Saturday August 26, 2017, 4 - 9pm
Held annually in late August, the West Kelowna World Music Festival celebrates the cultural diversity of the community, through music, food and activities. The focus of the festival is the cultural diversity of West Kelowna and connection to cultural expression from around the world.
Chipko Jones - http://chipkojones.com/
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 band’s hometown of Vernon BC.
Kym Gouchie Band - https://kymgouchie.com
Singer/Songwriter Kym Gouchie is from the Lheidli T'enneh Nation in Prince George, BC. Canada. A self taught guitar player and a traditional hand drummer, she utilizes her eclectic background to inspire her as she combines elements of traditional, folk and country to create a unique voice. Raised among musicians, it wasn’t until dealing with personal tragedy that she was able to find her voice on her own journey, which is realized with her debut album.
Waking Cal.li.o.pe - https://wakingcalliope.bandcamp.com
Waking Calliope is a singer/songwriting duo from British Columbia Canada consisting of Bex Troock & Joshua Smith. They describe their sound as Canadiana Dream Folk.
Public Art Installation
Creative Okanagan has partnered with the Suk’ʷtəmsqilxʷ West Kelowna Arts Council, the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan and the Rotary Club of Westbank to present a public art instillation at the West Kelowna World Music Festival in 2017.
3737 Old Okanagan Hwy
West Kelowna, BC, V4T 2H