ROOTSandBLUES Festival

Layla Kutschker, a former Salmon Arm resident, helped staff a booth at the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival where three pamphlets she created on gender, sexuality and pronouns were displayed. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Pamphlets created for Salmon Arm to help educate on gender, sexuality and pronouns

Former Salmon Arm resident provides details on how to be a good ally

Layla Kutschker, a former Salmon Arm resident, helped staff a booth at the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival where three pamphlets she created on gender, sexuality and pronouns were displayed. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)
ROOTSandBLUES Festival headline Tom Cochrane rocked the MainStage on Friday night, Aug. 19, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

ROOTSandBLUES: Celebratory atmosphere fitting for festival’s 30th anniversary

‘You can’t put something like this together without support from the community.’

  • Aug 23, 2022
ROOTSandBLUES Festival headline Tom Cochrane rocked the MainStage on Friday night, Aug. 19, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar give the audience a high-energy finale at their ROOTSandBLUES Main Stage performance on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: 12 thumbs up to return of Salmon Arm’s ROOTSandBLUES Festival

Random survey of festival attendees finds excitement, accolades

Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar give the audience a high-energy finale at their ROOTSandBLUES Main Stage performance on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Tom Cochrane closes out the night on the Salmon Arm ROOTSandBLUES Main Stage on Friday, Aug. 19. See more photos from this year’s festival on pages 10 and 11. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)

In Photos: Back in the groove at Salmon Arm ROOTSandBLUES

Festival marks 30th anniversary with hot weekend of live music

  • Aug 22, 2022
Tom Cochrane closes out the night on the Salmon Arm ROOTSandBLUES Main Stage on Friday, Aug. 19. See more photos from this year’s festival on pages 10 and 11. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)
Cellist, composer and performing artist Christine Hanson will be playing the ROOTSandBLUES Main Stage at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, and will take part in a “Pushing The Boundaries” workshop at 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Barn Stage. (Contributed)

ROOTSandBLUES: Artist captivates with musical retelling of Robert W. Service poem

Award winning cellist and composer Christine Hanson to play Main Stage on Sunday

  • Aug 15, 2022
Cellist, composer and performing artist Christine Hanson will be playing the ROOTSandBLUES Main Stage at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, and will take part in a “Pushing The Boundaries” workshop at 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Barn Stage. (Contributed)