Ripple Illusions’ Connor Brooks

Music ripples in downtown Vernon

Retro rock band Ripple Illusion plays the Naked Pig Sunday, Oct. 18.

With a fresh take on retro sounds, Vancouver band Ripple Illusion mixes musical influences from a variety of different eras.

The band’s brand of piano-driven rock will echo off the walls at Vernon’s the Naked Pig Sunday.

“Ripple Illusion was the first band to officially play a show at the Naked Pig this past August, and had an incredibly successful evening. Everyone enjoyed their soulful rock sounds, and we couldn’t be more excited to have them back on Sunday night,” said show promoter Alexa Harwood-Jones.

Ripple Illusion was created in the fall of 2014 by singer-keyboardist Mike Turner, a member of the accomplished Canadian rock band Damn Fools. He was inspired by his experience at the 2014 PEAK Performance Project and decided to join forces with longtime friend and blues musician Caroline Allatt. Together, they realized their musical influences were complimentary and they began incorporating tight vocal harmonies into the fabric of Turner’s dynamic instrumentation and musical arrangements.

Joined by Connor Brooks on percussion, Ripple Illusion’s sound has developed into a unique style of soul, rock, and funk.

The band released its self-titled debut EP in May, and had a successful tour playing venues throughout Western Canada this summer.

“Playing the first ever show at the Naked Pig, on a Monday night no less, was probably one of my favourite experiences as a travelling musician,” said Turner of the band’s first show in Vernon. “We can’t wait to keep coming back to this hidden gem of a venue.”

Ripple Illusion starts its performance at the Naked Pig Sunday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. The show is all-ages with no cover fee.

 

 

Just Posted

Sagmoen’s arrest was valid, Vernon RCMP officers say

Curtis Sagmoen saga continued Tuesday with defence counsel questioning validity of warrant

Tax increase allows for more firefighters in Vernon

City of Vernon councillors approved a 4.91 per cent tax increase in 2020

Truck fire spreads to property in gated Vernon community

A loud bang rang out as flames spread to the grass

RCMP traffic services moves to Falkland to slow down speeders

Falkland detachment to serve as new HQ for RCMP’s North Okanagan Traffic Services

Mr. Mikes Vernon to recognize local charities with $500

Restaurant looking for Deeds Well Done in 7th annual holiday campaign

B.C. woman charged in connection to stolen vehicle smash-up in Kamloops

Kersten Ina Peters was arrested in the Fraser Valley on Friday, Dec. 6

Tavares scores twice as Maple Leafs earn 4-1 win over Canucks

Vancouver sees two-game win streak snapped

UPDATED: No survivors in Gabriola Island plane crash: RCMP

Coroner confirms multiple fatalities after small plane goes down Tuesday night near Nanaimo

VIDEO: Harbour Air makes history with first electric aircraft test flight

Successful flight marks first of its kind in the world

The Grinch who Stole a Hedge: Security camera captures Chilliwack tree theft

RCMP arrives as person calmly walks away with tree in downtown area

Salmonella outbreak in Canada linked to rodents and snakes

92 cases of salmonella across six provinces, including B.C.

Meng Wanzhou wins right to more documents involving arrest at Vancouver airport

Defence lawyers allege the Huawei executive was unlawfully detained, searched and interrogated

Truck with body inside found at bottom of lake near Kootenay ferry

Investigators believe no foul play is expected but are unsure how the vehicle ended up in the Arrow Lakes

Most Read