Bringing music to the Valley

The Kelowna Folk Club is a non-profit volunteer-driven organization dedicated to the promotion and fostering of live music and its cultural heritage.

 "The Kelowna Folk Club has unfailingly brought exquisite talent to the community. Their reputation for inviting quality acts to our city means all one really has to know is the date of the next concert, because we are guaranteed to get our money's worth."
Anna Jacyszyn, eVent! magazine

We are very pleased to present our
new 2015 season house concert series
.

This is a fabulous way to see these entertainers in a unique intimate setting.
Our house concert attendees have raved about the experience.
We announce these events as we move foward, but please visit us regularly before the event sells out.

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This soulful evening of acoustic blues will feature the expressive vocals and impeccable guitar stylings of
Tim Williams with special guests singer/songwriters Gail and Karl.

Tim’s wins at the 30th Annual International Blues Challenge (in Memphis 2014) as Best Solo or Duo, and Best Guitarist (solo or duo), are just the latest accolades in a career entering its fifth decade. Tim's blend of passionate, gritty vocals and awe-inspiring chops on a number of instruments (including finger-style and slide guitar, mandolin and Hawaiian guitar among others), along with his wry sense of humor and deep knowledge of blues and roots music, continues to win fans everywhere he plays.

Williams' career began in the coffee houses of Southern California in the mid-1960s and continues today around the world from his home base in Calgary. Tim has played festivals, folk clubs, concert halls and roadhouses from Rabat, Morocco, to Melbourne, Australia, and from Dawson City, Yukon Territory to Zihuatanejo, Mexico, all to huge acclaim. His guitar skills are frequently compared to Ry Cooder and David Lindley and his song writing has won praise from the likes of Tom Russell and Willie Nelson.

Local musicians Gail & Karl Hourigan, who will open the show, are the core writing team at the heart of The Malarkeys, a popular Celtic folk rock band from Kelowna. Stepping out as the duo “Gail and Karl” gives them a chance to highlight more of their original songs, dive into old and new songs by other artists and explore different genres.
Get your groove on and join us for an evening of live music.

For this special event there are two types of tickets so be sure to purchase the one that suits your needs.
Regular concert tickets are $30.00.

Note: You do not need to have a paypal account to use the paypal service.

or for a really spectacular evening, there are a limited number of VIP tickets.
This special VIP package includes guaranteed first three rows concert seating,
a three course Chef's dinner at the Blu Saffron Bistro on the patio or indoors (weather dependent).
VIP package $85 per ticket including taxes and gratuity.

see choice of menu here...

When making your dinner plans, be sure to schedule enough time for dining prior to the concert
and please make a reservation with the Blu Saffron Bistro at the winery.


Wine & tapas will also be available for purchase on the patio.
For more information call us at 250-454-6621.

Members may purchase tickets at ABC Hobby & Games in Kelowna
or the Mad Hatter in West Kelowna from Thursday, May 7.


Sales to the general public will commence May 11, 2015 when tickets will be available at
ABC Hobby & Games in Dilworth Plaza, Kelowna, Mad Hatter Bookstore in West Kelowna,
at Volcanic Hills Winery, or on-line here at www.kelownafolkclub.ca.



House Concert Venues:
To be posted at the time
of concert announcement.

 

Contact person: Ruth O'Doherty,
tel 250-454-6621
email: kelownafolkclub@gmail.com

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