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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)
The venue has been bringing world-class music, dance, theatre, and comedy to the Central Okanagan since 1962. (File photo)

Kelowna Community Theatre celebrating 60 years of success

The public is invited to an open house Sept. 13, to showcase recent enhancements at the theatre

The venue has been bringing world-class music, dance, theatre, and comedy to the Central Okanagan since 1962. (File photo)
Christina Amelio snaps a selfie after helping Scottish-Canadian country singer Johnny Reid at a store in Kelowna’s Glenmore on July 27 (contributed)

Reids in the valley: country singer spotted in Kelowna

Country singer Johnny Reid has an upcoming show in Kelowna September 7

Christina Amelio snaps a selfie after helping Scottish-Canadian country singer Johnny Reid at a store in Kelowna’s Glenmore on July 27 (contributed)
(Image/Creative Okanagan)

Creative Okanagan receives Lieutenant Governor award

Creative Okanagan presented with Lieutenant Governor Award for Arts and Music

(Image/Creative Okanagan)
(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)
Langley guitarist and producer Mitch Merrett, on the right with his band Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion, recently had a guitar missing for 15 years, a gift from his parents, recovered. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. country musician recovers guitar stolen in Surrey 15 years ago

The Telecaster was a gift from his parents when he was starting out

Langley guitarist and producer Mitch Merrett, on the right with his band Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion, recently had a guitar missing for 15 years, a gift from his parents, recovered. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
April 26, 2022 - Aaron Gray photographed in Nanaimo with his bass guitar for Boulevard magazine. Don Denton photograph.

A love of playing live and furniture

Aaron Gray, vice president of La-Z-Boy Vancouver Island

  • Jul 15, 2022
April 26, 2022 - Aaron Gray photographed in Nanaimo with his bass guitar for Boulevard magazine. Don Denton photograph.
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)
FILE – Singer Adele and sports agent Rich Paul attend a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers on Oct. 19, 2021, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Allen J. Schaben (Los Angeles Times/AP)

VIDEO: Adele says she was a ‘shell of a person’ after canceling Vegas residency

Adele announced the cancellation of her residency one day before the concerts were to commence

FILE – Singer Adele and sports agent Rich Paul attend a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers on Oct. 19, 2021, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Allen J. Schaben (Los Angeles Times/AP)
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)
Graham Blank, Lia Crowe photo

Life and style

Graham Blank, VP, Director for Tom Lee Music Canada and Steinway Piano Galleries of Canada

  • Jul 1, 2022
Graham Blank, Lia Crowe photo
Penticton’s Elvis Tribute Festival appeared at Okanagan Lake Park on Saturday morning, June 25. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: Elvis enthusiasts flock to the Okanagan for return of beloved festival

Tribute performers from around the world will take the stage until Sunday night

Penticton’s Elvis Tribute Festival appeared at Okanagan Lake Park on Saturday morning, June 25. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
Drummers celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017. Courtesy of the CDD website.

They got the beat: Canada Day Drumming event aims to pound out world record

Event hoping to unite people through percussion, break own record for simultaneous online drum roll

Drummers celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017. Courtesy of the CDD website.
FILE - Boston Pops Conductor John Williams conducting the orchestra in Boston in 1980. Williams, 90, is devoting himself to composing concert music, including a piano concerto he’s writing for Emanuel X. This spring, he and cellist Yo-Yo Ma released the album “A Gathering of Friends,” recorded with the New York Philharmonic. (AP Photo, File)

Movie music maestro John Williams, 90, steps away from film, but not music

After more than six decades of making bicycles soar, sending panicked swimmers…

FILE - Boston Pops Conductor John Williams conducting the orchestra in Boston in 1980. Williams, 90, is devoting himself to composing concert music, including a piano concerto he’s writing for Emanuel X. This spring, he and cellist Yo-Yo Ma released the album “A Gathering of Friends,” recorded with the New York Philharmonic. (AP Photo, File)
Seven pianos are located around Kelowna (Pianos in Parks/Facebook)

Serenade your summer sweetheart with pianos placed around Kelowna

Festival Kelowna has placed seven decorated pianos around Kelowna for everyone to play

Seven pianos are located around Kelowna (Pianos in Parks/Facebook)
T. Patrick Carrabré, Métis composer and UBC Director of the School of Music, has worked with Indigenous artists for more than 20 years (Photo courtesy T. Patrick Carrabré).

‘Give them back their music, and the future is limitless’: B.C. Indigenous prof

Wave of mainstream popularity helps Indigenous communities reclaim music and educate other Canadians

T. Patrick Carrabré, Métis composer and UBC Director of the School of Music, has worked with Indigenous artists for more than 20 years (Photo courtesy T. Patrick Carrabré).
Nanaimo singer Lauren Spencer-Smith took the stage at Wembley Stadium in London, England, on Sunday, June 12, as part of the Summertime Ball show. (Lauren Spencer-Smith/TikTok image)

Emerging teenage B.C. pop star makes debut at U.K.’s legendary Wembley Stadium

Lauren Spencer-Smith performed at the Summertime Ball this past weekend in London, England

Nanaimo singer Lauren Spencer-Smith took the stage at Wembley Stadium in London, England, on Sunday, June 12, as part of the Summertime Ball show. (Lauren Spencer-Smith/TikTok image)
French horn musician and Royal Canadian Navy Naden Band member Alliszon Zaichkowski, right, plays one of her 20 conch shells during a jam session with her aunt, front left, and mother. Zaichkowski originally learned about the conch from William Golding’s Lord of the Flies and jokingly ordered her first one off eBay. (Courtesy of Alliszon Zaichkowski)

B.C. musician toots conch shell on Canada’s Got Talent; gets Howie Mandel’s support

James Bay resident builds on 21 years of French horn training

French horn musician and Royal Canadian Navy Naden Band member Alliszon Zaichkowski, right, plays one of her 20 conch shells during a jam session with her aunt, front left, and mother. Zaichkowski originally learned about the conch from William Golding’s Lord of the Flies and jokingly ordered her first one off eBay. (Courtesy of Alliszon Zaichkowski)
Scotty Berg has a big summer ahead (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Kelowna star signs his first record deal

Scotty Berg will be recording an album in L.A. and Nashville this summer

Scotty Berg has a big summer ahead (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)