SMMS 2015 Music Bursary Information

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Announcements, Blog posts | One Comment

ATTENTION ASPIRING MUSICIANS from Parson to Canal Flats: applications are open for the Steamboat Mountain Music Bursary. This year we have $500 available. Funds may be used for musical programs of all types: short workshops, music camps, courses, individual or group lessons, master classes, college or university music programs. All forms of music, all types ...

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Getting up the Gumption

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Blog posts | No Comments

How does a musician muster up the nerve to step out in front of a crowd and deliver a song? Going on stage to perform for an audience can be daunting. These personal responses from some of the musicians who’ll be featured at the Steamboat Mountain Music Festival on July 25-26 reveal that performance is ...

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Festival rooted in musical friendships

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Blog posts | One Comment

Headliners at the Steamboat Mountain Music Festival include John Wort Hannam, Black Snake Moan, Los Morenos, and the Beagle Boys. They’ll be on-stage on Saturday July 25th. Los Morenos, Black Snake Moan, and the Beagle Boys have developed long-time Valley connections that endear them to local audiences. Los Morenos are returning for the third time, ...

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Day Trip with Canoe or Kayak to the Steamboat Music Festival

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Activities, Announcements, Blog posts | No Comments

All aboard, river lovers! Steamboat Mountain Music Festival in Edgewater is a perfect day trip destination from Invermere or Radium for canoe and kayak enthusiasts. The logistics are simple. Launch in the morning from Athalmer Bridge or Radium Bridge. Let your vehicle be driven by friends to Edgewater landing area at the end of Station ...

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Abby Wells, Columbia Valley Pioneer

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in Artists, Blog posts | No Comments

For some babies, life is a song. Abby Wells was such a child. Her mother and grandparents recall Abby joyously singing away in her car seat whenever her family drove anywhere. Abby sang in the bath, in bed, at meals, out in the yard. She sang with the radio or television. She recalled songs easily. She made up her own ...

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Artist Bios 2014 Festival (20 Bands)

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014 in Artists, Blog posts | No Comments

RICK SCOTT is his own unique genre. Rooted in folk and blues, inspired by Broadway musicals, Pete Seeger, and Danny Kaye, Rick’s joyous mix of music, storytelling, and humour delights audiences from four generations. He has performed in nine countries, and released 18 award-winning recordings honoured with three Junos and a Canadian Folk Music Award. ...

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