Community band extravaganza Friday

Numerous special guests will be joining the Williams Lake Community Band for their annual concert on Friday, Dec. 6.

Numerous special guests will be joining the Williams Lake Community Band for their annual concert at the city hall council chambers on Friday, Dec. 6.

Special guests this year include the Cariboo Gold Dance Band, which is a 17-piece band that plays in the old Glenn Miller style.

The woodwind trio of Christine Constable on flute, Michael Butterfield on clarinet and Rocco Catalano on bass clarinet will be there playing some traditional European carols.

Filling out the evening will be guitarist/harmonicist Rick Matthews, formerly a member of the Howling Wolves and Hot Buttered Blues bands; vocalist Suzanne Butterfield of My Wife’s Quartet, and vocalist Harry Jennings, who is Williams Lake’s favourite “Elvis” tribute artist.  Be prepared to sing along.

A good time will be had by all say organizers. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m., and admission is by donation, either monetary or non-perishable food items.

All proceeds will go to the local food bank.