The debut of the Vanderhoof theme song echoed throughout Ferland Park on July 28 as proud residents watched and sang along.

The debut of the Vanderhoof theme song echoed throughout Ferland Park on July 28 as proud residents watched and sang along.

Concert in the Park honours Vanderhoof with a lyrical performance

The sound of music filled Ferland Park on July 28 as many talented performances graced the stage.



Christina Millington

Omineca Express

The sound of music filled Ferland Park on July 28 as many talented performances graced the stage.

The events highlight was the debut of the Vanderhoof theme song headed by Canadian songwriter, Lowry Olafson.

Mayor Gerry Thiessen, Deputy Administrator for the District of Vanderhoof Tom Clement as well as many talented songstresses participated in singing the Arts and Hearts Alive theme song for the Nechako Community Arts Council and the The Heart of It All for the District of Vanderhoof.

Local residents sang along as children were brought to their feet in lieu of the festive day that had various local performer’s out entertaining well into the night.

Roy Striegler of Vanderhoof opened the Concert in the Park paying tribute to the likes of Johnny Cash with his renditions of his country and classical rock ballads.

James and Friends, a “sit around the table, rock out in the garage” type band graced the stage with their musical talents.

 

Lowry Olafson took to the stage late afternoon showcasing a few of his original songs as a tribute to family, friends and his experiences throughout Canada.