Live music

Vernon’s Brandon Schmor headlines a live-streamed broadcast of QUSIC’s LGBT2Q+ Artist Music Series Wednesday, Aug. 5, from the Friends of Dorothy Lounge in Kelowna, starting at 7 p.m. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon musician streams live performance

Brandon Schmor is latest in QUSIC’s LGBT2Q+ Artist Music Series this Wednesday, Aug. 5, from Kelowna

Vernon’s Brandon Schmor headlines a live-streamed broadcast of QUSIC’s LGBT2Q+ Artist Music Series Wednesday, Aug. 5, from the Friends of Dorothy Lounge in Kelowna, starting at 7 p.m. (Morning Star - file photo)
Arts Revelstoke’s first ever Guerrilla Gig was at the Interior Forestry Museum’s Riverside Forest Walk on July 8. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Pure magic: live performances revived in Revelstoke

Revelstoke Arts Council hosting Guerrilla Gigs on Wednesdays all summer long

Arts Revelstoke’s first ever Guerrilla Gig was at the Interior Forestry Museum’s Riverside Forest Walk on July 8. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Okanagan singer’s country hit goes viral

Okanagan singer’s country hit goes viral

Clark W. a Canadian sensation for his latest patriotic hit

Okanagan singer’s country hit goes viral
Vernon’s own Andrew Allen joins Songwriter’s Circle

Vernon’s own Andrew Allen joins Songwriter’s Circle

Folk-Roots Society presents online show in lieu of live shows cancelled by COVID-19

Vernon’s own Andrew Allen joins Songwriter’s Circle
The band Spank the Plank performs at White Hart Pub in Surrey on Friday, June 12. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Bar brings back live music as B.C.’s top doc warns singing spreads COVID-19

‘The hardest part is reminding people that they can’t dance, which isn’t easy,’ pub operator says

The band Spank the Plank performs at White Hart Pub in Surrey on Friday, June 12. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
It won’t look quite l ike this in 2020 but the popular Music In The Park series for Armstrong’s Memorial Park will be held with strict social distancing rules and limited tickets available for each show Friday night starting June 26. (Jenna Churchill photo)

Music in the Park series returning to Armstrong

Strict social distancing rules to be in place; tickets will be made available online for shows

It won’t look quite l ike this in 2020 but the popular Music In The Park series for Armstrong’s Memorial Park will be held with strict social distancing rules and limited tickets available for each show Friday night starting June 26. (Jenna Churchill photo)
Rock the Lake was to take place from Aug. 7-9 at Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Contributed)

Kelowna’s Rock the Lake officially postponed until 2021

The new dates have been scheduled for August 6-8, 2021

Rock the Lake was to take place from Aug. 7-9 at Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Contributed)
CJ Bissett performs at The Beach during his Self-Isolation Tour in the Okanagan. (Submitted Photo)

Vernon musician on self-isolating tour

CJ Bissett is making 10 videos, performed

CJ Bissett performs at The Beach during his Self-Isolation Tour in the Okanagan. (Submitted Photo)
Dusty Hill (left) and ZZ Top founder Billy F Gibbons on stage at the band’s first show in Penticton in 2009. The Tres Hombres will be back at the South Okanagan Events Centre in April of 2021 with special guests Cheap Trick. (File photo)

ZZ Top reschedules Okanagan show for 2021

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band moves Penticton tour date to April 2021 due to coronavirus

Dusty Hill (left) and ZZ Top founder Billy F Gibbons on stage at the band’s first show in Penticton in 2009. The Tres Hombres will be back at the South Okanagan Events Centre in April of 2021 with special guests Cheap Trick. (File photo)
Andrew Judah is an alternative group from Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)

Kelowna band Andrew Judah live streams concert for community

Andrew Judah hosted a live-stream concert on Sunday with over 60 viewers from around the world

Andrew Judah is an alternative group from Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)
A performance during Tiny Lights Music Festival in the small Kootenay community of Ymir is seen here in 2017. The annual music festival has been postponed to 2021. Photo: Tyler Harper

Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus

Summer events are running out of time to stay on schedule

A performance during Tiny Lights Music Festival in the small Kootenay community of Ymir is seen here in 2017. The annual music festival has been postponed to 2021. Photo: Tyler Harper
Local performer Jessica Singleton takes a turn on stage at the Dream Café. The popular nightclub has closed temporarily due to COVID-19 concerns. (Western News file photo)

Penticton’s famed Dream Café closes temporarily amid coronavirus concerns

Two-week closure at the Dream due to coronavirus

  • Mar 15, 2020
Local performer Jessica Singleton takes a turn on stage at the Dream Café. The popular nightclub has closed temporarily due to COVID-19 concerns. (Western News file photo)
Flamenco flair featured in Vernon

Flamenco flair featured in Vernon

Jazz Club brings Stephanie Pedraza Quartet on stage

Flamenco flair featured in Vernon
REVIEW: Supernatural concert from two talented pianists

REVIEW: Supernatural concert from two talented pianists

Vernon and Quebec talents wow crowds at Performing Arts Centre

REVIEW: Supernatural concert from two talented pianists
Big Little Lions play the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre March 14 and 15. (Big Little Lions image)

Big Little Lions take Vernon spotlight

Two shows planned, with audience seated on stage, at Performing Arts Centre

Big Little Lions play the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre March 14 and 15. (Big Little Lions image)
The BX Honour Choir performs Never Seen the Rain during the 40th annual Choral Showcase, presented by the Vernon School District’s Music Educators’ Association, at the Performing Arts Centre Wednesday, March 4. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

GALLERY: Vernon students first choir to take on Canadian Paralympic song

Choral Showcase reveals collaboration with Shine, official song of 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo

The BX Honour Choir performs Never Seen the Rain during the 40th annual Choral Showcase, presented by the Vernon School District’s Music Educators’ Association, at the Performing Arts Centre Wednesday, March 4. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Cod Gone Wild are coming home to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a special performance March 13 at Powerhouse Theatre. (Cod Gone Wild photo)
Cod Gone Wild are coming home to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a special performance March 13 at Powerhouse Theatre. (Cod Gone Wild photo)
Former manager returns to Record City to drop debut

Former manager returns to Record City to drop debut

Steve Marc will perform at Record City Thursday, Feb. 27, 7-10 p.m.

Former manager returns to Record City to drop debut
Charles Richard-Hamelin will perform at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Contributed)

Star Quebecois pianist to take the stage in Vernon

Charles Richard-Hamelin will play on Feb. 29, with opening act by local Grade 11 student

Charles Richard-Hamelin will perform at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Contributed)
David James and Big River will take the stage as Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings on March 5, 2020. (Contributed)

Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings take spotlight in Vernon

Outlaw Country to revive classics of the Man in Black in March

David James and Big River will take the stage as Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings on March 5, 2020. (Contributed)