Penticton DJ Colten Morelli & his Avicii experience

By Steve Waldner – Penticton Western News Penticton DJ Colten Morelli (left) and Johnny Ciardullo pump up the crowd for Avicii on Sunday night outside the South Okanagan Events Centre. Steve Waldner/Western News Over the past two years, 16-year-old Colten Morelli has come a long way in his DJ career — he’s gone from playing for a few of his friends to DJing a pre-show dance party for Avicii at the SOEC on Canada Day.   “Well,... Read More

Okanagan Rhythm Festival PREVIEW in downtown Penticton

By Kristi Patton – Penticton Western News A DJ, drum and dance party in Penticton on June 1 will act as a warm up for the Okanagan Rhythm Festival.   “It is the first time we have tried a party like this here, so it is a little experimental,” said Bobby Bovenzi, event organizer. “In the past I have drummed with DJs in bars and clubs and people have really enjoyed it. I love to drum along with a DJ because it gives a different... Read More

Peak & Superfly’s Joey Krom – changing the way Penticton thinks about music

Joey Krom, one half of Peak & Superlfy, a music promoter and party throwing duo based in Penticton, is passionate about music. He lives and breathes it and luckily for Pentictonites, he wants to share it with others. Back in February I had a chance to sit down with him and chat about how Peak & Superfly came to be and how it’s going.   KB: So Peak started up a few years ago?   JK: I lived in Kelowna and had a DJ friend visiting... Read More