Music Fest 2017

Friday August 18th

Chipko Jones

6:00 PM Lake Stage Stage - 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… Read More

The Long War

7:10 PM Stage - 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… Read More

The Boom Booms

7:45 PM Lake Stage Stage - 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… Read More

The Wet Secrets

9:30 PM Lake Stage Stage - 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 Lake Stage Stage - 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…. Read More

Dawn Pemberton

6:00 PM Lake Stage Stage - 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… Read More

Sarah Hawkyard

7:15 PM Stage - 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… Read More

Ridley Bent

7:45 PM Lake Stage Stage - 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… Read More

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

9:30 PM Lake Stage Stage - 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… Read More

2017 Sponsors


  • Invermere Panorama
  • Max Helmer Construction
  • Calgary Foundation
  • District of Invermere
  • Collective Carpentry
  • Haworth Development Consulting
  • Highland Crossing
  • CKUA Radio
  • Mortgage Alliance West
  • Wood Shop Productions
  • Summit 107FM
  • BC Arts Council
  • Pat O’Sullivan/Tony Bartoletti
  • CBT
  • RDEK
  • Mark Moneo
  • SRL/K2 Ranch
  • Ski Homes
  • Redeye Sales & Rentals
  • David Stuart


  • CertainTeed Gypsum Canada
  • Taynton Bay Distillery
  • Taynton Bay Electric
  • Green Peak Medical Cannabis Dispensary
  • Castle Rock
  • Grizzly Ridge
  • Circle Cafe
  • O’Reily, Mike & Gail
  • Station Pub
  • Pete’s Marina
  • Trappeur Homes
  • TXN Installations
  • Syndicate Boardshop
  • Rocky River Grill
  • Maxwell Realty
  • Kinsmen Club
  • Circle Health
  • Artym Gallery

In Kind

  • Chill Out Ice Cream
  • Canadian Tire
  • Valley Hawk Security
  • Dehart Sewer & Drain
  • Edibles Farm Cafe Catering
  • Pizzeria Mercado
  • The Valley Peak
  • Rotary Club
  • Local View Printing
  • Labrie, Marcel & Marion
  • Eggplant Studios
  • Canterbury Inn
  • Fubuku Sushi
  • Tinhorn Creek Vineyard
  • Sign Artists
  • Columbia Valley Pioneer
  • Sobeys
  • Scheffer’s Foods Inc
  • Home Hardware
  • e-Know
  • Arrowhead

The Sponsorship program this year was a huge success, with local businesses and organizations supporting our fourth annual Festival. We would like to thank everyone who helped make our event such a huge success. Thank You!

Sponsorship Opportunities