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.



2016-2017 Season

August 27, 2016

Danny  “Texassippi Soul Man” Brooks …  Powerhouse Theatre, Vernon

September 30, 2016

Jacob Moon  …. Powerhouse Theatre, Vernon, BC

October 21, 2016
Russell DeCarle Trio  …  Vernon Atrium Hotel & Conference Centre

November 26, 2016

Belle Plaine & Blake Berglund …  Spitfire Grill,  Vernon ANAF

January 14, 2017

Pappa Dawg … Spitfire Grill, Vernon ANAF

February 2017

To Be Announced

March 18, 2017

Martyn Joseph  … Vernon Atrium Hotel & Conference Centre

April 9, 2017

Pharis & Jason Romero  … Vernon Atrium Hotel & Conference Centre

May 6, 2017

Martin Harley. … Venue TBA

June 2017

To Be Announced





Upcoming Events

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  • Shari Ulrich & Sean McCann

Shari Ulrich & Sean McCann


Date:  June 25, 2016
Time: Doors open 6:45 pm,  Concert  7:30 pm
Where: Powerhouse Theatre, 2901 – 35 Avenue, Vernon, BC
Tickets:  Click here to buy tickets online at Ticket Seller or VFRMS website, Bean Scene Vernon or at the door
Price: $20/ticket – VFRMS Members $15


Shari Ulrich – A two time Juno Award winner, and member the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame, Shari was first known for her multi-instrumentalist skills with the Pied Pumkin and on as the voice of the Hometown Band.  Her career as a singer songwriter brings her to her latest release “Everywhere I Go” (Borealis Records) – engineered and produced by her daughter Julia Graff, also a multi-instrumentalist. It is Shari’s 8th solo album, and the 21st including her work with Ulrich Henderson Forbes, BTU with Barney Bentall & Tom Taylor, and The High Bar Gang.

Click here for Shari Ulrich’s website.

Sean McCann – Séan’s love for Newfoundland and Labrador folk songs shot him to international fame as a founding member of the renowned group Great Big Sea. After millions of albums sold, countless hit songs, and record breaking tours around the world, Séan realized that his 20 years with the band had to stop. Music is meant to connect, heal, and bring happiness. While Séan was giving that to thousands of people a night he was slowly losing his own way. Instead […]