Tributes for Teens: Arrival and Dreams

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Kelowna councillor Ryan Donn is hosting “Tributes for Teens: Arrival and Dreams,” presented by Valley First Insurance to raise funds to build a youth treatment centre in Kelowna.

The concert will take place at the Kelowna Community Theatre on October 25 at 7:30 p.m. featuring Arrival – Canada’s tribute to ABBA – and Dreams – the ultimate tribute to Fleetwood Mac, as well as special guest performances.

Music lovers can expect two authentic sounding six-piece tribute performances in full costumes with similar styles, looks and sounds to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees. Get an idea of their amazing style here!

“I’ve been inspired by my fellow councilors as I’ve seen them raise funds for great causes in our community. I’m excited to produce an entertaining night out at the Kelowna Community Theatre, raising funds for a great local charity filling a gap in our community,” says Donn.

All proceeds from the event will go to The Bridge Youth & Family Services’ Youth Recovery House campaign.

The Bridge is raising funds to build a 16-bed, live-in treatment centre for youth aged 18 and under to heal and recover from addiction. There are fewer than 50 publicly funded treatment beds for youth in B.C. and none in the Interior for those under 17 years old.

“We’re humbled and honoured by the support of councilor Donn and Valley First Insurance. They are helping us to change the story in the Okanagan for young people and their families struggling with addiction. A night of music that pays tribute to this community’s youth is a perfect way to celebrate them and to raise funds and awareness for the Youth Recovery House,” says Celine Thompson, executive director of The Bridge Youth & Family Services.

Date/Time: October 25th at 7:30pm
Location: Kelowna Community Theatre, Kelowna
Tickets hereTier-A $44 | Tier-B $39 (Including fees and taxes)

 

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Oct. 4th Live music around Kelowna

Friday, Oct. 4th, 2019 venue
Jazz Evening Vibrant Vine Winery
JP Mortier DunnEnzies Pizza – Mission
Lefty O’Flannigans Pub
Michael Buble, Celine Dion Tributes Kelowna Community Theatre
Mother Sun and Volunteers Fernandos Pub
PoundSign The Blue Gator
Sam Bainbridge DunnEnzies Pizza – Downtown
Still Spirts with Crowd the Joanna Doc Willoughby’s Pub

Final show at Milkcrate Records, this Sunday

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It’s very sad to see this store close after 8 years (and two locations).  It’s so much more than a record store.  Richard and the staff have been such a big party of the downtown community, and the local artist community since they opened their doors.

A note from Richard:

Thank you to all the Artists, Poets, Authors, Filmmakers, Musicians, Singers and Bands who enriched our lives with their Music, Talent, Passion and Artistry.  Thank you to all the Arts & Music & Spoken Word fans who came and cheered and clapped and shared the Love.  For us it always was and always shall be about the Music. we’re very proud to have presented close to 400 shows over 8 years at Milkcrate, featuring over 1000+ artists !

As Greg Keelor (Blue Rodeo) closes out their shows: “ we’ll see you all further on down the road “

Thanks a lot eh!

Richard and The Milkcrate Crew

Live Music – Saturday, August 24th

Saturday, Aug. 24th, 2019 venue
Ancient Engines Doc Willoughby’s Pub
Chris Buck band OK Corral
Dustin McGrifford, Megan Freeman and Joel Vanderhoek Grateful Fed
Florida Man O’Flannigans Pub
Floyd Meets Brown Fernandos Pub
Folk: N. Sherman, Jane Eamon, Sister Speak, Thymely Sages Parks Alive, Kerry Park
Forty Foot Fred The Blue Gator
JS Garcia Band Live in Lake Country
Melissa Livingstone DunnEnzies Pizza – Mission
Ribfest Live Music City Park
The Carbons Perch Café
Tune It Down, Turn It Up Festival: Hemptress, High Horse, Hot Knives, Ruiner, Dealer Muninn’s Post
Live Music Vintner’s Poolside Grill

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Tune It Down, Turn It Up

Tune It Down, Turn It Up is back in action and is proud to present a showcase of psychedelic/fuzz/stoner/rock music once again.

The music will start off at Muninn’s post and continue on at 702 Bernard Ave ( diagonally across from Safeway) which will be starting later and finishing later to off set the playing times between venues to be able to catch more of the music.

There will be 15 bands through out the two days with the 24th being held at a secret location. Which will be disclosed how to find at the end of the night at the 702 Bernard Ave venue.

$25 weekend passes to both venues can be purchased at either venue location and that includes a map to Saturdays secret second venue location. On the Saturday when you’ve presented your wrist band to the map holder at the disclosed location, he will then give you your secret map where you can then car pool up to the hidden venue. Camping will be available for anyone wanting to spend the night on the Saturday.

Keep posted for band line ups. More info to come. Hope to see you all out and about to support these local musicians.