Andrew Allen and We Are The City at Habitat

Photos by Devon Regier.

Let’s be honest, the Grand Opening of a big box store is, on the whole, rather unremarkable. They’re opening every day, all over the world.

What is somewhat unusual is the support Best Buy recently gave to the local music scene last Saturday by hosting a free concert for anyone and everyone able to win tickets. The show took place at Habitat and featured all local acts in Andrew Allen, We Are The City, Calum Hughes, Jeff Piattelli and Mark Irving.

Supporting the local music scene is something we dig. It’s exciting to see a handful of up and coming local bands (Mark, Jeff and Calum) recently selected for the K96.3 Compilation Volume 2 playing shows in the interior and getting attention.

Catch Mark locally or WATC if you’re in Vancouver in the near-future.

Mark Irving
w/ Lucas Penner at the Minstrel Cafe & Bar, Kelowna
Tuesday November 29th at 8:00pm

We Are The City
w/ Treelines & Fields Of Green at the Rio Theatre, Vancouver (All Okanagan Bands!)
Saturday December 10th at 7:00pm


The house was packed and the music was amazing.


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