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FloydFest: Who, what, where and why

It's always amazing to see the music community come together to support one of its own.

In case you haven't already heard, one of Kelowna's well-loved full time performers, Floyd Vedan, was recently seriously injured in an incident that occurred a few weeks ago. Various reports have noted that he was at a house party when he was struck with a chair. That attack put him in the ICU for over a week and the whole music community has been very concerned for his wellbeing. 

At a recent Parks Alive where Floyd was originally booked to perform, Floyd's daughter took a few moments on stage to share a song and some thoughts with the audience:



There have been a few small fundraisers for Floyd, but on September 6th FloydFest arrives at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Here are the details on the show:

FLOYDFEST

Thursday, September 6
Kelowna Community Theatre
Admission by donation
Silent auction
Doors open 6pm

Featuring:
Darby Mills
Fields of Green
Ten2nine
Leah West
Theresa Bishop
Gary Turlock

If you're interested in keeping up with more details about Floyd and the other events to support him and his family, please go to their Facebook group page.

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About the Author

Ryan Donn, singer/songwriter who started his career around the same time that cassette tapes were losing out to CD sales. He produces events such as Global Music Fest, www.talentedkids.ca, and Music in the Park (West Kelowna). You can also find him in local schools teaching songwriting or sharing the stage with many of our emerging local artists. He is a passionate supporter of all things creative and his column focuses on the creative community and events throughout the Okanagan.

The postings on this site are my own and do not represent the views or opinions any of my employers (Festivals Kelowna and Creative Okanagan).

 

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