Oyama’s Orchard continues with concerts

The Orchard in Oyama continues its summer concert series with two more performances in its intimate setting in Lake Country.

Vernon's Windmills plays an intimate concert at The Orchard in Oyama Friday

The Orchard in Oyama continues its summer concert series Friday with the third of four performances in its intimate setting in Lake Country.

The Orchard is a new musical venue in Lake Country that has been hosting performers in a comfortable and intimate setting overlooking Oyama and Kalamalka Lakes.

Owner Julia Reid says they hosted one concert last year and decided to increase the number of events this year at the venue, on Middle Bench Road in Oyama.

“We’ve been in Oyama for a few years and we thought it would be really nice to have concerts in our orchard,” said Reid. “It’s an intimate setting. We had one concert last year and it went really well so we are having four this year.”

Okanagan musician Gorden James kicked off the season at The Orchard in July, while B.C. Music Hall of Famer Shari Ulrich played July 26.

On Friday, Aug. 2, Vernon’s Windmills (Cory Myraas) takes the stage.

Windmills is Influenced by the romantic sound-scapes and thematic elements of film with a strong vocal presence and heartbreaking lyrics. He combines multiple musical elements to create a truly original singer-songwriter act, breaking genres and refusing to stay put.

With influences and roots in folk, ambience, indie-pop, and post-rock, Windmills creates songs that move between genres with ease, creating emotional responses and moods with each note played.

The final concert is with Kelowna blues harpist Sherman Doucette on Aug. 16.

All profits from ticket sales go the artist.

Tickets and information are available at www.theorchardwebsite.com.

 

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