Live music

Rapper Tech N9ne is performing at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery (Photo - E-volution Media Studio/Facebook)

Cariboo Lou: Rapper Tech N9ne coming to Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery

Tickets are still available for the September 24th show

 

Raincity, a funk-rock band based out of East Vancouver, plays Caravan Farm Theatre Aug. 17. (Raincity photo)

Musicians make Okanagan Road Trip

Route97 Cultural Development Society brings bands to Vernon, Penticton and Oliver

 

Shinedown lit up the South Okanagan Events Centre Stage on Aug. 2. in Penticton (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

PHOTOS: Shinedown storms Penticton’s SOEC for third go

Ayron Jones and Pop Evil were the openers

 

Shawn Mendes performs “Summer of Love” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. Mendes is one of several musicians to cancel Canadian concert dates in recent weeks.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Charles Sykes-Invision-AP

From Mendes to New Kids, concert cancellations prove a costly gamble for fans

Fans sometimes stuck with hefty travel, hotel expenses

Shawn Mendes performs “Summer of Love” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. Mendes is one of several musicians to cancel Canadian concert dates in recent weeks.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Charles Sykes-Invision-AP
As Kevin Flynn and Cathy Bartsch soak up the first gig of the 2022 Wednesday on the Wharf concert series at Salmon Arm’s Marine Peace Park, Dexter the dog’s attention is drawn away from the Cat Murphy Band to other audience members enjoying the July 6 event. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Snapshot: Live music returns to Salmon Arm’s Marine Park for Wednesday on the Wharf

Evening offers live music, several dining options and nearby Serendipity Market

As Kevin Flynn and Cathy Bartsch soak up the first gig of the 2022 Wednesday on the Wharf concert series at Salmon Arm’s Marine Peace Park, Dexter the dog’s attention is drawn away from the Cat Murphy Band to other audience members enjoying the July 6 event. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Kym Gouchie inspires her audience at Song Sparrow Hall in Salmon Arm on June 18, 2022. She will return to the Shuswap in Blind Bay on Thursday, July 7. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Renowned singer-songwriter returns to Shuswap

Kym Gouchie to bring Music in the Bay to Blind Bay on July 7

Kym Gouchie inspires her audience at Song Sparrow Hall in Salmon Arm on June 18, 2022. She will return to the Shuswap in Blind Bay on Thursday, July 7. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)
Thomas Wells gets the ball diamonds tuned up at the DND grounds for the Funtastic Slo Pitch Tournament Thursday, June 30. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Funtastic ready to rock Vernon

Ball diamonds and music festival all set for Canada Day long weekend fun

Thomas Wells gets the ball diamonds tuned up at the DND grounds for the Funtastic Slo Pitch Tournament Thursday, June 30. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Mike Shaver and Stephanie Webster of A Million Dollars in Pennies will perform at Sunnybrae Hall on Saturday, July 9. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and reservations may be made at www.guestlist-online.com/event/amdip-at-sunnybrae-hall.

A Million Dollars in Pennies performs in the Shuswap

The show is on July 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sunnybrae Hall

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Mike Shaver and Stephanie Webster of A Million Dollars in Pennies will perform at Sunnybrae Hall on Saturday, July 9. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and reservations may be made at www.guestlist-online.com/event/amdip-at-sunnybrae-hall.
The Monashee Music Festival will be held at the Sicamous Dog Park on July 22 and 23, 2022. (Contributed)

Monashee Music Festival looking for volunteers

A perk to volunteering at the event is a complimentary one-day festival ticket

The Monashee Music Festival will be held at the Sicamous Dog Park on July 22 and 23, 2022. (Contributed)
Canadian rock icons The Stampeders delighted a capacity crowd at Vernon’s Performing Arts Centre Monday, June 20, playing their myriad of hits over two hours. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Canadian rock icons sound sweet in Vernon

The Stampeders played all of their hits to the delight of a capacity crowd at Performing Arts Centre

Canadian rock icons The Stampeders delighted a capacity crowd at Vernon’s Performing Arts Centre Monday, June 20, playing their myriad of hits over two hours. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
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)
Tennyson King. (Press photo)

Indie rocker Tennyson King hits up Golden, Shuswap

Tennyson King will play in Golden and Salmon Arm this July

Tennyson King. (Press photo)
Sandy Cameron and Donnie Clark will be joined by fellow veteran jazzers including Brian Pratt-Johnson, Bill Lockie and Colin Spence when The Old Guys perform at The Nexus at First, at Salmon Arm’s First United Church, on Thursday, June 23, 2022. (Contributed)

The Old Guys bring more than 300-years of musical experience to Salmon Arm stage

Veteran jazzers return after two-year hiatus to play the Nexus

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Sandy Cameron and Donnie Clark will be joined by fellow veteran jazzers including Brian Pratt-Johnson, Bill Lockie and Colin Spence when The Old Guys perform at The Nexus at First, at Salmon Arm’s First United Church, on Thursday, June 23, 2022. (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 B.C.

The Art of Falling Apart tour stops in Vernon, Cranbrook and Kamloops

Serena Ryder plays the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sept. 26. (Contributed)
Back in 2017, Salmon Arm Secondary School’s Jackson Campus Concert Band members rehearsed for their spring concert. The 2022 concert will be held June 8 at the gazebo in Marine Peace Park. In the case of inclement weather, it will be held in the Jackson campus gym at 7:30 p.m. (File photo)

Salmon Arm Secondary bands to perform in June despite WOW delay

Jackson campus bands will play June 8 in Marine Peace Park gazebo

Back in 2017, Salmon Arm Secondary School’s Jackson Campus Concert Band members rehearsed for their spring concert. The 2022 concert will be held June 8 at the gazebo in Marine Peace Park. In the case of inclement weather, it will be held in the Jackson campus gym at 7:30 p.m. (File photo)
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)