Small Glories live at Bottega Farm

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Streaming Cafe is very proud to present The Small Glories ( Cara Luft & JD Edwards) Thursday, April 13 at Bottega Farm (4485 Sallows Rd.).

Folk powerhouse pair The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a dynamic new duo planted on the Canadian Prairies. They are a study in contrasts; Cara, all earth mother on her 21-speed bike, helmet and backpack, environmentally friendly and wholesome, ebullient and engaging; and burly JD, looking like a cross between a biker and long-haul trucker in scruffy beard, ball cap, t-shirt and jean jacket, slightly intimidating (until you meet him). At first glance few would peg them for a highly creative musical partnership. Yet these two veteran singer/songwriters have teamed up and are building a buzz around their tight harmonies, authenticity and visceral performances. Luft is a Juno award winner, co-founder of folk trio The Wailin’ Jennys, and a touring road warrior. She has earned a solid reputation as an exciting live performer, accomplished guitarist, clawhammer banjo player and insightfully honest songwriter. Edwards has a voice that defies categorization, one that easily ranges from gentle and melodic to fierce and powerful, leaving listeners begging for more. He is truly one of the finest singers of his time. Together as The Small Glories, Luft and Edwards are a tour de force, a case of 1 + 1 = 3.

Thursday, April 13
Show at 7pm – Doors at 6pm
Tickets $25 +tax&fees
Tickets avaible at Kelowna Tickets at Orchard Park Mall & online right here!
Cash Bar Available
All ages show | No reserved seating | No ticket refunds or exchanges permitted.
Bottega Farm (4485 Sallows Rd.)

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The Lion The Bear The Fox live in concert

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Streaming Cafe is very proud to present The Lion The Bear The Fox live in concert Saturday, June 11.
http://www.thelionthebearthefox.com/

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Vancouver’s Lion Bear Fox is three huge voices joined as one, telling the truth through compelling story, honest narrative and unbridled passion. Three men going to war onstage every night to share a message of hope, vulnerability and redemption. Lion Bear Fox is “a musical force of nature”, an “emotional awakening” that’s sure to “be around for a lifetime”. (Nanaimo Daily News/Songs in the Valley/Terry David Mulligan).
Originally known for their respective solo careers, Christopher Arruda, Ryan McMahon and Cory Woodward joined forces as Lion Bear Fox in 2012 and was immediately selected as one of the top 20 unsigned bands British Columbia (Peak Performance Project). The fall of 2013 saw the band release their self-produced breakthrough EP “We’d Be Good Men” and take Western Canada by storm, touring 15 times over the next two years including stops at Canadian Music Week (Toronto), Contact East (PEI), OSAC (Regina) Mission Folk Festival and The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC. They have had the pleasure of sharing the stage with artists like Tom Wilson, Good For Grapes, Elliot Brood and Kim Mitchell.

Show at 8pm – Doors at 7pm Tickets $25
All ages show | No reserved seating | No ticket refunds or exchanges permitted.

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ATTN Kelowna artists – $10,000 Telus STORYHIVE video finding!

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Hey Kelowna artists, TELUS’s STORYHIVE has just launched a new round of funding. They’re giving away 14 x $10,000 grants in BC and Alberta small towns for musicians and filmmakers to make music videos.

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The Small Glories live at Streaming Cafe

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tsg_SC_webStreaming Cafe is very proud to present The Small Glories ( Cara Luft & JD Edwards) Friday, April 1 with special guest Matthew Hornell

Folk powerhouse pair The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a dynamic new duo planted on the Canadian Prairies. They are a study in contrasts; Cara, all earth mother on her 21-speed bike, helmet and backpack, environmentally friendly and wholesome, ebullient and engaging; and burly JD, looking like a cross between a biker and long-haul trucker in scruffy beard, ball cap, t-shirt and jean jacket, slightly intimidating (until you meet him). At first glance few would peg them for a highly creative musical partnership. Yet these two veteran singer/songwriters have teamed up and are building a buzz around their tight harmonies, authenticity and visceral performances. Luft is a Juno award winner, co-founder of folk trio The Wailin’ Jennys, and a touring road warrior. She has earned a solid reputation as an exciting live performer, accomplished guitarist, clawhammer banjo player and insightfully honest songwriter. Edwards has a voice that defies categorization, one that easily ranges from gentle and melodic to fierce and powerful, leaving listeners begging for more. He is truly one of the finest singers of his time. Together as The Small Glories, Luft and Edwards are a tour de force, a case of 1 + 1 = 3.

Show at 8pm – Doors at 7pm
Tickets $20 +tax&fees
All ages show | No reserved seating | No ticket refunds or exchanges permitted.

 

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Kane (The Grapes of Wrath) & Potvin (The Northern Pikes)

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Streaming Cafe is very proud to present Kevin Kane (The Grapes of Wrath) & Bryan Potvin (The Northern Pikes) on Friday, February 26.
http://www.kaneandpotvin.com/
From the mid-’80s to the early-’90s, The Grapes Of Wrath and The Northern Pikes were responsible for some of the catchiest and most heart-felt singles and videos to come out of Canada at that time. Fast forward some 20 years later and the vocalist/guitarists from each of these bands find themselves living just blocks away from one another in Toronto.

