Posts Tagged ‘Northern BC’

Coldsnap Returns to Thaw the Northern British Columbia Winter with a Hot Music Lineup

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012
Coldsnap Winter Music Festival logo

Playing Guitar The Coldsnap Winter Music Festival draws emerging talents to Northern BC every year.

The 2013 Coldsnap Winter Music Festival will be held from January 18-26 and will feature dozens of performers at three venues around Prince George in Northern British Columbia.

Coldsnap has earned a reputation of promoting up and coming local, national, and international artists from genres ranging from rock ‘n’ roll and hip-hop to country, folk and blues.  This is your chance to see these talented bands and performers work their way toward reaching wider audiences over the nine nights of the festival.

The volunteers of the summertime Prince George Folkfest organized the first Coldsnap festival in 2008.  Each year the festival has grown and it is now getting major media attention, including:

  • A Globe and Mail Top 5 Cultural Events pick
  • Westworld Magazine Best Winter Events pick
  • Up! (Westjet flight magazine) Best Canadian Music Festivals pick

Now’s the time to secure your tickets for this event.  We recommend you choose the unique Northern British Columbia Lodging of our member bed & breakfast inns to make the most of your festival-going experience. (more…)

59 Years of Great Music in Prince George

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Over 1200 young musicians will take part in the 59th annual Prince George and District Music Festival being held from February 21 to March 2 with a showcase recital and festival gala on March 5.  The festival was created to foster musical excellence in Northern B.C. and today it is Northern B.C.’s premier competition for young performers and amateurs. The festival is a great way for performers to showcase their talents, gain experience and receive valuable feedback from adjudicators.  Categories include musical theatre, classical voice, instrumental, strings and piano. 

Prince George is home to several BC Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers Guild members who know the area and can help you enhance your visit.  For more information on the Prince George and District Music Festival visit www.pgmusicfestival.com.