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Arkells to headline festival at Big White

The Arkells are pictured in this early 2014 photo from Wikimedia Commons.
Image Credit: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS / Brooks Reynolds
December 06, 2019 - 8:49 AM

The Arkells are headed to Big White.

Canada’s band for this decade, the Arkells will headline at AltiTunes at Big White Ski Resort is an all-ages, multi-genre music festival.

The one-day festival will include outdoor activities, games, food, drink and an array of live music at the main stage as well as on the ski hill.

AltiTunes is April 4, 2020, and is produced by the group who created the summer music festival, Denim on the Diamond, in downtown Kelowna.
"The vision is to create an all-inclusive space for families, skiers, outdoor enthusiasts and music fans, and for them to rejoice in a shared musical experience against an unforgettable mountain backdrop," organizers said in a press release.

AltiTunes will start in the afternoon and will include a multitude of outdoor programming, however, the main draw is live music performances on the main stage from Arkells, BC-based Dear Rouge and more local artists which will be announced at a later date.

Festival-goers will have access to free skiing, discounted hotels, shuttles to and from Kelowna, games and outdoor activities

“Our goal is to transform the resort into a night and weekend of entertainment for guests to enjoy. Those attending AltiTunes after a day of activities at Big White will share in what is shaping up to be an unforgettable Apres-ski experience,” Kurt Jory, co-owner of Thick as Thieves Entertainment said in a press release.

AltiTunes at Big White Ski Resort is an all-ages, multi-genre music festival headlining Arkells,

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