May 8, 2019
Vancouver, BC - Langara College is pleased to announce celebrated West Coast rock band 54-40 as the headline act at Community Day presented by RBC Royal Bank on Saturday, June 15. The iconic Canadian band will perform a selection of their hits on the RBC Main Stage to conclude the Community Day celebration.
Launched in an East Vancouver bar in 1981, 54-40 boast three platinum-selling albums: Dear Dear, Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret, and Trusted By Millions, and one Canadian gold-selling album, Since When. They will be touring across Canada later this summer. 54-40 were inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame in 2017.
“We are so excited to welcome 54-40 to Community Day line-up. As we celebrate our 49th year, we want to create a memorable experience for our community and 54-40 will finish the day in superb fashion,” said Lisa Fisher, Vice President, External Development. “We invite everyone to join us for a spectacular day.”
54-40 will be preceded by several local Vancouver artists throughout the day, with two main stages providing a diverse mix of music and entertainment for all ages.
Community Day presented by RBC is a free event that runs from 11:00 am-5:00 pm on Langara’s main campus, and will feature live music and entertainment, food trucks, a kids zone, alumni homecoming reunions, games, prizes, and more. This will be the largest event in the College’s history and is open to people of all ages. To learn more about Community Day visit beyond49.langara.ca.
Community Day presented by RBC Royal Bank
Saturday, June 15 2019
11:00 am–5:00 pm
Langara College, 100 West 49th Avenue
About Langara College
Located in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 21,000 students annually. With more than 1,700 courses and 130 programs, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students of all ages, backgrounds, and life stages to choose their own educational path. Langara is also known as house of teachings, a name given to it by the Musqueam people on whose unceded traditional territory the College is located. Langara is celebrating its 49th year on West 49th Avenue with Beyond 49, an integrated celebration, alumni engagement, and fundraising campaign to reconnect with alumni, and raise funds for student support and important College initiatives.
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