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

Friday & Saturday Night Live – Dec. 2nd and 3rd

Fri Dec 2, 2011
Glenmore Elementary School presents Charlie Brown’s Christmas – Kelowna Community Theatre
Blue City – Vintner’s Poolside Grill
The Random Act – The Minstrel Cafe
Roger West – 97 Street Pub 
Poppa Dawg – The Blue Gator
DJ AK – Sapphire Nightclub
Floyd Vedan Band – 
O’Flannigans Pub  

Sat Dec 3, 2011
Johnny vs Johnny – Cabana Bar and Grille
Dominique Fricot – Streaming Cafe
Blue City – Vintner’s Poolside Grill
The Random Act – The Minstrel Cafe
Adam and the Amethysts – Fernando’s Taqueria on Bernard
One Bad Son – Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub
Poppa Dawg – The Blue Gator
Floyd Vedan Band – O’Flannigans Pub 

Kelowna Live music :: Nov. 16-21st

Lots of live music to choose from in the next few days including Matthew Good, Jazz at The Black Box Theatre, Sarah Slean, Gala for the Arts, Treelines at Habitat, The Malarkeys at the Bike Shop Cafe, and a lot more…. 27 shows to choose from on Friday and Saturday alone!

Wed Nov 16
Bonnie Ste – The Minstrel Cafe
Open mic jam night with host Conroy Ross – Avenue Classic Bar
Fighting Orange featuring Peter Glockner and Dave Beaton – The Blue Gator
Western Wednesdays open mike – Grateful Fed

Thu Nov 17
Kim Kayser – Christopher’s Ultra Lounge
Dave Myers – Rotten Grape Wine & Tapas bar
Poppa Dawg – Memphis Blues BBQ House
Orio – The Blue Gator
The Stowaways – Fernando’s Taqueria on Bernard 

Fri Nov 18
Raquel Warchol, Jane Eamon, Jennifer Jade Kerr, Teena Gowdy – Streaming Cafe, Songwriters in the Round
Tim Williams – East Kelowna Community Hall
Damian Brennen – Vintner’s Poolside Grill
Blue City – Pheasant & Quail Pub
Treelines w/Portage & Main and Joyful Door – Habitat
Colt 45 – O’Flannigans Pub
Whiskey Jane – 97 Street Pub
The Stowaways – Fernando’s Taqueria on Bernard 
Here in the Noise – Grateful Fed
Random Act with Uptown Hornz – The Blue Gator
Bucknife w/ Black Earth – Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub
One Wroe Back and Wicked Shift – Flashbacks
Little Birdie – The Minstrel Cafe

Sat Nov 19

Grateful Dads – Cabana Bar and Grille
The Malarkeys – The Old Bike Shop Cafe
Kim McMechan and Norm Strauss – Streaming Cafe
Gala For The Arts – Rotary Centre for the Arts
Patsy Cline tribute – The Minstrel Cafe
Damian Brennen – Vintner’s Poolside Grill
The Ernesto Cervini Quartet – Black Box, Kelowna Community Theatre
Blue City – Pheasant & Quail Pub
Matthew Good – Kelowna Community Theatre
Larry and his Flask w/The Porch Crawlers and The A. M.s – Habitat
Paperboy – Grateful Fed
Colt 45 – O’Flannigans Pub
Random Act with Uptown Hornz – The Blue Gator

Sun Nov 20
Sarah Slean – Kelowna Community Theatre
Kim McMechan and Norm Strauss – The Minstrel Cafe

Mon Nov 21
Ox w/ Forest City Lovers – Bean Scene 

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

Upcoming concerts – Kelowna Community Theatre

The Kelowna Community Theatre has rolled out a lot of great concerts in the upcoming months.

Today, Jim Cuddy & Doug Paisley was announced for January 10th.  George Canyon is playing tonight, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Leon Russell is playing November 8th.

There’s also Sam Roberts, Sarah Slean, Matthew Good, Brent Butt, Jon Lajoie, Jully Black, Lights, Bay City Rollers, Bob Saget, City & Colour and a little band called Hanson.  All in the next 3 months!

Oh, and Colin James on February 9th!


			

Johnny Winter & Band with opening guest…David Gogo

 

Power 104 proudly presens...
Grammy Award Winner, Blues Icon and Guitar Hero
Johnny Winter & Band
with opening guest...David Gogo
Sunday, October 9
Kelowna Community Theatre
1375 Water St., Kelowna, BC
Doors 6:30pm - David Gogo 7:30pm - Johnny Winter 8:45pm
Tickets: $32.50 - $45.50 + service charge
Available at:
Select Your Tickets 1223 Water St.,
by phone (250) 762-5050
or online at www.selectyourtickets.com

John Mayall returns to Kelowna!

One of the most influential blues musicians of all time
John Mayall Blues Band
with opening guests… Sherman Doucette & Poppa Dawg
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Kelowna Community Theatre
1375 Water St., Kelowna, BC
Doors 6:30pm – Show 7:30pm
Tickets: $32.50-$45.50 + service charges
Available at: Select Your Tickets 1223 Water St., by phone (250) 762-5050 or online at http://www.selectyourticke​ts.com/

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Power 104 presents John Mayall

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Power 104 presents John Mayall on Wednesday, August 3rd at theKelowna Community Theatre.

John Mayall’s current touring band, notably including his latest guitar discovery from Texas, Rocky Athas, is rounded out with a hard-hitting blues rhythm section from Chicago: Greg Rzab on bass and Jay Davenport on drums; and, of course, John Mayall on keyboards, organ, harmonica, guitar and vocals.

Tickets at selectyourtickets.com