July 1st 2017, Canada 150 special event

Celebrate with us

We are excited to take part in

 Canada Day at Harbour Quay, Port Alberni

Celebrate Canada’s 150! Join us before the fireworks and listen to tuned boat horns play the national anthem

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Pacific Seaplanes

Music By the Sea 2017, Bamfield BC

We Fly There!

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Pacific Seaplanes

Each Concert Features a Wide Range Of World-Class Performances

Classical and contemporary solo and chamber music, sophisticated jazz and alternative music—each concert features an unique and diverse selection. Superb acoustics and the spectacular backdrop of Vancouver Island’s mystic, bold Pacific make this truly the most inspiring venue anywhere in the Pacific Northwest—an intimate musical experience in a breathtaking setting!


Thank you to our sponsors for their ongoing support

Music by the Sea wouldn’t be possible without our sponsors.

Click here to learn more about the organizations who’s generosity make this wonderful festival a reality.

Featured in the “GO!” section of the Times Colonist
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Featured on the “TheStar.com”
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Read about about the unique performance we have planned!

Featured in the Times Colonist:

Sounding off for Canada

Video by Cedarwood Productions


Performing Artists

Check out the talented artists who have performed at Music by the Sea.

Bamfield performance in the evening

MBTS 2017 Tickets!

Mark your calendars and get your tickets for MBTS 2017, July 22-30!

Ocean view in Bamfield

Travel to Bamfield BC

Plan your adventure to Music by the Sea 2017!

Music by the Sea

2017 Artists

We’re welcoming these talented artists


Music by the Sea Residency Programme

Read about Chris Donnelly’s experience at his MBTS residency.

Rix Venue Music by the Sea

Concert Schedule 2017

Take a look at the 2017 concert schedule, happening July 22 – 30