Live music

The first Guerrilla Gig will feature Jared Wayne and Nik Winnitowy. Tickets will be on sale at noon on July 5 and the show will be at a yet to be disclosed location on July 8. (Revelstoke Arts Council photo)
The first Guerrilla Gig will feature Jared Wayne and Nik Winnitowy. Tickets will be on sale at noon on July 5 and the show will be at a yet to be disclosed location on July 8. (Revelstoke Arts Council photo)
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
Okanagan’s own Andrew Allen joins Songwriter’s Circle

Okanagan’s own Andrew Allen joins Songwriter’s Circle

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

Okanagan’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)
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 has been performing at outdoor sets around the Okanagan for his Self-Isolation Tour. (Submitted Photo)

Okanagan musician on self-isolating tour

CJ Bissett is making 10 videos, performed

CJ Bissett has been performing at outdoor sets around the Okanagan for his Self-Isolation Tour. (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)
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)
Kytami is playing Traverse on Friday, Feb. 28. (Cassie O’Neil photo)

Bands and DJs playing this week in Revelstoke

Lots of options Friday and Saturday night!

Kytami is playing Traverse on Friday, Feb. 28. (Cassie O’Neil 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)
Revelstoke’s Corn Starr is playing River City Pub on Friday and Saturday. (Photo via Facebook)

Live music coming up this weekend in Revelstoke

Shows on Feb. 14, 15 and 16

  • Feb 10, 2020
Revelstoke’s Corn Starr is playing River City Pub on Friday and Saturday. (Photo via Facebook)
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)