Gearing Up for a Greenbelt Harvest Picnic

The Greenbelt Harvest Picnic is on tap once again, taking over Christie Conservation Area on Highway 5 in Flamborough on Saturday, August 23. Several of the musicians, vendors and farmers involved gathered at the site to announce final details. Led by legendary Hamilton artist Daniel Lanois, performers such as Laura Cole, Rita Chiarelli, and Sarah Harmer offered a musical glimpse of what to expect at the picnic. For details, go to www.harvestpicnic.ca. Here’s a look at today’s performers. – Barry Gray

To see VIDEO from today’s performances, check here:  http://www.thespec.com/video/4755903

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, August 12,2014 - Daniel Lanois performs at a press conference to finalize details for the upcoming Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, at Christie Conservation Area. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, August 12,2014 – Daniel Lanois performs at a press conference to finalize details for the upcoming Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, at Christie Conservation Area. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, August 12,2014 - Sarah Harmer tunes up prior to a press conference to finalize details for the upcoming Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, at Christie Conservation Area. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, August 12,2014 – Sarah Harmer tunes up prior to a press conference to finalize details for the upcoming Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, at Christie Conservation Area. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, August 12,2014 - Rita Chiarelli belts out a tune at a press conference to finalize details for the upcoming Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, at Christie Conservation Area. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, August 12,2014 – Rita Chiarelli belts out a tune at a press conference to finalize details for the upcoming Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, at Christie Conservation Area. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, August 12,2014 - Singer Laura Cole performs at a press conference to finalize details for the upcoming Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, at Christie Conservation Area. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, August 12,2014 – Singer Laura Cole performs at a press conference to finalize details for the upcoming Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, at Christie Conservation Area. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, August 12,2014 - Daniel Lanois performs at a press conference to finalize details for the upcoming Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, at Christie Conservation Area. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Amy Kenny

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, August 12,2014 – Daniel Lanois performs at a press conference to finalize details for the upcoming Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, at Christie Conservation Area. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

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