Festival hits high note with emerging indie lineup

High Notes Music Festival at Panorama Mountain Resort in March, 2018

Submitted by Panorama Mountain Resort

Panorama’s High Notes Music Festival is back for a second year and with a purely Canadian lineup full of up-coming musicians. Taking place March 23-25, the weekend-long festival features an impressive lineup of artists from across the country. Tickets for the festival are now on sale.

“Some of Canada’s best emerging independent musicians will be gracing the stage” said Panorama’s Event Specialist, Clarissa Amaro “We have bands coming from the Yukon, Nunavut, Alberta and BC. People will be amazed at the incredible talent of these bands, who they may not have heard of before.”

Highlights at this year’s festival include an intimate music, food and wine pairing at Panorama’s new restaurant, elevenFIFTY. The evening will feature Kootenay trio Wild Honey, whose sweet version of roots music will form the soundtrack to a decedent four-course menu. Tickets are $99 and only 70 seats are available.

The festival’s opening night will see award winning blues and folk musician, Jay Gilday, bring his heavy-hitting guitar and raw soulful voice to the T-Bar & Grill. Gilday recently won Indigenous Artist of the Year at the 2017 BreakOut West awards, and is a performer not to be missed.

Gracing the Pepsi Main Stage will be festival headliners the The Jerry Cans with their high energy mix of alt-country style, Inuit throat-singing and reggae. Edmonton’s Scenic Route to Alaska will rock Saturday night with their catchy vocals and addictive rhythms. While award-winning BC duo The Burn Ins will get the party started with their with their delightfully dark tunes.

Yukon rockers, Speed Control and Calgary country/rock duo GhostBoy round out the lineup.

The festival is a mix of free gigs, individual ticketed performances and pay-at-the door events. Panorama’s Valley Shuttle will be running at extended times for those staying in Invermere.

For tickets, event times and more information visit panoramaresort.com/high-notes

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