Ambleside to keep on rockin’ for five more years

Stock up on hair spray and acid washed denim because West Vancouver is going to bring the noise for years to come.

District of West Vancouver council has inked a five-year exclusive renewal with RG Concerts Ltd., the promoter of Rock Ambleside Park, to continue hosting large-scale, ticketed concerts in Ambleside Park until 2023.

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Mayor Mary-Ann Booth announced the extension at the Feb. 25 council meeting and rattled off some monsters of dad-rock scheduled to play in this year’s concert. Among them: Streetheart, the Headpins, Honeymoon Suite, SAGA, Sass Jordan, Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, Quiet Riot, David Wilcox, the Romantics and Blue Oyster Cult. 54-40 and Barney Bentall are also in talks to join the bill.

“So we’ll see you all there,” Booth said with a laugh.

Rock Ambleside Park 2019 takes place from Aug. 16-18.

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