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best craft breweries for live music in kelowna

craft breweries that provide live music on a regular basis

Updated July 7, 2024



Live Music Events at Craft Breweries So Far This Year

something for everyone

who like craft beers and live music

From breweries with huge outdoor spaces along with indoor areas, to modern indoor only spots, Kelowna's craft breweries are spread out across town, from the downtown core just off of the cultural district all the way out to the lower mission and over in East Kelowna.

Want to know what's happening this weekend? Check out our This Weekend in Kelowna page.

For a list of all the venues in and around town, and which artists or bands are playing in them, check out our Music Venues in Kelowna page.

NOTE - The COVID-19 pandemic and the provincial emergency delcaration have put a hold on live music performances in Kelowna and across BC. As restrictions loosen and live events start getting booked again, this page and others in our music section will begin to fill up again.

the big two

the craft breweries with the most live music

Melissa Livingstone | Photo copyright (c) 2018 Miles Overn Photography
Red Bird Brewing

1086 Richter St - Kelowna

Red Bird just completed its fourth year of hosting live music in Kelowna. Saturday afternoons have featured two or more live acts, followed by a DJ spinning tunes late into the evening. They also introduced their "Tiny Nest Concerts" series on Thursday evenings part way through the year.

Barn Owl Brewing

102 - 4629 Lakeshore Rd - Kelowna

Barn Owl Brewing firmly established themselves as a happening music venue this year. They ended the year with the second most live music events held in all of Kelowna. Every Wednesday evening and every Saturday afternoon, somebody is playing at The Barn.

making inroads

starting to find their groove

Bran Sanders | Photo copyright (c) 2021 Miles Overn Photography
Buffalo Rouge

1111 Gordon Dr - Kelowna

Buffalo Rouge got into the live music thing recently and has been hosting both gigs as well as open mics for a number of months now.

Kelowna Beer Institute

1346 Water St - Kelowna

Kelowna Beer Institute host a weekly Taps & Tunes night featuring 2 or 3 singer/songwriters or cover artists. It initially was held on Tuesday evenings but has moved to Mondays.

Kettle River Brewing

731 Baillie Ave - Kelowna

Kettlle River Brewing has been active in the live music scene for awhile now and has been home to one of the most vibrant open mic communities the city has to offer.

open mics

providing open mic opportunities

Shore Line Brewing

3477 Lakeshore Rd - Kelowna

Shore Line Brewing sits on Lakeshore Rd right across from the lake and hosts open mics on Wednesday nights.

Unleashed Brewing

880 Clement Ave - Kelowna

Unleashed Brewing is a dog friendly craft brewery on Clement that hosts open mics on Monday nights.

Wine & Live Music More Your Thing?

No worries, we've got you covered. Check out our Best Wineries for Live Music page.
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