Live music around town – March 23rd and 24th

Friday

UBUNTU ~ The Cape Town Project – Rotary Centre for the Arts
The Young’Uns – 97 Street Pub
THE CALUM HUGHES COLLECTIVE @ The Minstrel Cafe
MIMOSA – Jazz Cafe at Black Box, Kelowna Community Theatre
Andrew Jr Boy Jones – The Blue Gator
Cheeky Monkeys @ O’Flannigans Pub
Natasha Williamson – Grateful Fed
(Footwerk) A.SKILLZ SLYNK STICKYBUDS SWEET.SOUL.BURLESQUE – Sapphire Nightclub
Steppin’ Out at Vintner’s Poolside Grill
Blue City Trio – Pheasant & Quail Pub
Radio Lifeline Live @ Dakodas Sports Pub
Jayson Bendera – Creekside Pub and Grill

Saturday

Saturday Night Jazz with Danielle Kozlowski – Squires Four Pub, Vernon BC
Crabby Mike – Cabana Bar and Grille
Kev Corbett with special guest Joshua Smith – Streaming Cafe
LEORA CASHE and JAYE KREBS – The Minstrel Cafe
Devon Coyote – Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub
Blue City Trio – Pheasant & Quail Pub
The Young’Uns – 97 Street Pub
Andrew Jr Boy Jones – The Blue Gator
Cheeky Monkeys @ O’Flannigans Pub
Rumpus Room presents : DISCO DANCIN’ – Grateful Fed
Steppin’ Out at Vintner’s Poolside Grill
Radio Lifeline Live @ Dakodas Sports Pub
Jordan Dick – The Old Bike Shop Cafe

Sunday

Sugar Coated Killers w/ Porch Crawler, Whiskey Dick & The Drowning Whales @ Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub

… and don’t forget, two great shows on Wednesday, March 28th

Juno nominees from Newfoundland, The Once, at Minstrel Cafe
Bahamas at Habitat

 

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

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)

Lots of great upcoming shows at Habitat

February 27th, 2012 – Royal Canoe

w/ Little Jungles & Oceans Apart
$10 Advance – Buy tickets for this event here!

March 1st, 2012 – Bend Sinister

w/ Paperboy & Windmills
$10 Advance – Buy tickets for this event here!
$12 Door
19+

March 7th, 2012 – Islands

w/ Idiot Glee
$15 Advance – Buy tickets for this event here!
$20 Door
19+

March 20th, 2012 – Daniel Wesley

w/ Kim Churchill
$12 Advance – Buy tickets for this event here!
$18 Door
19+

March 28th, 2012 – Bahamas

w/ special guests
$12 – Tickets on sale soon
$15 Door
19+

April 28th, 2012 – Said the Whale (19+)

w/ Chains of Love & Oh No! Yoko
$15 Advance – Buy tickets for this event here!
$18 Door
Doors at 8pm, show at 9pm
19+

April 29th, 2012 – Said the Whale (All Ages)

w/ Chains of Love & Oh No! Yoko
$15 Advance – Buy tickets for this event here!
$18 Door
Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm
All Ages

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)

Live music around Kelowna – Happy New Years!

It’s been another great year for live music in Kelowna.  The inaugural Pop Okanagan festival was a big hit, and lots of Canada’s top indie bands passed through town (and a few went to Penticton’s Barking Parrot instead…K-os, Sloan, Mother Mother and the Sheepdogs) We’re closing the book on 2011, and looking ahead to more festivals, great local artists, and more touring bands passing through the Okanagan!

Fri Dec 30, 2011
JC Wilson – Kelowna Lake City Casino
Random Act with Uptown Hornz – The Blue Gator
Sister Speak – Grateful Fed
Blue City trio – Pheasant & Quail Pub
Poppa Dawg – The Minstrel Cafe

Sat Dec 31, 2011
New Year’s Eve Bash with Colt 45 – O’Flannigans Pub
New Year’s Eve with Ellen Churchill – The Bonfire Grill at The Cove Lakeside Resort
Robert Fine and Soul Remedy, NYE – Kelowna Lake City Casino
NYE with DJs Invizible, Conro, Braden Erhardt & Roberto Stylz – Level Nightclub
NYE at Sapphire, 6 DJs – Sapphire Nightclub
Poppa Dawg – The Minstrel Cafe
The Order of Chaos – Lake City Bowl & Billiards
Little Jungles – Chicken Vindaloo & The Red Room – Fernando’s Taqueria on Bernard
New Years Eve w/ Toddy Rockwell, Rumpus Room & Freaky Fisher – Habitat
News Years Eve Party with Devon – Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub

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

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

Live music around Kelowna over the holidays! Merry Christmas!

Thu Dec 22, 2011
Poppa Dawg – The Blue Gator
The Malarkeys – The Minstrel Cafe

Fri Dec 23, 2011
Leah West – Powerhouse Theatre
Poppa Dawg – The Blue Gator
Wheelhouse – Dakodas Pub
The Rowdymen – The Minstrel Cafe
Sherman Doucette – Pheasant & Quail Pub
The Red Room w/ special guest Calum Hughes – Grateful Fed

Sat Dec 24, 2011
Sherman Doucette – Pheasant & Quail Pub

Mon Dec 26, 2011
Annual Boxing Day Show w/ Kingdom Cloud, Little Jungles, Dreamcoat, Sam Wilson, and Family – Habitat

Wed Dec 28, 2011
The Flu With Special Guests: Pull in Case of Fire – Sapphire Nightclub

Sat Dec 31, 2011
New Years Eve w/ Toddy Rockwell, Rumpus Room & Freaky Fisher – Habitat
News Years Eve Party with Devon – Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub

Another big weekend of live music in Kelowna – Nov. 25th, 26th

Another big weekend of live music in Kelowna with Kyuss, Imaginary Cities and lots of great local artists!

Fri Nov 25
Gail And Karl of the celtic band The Malarkeys – Lake Country Coffee House
Deb Stone Band / Family Dance – Kelowna Community Theatre
Hot Tomales – Pheasant & Quail Pub
Sherman Doucette – Vintner’s Poolside Grill
Poppa Dawg – The Minstrel Cafe
Thomas Kjorven – Grateful Fed
Young ‘Uns – The Blue Gator
Ken McCoy – 97 Street Pub
Papa Wheely – O’Flannigans Pub
Kyuss Lives – Flashbacks

Sat Nov 26
Andrew Allen and special guests We Are The City, Calum Hughes, Jeff Piattelli and Mark Irving – Habitat
Cheeky Monkeys – Creekside Pub and Grill
Hot Tomales – Pheasant & Quail Pub
Sherman Doucette – Vintner’s Poolside Grill
Poppa Dawg – The Minstrel Cafe
Imaginary Cities and Special Guests – Doc Willoughby’s Downtown Pub
Young ‘Uns – The Blue Gator
Papa Wheely – O’Flannigans Pub
Here in the Noise – Bike Shop Cafe

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