Myles Goodwyn and April Wine in concert Oct. 15

The iconic Canadian rock band Myles Goodwyn and April Wine will be in concert at the Gibraltar Room in Williams Lake on Monday, Oct. 15.

The iconic Canadian rock band Myles Goodwyn and April Wine will be in concert at the Gibraltar Room in Williams Lake on Monday, Oct. 15.

April Wine has seen members come and go since first coming together in Nova Scotia back in late 1969, but has long been a favourite on the rock circuit.

The band has 15 studio albums, three live releases, numerous compilations, a boxed set and thousands of concerts under its belt.

With top hits including top hits such as Keep on Rockin’, She’s a Roller, Tellin’ Me Lies, You Could Have Been a Lady, Drop Your Guns, Can’t Take Another Nite, Just Between You and Me, Nothin’ But a Kiss, Big City Girls, and Bad Side of The Moon the band has become hugely popular in Canada, the US and throughout the world.

April Wine was inducted in to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame on April 18, 2010 during the Juno Awards.

The previous year, in March of 2009, April Wine was inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame during Canadian Music Week in Toronto.

The band has also received The Lifetime Achievement Award for being part of Canadian Music History for 40 years.

The present April Wine line-up includes original member and lead songwriter, singer and guitarist Myles Goodwyn, Brian Greenway on guitar and vocals, Richard Lanthier on bass guitar and vocals and drummer Roy Nip Nichol.

Nichol joined the band in April of this year and has been playing drums since he was 15 years of age. He has toured with well-known rock bands, Steeler, Sam Hill and with the Journey tribute band.

Nichol is also a great singer and having four vocalists in the band at the same time will be a new experience for the legendary band.

After taking a break from touring, Goodwyn is opening for April Wine’s 2012 tour.

The opening set features Goodwyn playing a variety of songs he composed, as well as songs that influenced him and subsequently the musical direction of the group.

The band continues to satisfy fans with a live mix of straight ahead rock n’ roll and power ballads, an April Wine mainstay.

Sponsored by the RUSH radio, April Wine’s Monday, Oct. 15 concert at the Gibraltar Room in Williams Lake starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for cash only at Audio Video Unlimited.








Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Forty-seven vaccination clinics will open across Interior Health beginning March 15. (Canadian Press)
48 COVID-19 vaccine clinics to open across Interior Health

Select groups can book appointments starting Monday

Celebrate women in leadership, March 8, International Women’s Day 2021 (Unsplash)
EDITORIAL: International Women’s Day 2021 shines spotlight on achievements, ongoing inequities

COVID-19 increased gender-based violence, economic stress, the burden of care giving for women

Sierra William (left) with her grandmother Eileen William. (Roger William photo)

Xeni Gwet’in woman finds strength in tradition

Cynthia English (Photo submitted)
INTERNATIONL WOMEN’S DAY 2021: Cynthia English

Cynthia English, 30, has been working in the logging industry for several years

Kristy Alphonse Palmantier was crowned Williams Lake Stampede Queen in 1981. She has four children (Jody Palmantier, Davee Palmantier, Julie Doerfling and Sky Moses) as well as four grandchildren including Ace, Chance, Xidi and Ryder who was born last month. Alphonse Palmantier lives in Sugar Cane and in her spare time loves to be out on the land and hunt and fish with her partner CraigHilker. (Kristy Palmantier Facebook photo)
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2021: Kristy Alphonse Palmantier

Roots run deep for Kristy Alphonse Palmantier

Elvira D’Angelo, 92, waits to receive her COVID-19 vaccination shot at a clinic in Montreal, Sunday, March 7, 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
‘It’s been a good week’: Tam hopeful on vaccines as pandemic anniversary nears

Tam says the addition of two new vaccines will help Canadians get immunized faster

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Const. Allan Young. Photo: Abbotsford Police Department
Manslaughter charge laid in Nelson death of Abbotsford police officer

Allan Young died after an incident in downtown Nelson last summer

(The Canadian Press)
‘Worse than Sept. 11, SARS and financial crisis combined’: Tourism industry in crisis

Travel services saw the biggest drop in active businesses with 31 per cent fewer firms operating

Pictures and notes in from friends and classmates make up a memorial in support and memory of Aubrey Berry, 4, and her sister Chloe, 6, during a vigil held at Willows Beach in Oak Bay, B.C., on December 30, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Mother of slain daughters supports recent changes to Canada’s Divorce Act

Sarah Cotton-Elliott said she believed her children took a back seat to arranging equal parenting

Victoria man Brett Andersen is asking for people’s help to secure him one of eight free tickets to the moon. (Screenshot/@brettandersen Instagram)
Victoria man wants your help securing a free ticket to the moon

Japanese billionaire offering eight people a trip to the moon

The Conservation Officers Service is warning aquarium users after invasive and potentially destructive mussels were found in moss balls from a pet store. (BC Conservation Officers Service/Facebook)
Aquarium users in B.C. warned after invasive mussels found at pet store

Conservation officers were told the mussels were found in a moss ball from a Terrace pet store.

Hockey hall-of-fame legend Wayne Gretzky, right, watches the casket of his father, Walter Gretzky, as it is carried from the church during a funeral service in Brantford, Ont., Saturday, March 6, 2021. HE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Walter Gretzky remembered as a man with a ‘heart of gold’ at funeral

The famous hockey father died Thursday at age 82 after battling Parkinson’s disease

Most Read