Category Archives: Live Performance

Jesse Plessis In Recital, Fernie BC

Fernie Piano Concert with Jesse Plessis

The 88 Keys Grand Piano Society of Fernie presents this concert featuring award-winning pianist and composer Jesse Plessis, a native of Sparwood British Columbia.

Jesse is working towards recording and performing all 32 piano sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven in the year 2020 (the 250th birth year of the composer), and this concert will feature the latest addition to his repertoire – the fearsome and tragic “Appassionata” Sonata, written shortly after the composer received news of the incurability of his impending deafness. Also on the program are the Six Piano Pieces Op. 118 by Johannes Brahms – touching musings on love, loss, and life by a composer in his autumnal years. Rounding out the concert are two of Arvo Pärt’s most beloved meditations: “For Alina” and “Mirror in Mirror.”

The concert starts at 7:00 p.m. at Mountainside Community Church, 1622 Tenth Avenue. Tickets are available at the door: $20 adults, $18 seniors (65+) and youth (13 to 18).

Wednesday, June 28 at 7 PM – 9 PM at Mountainside Community Church

Fernival April 15th, 16th at Fernie Alpine Resort

2015 Fernival at Fernie Alpine Resort - 54-40 - Big Crowd

(above: from Fernival 2015)

Saturday, April 15th
11AM – Raging Elk Powder Pedal Paddle Relay Race
12PM to 6PM – Free Concerts:
Backroad Traveler Band
Scratch Bastid
Wide Mouth Mason

Sunday, April 16th
1PM – Coca Cola Slope Soaker
BC/DC in the plaza…I can’t figure out what time it starts.

 

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Sugar Plum Festival This Christmas – Starts Tonight

sugar plum festival - fernie christmas festivities

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It’s Lantern Festival Day!! It All Begins At The Arts Station

The Fernie Lantern Festival - Into The Woods - Fernie BC

Fernie On Instagram : WBDJJ Is On

Wam Bam is officially happening tonight! Thanks for the photo @nicgenovese

A post shared by Straightline Bicycle and Ski (@straightlinebikeandski) on

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Bibbity Bobbity Boo Today! What A Great Weekend In Fernie.

2015 Bibbity Bobbity Boo Fernie Children's Festival

Wapiti Music Festival Schedule Released

Wapiti Music Festival - Schedule - Fernie Music In The Park

The schedule is alive!
Now’s the time to make your own Wapiti schedule (mostly for those who have kids that still nap). Rod and I will be tag teaming here and there so the kids can get a break, eat properly, nap and we’ll be at the festival for the bands we don’t want to miss.
I also like to take a picture of the schedule and use it as my ‘lock screen’ for easy access. Brilliant.
Tonight, Hark Raving Sirens and The Steadies are playing at the The Arts Station for a free downtown concert. There’s so much to enjoy this weekend because on Sunday the Bibbity Boppity Boo Children’s Festival and market is at Rotary Park. A great time for all – especially if you like balloons and bubbles.