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2024 Performers 

 

Cod Gone Wild

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 14th at 7:00 pm

This Celtic inspired band is focused on giving traditional music a modern edge. They blend the
varied talents of musicians whose classical, folk, rock and jazz backgrounds fuse together to
create a dynamic and unique sound that instantly connects and resonates with audiences.
Through their uplifting energy, tight vocal harmonies and remarkable stage presence, they
weave together a tapestry of tales that evoke a nostalgic experience of days gone by.


The band has been based out of BC's Okanagan Valley since 2009, after lead singer/multiinstrumentalist Andrew Mercer, transplanted from Newfoundland. With him he brought his passion for Newfoundland, their rich culture and most importantly, the music.

Cod Gone Wild is disbanding after the summer season so this performance will be their FINAL time on stage together.

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Kailee Duggan Trio

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 14th at 3:30 pm
                                    Sunday, September 15th at 12:00 noon

Kailee Duggan is known for her captivating melodies that blend poignant lyrics with catchy hooks, compelling listeners to tap their feet even to the most melancholic tunes. Influenced by Norah Jones, The Beatles and Bahamas, Kailee has developed a smooth and soulful folky/pop sound that is uniquely her own.

Kailee has performed as an opening act for Craig Northey of “The Odds”, Andrew Allen, Dan Mangan, and shared the stage at Kelowna music festival “Nest Fest”, with the likes of Bahamas and Boy Golden. 

In January this year, Kailee released her first single, “So Bad at Being Alone!” and has since received national radio airtime on CBC Radio One.  

Partnering with multi-instrumentalist D’Arcy Booth, Kailee is currently in the studio with accomplished producer and musician Andrew Judah, with an album set to be released later this year. 

Josh + Bex

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 14th at 10:45 am
                                    Sunday, September 15th at 2:00 pm                           

Josh & Bex are a Dreamy Folk/Roots duo from Kelowna, BC, Canada. In 2023 they played the Jasper Folk Festival, Red Bird's Nest Fest as well as Fireside Festival. In previous years they have performed at the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival and received acceptance to the Peace Valley Folk Festival in 2023. They have consecutively placed in the Kelowna Now's top-three bands since 2020.

Layer Cake Mountain

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 14th at 12:45 pm

Music meets alchemy when artists Bex Troock, Sean Bray, Shamma Sabir and Stefan Bienz come together to create musical gold. Celebrated artists in their own right, Bex, Sean, Shamma and Stefan weave together haunting harmonies, smooth chordal tones, and soulful string sounds against a backdrop of warm bass notes to create a uniquely indie-folk soundscape. Original music from the band’s three singer-songwriters spans the emotional spectrum from deep introspection to undiluted joy. From theatres to festivals to cozy house concerts, Layer Cake Mountain resonates with audiences of all ages.

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Moving Lines

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Sunday, September 15th at 11:00 am

Moving Lines, hailing from the Okanagan, BC, and 2024 Josie Award Nominees, bring a classic vibe from decades gone by that’s both inspirational and expressive … creating music that makes you FEEL! 

~Jill has one of those rare hard rock voices that reverberates with the echoes of Ann Wilson, Steve Perry, Amy Lee and Ellen McIlwaine, that will send a tingle down your spine. If you love big female voices that can shake a stadium, she has the pure “horsepower”.

~Kevin backs her up with “meaty” guitar reminiscent of Tim Pierce and deep soulful harmonies that blend techniques from their mentors to form fresh original compositions. 

They are fueled with a lifelong passion for music inspired by sensations such as Big Wreck, Heart, Aretha Franklin, Amy Lee, Journey, Rick Springfield,Alice in Chains, Chris Cornell and Ghost. 

Music is art … they are ‘Painters Of Sound’

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Slide & Keys

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Sunday, September 15th at 1:00 pm

Slide ‘N Keys is a musical duo comprised of Tricia Dalgleish, piano and vocals, and Bob Rogers,
trombone and vocals. They play a fun fresh selection of vintage pop – hits from the last 40 years
in the styles of the 1930s and 40s. Both Tricia and Bob have a wealth of experience playing a
wide variety of music and they also perform together as members of the Major Mambo Latin
Quintet. Newly formed in 2023, Slide ‘N Keys performs a wide variety of pop hits interpreted
through a vintage jazz lens, tunes you know and love played in surprising and fun new ways.
Guaranteed to entertain and bring good vibes wherever they play!

Les Folles Jambettes

 

 Date(s) & Time(s)  Sunday, September 15th at 4:15 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!  

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Double Stop Creek

 

 Date(s) & Time(s) Sunday, September 15th at 10:00 am

​Double Stop Creek are a country duo ~ Sue McEvoy and Denise Soule were friends and neighbours first before they discovered their mutual love for music. Performing throughout the Okanagan Valley at wineries, music festivals and special events playing tunes from the 80 & 90’s with special attention to the women of country sure to be on your play list.   The combination of guitar, dobro and fiddle bring y’all high energy country with a ballad or two so you can your breath!  

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The Out Seer

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Sunday, September 15th at 3:00 pm
 
The Out Seer are a Canadian rock band founded by guitarist Ashley Pearce, as a means of pursuing creative projects and original music with friends. They are an active and educated group of musicians, with each member bringing unique expertise to the table. Between them, they hold diplomas from Selkirk College's Contemporary Music & Technology Program and a Bachelor of Music from UBC. Together, they're a close-knit crew based in The Greater Vancouver Area. You'll catch them jamming on different projects, playing gigs, and just hanging out at Apricot Music Studios.

 

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Damien Alblas

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 14th at 2:30 pm

Damien Alblas is a Canadian psychedelic indie-folk-rock artist from the Kootenay Boundary region of British Columbia. Heavily inspired by artists such as Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac and Pink Floyd. Performing original songs that blend elements of folk and mid-to-late 70’s rock & roll with an 80’s level of showmanship. Boasting anthemic guitar solos, over introspective songwriting. Over the last decade Alblas has performed at various venues and festivals throughout Canada as well as touring. Damien is currently working on recording his debut album with plans to release in 2025.

Paul James

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 14th at 9:45 am

 

Paul was born in Montreal and began playing guitar in 1964 when he first heard the Beatles. at the time, he was into hockey, but traded his hockey stick in for a guitar and never looked back. Paul played in a couple of bands over the years and started his solo career in the mid 1980s. He started liking country music in the 80s and 90s and currently play country music from that era. He also recorded a cd in 2018 , which includes a couple of country songs as well as a few tunes from the 50s and 60s.

Grand Forks Performing Arts Youth Company 

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 14th at 1:45 pm

Grand Forks Performing Arts Youth Dance Company is a group of gifted and talented young dancers, aged 8-12yrs (jr company) & 13-17 yrs (teen company), who share a passion for dance and an enthusiasm for performing together.  Our company is contemporary based but also explores other styles such as jazz, tap, ballet and street dance. 

 

Our Vision: to help support our community with uplifting events using the art of dance. We also want to help educate our community by providing excellent cultural, educational and joyful performances. 

  

Our Mission: 

to provide opportunities for connecting with art, nature, music, dance, and other positive activities, while celebrating creativity and diversity in a supportive, joyful community through the art of dance. 

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Wild Mountain Sage

 

Date(s) & Time(s) Saturday, September 14th at 11:45 am

Wild Mountain Sage represent many nations from across the Boundary. They will be drumming on a Grandmother Drum made in the spirit of uniting All Nations. This drum was created by community, for community, with funding and support from the Boundary Metis Community Association.

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