Live music in Kelowna – June 24th

Saturday, June 24th, 2017 venue
Bag-o-Beetz Doc Willoughby’s Pub
Canadian Rock Show Kelowna Community Theatre
Cara Luft House Concert – Kelowna Folk Club
Gordon James Vintner’s Poolside Grill
James Elser Wine + Art
Jon Bos band The Blue Gator
Lucky Monkey with Charlie Handsome and the Brats Fernandos Pub
Major mambo Soul De Cuba Cafe
Rann Berry Kelowna Lake City Casino 
Skae A Leg O’Flannigans Pub
SLT, Teon Gibbs Habitat

Live music around Kelowna on June 16th (Happy 13th Birthday Habitat!)

Friday, June 16th, 2017 venue
13th Bday with Maple Jordan, Bob Smoke Habitat
Deep Sounds Doc Willoughby’s Pub
Emily Rowed, Cassidy Waring and Sam Lynch Sleepovers House, 1680 Joe Rich Rd
Live Music Kelowna Lake City Casino 
Live Music Vintner’s Poolside Grill
Loni Moger Marmalade Cat Cafe
Lucy Blu and the Bly Boys Wine + Art, Wilbur’s Piano bar
Niki Martinus Project MTL
Rumble 100 The Blue Gator
Timbre Wolvies Cache Lounge
Wild Son Fernandos Pub
Young ‘Uns O’Flannigans Pub
Frolic at the Funk House The Funk House, 1520 Pasadena Rd
Deborah Gold with James Taylor Beach Ave Cafe and Tapas Bar

The Kelowna Folk Club presents Cara Luft for an intimate living room concert

The Kelowna Folk Club presents –
CARA LUFTJuno award winner
from “The Wailin’ Jennys”
and “The Small Glories”.
Cara Luft has earned a solid reputation as an exciting live performer, accomplished guitarist, clawhammer banjo player, and insightfully honest songwriter. Her style of presentation combines her appealingly infectious personality and wild sense of humour with mesmerizing songcraft. She was an original member of the Wailin’ Jennys and is becoming well known as half of the duo the Small Glories along side JD Edwards.As Former AD of the Winnipeg Folk Festival Rick Fenton points out, “Cara’s voice, songwriting, guitar playing, energy, passion, fire, sense of humor, and zest for life
make her a great addition to any festival lineup.”

A living room concert at
4352 Turner Road, Kelowna,
Saturday, June 24th,
doors open 7 pm, showtime 7:30

Kelowna Live Music – June 9th

Friday, June 9th, 2017 venue
Birds of Cray Marmalade Cat Cafe
Djs Dejo x Slimtyme Habitat
George Blondheim Jazz Nights at Muninn’s Pub
Hay Goodacre Cache Lounge
Kristi Neumann Wine + Art, Wilbur’s Piano bar
Lefty O’Flannigans Pub
Linus The Blue Gator
Lucky Monkey Doc Willoughby’s Pub
Neon Steve, JGirl & Manousos Sapphire
Peter and the Wolvies Fernandos Pub
Sherman Doucette Eldorado Hotel
Stiletto Kelowna Lake City Casino 
Three Scotch In // Hiedi Letiec ft. Kyle Haynes Li Grateful Fed
Tiger Moon The Forum

The Kelowna Folk Club & Volcanic Hills Winery Present Blues Eruption IV on May 27th

The Kelowna Folk Club & Volcanic Hills Winery Present

Blues Eruption IV


Arsen Shomakhov Trio

With special guests

Super Wicked Awesome

Saturday, May 27 2017

8:00 pm

At Volcanic Hills Winery
2845 Boucherie Rd, West Kelowna

Tickets at Volcanic Hills Estate Winery, ABC Hobby, Mad Hatter Bookstore or online at

Adult tickets $30.00

A Maple Blues award nominee, guitarist, songwriter and singer Arsen Shomakhov, is an electric blues performer truly dedicated to the style’s roots yet never hesitating to borrow means of expression from other genres.

