Kelowna Live Music – Feb. 24th and 25th

Fri Feb 24
Global Music Fest – The Laurel Packinghouse
Down With Webster – Kelowna Community Theatre
ANDREW AND ZACHARI SMITH – The Minstrel Cafe
Handsome Distraction & Fugitive With Means – Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub
Sherman Doucette – The Blue Gator
The Hip Replacements (tribute band) – 97 Street Pub
Johnny G and the Keyster – Kelowna Lake City Casino
I, Me, Myne – Dakodas Sports Pub
Dana Barnes – Vintner’s Poolside Grill

Sat Feb 25
Michael Bernard Fitzgerald – Streaming Cafe
Global Music Fest – The Laurel Packinghouse
Rompus Room Presents 90’s hip hop dance party – Grateful Fed
Sherman Doucette – The Blue Gator
Rann Berry and Random Act – The Minstrel Cafe
The Hip Replacements (tribute band) – 97 Street Pub
I, Me, Myne – Dakodas Sports Pub
Major Mambo Latin trio – Soul De Cuba Cafe
Dana Barnes – Vintner’s Poolside Grill
Johnny G and the Keyster – Kelowna Lake City Casino 

And for listings for shows in the North and South Okanagan, check out this great site –http://oook.ca/ (Facebook Page)

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Kelowna Live Music – Feb. 17th and 18th

Fri Feb 17
Shreddy Krueger, Scissorkick – Flashbacks
Songwriter Circle – Streaming Cafe
Aaron Gordon – Dakodas Sports Pub
THE CHEEKY MONKEYS – The Minstrel Cafe
The Young’Uns – 97 Street Pub
Studebaker John & the Hawks – The Blue Gator
Zoo Lion – Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub

Sat Feb 18
Wentworth Music and K96.3 present Back to the 80’s tribute concert with Darby Mills – Kelowna Community Theatre
Mike Edel – Streaming Cafe
Aaron Gordon – Dakodas Sports Pub
THE CHEEKY MONKEYS – The Minstrel Cafe
Dreamcoat with Little Jungles – Fernando’s Taqueria on Bernard
The Young’Uns – 97 Street Pub
Black Lights and Glow Sticks – Grateful Fed

Great weekend to check out live music in Kelowna

Are you going to see Hedley, the OSO or Louise Petrie this weekend?  Maybe you’re going to one of the 15 other options for live music in Kelowna!

Fri Feb 10
Hedley, Karl Wolf, Classified – Prospera Place
Anna Jacyszyn – Vintner’s Poolside Grill
Okanagan Symphony: Pops Concert ~ OSO AT THE MOVIES – Kelowna Community Theatre
the ROWDYMEN – The Minstrel Cafe
Steve Todd & Dana Barnes the Dueling Pianos – Pheasant & Quail Pub
Cruel Young Heart and Oceans Apart – Flashbacks
Hambone – Dakodas Sports Pub
Natasha Williamson – Grateful Fed
Wheelhouse – The Blue Gator
Classified & Karl Wolf After Party – Sapphire Nightclub

Sat Feb 11
Alex Buck Trio – Duncan’s Bistro and Bar
The Keith Price Trio – Streaming Cafe
Louise Pitre~ From Broadway to Paris – Rotary Centre for the Arts
Anna Jacyszyn – Vintner’s Poolside Grill
Steve Todd & Dana Barnes the Duelling Pianos – Pheasant & Quail Pub
Ash Grunwald – The Minstrel Cafe
Red Eye Empire –  Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub
Hambone – Dakodas Sports Pub
Wild Son & Guests – Grateful Fed
Wheelhouse – The Blue Gator

Get your tickets for lots of upcoming shows at Habitat including Bend Sinister, Islands, Daniel Wesley and Said the Whale!

And for listings for shows in the North and South Okanagan, check out this great site –http://oook.ca/ (Facebook Page)

 

Hanson in Kelowna… tonight

Soul-inspired pop-rockers Hanson are hitting The Kelowna Community Theatre tonight. This special performance is part of the Canadian leg of Hanson’s international “Musical Ride Tour,” a 15-year career spanning tour, where fans will be given the chance to vote online to choose the album they want to hear the band play each night.

