Turtle Valley Band, Aug 27, our last 2017 Music by the River!

Come hear the HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL, from 1957 to 2017, as Turtle Valley plays from a list of 1000 songs the soundtrack of our lives. This band plays 60 years of rock, from the doo-wop era of the 50s to the popular hits of today, some country too, both old and new. Alfie Huston of Turtle Valley on drums and vocals, and Joan Southworth of Salmon Arm on keys, guitar and harp are the core members. Joan was the band teacher for 13 years at AL Fortune. They will be joined by Bill Lockie on stand-up bass, who was a founding member of Terry Jacks and the Chessmen, and by Julian Veres on MusicByTheRiver_TurtleValleyBandsaxaphone, who grew up in Hungary and then emigrated to Canada. This Music by the River concert is a free event, presented by the Enderby & District Arts Council. Sunday, August 27, 7 pm, Belvidere Park by the bridge. Donations accepted during intermission. Bring a chair or blanket and your dancing shoes! Rain or shine – Enderby Drill Hall, Hwy 97A is the rain venue. This is our last 2017 Music by the River. Sponsored by Enderby & District Financial, a division of First West Credit Union. Donations of non-perishable food items accepted for the food bank for the Feed The Valley initiative.

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Enderby Arts Festival Saturday July 29 & Music by the River July 30

EnderbyArtsFestival2017_8.5X11Bring the whole family to the Enderby Arts Festival on Saturday, July 29th to enjoy this Free, family-friendly event, 9am-4pm, in Downtown Enderby. In addition to 40 vendors, all-day entertainment stage,Lions pancake breakfast, Legion burgers, food court, quilt show and art auction, the Family Fun Zone returns to Belvidere Park (by the bridge) from 9:30am-3:30pm. There will be face painting, bouncy castle, Papa Thom singer-songwriter, workshop with African drummer David Thiaw, games, crafts, clowns and a mini-goat petting zoo. At the Enderby Library 10:30 to 11:30 Watercolour Bookpage Art. Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to celebrate the Enderby Arts Festival using recycled book pages to create a cool art project. The Enderby & District Community Resource Centre is partnering with the Enderby & District Arts Council to organize and run these activities for children. Info: 838-0577 or 838-2141.

Music by the River is on Sunday July 30 at 7 pm, in Belvidere Park (by the bridge). SABRINA WEEKS & SWING CAT BOUNCE will get you up dancing! Sabrina’s exceptional and award-winning voice works equally well with ballads, blues and swing. She always delights and surprises. Great band to dance to with its big city sound, high energy boogie blues. Free concert, with donations accepted during intermission. Bring a chair or blanket, and the whole family. Rain or shine – at the Drill Hall if it rains or is too cool.

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The Blue Hearts acoustic dynamic duo July 14

Hank Lionhart and Mark “westcoast” Comerford are well known blues musicians from the Lower Mainland. They were semi-finalists in the 2017 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. They are performing at 7 pm in the Enderby Drill Hall, Hwy 97A. Tickets are $15, available in advance at Little City Merchant (cash only) or at the door. Come out and be prepared to be blown away!BLUE HEARTS SUMMER smaller

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Music by the River in Mara with the Salmon Armenians July 9

MusicByTheRiver_SalmonArmeniansCome out with a blanket or chair and support a great local band in a great outdoor venue – Putula Park, Hwy 97A, right off the highway if you are travelling towards Sicamous, just past the Mara Foodliner. If it rains, we move the concert to Mara Hall. Family event. Free, with donations accepted at intermission. Refreshments for sale by the Mara Musical and Athletic Association. Starts at 7 pm.

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ELVIS RETURNS TO ENDERBY!!! JUNE 30TH

Friday, June 30th, 7 p.m. SPLATSIN COMMUNITY CENTRE, Adam Fitzpatrick/Elvis Evolution. Back by popular demand. Admission by Donation, taken as you enter. Lots of room so everyone should get in (can seat 600).ELVIS_2017 smaller

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Music by the River resumes Sunday June 18th – 7 pm

Sunday, June 18, 7 pm. Music by the River Band is Big Idea a group of 6 musicians now residing in the North Okanagan, 5 of whom will sing inultimate harmony. They play a variety of music from country to blues to rock to pop. Sean and Ed from Little City Merchant are 2 of the band members. Come out and experienceLocal Greatness! Belvidere Park by the bridge, with the Enderby Drill Hall as a rain venue. Donations accepted at intermission. Sponsored by Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies, Enderby branch. Presented by the Enderby & District Arts Council.MusicByTheRiver_BRIGHTIDEA

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Last Enderby Coffee House until fall – May 19th

The  Enderby & District Arts Council is presenting the last coffee house of the season on Friday, May 19th at the Enderby Drill Hall (Hwy 97A, south end of town). Doors open at 6 pm, performer sign-up at 6:30 pm, performances 7-10 pm. $3 at the door except for performers. Refreshments. These coffee houses will resume in September. Sound equipment and lighting provided. For more info call Sheldon at 778-930-1501. EnderbyCoffeeHouse_APRILMay

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Learn to Play Ukulele! April 29th!

Want to play the UKULELE? All ages welcome, no experience necessary! This workshop is for you. Saturday, April 29th, 10am-2pm at the Enderby Drill Hall on Hwy97A. Instructor Julia Griswold Armstrong. $10 EDAC_ukulele_r3fee payable at the workshop. Bring your lunch, ukulele and music stand if you have one AND a desire to have a ton of fun of hum and strum playing this happy little instrument. PRE-REGISTER PLEASE! Please call Maureen at 250-838-7816 to register or for more info.Presented by the Enderby & District Arts Council.

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Enderby Coffee House – St. Patrick’s Day

Come out and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Enderby!

An Enderby Coffee House sponsored by the Enderby & District Arts Council enderbycoffeehouse-jan-march2017-smalleris being held the 3rd Friday of each month at the Enderby Drill Hall (George St/Hwy97A). These coffee houses provide an opportunity to individuals, groups and bands to perform. Admission is $3.00, except for performers who sign up on the evening. Refreshments available. Groups or vendors who are interested providing refreshments for sale at future Enderby Coffee Houses should contact Diana at 44diana@telus.net or 250-838-2141.

Friday, March 17 – Doors open at 6 pm , Sign-up at 6:30 pm, performances 7-10 pm. Come out and support local musicians: it is not restricted to Enderby and District performers. EDAC director Sheldon Smoke will be providing his sound system and lights. For more info: Sheldon 778-930-1501.

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Enderby Coffee House February 17

An Enderby Coffee House sponsored by the Enderby & District Arts Council enderbycoffeehouse-jan-march2017-smalleris being held the 3rd Friday of each month at the Enderby Drill Hall (George St/Hwy97A). These coffee houses provide an opportunity to individuals, groups and bands to perform. Admission is $3.00, except for performers who sign up on the evening. Refreshments available. Groups or vendors who are interested providing refreshments for sale at future Enderby Coffee Houses should contact Diana at 44diana@telus.net or 250-838-2141.

Friday, February 17 – Doors open at 6 pm , Sign-up at 6:30 pm, performances 7-10 pm. Come out and support local musicians: it is not restricted to Enderby and District performers. EDAC director Sheldon Smoke will be providing his sound system and lights. For more info: Sheldon 778-930-1501.

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