John Prine headlined Friday night's Vancouver Island MusicFest mainstage concert and played a nearly two hour set.

Vancouver Island MusicFest rolling along

Vancouver Island MusicFest celebrates the world of music this weekend

Vancouver Island MusicFest celebrates the world of music this weekend. Last night’s performance by headliner John Prine did not disappoint and the music continued throughout today and carries on tomorrow at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds.

Still to come tonight: The Trews and tomorrow night’s headliners are 54 – 40 and Serena Ryder.

Meanwhile, some of today’s performers included:

Guitar legend Martin Carthy and his daughter Eliza Carthy:

Paul Pigat has been performing all around the festival, today he put on a guitar workshop:

The wonderfully-expressive Cousin Harley bassist Keith Picot showed up to support buddy Pigat:

Michael Jerome Browne’s blues were a hit:

Bill Bourne gave a gospel-influenced set on the Woodland Stage:

All Photos by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror