Elsay playing at Mill Lake Park on Aug. 17

Vancouver-based folk group hits the stage as part of the concert in the park series



On August 17 from 6-8 p.m. the Envision Concert in the Park Series is presenting Elsay at Mill Lake Park (on the Kariton Art Gallery Stage, 2387 Ware Street) in Abbotsford.

Elsay, a spirited new Vancouver-based folk group, was the brainchild of two Capilano University jazz students with a unique love of Scottish and Irish fiddle music.

They started jamming together in the summer of 2012 as a flute and guitar duo.

The pair discovered an incredible compatibility, and in searching for a fuller sound recruited a fiddler, mandolin player, and a tin whistle player.

Thus was born a fresh new sound in Canadian folk, replete with rhythmic and energetic guitar riffs, soaring whistle harmonies, and bright fiddling that should get your feet tapping.

For more information about the Envision Concert in the Park Series, including the full concert schedule, please contact the Abbotsford Arts Council at abbotsfordartscouncil@gmail.com, or visit the website at abbotsfordartscouncil.org.

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