music-stamp-200The Vernon Folk-Roots Music Society was formed in the spring of 2014. We are dedicated to bringing the best in local and travelling musical acts to the North Okanagan. We love eclectic music and would like to see more opportunity for old and new fans alike to experience the honesty and depth of these musical styles. Folk-Roots encompasses Folk, Blues, Roots, Canadiana, Americana, Country… and more. Keep an eye on this website for all upcoming events and news.



 Upcoming Events


BARB MULHOLLAND is the winner of  two tickets to the Patrick Alexandre show on Saturday. Congratulations to Barb and everyone else who liked our Facebook page!


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CONTEST ALERT! Like our page on or before September 15th to be entered in a draw for two tickets to the    

 upcoming Patrick Alexandre concert! Details on our website.

Contest Rules:

  • Must like our facebook page to be entered in the draw
  • Entries accepted only until September 15, 2017
  • Tickets have no cash value – cannot be redeemed for cash
  • Tickets are non-transferable
  • If you win you agree to have your first name (only) published on our facebook page
  • Contest open to adults age 19 and up

Date:  Sept 23, 2017
Time: Doors open 6:45 pm,  Concert  7:30 pm
Where: Vernon Lodge and Conference Centre, 3914 32 St, Vernon, BC
Tickets: Available at
Price: $25/ticket – VFRMS Members $20

Patrick Alexandre

It’s time for some seriously good blues and the Vernon Folk-Roots Music Society is proud to launch their 2017/2018 concert series with Roots and Blues Powerhouse singer Patrick Alexandre and his trio:

And come hungry because food and beverages will be available at the performance.


After three albums fronting swinging band with the F-Holes (The F-Holes 2009, Angel In The Corner 2011, Red Hot 2012), one with Little Miss Higgins (the Juno nominated “Bison Ranch Recording Sessions” produced by Alexandre and Higgins, 2013) and one solo album (“Strange New World” 2015), Patrick Alexandre will be featuring his new material and sixth record recorded in Ladysmith, BC at Risqué Disque Records.


Backed by two of Winnipeg’s finest, Dwayne Dueck (guitar) and Jeffrey Laird (drums), Patrick swings seamlessly from guitar to piano, to harmonica, and of course, back to his native instrument, the upright bass. Powered by his unending energy and roaring voice, his animated live performances are always entertaining and they maintain his reputation as one of the hardest working, and intense performers around.


A true do-it-yourselfer, Patrick performs most of […]

We are pleased to announce our complete line-up for our 2017/2018 season.

You can purchase a season ticket for all 8 shows for $190. (Save $30) or a 5-pack of tickets for our 2018 shows for $130. (Save $15) Contact us at for details.

Tickets for these events will go on sale soon at


Sept 23, 2017 – Patrick Alexandre Trio – $25

Oct 21, 2017  – Jack Garton and the Demon Squad – $25

Nov 18, 2017Bill Bourne – $25

Jan 30, 2018 – Stephen Fearing Trio with Oh Susanna – $35

Mar 22, 2018 – Shred Kelly – $25

Apr 18, 2018 – The Black Hen Roadshow (Steve Dawson, Leeroy Stagger, Steve Marriner & Ndidi Onukwulu ) – $30

May 12, 2018 – Slocan Ramblers – $30

June 9, 2018 – Tiger Moon – $25