The first annual Steamboat Mountain Music Festival isn’t until July, but act now to get some discounted tickets for the July 7 Edgewater event.
Gates open at 10 a.m. and the festival will be an all-day event featuring music from a wide range of genres, from bluegrass and blues to folk and jazz. Confirmed acts attending include bluegrass group John Reischman and the Jaybirds from Vancouver, folk cabaret band Maria In The Shower, Juno award nominee Mark Koenig and a whole host of local acts featuring such favourites as L8 and the Dry Gulch Gamblers.
The festival is a production of the non-profit Steamboat Mountain Music Society. which aims to raise funds for musical scholarships and bursaries for valley musicians.
Early bird tickets are now available for $30 in Invermere at One Hour Photo, in Fairmont at Smoking Waters Coffee Shop, at the Skookum Inn in Windermere, at Meet on Higher Ground in Radium and at Pip’s Country Store in Edgewater. After Thursday (June 7), ticket prices rise to $35 so be sure to get your ticket soon.