They are special for a reason - check out what unique shows are in town.
Special Events are extra shows we booked above and beyond our presented season. Our Indigenous Series performances can be found here too!
The 2023-2024 season features 2 special events and 3 Indigenous Series performances.
2023 Performance Series
Cris Derksen | Indigenous SeriesStart Date: 2024-06-17
Ballet KelownaStart Date: 2024-03-26
Windborne at St. David’s ChurchStart Date: 2024-04-07
Donita Large & The Small Band | Indigenous SeriesStart Date: 2023-09-29
Phyllis Sinclair | FREE EventStart Date: 2023-05-05
On The River | FREE EventStart Date: 2023-06-27
All Indigenous Series events are “pay what you can,” starting at $5 and up. Proceeds from this event will go towards the Indigenous Artist Market Collective (I.A.M.) Donita Large is a Cree singer-songwriter that can lift the hair on the back of your neck when you experience her singing and feel the story in her songs. Donita has released ...
The taqəš and Other Works program features a stunning lineup of signature works from Ballet Kelowna’s contemporary ballet repertoire. With Cameron Fraser-Monroe’s powerful and compelling taqəš [tawKESH], Guillaume Côté’s mesmerizing Bolero, and Alysa Pires’ vivacious audience favourite MAMBO, this high–energy program promises to please a wide range of spectators. taqəš Cameron Fraser-Monroe brings his classical ballet training, knowledge of traditional ...
“The most exciting vocal group in a generation,” Windborne’s captivating show draws on the singers’ deep roots in traditions of vocal harmony, while the absolute uniqueness of their artistic approach brings old songs into the present. Known for the innovation of their arrangements, their harmonies are bold and anything but predictable. With a 20-year background studying polyphonic music around the ...
In Recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 & Indigenous History Month (June) Derksen braids the traditional and contemporary, weaving her classical background and her Indigenous ancestry together with new school electronics to create genre-defying music. This event is pay-what-you-can, starting at $5. All proceeds are donated to local Indigenous-led arts & culture initiatives. www.crisderksen.com ...