music festivals

(Fireside music festival/Contributed)

Fireside Music Festival turns up the heat with its return to Kelowna

The festival takes place from Feb. 3-5 at BNA and RedBird Brewing

 

The Offspring are one of the best selling punk bands of all time. (Photo/The Offspring Facebook)

You can’t keep ‘em separated: The Offspring/Simple Plan to play Kelowna

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 9 at 10 am at Live Nation

 

The Blue Stones rock the diamond at Denim on the Diamond (Photo - Kenny Tai/@kennytaiphotography - Instagram)

Denim on the Diamond takes over Kelowna’s King’s Stadium

Tickets are still available for Saturday, Sept 3 and are $74

 

Festival-goers dance to the music at Kelowna’s third Denim On The Diamond music festival in Oct. 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Music, comedy, golf and more: What to do around Kelowna this long weekend

Denim on the Diamond highlights downtown events

Festival-goers dance to the music at Kelowna’s third Denim On The Diamond music festival in Oct. 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Crowds pack King Stadium at the 2018 Denim on the Diamond show in downtown Kelowna.  (Denim on the Diamond Facebook)

Kelowna traffic may slow down as music festival moves into town

Set-up for Denim on the Diamond at King Stadium on Gaston Ave. begins Aug. 31

Crowds pack King Stadium at the 2018 Denim on the Diamond show in downtown Kelowna.  (Denim on the Diamond Facebook)
Rock The Lake kicked off at Prospera Place (Photo - Kenny Tai/@kennytaiphotography Instagram)

PHOTOS: Rock The Lake rocks downtown Kelowna

Tickets are still available for Saturday and Sunday

Rock The Lake kicked off at Prospera Place (Photo - Kenny Tai/@kennytaiphotography Instagram)
(Red Bird Brewing Inc./Facebook)
(Red Bird Brewing Inc./Facebook)
Crowds pack King Stadium at the 2018 Denim on the Diamond show in downtown Kelowna. The 1-day festival returns Aug. 31. (Denim on the Diamond Facebook)
Crowds pack King Stadium at the 2018 Denim on the Diamond show in downtown Kelowna. The 1-day festival returns Aug. 31. (Denim on the Diamond Facebook)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Island Time Music Festival hits downtown Kelowna

The festival hosted almost 3,000 guests for a party under the sun

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Festival goers leave Worthy Farm in Somerset, England, Monday June 27, 2022, following the Glastonbury Festival. Organizers at Canada’s summer music festivals say even as pandemic restrictions lift and live concerts return to some semblance of normalcy, it’s anything but normal behind the scenes. (Photo from the Canadian Press)

From travel woes to inflation, music festivals face most unpredictable summer yet

Several factors make putting together a festival more tumultuous, costly and unpredictable

Festival goers leave Worthy Farm in Somerset, England, Monday June 27, 2022, following the Glastonbury Festival. Organizers at Canada’s summer music festivals say even as pandemic restrictions lift and live concerts return to some semblance of normalcy, it’s anything but normal behind the scenes. (Photo from the Canadian Press)
Music in the Park returns to West Kelowna for another summer of free concerts. (Photo/City of West Kelowna)

Music in the Park returns in West Kelowna

Concerts will run every Friday evening from Jul. 15 to Sept. 2 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Music in the Park returns to West Kelowna for another summer of free concerts. (Photo/City of West Kelowna)
The festival is BYOB, bring your own bubbles (Island Time Music Series/Facebook)

Dance at Waterfront Park, Kelowna with Island Time Music Festival

Do you have a festival outfit picked out for this weekend?

The festival is BYOB, bring your own bubbles (Island Time Music Series/Facebook)
The Kelowna band Post Modern Connection will be participating in a program by Music BC to learn the tools to a successful and sustainable career in music (Post-Modern Connection/Facebook)

Kelowna band Post-Modern Connection learning the tools to success from Music BC

The program is supported by $600,000 in funding from the government.

The Kelowna band Post Modern Connection will be participating in a program by Music BC to learn the tools to a successful and sustainable career in music (Post-Modern Connection/Facebook)
The fundraiser event held at Predator Ridge will be available to watch online May 18 and 19 (Ben Klick/ Submitted)

Country music fundraiser for MS at Predator Ridge

The event raised $56,865 for Multiple Sclerosis research.

The fundraiser event held at Predator Ridge will be available to watch online May 18 and 19 (Ben Klick/ Submitted)
Rock out to live music this August in Kelowna (Rock the Lake/Contributed)
Rock out to live music this August in Kelowna (Rock the Lake/Contributed)
Canada Day celebrations in Kelowna's Waterfront Park in 2019. (David Venn/Capital News)

“Full program” of festivals to return to Kelowna this summer

Celebrate Canada Kelowna and New York New Year’s Eve are on the schedule

Canada Day celebrations in Kelowna's Waterfront Park in 2019. (David Venn/Capital News)
A colourful float makes its way down Ste. Catherine St. during the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Montreal, Sunday, March 22, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Students, festival organizers make masks a choice as Canada nears St. Patrick’s Day

Return of the Irish holiday doesn’t come without risks, even though provinces have lifted mandates

A colourful float makes its way down Ste. Catherine St. during the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Montreal, Sunday, March 22, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Tim McGraw sings “Something Like That” in a video posted to Youtube.com. The American artist is booked to perform during the 2022 Rockin River Fest in Merritt, B.C.

Tim McGraw, Darius Rucker headline summer’s Rockin River Fest in flood-hit Merritt

‘Now more than ever, we need things to be excited about,’ city’s mayor says

Tim McGraw sings “Something Like That” in a video posted to Youtube.com. The American artist is booked to perform during the 2022 Rockin River Fest in Merritt, B.C.
The Elvis Presley Tribute Festival is returning to rock Penticton from June 23 to 26. (Photo courtesy of Brenda Martin)

‘4 days to rock’: Elvis Festival coming back to the Okanagan this June

It’s been two years since the festival was able to proceed in the region

The Elvis Presley Tribute Festival is returning to rock Penticton from June 23 to 26. (Photo courtesy of Brenda Martin)
Kelowna General Hospital. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

First music therapy program opens at Kelowna General Hospital

Coincides with World Music Therapy Day on March 1

Kelowna General Hospital. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)