2022 Performers 

 

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Ben Klick with 6 piece band
Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 17th at 7:00 pm

A fun-loving, interactive storyteller who fell in love with music at age 4, Ben Klick is the guitar pickin' country gentleman. Writing songs about life, experience, family, and relationships in a light-hearted fashion, Klick's engaging personality has gained attention in cities throughout BC, and awarded him 5 BC Country Music Awards, 5 International Country Music Awards, and 2 songs in the Top 100 at national radio across Canada. Ben Klick is known to take audiences on a journey with his modern country sound mixed with a traditional twist.

 

Check out his website HERE

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Tiller’s Folly
Date(s) & Time(s)
Saturday, September 17th at 4:00 pm
Sunday, September 18th at 12:30 pm

Celebrating their 25th Anniversary west coast Celtic roots band Tiller’s Folly share tales as old as time with a modernly lyrical twist. Inspired by true heroes and villains and backed by their patent mix of acoustic Celtic-influenced roots sound, they tell stirring stories of intrigue and adventure. Across nine Albums, Tiller’s Folly has united communities around the world with songs steeped in Scottish, Irish, American and Canadian roots music traditions. Their lively songs of war, highwaymen and moonshiners, their ballads of love turned sour and the lonely immigrant’s sorrow and the whimsical west coast sea shanties compel audiences to tap their feet, clap their hands and sing along with gusto. Their global fanbase has fallen in love with timeless hits like ‘Water at the Bar’, ‘Death & Taxes’, ‘Ghosts of Read Island’, ‘Spanish Banks’ and ‘Steamboatin’ Jamiesons’ to name just a few.

 

Check out their website HERE

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Jackson Hollow
Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 17th at 12:45 pm

                                                  Sunday, September 18th at 3:30 pm                               

The heartfelt vocals, the impeccable instrumentation, the inimitable sound of Jackson Hollow has to be experienced to be described, and even then, words fall short. This is what happens when four of the industry's finest get together to create something special. "Simple, powerful and instantly magnetic", the blend of heart-wrenching lead vocals and dead-on harmonies backed by pristine instrumental talent "strikes a chord with people of all ages, backgrounds and musical tastes."  Jackson Hollow is a Four-time BC Country Music Association Traditional Country Award-winning  band.  Lead vocalist Tianna Lefebvre, winner of the  BCCMA Female Vocalist of the Year and Horizon Award “has a voice that stops traffic”. The band’s fiddle and mandolin player, Mike Sanyshyn, is a CCMA and BCCMA Fiddle Player of the year and holds four Provincial Fiddle Champion titles and placed in the top 3 at the prestigious Canadian Grand Masters Fiddle Championship.  BCCMA  award winner  Charlie Frie’s upright bass and vocals lay a soulful foundation for the band’s timeless harmonies. Juno nominee and Canadian Folk Music award winner and Eric Reed (guitar/banjo) is a multi-instrumentalist and producer/recording engineer.  This band is exemplary in every category. Vocals, musicianship, arrangements, material and performance. The sound is pure bluegrass but with a freshness and vibrancy and you won’t want to miss their show!

Check out their website HERE

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Tiger Moon
Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 17th at 10:30 am

                                                  Sunday, September 18th at 11:30 am                                

Tiger Moon Tiger Moon is a West Canadian folk duo. Boasting harmonious sounds, heartfelt melodies, and foot-stomping rhythms, this is a pair to be reckoned with. They perform with a guitar, mandolin, two sets of boots and two big, rich voices. Drawing their sound from traditional folk, Canadiana, soul and rock, they are a minimalist barn-burning band with syrup-soaked harmonies.

Check out their Youtube Channel!

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Kentucky Eileen
Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 17th at 2:00 pm

                                                 Sunday, September 18th at 1:30 pm

Kentucky Eileen is a new folk quartet born from the orchards of the Okanagan region of BC. Based around melodic swells and four-part harmony, four of BC’s most beloved musical savants comprise the lineup; Joshua Smith (The Trips), Dan Tait (Tiger Moon), Sam Balson (Dope Folk), and Mitchell Howanyk (Wild Son). Inspired by Roger Miller and Ricky Skaggs, this quartet takes traditional American folk music and gives it a supremely Canadian flavour - sonically akin to The Band.

Check out their YouTube Channel!

 

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Les Folles Jambettes CanCan Dancers
Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 17th at 3:15 pm
                                    Sunday, September 18th at 2:30 pm

Les Folles Jambettes, which translates to Crazy Legs, was founded in 1997 by two women with a passion for the traditional Cancan dance style that wanted to bring this unique dance to the Boundary. Over the years Les Folles Jambettes have created entertainment which puts a modern spin on a traditional dance style that is truly unique, in that it brings the romance of the old west and the history of the gold rush to life. Travelling with their musical madame these skilled dancers produce an exciting show full of hilarious antics, high kicks and fun tricks. It truly is something you don’t want to miss!  

Over the past 25 years Les Folles Jambettes have travelled and performed extensively throughout British Columbia and even in Europe and the US. Although the Covid pandemic has slowed their travel, through hard work and dedication they have managed to not only continue through the pandemic but have emerged stronger than ever. 

 Check out their website HERE

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Doublestop Creek
Date(s) & Time(s) Sunday, September 18th at 10:30 am

Friends Sue McEvoy and Denise Soule - Double Stop Creek - have been performing together since 2018 throughout the South Okanagan. They are known for their intertwined melodies from guitar, dobro and fiddle bringing you an acoustic variety of Country with a sprinkling of Bluegrass and Cajun.

Check out their website at www.doublestopcreek.com  or Double Stop Creek on Facebook

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Austen Sawchuk
Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 17th at 10:00 am

A guitar virtuoso at heart with a voice to tell a story, Austen Sawchuk is the perfect blend of blues, country and singer-songwriter. Picking up a guitar at a young age and falling in love with artists like Chris Stapleton and John Mayer, Austen's career as a multi-instrumentalist session musician has led him to a craft of songwriting and is taking him on the road as a solo performer.

​Humble, kind and a stage entertainer at his core, Austen Sawchuk packs a live show that leaves audiences wanting more.

Check out Austen on Instagram at https://instagram.com › sawchuk_music

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Boundary Drummers
Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 17th at 11:45 am

A group of West Boundary Elementary School students led by Joanie Holmes, Elder in Residence for School District 51 and Indigenous Culture and Student Success Facilitator’s Ginette Wheeler and Tanya Dagg.