Live music

Stephanie Pedraza Quartet will be onstage at the Vernon Jazz Club Saturday, March 21. (Submitted Photo)

Flamenco flair featured in North Okanagan

Jazz Club brings Stephanie Pedraza Quartet on stage

Stephanie Pedraza Quartet will be onstage at the Vernon Jazz Club Saturday, March 21. (Submitted Photo)
Vernon’s own Noah Wessels (sitting) with Charles Richard-Hamelin at the Feb. 29 concert at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. (NOCCA photo)

REVIEW: Supernatural concert from two talented pianists

Vernon and Quebec talents wow crowds at Performing Arts Centre

Vernon’s own Noah Wessels (sitting) with Charles Richard-Hamelin at the Feb. 29 concert at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. (NOCCA photo)
Big Little Lions play the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre March 14&15. (Big Little Lions image)

Big Little Lions take Okanagan spotlight

Shows planned in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon

Big Little Lions play the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre March 14&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)

Okanagan 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)

Okanagan hosts biggest St. Patrick’s performance this side of Newfoundland

Celtic Choir joins Cod Gone Wild for celebration in Vernon

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

Johnny Cash takes centre stage in Okanagan

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)
Members of the Shuswap Barbershop Project Men’s a Cappella chorus, Paul Derkach, Fred Green, Dan McPherson, Charlie Deringer, Lloyd Nakagawa and Hammy McClymont ready themselves to perform at the Andover Terrace Retirement Resort on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)

Shuswap singers share the love on Valentine’s Day

Shuswap Barbershop Project singers perform at Andover Terrace Retirement Resort

Members of the Shuswap Barbershop Project Men’s a Cappella chorus, Paul Derkach, Fred Green, Dan McPherson, Charlie Deringer, Lloyd Nakagawa and Hammy McClymont ready themselves to perform at the Andover Terrace Retirement Resort on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)
Singer Justin J. Moore, who was raised in Vernon, released a duet with his opera singer mother, Melina Schein. (Justin Moore - Facebook)

WATCH: Mother-son duo sing to raise funds for North Okanagan kids

Justin J. Moore returns after viral video with dad, kicks off NONA’s first talent show fundraiser

Singer Justin J. Moore, who was raised in Vernon, released a duet with his opera singer mother, Melina Schein. (Justin Moore - Facebook)
Kath and the Tomkats will kick off the Winter Carnival’s Blues Festival Feb. 15, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. (Contributed)

Visual and performing arts collide at Vernon’s Blues Night

Local artists to provide diverse art exhibit alongside world-class blues acts at Winter Carnival

  • Feb 1, 2020
Kath and the Tomkats will kick off the Winter Carnival’s Blues Festival Feb. 15, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. (Contributed)
Alessia Cara is on a roll, being nominated for six 2020 Juno Awards. She was named Tuesday as host of the awards ceremony, on March 15 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Photo by Olivia Alta

Alessia Cara to host and perform at 2020 Juno Awards

Multi-platinum Canadian singer-songwriter also up for six awards, including Artist of the Year

  • Jan 28, 2020
Alessia Cara is on a roll, being nominated for six 2020 Juno Awards. She was named Tuesday as host of the awards ceremony, on March 15 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Photo by Olivia Alta
Tribute hails Holly at North Okanagan Winter Dance Party

Tribute hails Holly at North Okanagan Winter Dance Party

Feb. 3, 1959 was “The Day the Music Died,” but it’s coming back Feb. 1, 2020

Tribute hails Holly at North Okanagan Winter Dance Party
Georges Nasrallah of Post Modern Connection at Fireside Festival Sunday, Jan. 27. (Photo - Dustin Bertuzzi)

Kelowna’s Fireside Festival nearly sold-out

This year’s festival features the Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Andrew Judah, Little Destroyer and more

Georges Nasrallah of Post Modern Connection at Fireside Festival Sunday, Jan. 27. (Photo - Dustin Bertuzzi)
Lorenzo’s Cafe has its last hurrah in North Okanagan

Lorenzo’s Cafe has its last hurrah in North Okanagan

The music venue east of Enderby is shutting down after 24 years, and plays its final show Oct. 26

Lorenzo’s Cafe has its last hurrah in North Okanagan