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Ryan Donn, singer/songwriter who started his career around the same time that cassette tapes were losing out to CD sales. He produces events such as Global Music Fest,, and Music in the Park (West Kelowna). You can also find him in local schools teaching songwriting or sharing the stage with many of our emerging local artists. He is a passionate supporter of all things creative and his column focuses on the creative community and events throughout the Okanagan. Contact Ryan through email: [email protected] FB: twitter @ryandonn or online at

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Wow. Our small city seems to be growing up. I've been doing this column for three years now and each week there is more and more going on. 

Here is a sampling of some of the highlight events coming to town.

Canadian Folk Music icon Valdy is coming to Lake Country on March 5th and will be raising funds for Camp Owassi.

One of our Talented Kelowna winners are hitting the stage this weekend. Winter Provincial are playing a free show at the Trainstation Pub this Friday night at 8pm:

For those who don't know the Trainstation Pub is one of Kelowna's newest live music venues. They also have a unique Sunday afternoon Jazz performance between 12-3pm. This Sunday they have Anna Jacyszan Trio. She will be joined by some of our top local Jazz performers in town Neville Bowman and Bernie Addington.

You may recall that Anna is also the host of the monthly Jazz Cafe held at the Black Box each week:

Obviously you probably all heard that Sting is coming to town. It was also recently announced that comedian and ex husband of Drew Barrymore, Tom Green, is coming to Kelowna. 
Tickets go on sale this Friday (Jan 25th) at 10am.

Our valuable member has been with us since Wednesday, 29 June 2016.

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