Parksville Qualicum Beach is a lively area kicking with music concerts and events all year round.
The Errington Hall features top-notch Canadian talent and the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville holds folk nights and classical shows. The Old School House Arts Centre (currently closed due to COVID-19) presents the annual Harvest of Music festival plus a year-round schedule of small intimate musical events including "Music on Sunday".
The newest live music venue is Parksville's Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge. Ground Zero quickly became known for live intimate concerts, circle jams, music clinics, Open Mic Nights.