Creating A Thriving Okanagan Music Scene

Our Upcoming Collaborative Endeavours

Mar 11 Monday

In Tune Music Industry Networking Mixer

Revelry
Kelowna, BC
6:00 pm
9:00 pm
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About This Event

Join us for an evening of networking with an opportunity for music industry professionals to connect, collaborate and most importantly, build relationships within the community. This time a sampling of food from Revelry’s menu will be included in the ticket…
Jun 28 Friday

Music in the Park, West Kelowna

Memorial Park - Annette Beaudreau Amphitheatre
West Kelowna
6:30 pm
9:00 pm
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About This Event

West Kelowna Music in the Park 2024 starts on Friday, June 28 and runs every Friday until August 26, with the exception of July 12 during Westside Daze. Bring your favourite lawn chairs and blankets and get comfortable while enjoying…

A THRIVING MUSIC SCENE

Harmonizing Community & Music

Our mission is to build a stronger music ecosystem by creating and encouraging accessible music experiences that serve audiences, artists, and stakeholders in the Central Okanagan.

Creative Okanagan is a non-profit organization and member-driven community.

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

Become a Creative Okanagan Artist Member Today!

Unlock exclusive benefits with an artist membership, perfect for individual artists and groups alike. Your yearly contribution directly fuels the arts in the Central Okanagan through educational programs, live performances, and more.

  • Annual mentoring to boost your career
  • Exclusive access to development programs and event registrations
  • Opportunities for spotlight in newsletters and social media
  • 15% off events and In Tune Music Mixer Networking

What You Can Expect In A Year

Panel Discussions and Workshops

Keep an eye on the event page for upcoming panels and workshops about flourishing in the local music scene

Fast Track Showcase

Get feedback from talent buyers from Creative Okanagan, Festivals Kelowna, Live in Lake Country and Rebellious Unicorns. The Fast Track Showcase will support the programming for summer events and beyond.

In Tune Music Networking

Mix and mingle with fellow artists and music enthusiasts, hosted by our Music Advisory Group. Everyone is welcome!
We’ll update you on upcoming events followed by a live performance from a local emerging artist.

Ready to elevate your artistry with the Creative Okanagan community?

Perform at a program we produce, speak on a panel, present a workshop, offer your support and expertise to other members and the wider professional music community or join a committee or the Board of Directors! There are many ways to support the community and your career with Creative Okanagan, in paid and volunteer opportunities.

Firsthand accounts of our impact

The Future of Our Music Scene

The Central Okanagan Music Strategy (COMS) was a community led initiative to create a music strategy for the Central Okanagan area. It was born out of the necessity to develop a strong, culturally vibrant community by:

  • Connecting people with similar interests so they can engage in collective action
  • Developing community support for music
  • Increasing support of live music
  • Creating an understanding of the current music landscape
  • Setting priorities for the future development of music in the Central Okanagan

MEMBERSHIPS

Tailored Just For You.

For

ARTISTS

For individual artists or groups and collectives.

Join our music community and take advantage of tailored benefits including front of the line access to workshops and events, discounts, spotlight feature opportunities, networking, and expert consultations to foster your growth as an artist.

For

ART ADVOCATES

For community enthusiasts of the performing arts.

Enjoy priority registration for events, a 15% discount on showcases and tickets, plus engagement and recognition opportunities, as well as voting privileges at the annual general meeting all as a part of your membership benefits.

For

ORGANIZATIONS

For small to medium-sized businesses.

Enjoy a wealth of benefits with a Creative Okanagan business membership, including priority access to events and workshops, discounts, voting rights, promotional opportunities through various channels, and a yearly consultation to foster connections within the arts community.

By becoming a member, in addition to your direct benefits, you are helping us educate musicians and supporting industry, host live performances and advocate for the music sector in the Central Okanagan.

SPONSORSHIPS

Why Sponsor Creative Okanagan?

Sponsoring with Creative Okanagan is an effective way for your organization to support the performing arts in the Okanagan. From the events we produce, to the performing arts programs we execute, to industry networking events; Creative Okanagan has many opportunities for your organization to connect in meaningful ways that benefit everyone.

  • Play a pivotal role in nurturing the music community and arts sector in the Okanagan region.
  • Forge meaningful connections through face-to-face opportunities with artists and audiences.
  • Elevate your brand’s presence and reach through customized sponsorship packages and extensive event audience exposure.

OUR SPONSORS

OUR PARTNERS

We Couldn’t Do It Without You!

Thank you to the many municipal, provincial and federal organizations for their support.

If you have an idea for a project that utilizes our expertise, please reach out to us.

Find what you’ve been missing

Become a vital part of the ever-expansive Central Okanagan music scene; foster an inclusive and diverse community, create accessibility, and support local music spaces and artists.

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