Poppa Dawg

Date:  Jan 14, 2017
Poppa Dawg


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Ben and Tom Waters

Date: Jan 31, 201
Ben & Tom Waters

Ben Waters woke up one morning at the age of about 14 to find he could play piano! Fascinated by the rhythms of the Deep South he fell in love with the music of the great boogie woogie, rock ‘n roll and blues men. Working […]

Martin Harley

Date:  May 6, 2017
Time: Doors open 6:45 pm,  Concert  7:30 pm
Where: Spitfire Lounge,  2500 – 46 Avenue  Vernon BC
Tickets: Available at,  Bean Scene, The Spitfire Lounge (2 wks before the show) or at the door (cash only!)
Price: $20/ticket – VFRMS Members $15
Martin Harley

Martin Harley is a supremely talented Roots and Blues guitarist, singer and songwriter with […]

Paul Pigat

Date:  June 8, 2017
Time: Doors open 6:45 pm,  Concert  7:30 pm
Where:  Powerhouse Theatre,  2901 – 35 Avenue  Vernon BC
Tickets: Available at,  Bean Scene (2 wks before the show) or at the door (cash only!)
Price: $25/ticket – VFRMS Members $20
Paul Pigat 

You’d never think it to look at Paul Pigat, but behind that unassuming grin and underneath those […]

Kal David & Lauri Bono with Angel Forest

Kal David & Lauri Bono with Angel Forest

Blues music comes in many shades. That was quite evident on Friday night at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre when Kal David- Lauri Bono & The Real Deal shared the stage with Angel Forrest.  The 4 hour concert covered a lot of ground, from Son House […]

Danny Brooks & Lil Miss Debi

Date: Aug 27, 2016
Time: Doors open 6:45 pm,  Concert  7:30 pm
Where: Powerhouse Theatre, 2901 – 35 Avenue, Vernon, BC
Tickets: Available at, BeanScene or at the door
Price: $20/ticket – VFRMS Members $15
Danny Brooks & Lil Miss Debi
Danny Brooks ‘Texassippi Soul Man’, now settled in Llano Texas has mixed the best of both Texas and Mississippi and calls […]

Tim Williams

Thank you Tim Williams, Al Lerman and Ray Lemelin!

When it comes to traditional blues, this show was the real deal!
Tim Williams and Al Lerman (from Fathead) swapped quips, songs and stories through two entertaining sets on Friday night in front of a sold-out crowd at the Powerhouse Theatre. From the get go, it was abundantly clear […]

Poppa Dawg

Thank you Rick, Brian and James, we had a sold out show!
Red hot blues and a jam packed dance floor-Poppa Dawg was in the house Saturday, Jan 16, 2016 and everybody had a GREAT time! Poppa Dawg (Rick Halisheff), Brian Skip Maguire (drums) and James Hay (bass) deserve a special thank you for braving the […]

Brandon Isaak


Brandon Isaak … Thanks for the Magic!
It was a night of true musical magic when Brandon Isaak performed for the first time ever in Vernon! Brandon kept the crowd entralled playing a kick drum, guitar and harmonica while delving into various forms of blues- Texas blues, Delta blues, Chicago blues and Swing out of […]

Andrew and Zachari Smith

With Great Thanks …
What a great evening of folk-roots music on Saturday night at the Elks Hall! A great big thank you to Andrew and Zachari Smith for two sets of mighty tasty tunes. Family harmonies are special and the father-son chemistry between Andrew and Zach was a real joy to see up-close!
The duo […]

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