Live music

Sawyer Brown and Lonestar will be joined by a pair of Canadian country acts at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Nov. 17. (File photo)

Country music icons ready to rock Penticton this November

Sawyer Brown and Lonestar will be at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Nov. 17

Sawyer Brown and Lonestar will be joined by a pair of Canadian country acts at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Nov. 17. (File photo)
The Glorious Sons will rock the Vernon Performing Arts Centre June 26. (Amanda Dawn photo)
The Glorious Sons will rock the Vernon Performing Arts Centre June 26. (Amanda Dawn photo)
Kailee McGuire performs during the 2021 Music at Mackie Summer Concert Series. (Mackie Lake House photo)

Music at Mackie back for Vernon summer

Historic Coldstream lakefront lands host concert series

Kailee McGuire performs during the 2021 Music at Mackie Summer Concert Series. (Mackie Lake House photo)
Legendary Canadian rock group The Stampeders (Rich Dodson, from left, Kim Berly, and Ronnie King) play Vernon and Kelowna, Monday and Tuesday, June 20 and 21, respectively. (Contributed)

Canadian rock icons play Okanagan

The Stampeders will play Vernon Monday, June 20 and Kelowna Tuesday, June 21

Legendary Canadian rock group The Stampeders (Rich Dodson, from left, Kim Berly, and Ronnie King) play Vernon and Kelowna, Monday and Tuesday, June 20 and 21, respectively. (Contributed)
Scotty Berg has a big summer ahead (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Kelowna star signs his first record deal

Scotty Berg will be recording an album in L.A. and Nashville this summer

Scotty Berg has a big summer ahead (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Pictures of loved ones hung on the back wall of the Island Stage in Kelowna during the 2022 Move to Cure ALS (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Kelowna residents moving in person again to support B.C., Yukon residents with ALS

Over 200 people showed up to move to cure ALS

  • Jun 12, 2022
Pictures of loved ones hung on the back wall of the Island Stage in Kelowna during the 2022 Move to Cure ALS (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
French horn musician and Royal Canadian Navy Naden Band member Alliszon Zaichkowski, right, plays one of her 20 conch shells during a jam session with her aunt, front left, and mother. Zaichkowski originally learned about the conch from William Golding’s Lord of the Flies and jokingly ordered her first one off eBay. (Courtesy of Alliszon Zaichkowski)

B.C. musician toots conch shell on Canada’s Got Talent; gets Howie Mandel’s support

James Bay resident builds on 21 years of French horn training

French horn musician and Royal Canadian Navy Naden Band member Alliszon Zaichkowski, right, plays one of her 20 conch shells during a jam session with her aunt, front left, and mother. Zaichkowski originally learned about the conch from William Golding’s Lord of the Flies and jokingly ordered her first one off eBay. (Courtesy of Alliszon Zaichkowski)
Serena Ryder plays the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sept. 26. (Contributed)

Serena Ryder brings mental wellness journey to Vernon

The Art of Falling Apart tour stops at Performing Arts Centre

Serena Ryder plays the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sept. 26. (Contributed)
Vancouver punk rock band D.O.A. plays Slackwater Brewing in Penticton June 2. (Submitted)

Punk band D.O.A. set to rock Penticton brewery June 2

Canadian punk rock band celebrating 40th anniversary of hit album Hardcore 81

Vancouver punk rock band D.O.A. plays Slackwater Brewing in Penticton June 2. (Submitted)
Vancouver-based musician Shawn Austin will be at South Okanagan Events Centre on June 3 for a tour headlined by country-music staple Dallas Smith. (Photo- Penelope PR)

Performing in the Okanagan will be ‘extra special’ for Canadian country music star

Shawn Austin is featured on Dallas Smith’s Some Things Never Change Tour nationwide

Vancouver-based musician Shawn Austin will be at South Okanagan Events Centre on June 3 for a tour headlined by country-music staple Dallas Smith. (Photo- Penelope PR)
Ukrainian refugees are being supported by a number of agencies, including New Manna Ministries. (NewManna.org photo)
Ukrainian refugees are being supported by a number of agencies, including New Manna Ministries. (NewManna.org photo)
Dryden Bennett, recipient of Kelowna's Teen Honour in the Arts Award, is a featured composer in the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra's spring concert May 28 and 29, 2022. (Contributed)

Youth Symphony in tune for Okanagan spring concerts

Vernon, Penticton and Kelowna performances to showcase blooming talents

Dryden Bennett, recipient of Kelowna's Teen Honour in the Arts Award, is a featured composer in the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra's spring concert May 28 and 29, 2022. (Contributed)
Montreal-based band The OM Sound released the music video for their single Suspicious Auspicious, filmed in their hometown of Vernon, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. (Submitted photo)

WATCH: OM Sound drops new music video filmed in Vernon, offering glimpse of tour life

Shot in the Montreal-based band’s hometown, the video for ‘Suspicious Auspicious’ was filmed in just 45 minutes

Montreal-based band The OM Sound released the music video for their single Suspicious Auspicious, filmed in their hometown of Vernon, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. (Submitted photo)
PIGS: Canada’s Most Authentic Pink Floyd Tribute plays Vernon’s Performing Arts Centre on Saturday, May 21. (canadapinkfloyd.com photo)

Band pays Pink Floyd tribute in Vernon

PIGS is Canada’s most authentic Pink Floyd tribute group playing Performing Arts Centre Saturday, May 21

PIGS: Canada’s Most Authentic Pink Floyd Tribute plays Vernon’s Performing Arts Centre on Saturday, May 21. (canadapinkfloyd.com photo)
(Submitted)

Kelowna’s Waterfront Park concert to benefit Ukraine

Kelowna City Concert Band, Dirt Road Opera headline lineup

(Submitted)
The Funtastic Sports Society’s Community Grant Program deadline for applications closes Sunday, May 15. Raffle tickets that support the program are also available, as are tickets to the music festival. The softball tournament and live music returns to the Vernon Army Camp after a two-year pandemic hiatus June 30 - July 3. (Morning Star - file photo)

Applications for Funtastic’s North Okanagan community grants wraps Sunday, May 15

Funtastic has awarded more than $2M in 30-plus years of its grant program; raffle, music tix available

The Funtastic Sports Society’s Community Grant Program deadline for applications closes Sunday, May 15. Raffle tickets that support the program are also available, as are tickets to the music festival. The softball tournament and live music returns to the Vernon Army Camp after a two-year pandemic hiatus June 30 - July 3. (Morning Star - file photo)
Rock out to live music this August in Kelowna (Rock the Lake/Contributed)
Rock out to live music this August in Kelowna (Rock the Lake/Contributed)
The Ancora Women's Ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary with a concernt May 7. (Ancora image)

Vernon choir hits 10th anniversary high note

Ancora Women’s Ensemble performs Heartsongs May 7

The Ancora Women's Ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary with a concernt May 7. (Ancora image)
The Gary Cable Project performs in Kelowna April 29 and Vernon April 30. (Stephanie Dea Photography)

Classic rock concert for a cause in Kelowna, Vernon

Gary Cable Project live shows support BC Interior Jazz Festival

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