Valdy and Fjellgaard will entertain

Ken Smedley presents THE CONTENDERSGary Fjellgaard and Valdy on their 16th Annual Tour of the Okanagan Interior with special guests Blu & Kelly Hopkins.

Sunday November 5


Frank Venables Theatre,

6100 Gala Street, Oliver, BC



Over the past 16 years of touring and recording together THE CONTENDERS have delighted audiences across Canada with their distinct Western/Roots/Folk style of music that champions vanishing values and the frontier spirit. As Canadian as they come, they are all rolled into one unique brand of character, humour, authenticity and sincerity. Gary Fjellgaard was recently inducted into the B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame.  Fjellgaard, who has been a Juno Award Winner and a Canadian Country Music Hall of Famer, is one half of the CONTENDERS (with side-kick, Valdy Рalso a Juno Award Winner and a member of the Order of Canada).

An evening with THE CONTENDERS will lift your spirit, touch your soul and leave you grinnin’ from ear to ear – guaranteed! Get your tickets early to this evening of laughter and songs to fill your hearts – with The Boys of Rhythm – THE CONTENDERS!

Special Guests Blu and Kelly Hopkins, on the 16th Annual Contenders Tour, are an award winning, songwriting, multi-instrumentalist duo. Focusing on original material, their extensive repertoire lets them blend traditional and contemporary tunes in to their show with a dash of humor to achieve an entertaining, exciting, yet mellow brew of good times, good tunes!