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AbbyFest 2017 & The All Canadian Classic Rock Show

October 23rd, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

AbbyFest 2017 & The All Canadian Classic Rock ShowIt’s a full day of fun on 25th November at the Abbotsford Centre! AbbyFest 2017 and The All Canadian Classic Rock Show featuring Glass Tiger with Chilliwack & Sass Jordan. Come to Abbotsford and celebrate Canada‚Äôs special birthday year with a multicultural festival and great, classic rock and roll!

Canada’s sesquicentennial birthday party just keeps rolling along, this time with a trio of Canadian bands headlining the return of AbbyFest. Glass Tiger, with special guests Chilliwack and Sass Jordan, will rock the Abbotsford Centre at the All-Canadian Classic Rock Show.

Glass Tiger is a classic Canadian rock band that produced several hit singles, two of which made Billboard magazine’s top 10: “Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone)” and “Someday”. The band was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1987 and has received five Juno Awards.

Canadian rockers, Chilliwack, are known for their straight-ahead, 70’s rock sound. Hits include “My Girl (Gone, Gone, Gone)”, “Whatcha Gonna Do”, and “Lonesome Mary”.

British-born Sass Jordan is a Canadian rock singer known for her raspy blues rock vocals. Hits like “High Road Easy,” “Make You a Believer,” and “You Don’t Have to Remind Me” have earned four JUNO Awards and three Best Female Vocalist nominations. She also served as a judge on Canadian Idol.

The Glass Tiger concert isn’t the only exciting thing happening at the Abbotsford Centre on November 25th, however. It’s also the date of AbbyFest 2017!

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Come On, Get Hoppy … At BC Hop Fest 2017!

August 28th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

BC Hop Fest 2017October is BC Craft Beer Month and it all kicks off with BC Hop Fest! BC Hop Fest is more than 35 breweries, 4 food trucks, live music, and the new Hop Market! September 30th, 2017 1pm to 6pm in Abbotsford, BC.

BC Hop Fest is a unique annual celebration of British Columbia’s craft breweries and hop products. Craft brewing fans and hop lovers alike come together to eat, drink, and kick up their heels in a field of hops on the vine.

The main focus of BC Hop Fest is fresh hop beer. While traditional brewing uses dried hops, fresh or “wet” hopped beers use freshly harvested, green, whole cone hops whose oils and resins are still at their peak. You can taste this freshness in every sip of a properly balanced wet hopped beer. The style adds a spicy, lively, citrusy flavour that’s hard to do without once you’ve had it. The difference is almost like that between fresh or canned foods.

BC Hop Fest offers an afternoon of craft beer tasting, hop farm tours, local food trucks, and live music in the form of March Hare and Loud n Leaded. Numerous brew masters will also be on hand to discuss the brewing process.

This year’s BC Hop Fest also offers something new in the form of a “Hop Market” and presentations on a variety of uses for hops. Tickets for this annual event always go fast, so get yours now if you intend to attend!

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Come To Abbotsford for the APNA Truck Show 2017!

May 12th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

APNA Truck Show 2017 at Tradex in AbbotsfordThe APNA Truck Show is coming! June 10th and 11th, 2017, at the Tradex Centre in Abbotsford. You don’t have to be a trucker to enjoy the APNA Truck Show!

There’s a reason that the APNA Truck Show is known as the most anticipated show of its kind in Western Canada! It’s a trade show, job fair, stage-show, exposition, and festival all rolled into one! While the primary mission of the event is to promote sales, marketing, and education for the trucking industry, it’s about as far from a dull and dry event as you could imagine.

Over 150 different exhibitors will be on hand with everything you can think of (and plenty more you could never imagine) for big rigs. You’ll see the latest in advanced products and services including auto parts, research technology, new equipment and services, and more.

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