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Kelowna band backs Elvis festival

Cadillac Kings and The Uptown Hornz are performing in Barrier, July 14 to 16

One Kelowna band is backing Elvis this weekend.

The fifth annual Canadian Bluemoon Elvis Festival’s is held this coming weekend July 14 to 16 at the North Thompson Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere, B.C.

Headliner shows will be backed by Kelowna’s own Cadillac Kings and The Uptown Hornz 10-piece band.

The festival is a non-profit event in support of two charities, the B.C. Wounded Warrior/First Responders Foundation and the Canadian Hemophilia Society, BC Chapter.

Friday night will kick off with a meet and greet followed by Vic Vaga from Las Vegas with a tribute to Rod Stewart.

Saturday morning opening ceremonies will be held by Elvis Tribute Artists.

Sunday morning will begin with a pancake breakfast prepared by Sun Peaks Rotary Club, followed by Elvis Gospel Music at 9 a.m.

Sunday afternoon will be filled with country music by Candy & Darla (The Judd’s), Steve Hillis (One Man Show) and Ken Kirschner.

Byrd Dawg will perform Sunday night with a tribute to The Everly Brothers and Simon and Garfunkel. The festival will be closed out with the tribute artists, and the Elvis finale.