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Cosmo Sheldrake shares the love, headlines Lovefest once again

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Cosmo Sheldrake—musician, composer and producer— is headlining the upcoming local music festival Lovefest. The popular musician is based in London, but he explains how his connection to Cortes Island began early in life.

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Community Action Bus serves Cortes Island on music-filled weekend

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LoveFest is an annual, family friendly music festival at Linnaea Farm that is returning after a two-year hiatus. Every year, the organizers of LoveFest look for creative ways to innovate and incentivize alternate methods of transportation to the centrally located event. Since the festival takes place on a farm, on the edge of Hague Lake, there is effectively no parking for motor-vehicles. 

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Artist spotlight: Local Jemma Hicken returns to the stage for Lovefest

By Louis Belcourt, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

Jemma Hicken is a born and raised Cortes musician who is returning to the scene this year to play at the returning, annual summer music festival Lovefest.

Hicken has recently finished a degree in music and has moved back to the island to get in touch with her roots.

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2017: What the 50 Summers Of Love Says To This Generation

[From the Archives: Aug 15, 2017]

As many as 100,000 people participated in the 1967 Summer of Love. There were 450 at the recent anniversary celebration on Cortes, which is a huge turn-out for our little island.  I was there, asking what the 50 Summers of Love says to this generation.

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