Kelowna Summer Festivals: Acts and Bands of Every Genre for Your Enjoyment
Summer is a time of year known for outdoor music and performance festivals, and in the city of Kelowna there are plenty of these types of events happening as soon as the warmer temperatures arrive. Right from the start of the season through to its end there will be different festivals held throughout the city, which are sure to offer something for everyone. For an idea of what you can look forward to this summer, here are some of the top upcoming festivals where you'll be able to catch acts of every genre.
Kick Off Your Summer the Right Way at The Keloha Music and Arts Festival
One of the main music and performance based festivals that has taken place for the last several years in the city is the Keloha Music and Arts Festival. Occurring on site at Kelowna's Waterfront Park from July 11th-13th, this festival is your opportunity to get out in the sun and enjoy the creative talents of some of the best performers around. The festival itself features two main stages where you can catch all the music, along with a number of exhibition booths, food vendors, and a lot more that has yet to be announced. Last year the Keloha Festival featured such bands and performers as MGMT, Arkells, the Trews, DJ CFAL, Fields of Green, Tyler Kinjo, Rocky Mountain Rebel Music, Washboard Union, and others. This year's line-up will only be an improvement on last year's and is sure to have something for even the most particular of musical tastes.
Experience Quality Up-and-coming Talent at the 2014 National Music Festival
For a Summer festival that offers something a little bit different, The 2014 National Music Festival taking place at UBC's Okanagan campus in Kelowna will expose you to some of the best young musicians from across the country. The event is hosted by the Federation of Canadian Music Festivals and will feature a number of performances including those in the categories of brass, chamber, guitar, musical theatre, percussion, piano, strings, voice, and woodwinds. The event is set to take place over the course of two days from August 14th-16th and is a great venue to attend this summer if you have a more classical taste in music or are looking to explore a different genre than what you're used to.
Enjoy Great Drinks and Great Music at WAM! Wine, Art, and Music Festival
Another date to mark off this Summer is June 15th for the WAM! Wine, Art, and Music Festival. Taking place at Kelowna's Rotary Centre for the Arts, WAM! is another event that seeks to reinvent what a music festival can be by combining live music and performances with something else everyone likes in the form of food and wine. After all, there's no better way to enjoy live acts and bands than by tossing in delicious food and drink that's certain to add a whole new level to your enjoyment of the sights and sounds.
Kelowna during the summer is a city that comes alive with many festivals featuring plenty of musical acts for you to enjoy. These are some of the best events to look out for this season. Each one offers a perfect taste of what summertime in Kelowna is all about.