Small Town Artillery - May 12/24

  • May 12, 2024 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Red Bird Brewing

    1080 Richter Street
    Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2K5
Ticket Price (CAD) $15.00 Buy Tickets

What if Bruce Springsteen grew up on Zelda and pop-punk?

Small Town Artillery Collective is a rock and roll band helmed by brothers Tom and Derek van Deursen. Originally from Kaslo, British Columbia, Tom and Derek have been playing together for over 20 years, with Small Town Artillery as their flagship project for the past 10.

They are a band that is hard to define, but aim to accomplish many things. Hard hitting riffs of double guitar, brass & violin - funky grooves, soaring choruses and melodies, and poetic lyrics are some of things that they are most known for.

After a rising 6 years in Vancouver, including headlining festivals, multiple tours, signing to JumpAttack! Records and releasing a full length album and 2 EPs, the band was halted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Small Town Artillery pivoted, and by following restriction guidelines, booked the “Fewer Faces, Open Spaces” tour, one of the only live music tours during the summer of 2020 and 2021 in Canada.

They've stormed Festival stages from Edge Of The World on Haida Gwaii to Kaslo Jazz Fest, Whistler Film Festival to The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver.

Most recently, during some time taken off of performing the band lost a core member, Carson Webber. He had been their dedicated Bass player for almost 10 years and his death sparked a change in how it felt to play music and what it meant to be a band.

Rallying together as a community, and reaching out to construct a new sound and experience, Small Town Artillery now feels itself a collective, with members both new and old forming the current roster.

The Band’s successes & growth are due to their high-energy live show, quality of original music and video, and strong work ethic to see a childhood dream realized, 20 years in the making.

Date & Time

Sun., May 12, 2024 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Venue Details

Red Bird Brewing

1080 Richter Street
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2K5 Red Bird Brewing
Red Bird Brewing

A north-end Kelowna microbrewery, passionate about great beer and excellent music!

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