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Kootenay Country Music Festival 2018

Pass Creek, Castlegar |
Kootenay Country Music Festival 2018
Kootenay Country Music Festival featuring Washboard Union.
Kootenay Country Music Festival featuring Washboard Union.

World class country music is coming to the Kootenays. Enjoy some tasty treats and provisions, and grab a brew and a spirit or two while you experience some of your favourite country music artists at the beautiful Pass Creek Exhibition Grounds near downtown Castlegar BC.


The Washboard Union

The Washboard Union has won numerous country music awards including Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Roots Artist of the Year for the last two years and the Rising Star Award in 2016. Also in 2016, they took home BCCMA Group Duo of the Year, Roots Canadiana of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.

Brett Kissel

Brett Kissel has also won many awards including CCMA 2017 Male Artist of the Year, Video of the Year and Interactive Artist of the Year. In 2016 he took home CCMA awards for Male Artist of the Year, Interactive Artist of the Year and the Fan’s Choice Award.

Emerson Drive

Emerson Drive has been nominated for many awards including a Grammy in 2008, Juno Awards and CCMA Album of the Year. “They have a huge, very loyal fan base. They’re basically considered legends of Canadian country music,” said event organizer Travis Pangburn of Pangburn Philosphy who is originally from the Kootenays.

Also Featuring

We’re kinda digging this infectious bro-country diddy.

Cory Marquardt
The Lion, Bear & Fox
Chris Buck Band
Lisa Nicole
Lauren Mayell
Karen Lee Batten
Beamer Wigley
Mosquito Creek
Me & Mae

From $70.00

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