He established himself as a blues-devoted virtuoso in his native Russia making it to the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis in 2005 and winning the new talent contest at the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, AR in 2007.

After moving to Vancouver in 2008, Arsen formed the Arsen Shomakhov Trio that currently features Bruce O’Neill on bass and Chip Hart on drums. Working hard to make a name for the band, he has performed at a variety of festivals across the US and Canada including: The King Biscuit Blues Festival, The Waterfront Blues Festival, Edmonton’s Labatt Blues Festival, Montreal International Blues Festival and the Calgary International Blues Festival. He slated for the Festival International du Blues de Tremblant (Mont Tremblant International Blues Festival) in July 2017.

Arsen’s music continues to gain momentum and is appreciated by thousands of fans around the world. His humble and genuine nature combined with his natural and impressive talent make him a real asset to the BC Blues Community.

Local Trio Super Wicked Awesome will open the show.  This local band consists of Karl Hourigan, Gail Hourigan and Jay Dallamore, a blues trio featuring electric guitar, bass and drums. No frills, just 50 shades of blue.

The $30.00 tickets are available at Volcanic Hills Winery, ABC Hobby, Mad Hatter Bookstore and online at

Get your mojo workin’ and join us for our fourth annual Blues Eruption. Tickets for Blues Eruption III are available at Volcanic Hills Estate Winery, West Kelowna ABC Hobby in Dilworth Place, Kelowna, Mad Hatter Bookstore in West Kelowna, or on line at For a really special evening you may want to book dinner at the Blu Saffron Bistro (at Volcanic Hills) on the patio or indoors (weather dependent). Call (778) 755-5550 ext. 108 to make a reservation.

For more info visit our web site or call 250-999-1965.

Saturday, May 6th – ​Fat Cat Social Concert at Turtle Bay Pub

This fantastic event is being organized by Local, Rich Tason, in support of the Kidney Foundation and his wife, Sheri’s, medical expenses from her kidney transplant last October.

“Rich and I would like to give a little back to The Kidney Foundation for their invaluable assistance throughout the transplant process. Half of the funds raised will go to The Kidney Foundation and half will go towards paying off some residual medical related expenses.” – Sheri Stuart

Proceeds from lasagna sales will go to the cause, we’ll have tons of great silent auction items, a raffle for BBQ sets and a wine cooler (full of wine!), as well as a 50/50 draw.

Not only is this event for a great cause, but for a fun time out, as there will be ​live music from 1pm – midnight!!

The Vth Circle And Social Arsonist – May 29th at Muninn’s Post

Vancouver / half Chilean thrashers SOCIAL ARSONIST performing in Kelowna on May 29th as part of their Western Canadian tour in support of their latest album ‘Duality of Perception’.

Now I think the first question to ask is how is Social Arsonist based in Vancouver with a bunch of Chileans and Canadians.
Well.. Formed in Chile in 2009 by bassist Dario Zuniga and guitarist Manuel Morgado, the two musicians were unable to locate the perfect vocalist in their home country and turned the World Wide Web. Finding Canadian singer Cayle Charlton, the duo worked with him for years via the internet, honing their material before taking the ultimate step of relocating to Canada.

With a full line up in Vancouver, BC, the fiery crucible of Chilean thrash met the icy cauldron of Canadian metal to create an explosive storm built on a foundation of classic thrash and modern metal resulting in two releases. Their 2016 full length ‘Duality of Perception’ and 2014 debut EP ‘De-Evolution of Thy Self’ both demonstrate the hardship of the band’s sound that is aggressive, fast, intense, catchy and disruptive.

Music Video: Masters of Fate –
What the press says:

“kickass old-school thrash metal” – Georgia Straight

“No mere clones of the bands that have come before them, social arsonist are willing to push forward with-in the thrash genre”, “One can hear elements of melodic death metal at times with nods to dark tranquility and at the gates.”  – Crown of Viserys

Kelowna on May 29 – Show Details:
Date: Monday, May 29
Time: 8pm
Venue: Muninn’s Post
575 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6N9
Cost: TBA
Bands: The Vth Circle And Social Arsonist
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