This realization led to Bryan Potvin (The Northern Pikes) and Kevin Kane (The Grapes of Wrath) getting together to hang out with a couple of guitars for some casual jams, and the conclusion: “This sounds good! Let’s do some shows!

Show at 8pm – Doors at 7pm
Tickets $20 +tax&fees
All ages show | No reserved seating | No ticket refunds or exchanges permitted.

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Featured Visual Artist: Wayne Wilson

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WWl It is a pleasure to have Wayne Wilson’s art on our walls for the month of December! Come down to the cafe and see the works in person.

Landscape and panoramic imagery clearly dominate my current art work. For the most part, this grows out of a strong notion that there is something attractively primal in the panoramic format. The eye, sweeping side to side, pays a kind of homage to the horizon – and in every culture, it seems to me, the horizon both pushes and pulls us to its brink and beyond. Some of my other compellingly strong tendencies, however, are more strongly drawn toward the eclectic and bring influences from still life and the abstract.
As a geographer by training, it has always struck me that the nature of space and/or place are never merely important to the expression of who we are; they are critical. I try to find that in my art; to distil the place and reveal its own rhythm.

Biography
I was born in Lillooet, BC in a house my father built out of railway ties. He had grown up in the Okanagan (Oliver) and, after moving around British Columbia as a school teacher, we moved back to the Okanagan (Kelowna) in the 1960s. I have worked as a cowboy, truck driver, lounge singer, purchasing agent, college professor, narrator and at many other jobs – I spent most of my career, however, in the Museum field and loved every day of that work.
Sketching and other artwork have been part of my life since I was a teenager, and since then I have taken a sketchbook and paints with me wherever I go.

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SOLD OUT Séan McCann (Great Big Sea) live at Streaming Cafe

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web seanMcCann copyStreaming Cafe is very proud to present Séan McCann of Great Big Sea Saturday, November 7.

Séan McCann, widely known as “the shantyman” of internationally renowned band, Great Big Sea, has spent the last 20 years sailing around the world enamouring audiences from Copenhagen to California. Known as much for his intense sea shanties as his tender ballads, McCann decided it was time to leave the comfort of safer waters and set out on his own for a new shore.

Show at 8pm – Doors at 7pm
SOLD OUT watch the live stream of the show @ http://livestream.com/streamingcafekelowna

All ages show | No reserved seating | No ticket refunds or exchanges permitted.

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Back in full swing for the Fall!

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We’ve just the released the beginning of our fall line-up of shows, be sure to see who’s coming!

https://www.facebook.com/streamingcafe/events

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Jenn Grant with guest Mama Kin – 2 NIGHTS!

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Streaming Cafe is very proud to present Jenn Grant with special guest Mama Kin from Australia on Monday, July 20 & Tuesday, July 21 (Tuesday show SOLD OUT).

Jenn Grant – http://jenngrant.com/
Canadian indie folkstress Jenn Grant is as one of Canada’s premiere singer/songwriters with her latest release Compostela receiving two Juno Nominations.

Mama Kin – http://www.mamakin.com/
Part raconteur and all-out entertainer, Mama Kin has been nominated for ARIA and AIR awards in her native Australia.
As mischievous as she is charming, Fremantle’s Mama Kin is part raconteur and all-out entertainer. With a widespread reputation for her unique blend of foot-stomping soul, heart-wrenching ballads and stirring live shows, Mama Kin is back with a swag of new songs and a shift in sonic direction.

Show at 8pm – Doors at 7pm adv. tix $25+tx&fees
No reserved seating
No ticket refunds or exchanges permitted.

MONDAY, JULY 20

TUESDAY, JULY 21 (SOLD OUT)

Jenn Grant http://jenngrant.com/

Mama Kin http://www.mamakin.com/

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Bottega Festival | July 17-18, 2015!

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Streaming Cafe is proud to be partnering with Bottega Farm Inn to organize the ‘Bottega Festival‘ (formerly Lille Gard Festival). It will be held over the July 17th & 18th 2015 weekend here in bofestival_web_smallKelowna BC. The weekend line-up features many talented past performers of the Streaming Cafe. This family-friendly event will feature an eclectic mix of musicians (soul, folk, acoustic, pop, rock, & blues) along with a collection of local visual artists. We hope you will join us for what promises to be an inspiring weekend of Music and Arts.

Built on the 5 year success of the grassroots Lille Gard Festival, Bottega Festival will welcome a diverse crowd of all ages to experience 2 days of inspiring music, arts and entertainment. Proceeds will benefit New Horizon Romania – an organization serving the disadvantaged through education and medical services in Romania.

Early-bird tickets are now available on the Bottega Festival website: http://bottegafestival.com
Check out the talented line-up and keep up to date through the Facebook page, Facebook event page, Twitter and Instagram.

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