Vote and win Lille Gard Tickets

Vote and win tickets to Lille Gard

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

With Lille Gard Festival coming up in just a few weeks, we are starting to get the ball rolling on one of the most important pieces in the schwag department: T-shirts. Aside from maybe a signed CD, a t-shirt is probably the next best piece of memorabilia you can hold on to after an event […]

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Defending Human Rights and U2 concerts

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Cindy Snedden and her husband Mike are house concert hosts for Kelowna in assocation with, a national house concert network based in Winnipeg. The Sneddens regularly host professional Canadian music artists in thier home for a night of inspiring songs and conversation, all in the interest of creating community and supporting great music. My […]

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Jimmy Balfour – the rebel chemist video

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012

A local friend of ours, Jimmy Balfour is about to launch his new album “The Rebel Chemist” into the galaxy but in the meantime, he’s released an incredible video with the first song on the album called “Leaf”. Jimmy often does live painting with his wife (an incredible artist Nikki Balfour) where she will spontaneously […]

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Joshua Smith’s New EP represents a new life

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Our friend, Joshua Smith, just released his new EP today to the world. We interviewed him a few months ago talking about his philosophies on life, art, pain, and songwriting and now he has recorded his best work to date. We were able to catch up with him electronically and ask him a few things […]

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Lille Gard Ridiculous Promo 2012

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2012

…because every festival needs a ridiculous 55 second promo especially created with Indiana Jones fans in mind. For more info on the festival, hop on over to WARNING: may contain scenes and promises that have hints of being over the top and over promising. But, rest assured that no livestock or people were seriously […]

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Shane Koyczan

What Lady Gaga and Shane Koyczan have in common

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

I hate to admit it, but last night I watched Oprah’s interview with Lady Gaga. (DISCLAIMER – it was only with half of my brain because the other half was busy building a website (does it still count?). I actually thought it was really interesting to find out some history about this meat-wearing, controversial-magnet, non-house-owning […]

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Joshua Smith


Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Joshua Smith is a Nova Scotia native who has landed in Kelowna, BC after doing a stint of music in Nashville. We asked him about what inspires him, what happens when you Google his name, where his best songs come from, and how his faith affects his art.   Joshua Smith is planning to tour […]

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Can an artist with an agenda still be authentic?

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Last night at the Katalyst artist gathering, Zachari Smith shared some thoughts and songs on the topic of activism. Some of his songs, in fact, are so offensive that people have walked out in the middle of shows. One of his tunes, Storehouses, pokes at Mitsubishi where he asks “…is there anybody here that can […]

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Ten ten ten

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As part 3 of our Lille Gard Discussion Series leading up to the Lille Gard Festival, we are hosting TEN-TEN-TEN at Bo.ttega Farm Inn. This evening will feature: 10 different artists 10 minutes each 10 bucks Ten Times the Creativity for Ten Bucks. Chances are you have never been to an evening like this. ‘Ten Artists. Ten Minutes. […]

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Bowl of Haiti Sold out fundraiser

Posted: Friday, March 2nd, 2012

This was an event that a friend of ours, Marijanel Knight organized at the Streaming Cafe on Mar. 1 called Bowl of Haiti. She is an incredible photographer with a huge heart for the arts, faith, and justice which this event brought together. These images and update are from her blog. One of the reasons I […]

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