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Music

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Scholarship concert returns March 2 in memory of Dickens

The Kamloops Community Band presents the Richard Dickens Memorial Scholarship Concert on March 2 at Southwest Community Church, 700 Hugh Allan Dr. The band was...

Cochrane hits highway with Mad Mad World

Tom Cochrane remembers playing hooky from high school so he could be at the front of the line to buy tickets to a Bruce...

Reba, Cher, Dolly — sort of

Sometimes, the real comedy at a Bonnie Kilroe show isn’t out on stage — it’s behind the curtains. That’s where the Vancouver-based performer and one...

TVO celebrates 20 years, bids farewell to director

IN THE PHOTO: Thompson Valley Orchestra tenor saxophone player Tom Eccleston is one of many longtime members of the growing orchestra. As the Thompson Valley Orchestra...

Choristers celebrate 50 years: ‘There’s a magic in singing with the group’

The names and outfits have changed with the years but, for half a century, the love of singing that first brought the Kamloops Choristers...

Symphony sub-in

As Kamloops Symphony Orchestra continues to search for someone to replace longtime music director Bruce Dunn at the end of the year, Leslie Dala...

Catch the King at the Coast

IN THE PHOTO: Elvis Presley tribute artist Donny Edwards is performing at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre on Saturday night. Elvis fans need not go...

CJs to host tribute for Rob Medves

Tickets are still available for the tribute concert in memory of Rob Medves, longtime employee at CJs Nightclub. The evening, a fundraiser for the Heart...

Dala next vying for KSO top spot

Leslie Dala credits his family — and his mom in particular — for putting him on the path that has led to being one...

Humble hip-hop beginnings

IN THE PHOTO: Aaron Hoffman, known as SonReal, is coming to Kamloops to perfom at CJs Nightclub on Saturday, Feb. 4. SonReal has been...

A lesson to fret over

IN THE PHOTO: Madison Hubbard plucks the strings of an acoustic guitar with Lee’s Music guitar teacher Matthew Sommerfeldt. A LESSON TO FRET OVER IS...

Vutev, Olds win at Mayor’s Gala for the Arts

Kamloops Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Cvetozar Vutev was named artist of the year at the annual Mayor’s Awards for the Arts gala on the weekend. Vutev...

Calling all musicians for Searchlight competition

CBC is seeking solo artists, duos and groups of all genres for its annual Searchlight music competition. Submissions will be accepted until Feb. 7, with...

Radio Edit: U.S. fees hit little guys hard

Canadian musicians will pay more to play south of the border For Canadian musicians, touring in the U.S. is a luxury. Venues are numerous and the...

Magical music

Bruce Dunn leads the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra during a recent performance of The Magic of Vienna. The public can get a behind-the-scenes look at...

Explore rocks, gems at BLSC

Geologist Don Bouffard will talk about the science he’s spent his life researching when he presents an interactive lecture at The Big Little Science...

Where Are They Now? Bermiller making music in Montreal

Gone are the days of busking downtown, singing for passersby at the annual Live At Lunch events in the summer. But the one thing that...

Students approved for Whole Note program

The Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music (KISSM) is known for its three-week all-day music camp every year — but there’s much more to...

A&E briefs: The Royal BC Museum has curious request

The Royal BC Museum and Archives is inviting First Nations members from across the province to submit to its quarterly publication, Curious. The theme of...

Local events: Dec. 23 to Dec. 29

COMING UP: MAGIC OF VIENNA | JAN. 13 TO JAN 15 Mélanie Léonard was the recent guest conductor for Kamloops Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra has...