Columbia Valley & East Kootenay
High Notes Music Festival
Mar 23, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018
The 2nd annual High Notes Music Festival at Panorama Mountain Resort will be bringing to the mountain stage some of Canada’s best emerging artists in a mixture of free, ticketed performances and pay-at-the-door events. It’s a family-friendly festival and there’s lots for everyone.
The exciting line-up of performers goes like this:
Friday evening – Rockstar Late Nights
Wild Honey – an all-female roots trio with a unique, very lovely sound from the mountains and landscapes of their Kootenays home will on-stage during the special 4-course culinary event at Restaurant elevenFIFTY. The food and wine chosen will be inspired by the lyrics of the songs you will hear during the meal. (last year, this event was a true star of the High Notes Festival)
Speed Control – Bred from a classical background, Graeme Peters, brother Jody Peters, and Ian March today indulge their true passion – fast and loud rock n’ roll that will make you want to get up and move your feet! They will be sharing the kick-off performance. (at the T-Bar & Grill – tickets $15 – available at the door)
Big Eli B Blues Band – With their heavy hitting blues and hard rock sound, high energy shows and captivating guitar solos, it is no wonder local power trio Big Eli B Blues Band are considered local music legends. Father Marty, Son Eli plus drummer Dave Shaw will be opening the festival at the T-Bar & Grill (tickets $15 -available at the door)
From 12 to 2 pm, enjoy a FREE Apres Session with samples from our performers outdoors on the patio at the Great Hall.
From 4:30 to 5:30 pm, there will be another FREE Apres Session at the T-Bar and Grill
Saturday Evening – Rockstar Late Nights (on the Pepsi Main Stage)
The Burn Ins – The award-winning, female-fronted band from Elkford BC (and Camrose too) will delight you with their indie blues rock sound with Kristine Lyall in the lead. Their electric sound and energy is addictive – you’re going to love this band! They will be sharing the Pepsi main stage Saturday evening.
Scenic Route to Alaska – With their catchy tunes and punchy rock riffs, jazz lines and harmonies, Scenic Route to Alaska’s Trevor Mann on lead vocals and guitar, drummer Shea Connor, and bassist Murray Wood, effortlessly weaves memorable melodies you’ll want to hear over and over. On the Pepsi main stage.
Jay Gilday – We are excited to announce that award winning bluesman Jay Gilday, will be stepping onto the Pepsi Main Stage with a full six-piece band as part of the High Notes Headliner Show on Saturday March 24. Gilday’s sound is a raw and soulful siren of the Canadian North, and critics have praised him as owning one of the most arresting and important voices in Canadian music today. Gilday explores the depths of folk, rock and blues with his heavy-hitting guitar and soulful voice. His neatly trimmed and powerful lyrics are coupled with a dynamic instrumental foundation that makes for a performance you won’t soon forget. Be sure to bring along your dancing shoes! This is an all-ages show and children 12 and younger receive free admission when accompanied by an adult.
GhostBoy – GhostBoy is well-known to Invermere audiences as. The award-winning duo, Multi-CCMA Instrumentalist of the Year winner Denis Dufresne and renowned guitarist and vocalist, Aaron Young for a high energy performance at the T-Bar & Gtill (tickets available at the door
**Schedule Change** – The Jerry Cans have had to cancel their performance in order to attend the JUNO Awards, for which they are nominated in two categories! We look forward to now seeing The Jerry Cans at the 2019 High Notes Music Festival.
Sunday, March 25 – At 11:30 am, enjoy the FREE Apres Session on the patio at the Great Hall
**Note** As the schedule may change, for updates please visit: https://panoramaresort.com/panorama-today/high-notes/
Tickets: Purchase online at: https://panoramaresort.com/panorama-today/high-notes/purchase/