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More big name musical acts stop over here than any other place its size
From large theatres to intimate clubs to rural halls, the region punches above its weight in high-quality musical performances.
Many of the establishments in the area have live music that you can enjoy every night of the week. Enjoy your visits to the Library Lounge at the Hume Hotel, Falls Music Lounge at Savoy Hotel, Finley's, West Coast Grill, Red Light Ramen, BlueBelle Bistro, The Royal, Backroads Brewing, and the Kaslo Hotel Pub.
The region is home to the world-famous Shambhala music festival near Salmo, and other great music festivals such as Blue Night, Kaslo Jazz Etc Festival, Nelson International Mural Festival, and Tiny Lights Festival in Ymir.
The famous "Kootenay vibe" runs through the arts and heritage of our region. With more heritage buildings per capita than anywhere else in British Columbia, Nelson’s and Kaslo's culture can be seen in our historic and gorgeously-restored homes, shops and buildings.
Blue Night Nelson
A landmark, a historical building and a remarkable theatre to come relax and enjoy some live entertainment, for all ages.
- 250-352-6363 | 421 Victoria Street
The Civic Theatre
With a state-of-the-art sound system and screen the Civic Theatre has captured the hearts of local residents and movie enthusiasts from across the continent.
- 250-352-5833 | 719 Vernon Street
Finley's Bar & Grill
In the heart of downtown historic Nelson, Finley's is a trendy, polished, upscale spot to enjoy amazing, home made, delicious pub food. and music on any night.
- 705 Vernon St. | 250-352-5121
Kaslo Guitar Fest
Kaslo Guitar Fest is a week-long educational opportunity for classical guitar students at all skill levels. There will be concerts that are also open to the public.
Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival
Langham Cultural Centre
Mountain Fruit Folklore Centre
It is the Folklore Centres intention to carry a diverse range of instruments that relate to the many cultural genres of music that are blending together in todays global community.
- www.mtnfruit.ca | 250-353-2040
- Rm 108, 312 4th St.
Shambhala Music Festival