Local talent

Abbotsford is home to a number of entertainment venues, and numerous performers.

  • Nov. 27, 2012 1:00 p.m.

Singer Kristal Barrett is among local artists making a mark in the entertainment world.

From performances by the Fraser Valley Symphony, to the annual variety show Songs, Strings and Steps, Abbotsford has a show for every taste. Local artists are featured on a regular basis throughout Abbotsford.

House of James   houseofjames.com

The stage at the House of James coffeehouse showcases all types of live music, including blues, jazz, country, rock, folk and southern gospel. Stop in for an in-store book signing and group discussion nights.

Envision Coffee House and Concert in the Park Series abbotsfordartscouncil.org

The indoor concert series runs every Saturday evening from May to the end of October, featuring live music in various genres. This summer, the performances will take place in Mill Lake Park, from June 30 to Sept. 15.

Legal Grounds Coffeehouse   legalgroundscoffee.com

Local artists not only display their artwork in this coffeehouse, but there are also live performances on the weekends. Foreign films, open poetry forums and dramatic readings are also scheduled.

Jam in Jubilee   jaminjubilee.com

The eighth annual outdoor concert and market in Jubilee Park, located in Abbotsford’s historic downtown area, offers a variety of musical entertainment by local artists and musicians. The concert series will run Thursday evenings from July 12 to Aug. 16, with shows from 6-10 p.m.

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