Brett Kissel Hosts Pop-Up 'Boat-In Concert' In Canada

Brett Kissel
Ben Dartnell

Brett Kissel performing on ‘We Were That Song’ tour.

Country singer Brett Kissel performed Canada's first "boat-in" concert Sunday (Aug. 2) on Lake Windermere in British Columbia, attracting 3,000 fans for the pop-up performance.

Fans watched from canoes, kayaks, motor boats an inner tubes as the Canadian country singer from Flat Lake, Alberta open his dock side set with his 2017 hit single "We Were That Song."

Kissel continues to raise money for charities and rally Canadian communities through his special concerts during the COVID-19 pandemic, performing for 10,000 fans at a series of drive-in concerts in Edmonton and more than 6,000 fans in Saskatchewan.

Kissel performed a 90-minute set from a private dock, running through his catalog of songs including debut American single and No. 1 Canadian country hit "Drink About Me" from Now or Never, his the fourth studio album  released on Jan. 1, 2020 via Warner Music Canada.

The concerts raised funds for the Columbia Valley, British Columbia COVID-19 relief fund, set up to help families and small business struggling through the coronavirus era. The concert was also broadcast on FM radio for local residents.

To learn more and see where Kissel will perform next, follow him on Twitter at @BrettKissel.

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