June 27th 2021 PM PST | streaming at www.route97culture.com
Presented by Route97 Culture, SoundOn and The City of Penticton
Dirt Road Opera
A culmination of years of musical growth in Rachel Matkin, Barry Mathers, and Jim Ryan, and the 6 piece band with some of BC’s greatest musicians.
” The Singer, The Writer, and The Musician.”
Tiinesha Begaye (Similkameen-Dine), honors horses through song and sings about other aspects of Native American culture in performances of Dine Traditional songs, Canadian Round Dance songs and a Pow-Wow style song.
Kentucky Eileen is a new folk quartet born from the bush in the South Interior of BC. Based around melodic swells and four-part harmony, four of BC’s most beloved musical savants comprise the lineup; Joshua Smith (The Trips), Dan Tait (Tiger Moon), Sam Balson (Dope Folk, The Stone Sparrows), and Mitch Howanyk (Wild Son)