Indy up-and-comers Cuff the Duke and Jenn Grant bring national tour to Kelowna nightclub

A pair of JUNO-nominated acts headline an indy double-bill at a well-known Kelowna hot spot now opening its doors to more live music. Cuff the Duke and Jenn Grant bring their national tour to Kelowna’s Sapphire Nightclub on Wed., Oct. 17 for a 9 p.m. show. Both were nominated for a Juno Award in this year’s Adult Alternative Album of the Year category, a contest won by Feist and her album, Metals. Grant released her third album, The Beautiful... Read More

RIOT on the Roof – An Evening of Alternative ART

It’s finally August, which means one of two things: you’re prepping your BBQ’s and dingy boats for long weekends under 30 degree weather or you’re trying not to think about the approach of fall, the looming dark cloud of despair that clings to your warm, summer skin like a stubborn sucking leech. Or, if you’re anything like the Vernon Public Art Gallery, you’re vibrating with excitement, like you’re permanently attached to an IV of espresso,... Read More

Michael Kaeshammer in Penticton for a 5 night run – two nights left to go!

JAMES MILLER Michael Kaeshammer performs at The Dream Cafe, Tuesday through Saturday. Even with a rapidly expanding career, jazz pianist/vocalist Michael Kaeshammer always finds time in his schedule to include a five-night stand in Penticton. “The shows at The Dream Cafe are the only gigs I do every year where I contact the promoter and make sure that date is on this year’s touring schedule,” he said. “It’s... Read More

Parks Alive Schedule: TODAY, Sunday July 29th – AUG 4th

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West Kelowna’s Music in the Park – Community Concert Series

The District of West Kelowna has started a new free community concert series called “Music in the Park” program. The free concerts take place at Memorial Park (behind Johnson Bentley Pool) and take place every Friday night between 7-9pm for July and August. View Larger Map Here is the summer schedule with various youtube links: July 27th – Indie Rock    TONIGHT! Fields of Green Scissor Kick Aug 3rd – 40’s &... Read More

Parks Alive Schedule: Today – July 28th

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A Musical Aperitif: The Archers

As the weekend fades away, here’s a musical moment to take you into the week ahead. A Musical Aperitif: The Archers  Read More

Concert Review: Strings The Thing faculty concert in Penticton

By Roswitha Masson – Penticton Western News Liz Lupton (right) an instructor at Strings the Thing, a week long music camp, leads her students Koen Dyck (middle) and Natai Willms (left) during the student concert held at the Shatford Centre on Friday. Kristi Patton/Western News It was a treat to take in a recital at the beautifully renovated auditorium of Penticton Shatford Centre last Tuesday.   The high ceiling and the hardwood floor... Read More

The 3rd annual Grindrod Musik & Arts Festival

Grindrod festival hits a high note with families By Kristin Froneman – Vernon Morning Star A young participant has fun partaking in the drum circle at last year’s Grindrod Musik and Arts Festival. Photo submitted  With classic rock and heavy metal taking up the stages in Armstrong-Spallumcheen this weekend, and the Komasket Music Festival sidelined until next year, festival seekers looking for a family friendly event need not look further... Read More

Art, music, it’s all downtown

By Kristin Froneman – Vernon Morning Star Local musician Jayme McKillop performs along 30th Avenue in Vernon at the Streets and Sounds of Downtown event Friday. There’s more to hear and see as downtown Vernon continues to come alive with live music and art on Friday nights.   Sights and Sounds of Downtown, which started July 6, has so far featured a number of buskers playing live on the sidewalks of 30th Avenue, while visual artists... Read More

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