Harrison Festival of the Arts

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PHOTOS: Harrison Festival of the Arts rocks on through the weekend

A look at some of the acts to grace the stage at Holberg Farm

 

Holberg Farm in Agassiz is this year’s site for the Harrison Festival of the Arts. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: 2021 Harrison Festival of the Arts kicks off

Eight-day festival features music from all over B.C. and the world

 

”Harrison Festival of the Arts: Farm Edition” runs from July 10 to 18 at the family-run Holberg Farm in Agassiz. (Graphic/Harrison Festival Society)

Harrison Festival expands audience capacity amid looser COVID restrictions

Show capacities boosted from 50 to 75 as Festival Society prepares for big week

”Harrison Festival of the Arts: Farm Edition” runs from July 10 to 18 at the family-run Holberg Farm in Agassiz. (Graphic/Harrison Festival Society)
The Harrison Festival Society recently announced “Harrison Festival of the Arts: Farm Edition”, live programming coming this summer from July 10 to 18 at the family-run Holberg Farm in Agassiz. (Graphic/Harrison Festival Society)
The Harrison Festival Society recently announced “Harrison Festival of the Arts: Farm Edition”, live programming coming this summer from July 10 to 18 at the family-run Holberg Farm in Agassiz. (Graphic/Harrison Festival Society)
Core band members Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne will be bringing Okan’s powerful Latin music to the Harrison Festival, with a beach-side concert and Cuban music workshop. (Contributed)

Harrison Festival Society brings Latin vibe to virtual concert

Okan and Mazacote will be performing on March 26 in concert-goers living rooms

Core band members Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne will be bringing Okan’s powerful Latin music to the Harrison Festival, with a beach-side concert and Cuban music workshop. (Contributed)
Kíla is set to perform on Saturday, September 26, in a virtual concert. (Contributed graphic/Kíla)

Irish folk supergroup Kíla set to perform on Saturday

Online concert will be available through Harrison Festival Society

Kíla is set to perform on Saturday, September 26, in a virtual concert. (Contributed graphic/Kíla)
The third and final video in the Still Running Concert Series, ‘Uprooted’, is now available, hosted by the Harrison Festival Society (Screenshot/Harrison Festival Society)

Still Running Online concert series releases final video

‘Uprooted’ is a mix of multiple genres and walks of life

The third and final video in the Still Running Concert Series, ‘Uprooted’, is now available, hosted by the Harrison Festival Society (Screenshot/Harrison Festival Society)
(File photo/Vickie Legere)

Harrison Festival Society weekend workshops postponed

Poor weather forecasts have shelved the workshops for now

(File photo/Vickie Legere)
A circle of participants watch Beny Esguerra demonstrate traditional Afro-Colombian music in this 2017 photo. Esguerra is back for a 2020 performance for the Still Running Online concert series brought to you by the Harrison Festival Society (File Photo)
A circle of participants watch Beny Esguerra demonstrate traditional Afro-Colombian music in this 2017 photo. Esguerra is back for a 2020 performance for the Still Running Online concert series brought to you by the Harrison Festival Society (File Photo)
Will Stroet of WIll’s Jams performs on Maple Street in Harrison Hot Springs on Wednesday, July 15, at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

Harrison Festival Society unveils further summer lineup

Children’s concert, drum making on deck for July 15 and 18

Will Stroet of WIll’s Jams performs on Maple Street in Harrison Hot Springs on Wednesday, July 15, at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
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File Photo
Toque Flamenco gave a passionate performance at the Harrison Memorial Hall last Saturday for the first show in the Harrison Festival Society’s 29th Season of Performing Arts. Hunter Ramey
Toque Flamenco gave a passionate performance at the Harrison Memorial Hall last Saturday for the first show in the Harrison Festival Society’s 29th Season of Performing Arts. Hunter Ramey
Core band members Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne will be bringing Okan’s powerful Latin music to the Harrison Festival, with a beach-side concert and Cuban music workshop. (Contributed)

Okan brings Cuban rhythm to Harrison Festival of the Arts

The Cuban band from Toronto will be performing a concert and holding a workshop

Core band members Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne will be bringing Okan’s powerful Latin music to the Harrison Festival, with a beach-side concert and Cuban music workshop. (Contributed)
Darren Charlie will be hosting a drum making workshop during this year’s Harrison Festival of the Arts.                                 (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Sts’ailes drum making coming to Harrison Festival

The workshop has been happening for years, bringing Indigenous teachings to the festival

Darren Charlie will be hosting a drum making workshop during this year’s Harrison Festival of the Arts.                                 (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
Black String will be performing at the Harrison Festival of the Arts this year, taking their unusual take on traditional Korean music to the beach stage. (Nah Seung Yull/Contributed)

Korean tradition mixes with electric sound for Harrison Festival performance

Black String will be playing on the beach stage during the Festival of the Arts

Black String will be performing at the Harrison Festival of the Arts this year, taking their unusual take on traditional Korean music to the beach stage. (Nah Seung Yull/Contributed)
Tickets for the Harrison Festival of the Arts. (Harrison Festival/Facebook)

Harrison Festival to open with film night for the first time

The Festival is bringing back film to its line up, with this year’s showing of ‘RUMBLE’

Tickets for the Harrison Festival of the Arts. (Harrison Festival/Facebook)
Beòlach band members include Mairi Rankin (fiddle), Wendy MacIsaac (fiddle), Matt MacIsaac (pipes, whistle, guitar), and Mac Morin (piano). They perform July 17 at the Memorial Hall. (Submitted)

Boundary-pushers and party-makers at the 41st Harrison Festival of the Arts

Eclectic mix of reggae, folk, middle-eastern, jazz and more at this year’s festival starting July 12

  • Jul 3, 2019
Beòlach band members include Mairi Rankin (fiddle), Wendy MacIsaac (fiddle), Matt MacIsaac (pipes, whistle, guitar), and Mac Morin (piano). They perform July 17 at the Memorial Hall. (Submitted)
Crowds gathered on the lake front and at the beach stage for art and music during the first afternoon of the annual Harrison Festival of the Arts in 2017. (The Observer file)

Harrison Festival releases 2019 line up

The 41st annual Harrison Festival of the Arts will be held from July 12 to 21

Crowds gathered on the lake front and at the beach stage for art and music during the first afternoon of the annual Harrison Festival of the Arts in 2017. (The Observer file)