown Hornz and The Cadillac Kings.

Sunday morning you won’t want to miss the Elvis Gospel.

Sunday afternoon is filled with performers: Aaron Halliday (Almost Alan) (Jackson), and Al LeBlanc  (Roy Orbison).

The Sunday evening show will feature a second performance by Canadian Crooner Ron Boudreau.

Gates open on Friday, July 17, at  1 p.m. for campers and vendors to get set up, and at 5 p.m .for the public.  All admissions will enter the fairgrounds from the Dunn Lake Road entrance (North Thompson Agriplex side.

The event will be held outside so bring your lawn chair.

For ticket information go to: www.thecdnbluemoon.ca