2012 7th Annual Organic Okanagan Festival – Programming Schedule

IN THE MUSIC TENT: 11:00 AM – Hon. Norm Letnick, B.C. Minister of Agriculture and Kelowna-Lake Country MLA. Hon. Norm Letnick will open the festival with a proclamation to the Certified Organic Associations of BC recognizing Sept. 22-29, 2012 as “Organic Week in British Columbia”.   11:45 AM & 3:45 PM – Priscilla Judd Priscilla Judd is a professional piano tuner but after an industrial orchard moved in next door, she became an activist... Read More

Keloha brings music from afar and local crowds in the thousands

By Jennifer Smith – Kelowna Capital News Awolnation’s Aaron Bruno shows off a few of the mosquito bites he picked up courtesy of the Calgary Stampede the night before he arrived for his Kelowna show; looking out at the lake from the outdoor green room at the Keloha Festival he said he thought the area was beautiful. (Jennifer Smith) Dressed to the nines and ready to rock a beach party with their signature blockbuster guitar riffs,... Read More

International flavour for kid’s fest in Penticton

By Steve Waldner – Penticton Western News   With dinosaurs, Juno-award winning musicians and break dancers who “pop and lock” to the sound of a cello the 10th Annual Rotary Okanagan International Children’s Festival is shaping up to be dynamic.     The festival, which runs from May 24-26 at Okanagan Lake Park, is bringing in acts from around the world of all different varieties.     “That our world is bigger... Read More

Devon Coyote at Keloha Festival

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Lille Gard – a different kind of music festival

oook founder Katie Brennan sat down with Nico Boesten, who is involved in the Tribehouse Collective based in Kelowna to learn more about Lille Gard, a grass roots music festival,  and the Tribehouse Collective. oook: How did Lille Gard come about? Nico: Well, Andrew & Tami Smith (http://andrewsmithmusic.com) & Dean Clark came up with the idea to do something on their property last year to celebrate the artistic collective that has been... Read More