VIDEO: Charles Hoey Park welcomes Cowichan Harmonica Band July 21

Their presentation at Elders Day at The 39 Days of July was a real crowd pleaser. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
The group includes, besides harmonica players, a violinist, a guitarist, and a keyboards player. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
The Cowichan Harmonica Band is made up of a group of enthusiastic senior musicians who enjoy playing great tunes. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
They play great songs like “Colonel Bogey”. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
‘Oh, them golden slippers,’ is another favourite song. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
The Cowichan Harmonica Band offers a concert of old favourites at Elders Day at Charles Hoey Park on July 21. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
This group of talented musicians likes to play at local seniors homes and hospitals. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Playing music together is a great way to keep in the swing of things. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Two gals concentrate on their performance at the Cowichan Harmonica Band Concert July 21 on the Buckerfield’s Stage. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Enjoying performing music with the Cowichan Harmonica Band is a great way to keep active. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)

It was sweltering in the sun but luckily, the Cowichan Harmonica Band, in their smart black and white uniforms, got to sit in the shade on the Buckerfield’s Stage as they performed their concert July 21.

It was Elders Day at The 39 Days of July and the crowd was delighted with the variety of old favourites performed by the group which included everything from ‘Oh, them golden slippers’ to ‘The Ballad of the Green Beret’.

The special day is always a popular event, drawing a good crowd to Charles Hoey Park.

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