Live music

Rock out to live music this August in Kelowna (Rock the Lake/Contributed)

Kelowna Rock the Lake music festival is back with a legendary lineup

Rock out at the three day festival from Aug. 5-7

 

The Gary Cable Project performs in Kelowna April 29 and Vernon April 30. (Stephanie Dea Photography)

Classic rock concert for a cause plays Okanagan

Gary Cable Project live shows support BC Interior Jazz Festival

 

HOROJO Trio, the winners of the 2020 International Blues Challenge, will be in Penticton on Tuesday night, April 19, to promote the recent release of their debut album. (Photo: Screenshot- HOROJO Trio, As Hard As I Can)

Ottawa-based rockers bring international accolades to Penticton stage

Limited tickets are available for HOROJO Trio’s album-launch party at the Dream Cafe

HOROJO Trio, the winners of the 2020 International Blues Challenge, will be in Penticton on Tuesday night, April 19, to promote the recent release of their debut album. (Photo: Screenshot- HOROJO Trio, As Hard As I Can)
Blues Hall of Fame artist Michael Charles is set to perform in Penticton at the Dream Cafe on May 7. (Michael Charles - Submitted)
Blues Hall of Fame artist Michael Charles is set to perform in Penticton at the Dream Cafe on May 7. (Michael Charles - Submitted)
Canadian band Our Lady Peace will tour to B.C. cities this spring. (Submitted photo)

Holograms help power Our Lady Peace tour that includes Vancouver concert this spring

Alt-rock band touts ‘intersection of music and technology’ in partnership with ARHT Media

Canadian band Our Lady Peace will tour to B.C. cities this spring. (Submitted photo)
Award-winning singer-songwriter Alex Cuba performed with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. (Contributed)

REVIEW: Alex Cuba brings Latin sounds to Okanagan Symphony Orchestra concert

Music blends Latin American and North American pop sounds

  • Apr 12, 2022
Award-winning singer-songwriter Alex Cuba performed with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. (Contributed)
An Elton John tribute act will take the Venables Theatre stage in Oliver on June 12.

B.C. musician to honour Elton John and Billy Joel in Oliver this June

Tribute show on June 12 will include songs from both musicians

An Elton John tribute act will take the Venables Theatre stage in Oliver on June 12.
Rock band Dear Rouge performs at Surrey’s Party for the Planet festival in 2014, in celebration of Earth Day. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C.’s new ARC program aims to give musicians the tools to build sustainable careers

Applications from B.C.-based musicians now welcomed, with 15 to be picked for program’s first round

Rock band Dear Rouge performs at Surrey’s Party for the Planet festival in 2014, in celebration of Earth Day. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Shakey Graves coming to Kelowna’s BNA Brewery

Producers behind Alti-Tunes hosting first indoor live music in two years

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Lorrie Fleming with theh Canadian Route 66 Association stops to smell the flowers and check out the Seed by Seed Sunflower Project at Gallery Vertigo recently. The show has been extended to April 2 for the community to enjoy. (Michelle Loughery photo)

Vernon concert shines light of hope amid Ukraine crisis

April 1 event features Melina Schein, Judy Rose, artists Michelle Loughery and more

Lorrie Fleming with theh Canadian Route 66 Association stops to smell the flowers and check out the Seed by Seed Sunflower Project at Gallery Vertigo recently. The show has been extended to April 2 for the community to enjoy. (Michelle Loughery photo)
Bee Gees Gold Tribute is being called the “ultimate salute” to the famed group by Oliver’s Venables Theatre. The tribute act is coming to the venue on May 14.

