Block Party!

July 13, 2019

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We are excited to announce our 2019 performer line-up!

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

WESTCORP MAINSTAGE

Kerry Park

10:00am - 11:00am Dog Agility Show (Central Okanagan Dog Agility Club | Kelowna BC)

11:00am - 11:45am Trixie the Clown & Mr. Brown Knows (Family | Kelowna)

12:15pm - 12:30pm Somos Colombia Dance Group (Colombia | Kelowna)

12:30pm - 12:45pm Okanagan Mexican Folklore Dance Group (Mexico | Kelowna)

1:00pm - 1:30pm Tomy Thisdale (Rock | Kelowna)

1:45pm - 2:45pm Best Night Ever (R&B/Soul | Vancouver)

3:00pm - 4:00pm Marlie Collins (Pop/Soul | Vancouver)



FORTISBC STAGE

300 Block Bernard Ave

10:30am - 11:15am Move & Flow (Dance Demo | Kelowna BC)

11:30am - 12:30pm Jeff Piattelli (Pop | Kelowna BC)

12:45pm - 1:30pm Riverteeth (Folk | Kelowna BC)

1:45pm - 2:45pm Mabaleka (Country | Kelowna)

3:00pm - 4:00pm Taylor Dawn ( Acoustic | Kelowna)

See full schedule here : Block Party Schedule 2019


Jeff Piattelli

Jeff Piattelli is a professional guitarist and vocalist out of Kelowna, B.C. He writes and performs original music while also playing his take on popular covers as well. Having released two albums so far, an acoustic album followed by a full band effort, he is set to release his third album in 2017. His singles "Superman", "Listen In" and "Beautiful Things" have all seen radio rotation throughout the Okanagan valley and he continues to work on his career as a musician.

Marlie Collins

Since the release of Marlie Collins Self Titled album last March. Marlie and her band of collaborators “Marlie&Co” have been captivating audiences all across Vancouver stages. Bringing a smooth soulful sound that delivers a depth with an authentic modern 70’s vibe, blues, funk and more than enough flare to make you groove out of your seat. A sight for the eyes, a taste for the ears and a time you will not forget. Marlie Collins has a sound unto herself, pulling inspiration from Rufus & Chaka Khan and Bonnie Raitt.

Mabaleka

Mabaleka has turned many heads with their heart on their sleeves passion, and high-energy performances. Since 2010, they’ve been sharing beers and their unique sound, which has been reaffirmed by celebrity and JUNO shout-outs, Radio Success, and a handful of accolades. After several tours in Canada and Ireland, two EPs, music videos, and several hundred Christmas cards, they continue to work hard and have fun doing so.

Tomy Tisdale

Tomy Thisdale, frontman of the groove rock band The Carbons, will be performing an acoustic set of the rock trio's latest releases. Forged in Western Canada, The Carbons are a rock trio known for their high energy and entertaining live shows. The trio delivers huge groovy drums and bass that possess your feet, guitar and vocal melodies that grab you by the earlobes, and lyrics that tickle your soul. They released their debut LP August Ash in May 2018 and their unique “groove rock” sound has spread like wildfire ever since. Only eight months after the release, The Carbons returned from their cross-Canada 10,000km Tour and concluded 2018 by opening up for Spotify giants Pop Evil and Royal Tusk. In that time, they also wrote and recorded three new singles with Juno-Nominated producer John-Angus MacDonald (The Glorious Sons) and their newest single “Black Mirror” was released on March 15th, 2019.

Most recently, The Carbons completed The Ski Bum Tour and shared the stage with Canadian Legends The Trews and Sloan. They have now performed over 70 shows across six provinces in support of their debut LP and have landed on legendary stages such as The Horseshoe Tavern, The Roxy, and The Revival. This earned them featured radio play and interviews on several commercial radio stations across Canada including Power 104, The Wolf 106.9, and Rock 97.9. The Carbons are currently planning music videos for their new singles and overseas tours for 2019.

Taylor Dawn

Taylor Dawn Millett is a singer, dancer, and actress born in Peterborough Ontario. She has been singing since she was a little child, and began taking lessons age at the age of 12. Taylor completed her Grade 8 Vocal Exam for the royal conservatory of music when she was 16, and has participated in numerous singing competitions in her hometown. Taylor has been involved with musical theatre her whole life landing, key roles to her success as a performer (West Side Story as "Anybody's" and Lade in the Dark as lead role "Eliza Elliot"). She has now begun to develop her singing style and repertoire even further, which she would describe as indie/folk with a touch of jazz. You can search her on sound cloud as Taylor Dawn, and her Instagram page is tay.dawn.milly. She is in the works of adding YouTube and a Facebook page, so look out for those in the future.

Best Night Ever

Since 2013 Best Night Ever have been bringing their unique brand of meticulously crafted neo-motown tunes to music festivals and live venues around BC. Treading the line between modern & vintage, fresh yet familiar, their soulful sound is reminiscent of golden-era Michael Jackson or Stevie Wonder with a helping of modern R&B influence.

Kinshira

Kinshira specializes in live entertainment from aerial performances, fire and glow shows, stilt walkers and roving characters, circus arts and more. With over 10 years dazzling crowds from our home base in the Okanagan.

Sophie Armstrong

Australian Violinist Sophie Armstrong is a Canada based world beat solo artist with classical influences. Described as passionate and fearless, Sophie inspires and intrigues audiences as she takes them into her fantasies through her world beat sound. Born in London, United Kingdom and raised in Sydney, Australia, Sophie has performed all over the globe, gathering inspiration from difference cultures to create her own style of world-beat and classical music.

Trixie the Clown and Mr Brown Knows

Silly of the Valley Productions offers premium family entertainment in Kelowna, BC, and throughout the Okanagan! They use music, improvisational play, and other tools such as bubbles, puppets, face painting and balloon twisting to connect with our audiences and create lasting memories. With almost 40 years of combined experience in clowning, music and improv, featured performers Trixie the Clown and Mr. Brown Knows bring high energy and open-hearted entertainment wherever they go!

Riverteeth

Riverteeth are a husband and wife duo that have been captivating Canadian audiences with their blend of alt-folk and bluegrass, a mesmerizing mix of tight-harmonies and guitar-shredding solos. They’ve been building their onstage chemistry for half a decade, and have recently begun production on their debut album, set to be released in 2018.