Scott Trudeau

Blush bringing musical punch to the stage

The folk-inspired combination of Heather Blush and the Uppercuts will be sparring with audience members at The Dream Cafe Aug. 20 and 22.

Folk sounds coming downtown

Before becoming a musician, Pernell Reichert was a world traveller and making a living as a tree planter and working in the oil field.

Sand sculpting a music career

Singer Candice Sand says she’s bound to come across a few bumps on the road to success but is taking life’s surprises in stride.

Latin sounds of Lopez visiting Dream Cafe

As Oscar Lopez readies himself for two shows at The Dream Cafe Aug. 15 and 16, he jokes that he hopes audiences haven’t grown tired of him.

PeachFest one of the best yet

The 67th Penticton Peach Festival will go down as one of the largest and best in recent history.

Alice in Chains Rocks SOEC

When I was leaving the Alice in Chains concert I passed two guys talking and one of them said, "I've been waiting 24 years for this."

Peach Festival Parade delights particpants and crowd

Newly crowned Miss Penticton Shauna Morrow admitted she was pretty excited and a little bit overwhelmed.

Photo gallery: Trooper, sandcastles and more at Penticton Peach Festival

After exciting fans during the 2011 Peach Festival, Canadian band Trooper returned to an equally appreciative audience.

Making a difference: Peach Festival volunteer motivated by passion for her community

Jennie Loeppky, is a key part of the team that organizes volunteers for the Penticton Peach Festival.

Forever Young honours music legend

Summerland’s Kevin Foley didn’t set out to become a Neil Young tribute artist but sometimes you’ve got to follow your feelings.

Appies & Entrees: A beverage for every season

Penticton Western News reporter Scott Trudeau reminisces about the dog days of summer over a cold beverage.

LA band touches down at PeachFest

When lead vocalist Brian Aspinwall was considering band names, he drew on an important piece of history dating back to the Cold War.

Everything set for Penticton Peach Festival kickoff

Top-notch entertainment and hot weather likely to draw people to this year’s Penticton Peach Festival

Penticton Peach Festival in a glimpse

Top-notch entertainment and great weather means a fantastic time at 67th Penticton Peach Festival.