Rock singer Sam Roberts will headline CP Holiday Train this year

By Ashley Legassic
October 12, 2018 - 11:30am Updated: October 12, 2018 - 2:30pm

KAMLOOPS — Canadian rock singer Sam Roberts along with two country artists will be putting on a show across B.C. this holiday season. 

The annual CP Holiday Train will be rolling through B.C. in December with plenty of stops in and around Kamloops. From Golden to Lytton and nearly everywhere in between, Thompson and Shuswap residents will be able to stop in for the show.

Sam Roberts, Nashville country singer Kelly Prescott, and Tracey Brown will headline the B.C. shows.

On Dec. 14, the train will make a stop in Golden across from the 7-Eleven store on 10 Avenue from 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., before heading to Revelstoke to perform at Victoria Road, adjacent to the CP parking lot from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

On Dec. 15, the train will make its first stop in the Shuswap at the Silver Sand Road intersection east of the draw bridge in Sicamous from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Later that night the group will perform in Canoe at the 50th Street railway crossing from 6:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

At 7:45 p.m., Roberts, Prescott and Brown will perform in Salmon Arm at the Lordco gravel parking lot at 51 Lakeshore Drive NE, before heading to Sorrento to perform in the Notch Hill area. The trio will perform across from Notch Hill Hall at 1639 Notch Hill Road from 9:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

On Dec. 16, the train will stop in Chase on the North side of Shuswap Avenue, across from the Chase RCMP detachment with the performance from 2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Kamloops will be the next stop from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., before the train heads to Savona for a 7:05 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. performance at the Savona Access Road near Park Lane.

The last stop of the night will be in Ashcroft at Railway Avenue from 8:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m., before the train heads to Lytton for a 1:00 p.m. performance on Dec. 17. Check out the map below for all of the stops around Kamloops the train will be making.


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