Invermere MusicFest

Invermere MusicFest

August 19th-21st, 2016

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 19th, 20th, and 21st, 2016 and will be a memorable, entertaining and edgy musical experience for our Columbia Valley residents and visitors. Join us on August 19 for our first-ever Friday Night Kickoff event, featuring high-energy bands, dancing, and tons of fun. The full event, on August 20th, is family friendly and sure to be a memorable event. Then, join us August 21st for Sunday Musician Workshops, admission at the door!

Children 12 & under – FREE

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Friday August 19th

Love You Miss You

6:00 PM - Love You Miss You

Love You Miss You Vancouver-based Love You Miss You want to make you grin while you tear apart the dancefloor! This 8-piece horn-driven groove unit incorporates electronic elements to their funk roots. With heavy injections of Latin and Afrobeat traditions, their sound grabs you by the booty from beginning to end. ” It was nothing […]


7:50 PM - HighKicks

The MF’n HIGH KICKS Influenced by beer and love, this Calgary duo will fill us up with honest to goodness, sweaty, sing-along fuzz rock. “These guys are stoopid good, just rockin’ the shit out of it. Amazing.”  – youtube user gaucoin13 Facebook BandCamp Twitter

De Bruces a Mi

9:30 PM - De Bruces a Mi

De Bruces a Mi Colombia reggae is coming to town! De Bruces A Mi have represented the Colombia reggae scene for over 17 years, performing for crowds all over Central and South America. Energy, strength and joy defies their shows; love, spirituality and political struggle defies their lyrics. “Effectively setting the mood for the rest […]

Saturday August 20th

Big Eli B Blues Band

12:45 PM - Big Eli B Blues Band

Big Eli B We are the Big Eli Blues Band, a Hard Blues/Rock group based out of the Columbia Valley. We have one studio album so far and have been playing music in the area for years. The group consists of Big Eli B on vocals, and guitar, Marty Beingessner on Bass and Dave Shaw […]

Sean Cronin and Friends

2:00 PM - Sean Cronin and Friends

Cronin and Friends Invermere-born Sean Cronin was raised on Country, trained in Classical, steeped in Punk Rock, and brought to maturity as a Jazz musician. Cronin’s musical life is a testament to the diversity of his projects.  The set “Cronin and Friends” will feature styles ranging from folk to jazz to rock n roll. “He’s […]

Petunia and the Vipers

3:30 PM - Petunia and the Vipers

Petunia and the Vipers Referred to as the Savior of Country Music, Petunia is a man who exists in a different era, bringing the past forth as something new to be celebrated and not forgotten. Imagine David Lynch and Nick Cave had a baby that yodeled; with stunning vocal ability and a penchant for the […]

Annie Lou

5:00 PM - Annie Lou

Annie Lou Annie Lou writes songs that have a way of breaking your heart and then putting it back together again. Steeped in old-time mountain, Appalachian, traditional country and bluegrass music, Annie’s beautifully creative songs and tunes range from rousing and boisterous to gentle and poignant. Annie’s music is original, rooted in tradition, and a […]

JJ Shiplett

6:00 PM - JJ Shiplett

Destined for a critically praised career ahead, JJ Shiplett’s is a true artist in every sense of the word. Rugged, raspy and reserved, bold in range and musical creativity, Shiplett’s alt-country sound has captured the attention of music fans across the country. “Shiplett offers songs that can make you believe in something in this hard […]

Bend Sinister

8:00 PM - Bend Sinister

Bend Sinister Bend Sinister of Vancouver BC have evolved through numerous styles and absorbed a plethora of influences to become a band so refreshingly original that the struggle to categorize them is a losing battle.  All we know is that they love playing. And more and more people are finding out that they love listening. […]

Royal Canoe

9:30 PM - Royal Canoe

Royal Canoe This 6-piece ensemble from Winnipeg give you everything, but on their own manically hybrid terms. It’s one thing to reference a particular style, or even a range of styles. It’s another thing entirely to grab huge handfuls of sounds from pretty much anywhere, throw them all together and come up with something both […]

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With Summer just around the corner it’s time to dust off those calendars and book off August 19th and 20th in advance. Why you may ask? Invermere MusicFest of course!With the stage and Festival grounds set at the Kinsmen Beach Greenspace and Lake Windermere as a backdrop, the Invermere MusicFest: Waterfront Music Festival and will […]

Musician Workshops

Musician Workshops

invermere music·fest Waterfront Music Festival   Musicians Workshops Sunday August 23rd from 930 to 4 pm   Are you a musician? Interested in learning some techniques in vocal, drumming, songwriting and guitar? And from some experts like Morgan Childs, Nathan Hiltz, Devon Coyote and Marie Bridge   THIS WORKSHOP DAY IS FOR YOU AND HERE […]

Are You Ready for the Invermere MusicFest?

Are You Ready for the Invermere MusicFest?

Checklist: Bands hired, sound, lights and stage, tickets selling, food, beer and sunshine…check, check and check! The IMF Committee is prepared and ready for their 3rd annual Invermere MusicFest! Now, are you ready? Tickets, Festival-chair, beach blanket and sunglasses? Check, check, check! To grab your tickets for Saturday’s Festival, you can still buy the $45 ticket […]