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Sarah McLachlan headlines Mission Hill summer concert series in Kelowna

Sarah McLachlan is headlining the summer concert series at Mission Hill winery in Kelowna.
Sarah McLachlan is headlining the summer concert series at Mission Hill winery in Kelowna.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Mission Hill Family Estate

It's the first time Mission Hill Family Estate winery's prestigious summer concert series includes five award-winning Canadian and American artists. 

Diana Krall, Dean Brody, Lyle Lovett, Colin James and Sarah McLachlan will be performing at this summer's concert series.

“We are thrilled to welcome these outstanding musical performers to the winery this summer,” said winery proprietor Anthony von Mandl in a media release issued today, March 21. “There's something extraordinarily special about enjoying a concert performance under the open sky at our outdoor Amphitheatre.”

Canadian jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall starts the series on Friday, July 7. She is the only jazz singer to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums charts. She’s won two Grammy Awards, ten Juno Awards and earned nine gold, three platinum and even multi-platinum albums.

Diana Krall
Diana Krall
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On Monday, July 17, Canadian country singer Dean Brody takes the stage. His debut single “Brothers” hit the U.S. Top 40 in 2008, and he remains at the top of the Canadian country landscape with 34 top 10 singles. He’s earned 18 Canadian Country Music Awards, two Junos and numerous gold and platinum certified singles.

American singer, composer and actor Lyle Lovett is performing on Tuesday, July 18. Lovett has 14 albums and fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and the blues. He’s won four Grammy Awards, was given the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award and was named Texas State Musician.

On Tuesday Aug. 8, audiences can expect to be entertained by Canadian blues singer and guitarist Colin James whose career has spanned over 30 years. He won eight Juno Awards, 30 Maples Blues Awards and multi-platinum record sales. His latest album released in 2021 is called Open Road.

The series wraps up on Monday, Aug. 21, with Canadian singer songwriter Sarah McLachlan. With over 40 million albums sold worldwide, she has received three Grammy Awards and been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame with songs like Building A Mystery and Sweet Surrender.

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Mission Hill Family Estate Winery, Kelowna.
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery, Kelowna.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/ Mission Hill Family Estate

Dining options for the concert evenings include a wine-paired three-course dinner on the Terrace or in the Chagall Room, said the winery. The Terrace dinner presents a fixed menu of local, seasonal fare with choice of entrée from the culinary team while the Chagall three-course meal features a custom tasting menu for the evening.

The “Patio Picnic” option is on the Loggia and Oculus Patio for two guests. Guests receive a bottle of wine, along with an elevated three-course picnic including a salad, charcuterie plate and dessert, served al fresco on dining tables in the estate courtyard.

The Essential Concert Package includes the concert admission ticket and two glasses of award-winning wine during the event.

All guests will be greeted with a glass of sparkling wine to kick off the festivities.

Tickets will be released exclusively to Mission Hill’s Wine Club members by membership tier starting on Monday, April 3 at 12 p.m. and is expected sell out quickly.

For more information go to the winery's website here.

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