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Hanson heads for Kelowna
By Jennifer Smith – Kelowna Capital News

Saturday Night Live… music in Kelowna

Songwriter Circle Friday Night at 7pm Streaming Cafe with Corey DoakJoshua Smith, Jordan Matchett, & Glen Koide. (free)


No shortage of shows in Kelowna on Saturday Night.  What are you going to see?

Andrew and Zachari Smith – The Bike Shop Cafe
BC Hip-Hop Fest 2012 – The House
Craig Cardiff (2 shows) – Streaming Cafe
CREAM Villains Vs. Vixens Superhero Soirée – Habitat
Sherman Doucette – Vintner’s Poolside Grill
City and Colour with special guest The Low Anthem – Kelowna Community Theatre
Dueling Piano Players – Dana Barnes & Steve Todd – Pheasant & Quail Pub
JC Wilson – Dakodas Pub
Fighting Orange – The Minstrel Cafe
Colt 45 – O’Flannigans Pub
Zoo Lion – Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub
Poppa Dawg – The Blue Gator
Paperboy and Guests – Grateful Fed
LeVeL Nite Club & mau5trap presents: Kill The Noise w/ 40,000 Watts of Bass – Level Nightclub
★ Sapphire Night Club’s One Year Anniversary Bash ★ – Sapphire Nightclub 

And for listings for shows in the North and South Okanagan, check out this great site –http://oook.ca/ (Facebook Page)

Top local concerts for 2011

It’s always fun to look back at the local shows around Kelowna to come up with this Top 10 list. I must say, every year there seems to be new venues opening their doors to live music, and new bands popping up. It’s great to see the support of local live music fans.
1. Sloan – Barking Parrot, Penticton, BC, June 2nd, 2011
2. Great big sea – Kelowna community theatre, March 11, 2011
3. We are the city / Said the Whale / aidian knight / kingdom cloud – Kelowna community theatre, April 3rd, 2011
4. The Sheepdogs / Monster Truck – Barking Parrot, Penticton, BC, Dec. 19th, 2011
5. Imaginary Cities / The Coppertone – Doc Willoughbys, Nov. 26th, 2011
6. Wassabi Collective – Canada Day, Waterfront Park, July 1st, 2011
7. Unknown Culprits – Doc Willoughbys, April 4th, 2011
8. Five Alarm Funk – Pop Okanagan Festival, Oct. 13-15th
9. Rococode – Pop Okanagan Festival, Oct. 13-15th
10. Kingdom Cloud, Little Jungles, and Super Dew – Fernando’s, July 19th, 2011

 

My Fav Concerts of 2011

It’s that time of year again. I started this in 2007, and continued in 20082009 and 2010, so here’s a look at some of my favourite shows from

1. Robert plant / north Mississippi allstars – Queen Elizabeth theatre, Vancouver, BC, April 17th, 2011


2. Jeff Beck / Tyler Bryant – The Centre for Performing Arts Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Oct. 26th, 2011


3. Foo Fighters – Sasquatch Music Festival, George, Washington, May 27th


4. The Pixies / Imaginary cities – Orpheum theatre, Vancouver, BC, May 3rd, 2011


5. Tori Amos / Thomas Dybdahl – Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, BC, Dec. 13th, 2011


6. Dave Matthews Band – The Gorge Ampitheater, George, WA, Sept. 3rd, 2011

7. Pearl Jam / Mudhoney – Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver BC, Sept. 24th, 2011


8. Great big sea – Kelowna community theatre, Kelowna, BC, March 11, 2011


9. Sloan – Barking Parrot, Penticton, BC, June 2nd, 2011


10. Imaginary Cities / The Coppertone – Doc Willoughbys, Kelowna, BC, Nov. 26th, 2011

great video, Seth!

tied for 11th place:
Death from Above 1979 – Sasquatch Music Festival, George, Washington, May 29-31st
We are the city / Said the Whale / aidian knight / kingdom cloud – Kelowna community theatre, Kelowna, BC, April 3rd, 2011
The Sheepdogs / Monster Truck – Barking Parrot, Penticton, BC, Dec. 19th, 2011

KISS in Kamloops, June 29th