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Thousands flock to Assiniboine Park for free Doc Walker concert

Award winning country band 'Doc Walker' plays a free show at Assiniboine Park Friday, July 12, 2013.
Award winning country band 'Doc Walker' plays a free show at Assiniboine Park Friday, July 12, 2013. Chris Stanton / Global News

WINNIPEG – A massive party in the park featuring an award winning country band drew thousands to Assiniboine Park Friday night.

Manitoba’s very own ‘Doc Walker’ took the stage at the Lyric Theatre in front of a crowd of more than 10,000 fans as part of the park’s 2013 Summer Music Entertainment Series.

More than 10,000 packed Assiniboine Park Friday, July 12, 2013 for a free show from award winning country band ‘Doc Walker’.
More than 10,000 packed Assiniboine Park Friday, July 12, 2013 for a free show from award winning country band ‘Doc Walker’. Chris Stanton / Global News

The series included concerts with several acts throughout the summer. It will continue into August with the popular ‘Movies in the Park’.

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‘Doc Walker’ has won several Canadian Country Music Awards and Junos since forming more than a decade ago. The Portage la Prairie band has also netted multiple top-10 and top-5 hits on Canadian radio.