Music

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.

Nightlife

DJ sets and live bands can be enjoyed many nights of the week in Nelson at Spirit Bar (under the historic Hume Hotel), The Royal on Baker Street, Finley's Bar & Grill, and Bloom nightclub.

Dining

Many of the establishments in the area feature live music through the week. Notable places include the Library Lounge at the Hume Hotel, Finley's, Red Light Ramen, The Royal, Backroads Brewing, and the Kaslo Hotel & Pub and Bluebelle Bistro in Kaslo.  

Festivals

The region is home to the world-famous Shambhala music festival near Salmo, and other great music festivals such as Starbelly JamBlue NightKaslo Jazz Etc Festival, Nelson International Mural Festival, and Tiny Lights Festival in Ymir.

See our annual events page and our events calendar for upcoming music in the region.

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