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Invermere Music Fest 2017

August 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - August 19, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

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

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

Gates open at 5 pm Friday & 4 pm Saturday


Join us August 18th-19th, 2017 for the Invermere Music Fest.

Friday August 18th

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 Conga and percussion. All the members met through the thriving music scene in the bands hometown of Vernon BC which has a strong world music…

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 life. Building out from this foundation Gilmour and Williamson provide vocal support through their harmonies bringing Lee’s lyrical imagery to life, which defines the music…

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 very own neighbourhood block party. The “Boom Boom Block Party” became a summer highlight for East Vancouver residents for four years and raised over $20,000…

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    

Saturday August 19th


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. Grinding synths, heavenly guitar, electronic beats and Grandma’s old accordion become the canvas behind set of rich story telling and intimate truths. Questioning everything, a…

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 “go to girl” for live performances and studio sessions. A passionate songwriter and performer Dawn crafts her music with a sense of adventure, quirkiness, and…

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 corporate events in the Tirol region, Germany and Switzerland. After three years in Austria, Sarah moved to London to pursue her dreams to further the…

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 tales of wisdom and intrigue with titles such as ‘Fill Yer Boots’ about a truck driving card player, and ‘Crooked and Loaded’ written about a…

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 solo careers that they had no intentions of putting on hold, and had no plans to turn Blackie into an ongoing concern. Now twenty years…


August 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
August 19, 2017 @ 11:00 pm
Free – $60
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Columbia Valley Arts


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Invermere, BC, v0a 1k0
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