When it comes to New Westminster street festivals, one of our favourites is Uptown Live. This stellar event is returning to the streets of Uptown New Westminster on July 23 from 12-9 pm and we’re pretty excited. We got the press release in the mail yesterday with the complete lineup, and judging from the looks of things, it’s going to be amazing.
We love it when events bring attention to our city, and this one, like the Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Festival, brings a bunch.
This year’s free music festival and street party is headlined by indie music darlings Good for Grapes and The Boom Booms. Other performers include the legendary R & B Allstars, Twin River, JP Maurice, Little India, Blue Moon Marquee, The Tourist Company, Field Study, The Katherines, Tonye Aganaba, Lydia Hol, Brandon Isaak, Gabriela Geneva, Tea Petrovic, Sarah Wheeler and Gary Comeau & the Voodoo Allstars.
In addition to these artists, performances by local acts like the New Westminster Secondary School Combo and Quayside Voices will also be featured.
It’s sure to be a great day for the family and for Uptown New Westminster and we’re looking forward to checking it out.
For the complete schedule, head on over to the website