Invermere MusicFest

Invermere MusicFest

August 18th-19th, 2017

Tickets available at the gate on Friday and Saturday! (online sales have ended)

Friday or Saturday Only: $40
Full Festival (Both Days): $60

Gates open at 5 pm on Friday & 4 pm on Saturday

With the stage and Festival grounds at the Kinsmen Beach Greenspace and Lake Windermere as a backdrop, the Invermere MusicFest: Waterfront Music Festival is set for August 18th and 19th, 2017 and will be a memorable, entertaining and edgy musical experience for our Columbia Valley residents and visitors. Join us on August 18 for our Friday Night Dance Party, featuring high-energy bands, dancing, and tons of fun. Saturday August 19th, is family friendly, high energy and sure to be a memorable event.

Children 12 & under – FREE

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Friday August 18th

The Wet Secrets

9:30 PM - The Wet Secrets

Bandcamp The Wet Secrets The Wet Secrets are a six-piece rock ‘n roll gang fueled by a primal, fuzzy punk rock spirit, and steered by a love of slinky disco, art rock, 70’s horns and AM gold songwriting. They have a well-established reputation for a phenomenal, sweaty live show. Facebook Twitter    

The Boom Booms

7:45 PM - The Boom Booms

    Boom Booms The musical brotherhood of Vancouver-based band The Boom Booms began in BC’s glamorous tree-planting camps. Planting trees by day and creating and performing music by night for their tree-planting posse was a typical spring season for the childhood friends. Once the season ended, they kept the momentum going by producing their […]

The Long War

7:10 PM - The Long War

The Long War is a Vancouver based Indie Band where singer/song writer Jarrett Lee works together with vocalist/guitarist Chad Gilmour, vocalist/drummer Neil Williamson, and bassist Carson Webber to create a dynamic sound that ranges from Folk to Rock. Lee’s inspiration can largely be attributed to the landscapes and environments that have influenced him throughout his […]

Chipko Jones

6:00 PM - Chipko Jones

  Chipko Jones Is a Calypso/Roots/Reggae band based in the beautiful Okanagan region in BC, Canada. The project was formed in 2014 and includes members Anessa Lang and Darius Stone/Sax, Moot Murphy/Vox and guitar, Jen Millan and Jacob Soucy/Trumpet, Jacob Chatterton and Tim Osborne/Bass, Wendy Aronyk/Flute, Waseem Hakhroo and Chris Galardo/Drums and Bruce Collis on […]

Saturday August 19th

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

9:30 PM - Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings Blackie and the Rodeo Kings originally formed in 1996 when Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Tom Wilson came together to record what was suppose to be a one- off tribute album to the great Canadian songwriter Willie P. Bennett. At the time, all three members were deeply committed to burgeoning […]

Ridley Bent

7:45 PM - Ridley Bent

Bandcamp Ridley Bent  Ridley Bent is back with his latest release Wildcard the anticipated follow up of Rabbit on My Wheel showcasing the Western Canada based Country artist’s keen fascination for characters whose life on the straight and narrow rarely lasts past the nearest exit to a short, crooked road. Ridley Bent continues to weave […]

Sarah Hawkyard

7:15 PM - Sarah Hawkyard

Sarah Hawkyard Classically trained since the age of 5 on piano, violin and vocals in north England, Sarah has had music infused into her from an early age.  At the age of 23 she moved to Austria and pursued music as a career, teaming up with a guitarist and performing in high end hotels and […]

Dawn Pemberton

6:00 PM - Dawn Pemberton

    Dawn Pemberton Vibrant, genuine and soulful Dawn Pemberton has deep musical roots that take her powerful voice from gospel and soul to jazz, funk and world music. She has become a staple of the Vancouver music scene and can often be found tearin’ it up as a vocalist, teacher, facilitator, choir director and […]


4:30 PM - Dandelions

  Dandelions Unencumbered by sonic rules, this husband and wife duo from Invermere BC has a sound that floats wherever it wants and plants its creative seed wherever it lands. Songwriting mastery tangled deeply within the bewildering chemistry of Ben & Shilo Cameron has lead to the creation of “Free Yourself”, the band’s debut EP. […]

What’s New:

Two new bands added to the Roster!

Two new bands added to the Roster!

Friday August 18th Gates open at 5 pm   Chipko Jones: Calypso 6:00pm-7:00 pm   **The Long War: Indie/Rock 7:10 pm – 7:40 pm   Boom Booms: Soul & Funk 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm   The Wet Secrets: Indie Rock 9:30 pm-11:00 pm   Saturday August 19th Gates open at 4 pm   Dandelions: Electro-acoustic […]

Volunteer – its FUN!

Volunteer – its FUN!

The Invermere Music Festival is coming up on the 18th & 19th of August and we need some volunteers. Anyone who volunteers gets a free pass for the whole event! Please follow the link to sign up!

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings – yay!

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings – yay!

Hello Musicfesters! Today we have the pleasure to announce our next band: Blackie & the Rodeo Kings! The band was originally formed in 1996 when Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and LEe HARVeY OsMOND came together to record what was suppose to be a one- off tribute album to the great Canadian songwriter Willie P. Bennett. […]