‘Ultimate salute’ to the Bee Gees and ABBA coming to Oliver’s Venables Theatre

Tribute acts honouring the famed groups will take the South Okanagan stage on two separate dates

Bee Gees Gold Tribute is being called the “ultimate salute” to the famed group by Oliver’s Venables Theatre. The tribute act is coming to the venue on May 14.
Legendary Vernon singer Darby Mills headlines Classic Rock Night as the Funtastic A&W Music Festival returns, along with the softball tournament, to the Vernon Army Camp following a two-year break June 30 - July 2. (File photo)

Local flavour to music lineup as Vernon Funtastic festival returns

Darby Mills, Aaron Pritchett, Ben Klick, local bands and DJ to perform June 30 - July 2 at Vernon Army Camp

Legendary Vernon singer Darby Mills headlines Classic Rock Night as the Funtastic A&W Music Festival returns, along with the softball tournament, to the Vernon Army Camp following a two-year break June 30 - July 2. (File photo)
FILE - Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters performs at the Innings Festival at Tempe Beach Park on Saturday, Feb, 26 2022, in Tempe, Ariz. Hawkins, the longtime drummer for the rock band Foo Fighters, has died, according to reports, Friday, March 25, 2022. He was 50. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Foo Fighters’ show in Penticton officially cancelled after death of drummer

All of the band’s upcoming scheduled shows won’t proceed after the sudden death of Taylor Hawkins

FILE - Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters performs at the Innings Festival at Tempe Beach Park on Saturday, Feb, 26 2022, in Tempe, Ariz. Hawkins, the longtime drummer for the rock band Foo Fighters, has died, according to reports, Friday, March 25, 2022. He was 50. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
Juno award-winning trio Elliott BROOD is coming to Oliver’s Venables Theatre on June 9. (Photo: Venables Theatre)

Nationally-acclaimed alternative country trio coming to Oliver’s Venables Theatre

Elliot BROOD will be in the South Okanagan on June 9 for their 2022 tour

Juno award-winning trio Elliott BROOD is coming to Oliver’s Venables Theatre on June 9. (Photo: Venables Theatre)
Tim McGraw sings “Something Like That” in a video posted to Youtube.com. The American artist is booked to perform during the 2022 Rockin River Fest in Merritt, B.C.

Tim McGraw, Darius Rucker headline summer’s Rockin River Fest in flood-hit Merritt

‘Now more than ever, we need things to be excited about,’ city’s mayor says

Tim McGraw sings “Something Like That” in a video posted to Youtube.com. The American artist is booked to perform during the 2022 Rockin River Fest in Merritt, B.C.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl pictured in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 29, 2019. The famed band will perform for an Okanagan audience on Oct. 1 when they rock the stage at Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

Majority of Foo Fighters tickets sold in record time for South Okanagan concert

The band’s upcoming show is expected to be the fastest-selling in the Penticton venue’s history

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl pictured in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 29, 2019. The famed band will perform for an Okanagan audience on Oct. 1 when they rock the stage at Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
The construction of this bandshell in 2014 at Okanagan Falls’ Centennial Park sparked the creation of Music in the Park, a summer-long community event from June to August. After a two-year hiatus, the event is returning with a newly-named Music and Market in the Park on Father’s Day, June 19. (Photo courtesy of Grant Henderson)

Music and Market in the Park coming to Okanagan Falls all summer long

Food vendors and local bands set to perform from June to August at Centennial Park

The construction of this bandshell in 2014 at Okanagan Falls’ Centennial Park sparked the creation of Music in the Park, a summer-long community event from June to August. After a two-year hiatus, the event is returning with a newly-named Music and Market in the Park on Father’s Day, June 19. (Photo courtesy of Grant Henderson)
A Penticton-based bar, Barking Parrot, is presenting a Battle of the Bands starting on March 24 and ending on April 14. (Western News File Photo)

The search for Penticton’s next great band begins this spring at the Barking Parrot

‘It’s rock and roll, let’s just have fun,’ says the manager of the Penticton-based bar

A Penticton-based bar, Barking Parrot, is presenting a Battle of the Bands starting on March 24 and ending on April 14. (Western News File Photo)
The Pentastic Jazz Festival is officially back after a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bands will perform in Penticton from September 9 to 11. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

‘Let the good times roll again’: Pentastic Jazz Festival officially back this September

Lifted border restrictions mean U.S-based bands will be able to attend

The Pentastic Jazz Festival is officially back after a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bands will perform in Penticton from September 9 to 11. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)