Live music

Danny Davis Guitars are displayed in Huntsville, Ala. A groundswell of support for the Vancouver Folk Music Festival has its board of directors rethinking plans to cancel this year’s event and dissolve the society.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, The Huntsville Times, Matt Wake

Chorus of support has Vancouver folk fest board reviewing cancellation, letter says

Board has paused a motion to dissolve the society and looking at options to continue

 

Manfred Harter brings his annual Buddy Holly tribute to Vernon Feb. 3. (Gary Sumner/Snap This Photography)

Vernon dance party swings out Buddy Holly tribute

Local musicians present annual event at Record City

 

Jaeden Izik-Dzurko is featured in the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra's presentation of Musical Giants. (Contributed)

Symphony brings Musical Giants to Okanagan stages

Church will host show Feb. 12, as Vernon Performing Arts Centre’s stage is being repaired

 

Oleg Skrypka and his band Vopli Vidopliasova are playing at Rutland Centennial Hall on Saturday night, Jan. 21. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Ukrainian rock legend bringing concert to Kelowna

Tickets are available online, at the door for the show at Rutland Centennial Hall on Saturday night

Oleg Skrypka and his band Vopli Vidopliasova are playing at Rutland Centennial Hall on Saturday night, Jan. 21. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Counterpoint Choir presents Darkness to Light Jan. 27 and 28 at Knox Presbyterian Church. (Counterpoint photo)

From Darkness to Light, Vernon choir in tune for show

Cuonterpoint winter concert features 5 different languages

Counterpoint Choir presents Darkness to Light Jan. 27 and 28 at Knox Presbyterian Church. (Counterpoint photo)
Country star Lee Brice is bringing his ‘Beer Drinking Opportunity’ tour to Kelowna in April. (@Leebrice/Instagram)

Country music star Lee Brice coming to Kelowna’s Prospera Place

Brice is playing at Prospera Place on Wednesday, April 12

Country star Lee Brice is bringing his ‘Beer Drinking Opportunity’ tour to Kelowna in April. (@Leebrice/Instagram)
Rob Dinwoodie & Friends will perform for the Vernon Folk-Roots first concert of the year Jan. 21. (Contributed)

Folk-Roots groups in tune for 2023 season in Vernon

Blu & Kelly Hopkins from Silver Creek, and Vernon’s own Rob Dinwoodie and friends, open the year

Rob Dinwoodie & Friends will perform for the Vernon Folk-Roots first concert of the year Jan. 21. (Contributed)
Summerland resident Debi Johnson calms a busy Penticton Regional Hospital with the soothing sounds of her harp on Wednesday, Jan. 4. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

VIDEO: Soothing sounds of harp calm busy Penticton hospital

Debi Johnson said the sounds of her harp has a calming effect on both patients and staff

Summerland resident Debi Johnson calms a busy Penticton Regional Hospital with the soothing sounds of her harp on Wednesday, Jan. 4. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Cris Derksen is the guest artist on cello, presenting Round Dance at the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra performances Jan. 20 and 21. (Contributed)
Cris Derksen is the guest artist on cello, presenting Round Dance at the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra performances Jan. 20 and 21. (Contributed)
The Karen Wiseman Quintet kick off the season at the Vernon Jazz Club Jan. 14. (Contributed)

Club jazzed for season of music in Vernon

Jazz Club presents performances every 2nd Saturday

The Karen Wiseman Quintet kick off the season at the Vernon Jazz Club Jan. 14. (Contributed)
Auditions are being held for a few remaining roles for Cabaret. (File photo)

Curtain opens on Cabaret auditions in Vernon

Big Apple Productions presents saucy musical in spring

Auditions are being held for a few remaining roles for Cabaret. (File photo)
The Hip Replacements are coming to Penticton’s Slackwater Brewing for a New Year’s party. (Facebook)

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Penticton: New Year’s edition

Tribute to the Tragically Hip, No Doubt and fireworks at Apex all coming up

The Hip Replacements are coming to Penticton’s Slackwater Brewing for a New Year’s party. (Facebook)
Casey Cawston and Dianne Clifton were invited up on stage by Kane Brown, with Cawston giving a shoutout to their hometown of Keremeos. (Facebook)

Video: B.C. couple get dance of a lifetime on stage at Kane Brown concert

The couple were invited up at the Vancouver show and gave their hometown a shoutout

Casey Cawston and Dianne Clifton were invited up on stage by Kane Brown, with Cawston giving a shoutout to their hometown of Keremeos. (Facebook)
Local Losers is hosting an evening of live music by local musicians Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, with all proceeds going to the Cammy LaFleur Street Outreach Clinic. (Contributed)

Live music at Vernon venue to benefit outreach clinic

A night of entertainment at Local Losers will benefit the Cammy LaFleur Street Clinic

Local Losers is hosting an evening of live music by local musicians Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, with all proceeds going to the Cammy LaFleur Street Outreach Clinic. (Contributed)
Cod Gone Wild are making the rounds intimate Christmas shows around the Okanagan. (Wayne Emde photography

Cod goes wild in Okanagan rounds

Newfie-inspired band spreading Christmas cheer

Cod Gone Wild are making the rounds intimate Christmas shows around the Okanagan. (Wayne Emde photography
Santa Claus makes an appearance at the Historic O’Keefe Ranch’s Victorian Christmas, which is on again Dec. 10 and 11, and Dec. 17 and 18. (Jennifer Blake Photo)

PHOTOS: North Okanagan ranch rounds up Victorian Christmas

Historic O’Keefe Ranch has plenty of old-fashioned fun and traditions running the next two weekends

Santa Claus makes an appearance at the Historic O’Keefe Ranch’s Victorian Christmas, which is on again Dec. 10 and 11, and Dec. 17 and 18. (Jennifer Blake Photo)
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) is bringing holiday joy around the Okanagan from Dec. 16-18. (Okanagan Symphony Orchestra/Facebook)

Okanagan Symphony Orchestra bringing holiday joy around the Okanagan

The symphony is making stops in Kelowna, Penticton, and Vernon

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) is bringing holiday joy around the Okanagan from Dec. 16-18. (Okanagan Symphony Orchestra/Facebook)
Candesca performs at the Vernon Community Music School Sunday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. (Contributed)

Kelowna’s Candesca brings Christmas concert to Vernon

Award-winning vocal ensemble brings holiday tunes to town

Candesca performs at the Vernon Community Music School Sunday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. (Contributed)
(Fireside music festival/Contributed)

Fireside Music Festival turns up the heat with its return to Kelowna

The festival takes place from Feb. 3-5 at BNA and RedBird Brewing

(Fireside music festival/Contributed)
Vernon’s Emmanuel Baptist Church once again becomes a tiny town in Palestine with the return, walk-through presentation of Bethlehem Star, a free family-friendly event that runs Dec.9-1 at the church located on 34th Street and 15th Avenue. Watch for the ‘Star’ in the sky to guide the way. (Emmanuel Baptish Church - photo)

VIDEO: Vernon church transforms into small Palestinian town

Emmanuel Baptist Church happy to present a walk-through version of Bethlehem Star again

Vernon’s Emmanuel Baptist Church once again becomes a tiny town in Palestine with the return, walk-through presentation of Bethlehem Star, a free family-friendly event that runs Dec.9-1 at the church located on 34th Street and 15th Avenue. Watch for the ‘Star’ in the sky to guide the way. (Emmanuel Baptish Church - photo)
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