Harrison Festival of the Arts

An enthusiastic crowd is reflected in the mirrored glasses of Kizaba, a Congolese artist playing the Harrison Festival of the Arts on its final weekend. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: Harrison Festival’s homecoming ends on a high note

The 43rd annual Festival of the Arts drew hundreds to Harrison

 

DJ Shub – a founding member of Tribe Called Red – is performing at the Harrison Festival of the Arts this year. DJ Shub is also credited as a founder of the electric pow wow sound, combining Indigenous music with an electronic twist. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

2022 Harrison Festival of The Arts lineup revealed

This year’s Festival chock full of world-class music

 

Big Easy Funk Ensemble comes to Harrison Hot Springs on Saturday, Feb. 26. Tickets are available at harrisonfestival.com. (Facebook/Big Easy Funk Ensemble)

Big Easy Funk Ensemble concert is back on

Show rescheduled for Feb. 26 at Memorial Hall in Harrison

 

The Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival received $16,000 in grant funding from the province (File Photo)

Harrison Festival, Corn Festival get government grants

More than $60,000 in recovery aid pledged to Agassiz-Harrison events

The Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival received $16,000 in grant funding from the province (File Photo)
Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers respond to a medical distress call for someone living off the grid. Volunteers were able to help the man get to BCEHS for treatment after a fall. (Photo/KHSAR)

KHSAR marks another record-breaking year

November floods a big factor in 79 calls in 2021

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers respond to a medical distress call for someone living off the grid. Volunteers were able to help the man get to BCEHS for treatment after a fall. (Photo/KHSAR)
John Reischman and the Jaybirds have been changing the face of bluegrass for 20 years, and they’re set to play at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs on Friday, Dec. 3. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
John Reischman and the Jaybirds have been changing the face of bluegrass for 20 years, and they’re set to play at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs on Friday, Dec. 3. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
(Jo-Ann Ljubinkovic)

Local Legion steps up to help stranded travelers

Legion volunteers hosting a chili dinner for evacuees on Tuesday

(Jo-Ann Ljubinkovic)
Canadian icon Valdy is set to play in Agassiz on Nov. 13. (Contributed Photo)

Valdy kicks off Season of the Performing Arts in November

The anticipated performance kicks off in Agassiz on Nov. 13

Canadian icon Valdy is set to play in Agassiz on Nov. 13. (Contributed Photo)
(Adam Louis/Observer)
(Adam Louis/Observer)
(Adam Louis/Observer)

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

(Adam Louis/Observer)
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

Holberg Farm in Agassiz is this year’s site for the Harrison Festival of the Arts. (Adam Louis/Observer)
”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)
The Harrison Festival Society is launching the Virtual Artisan Market for three days in late November. Those interested in becoming a vendor need to apply by Nov. 20. (Contributed graphics/Harrison Festival Society)
The Harrison Festival Society is launching the Virtual Artisan Market for three days in late November. Those interested in becoming a vendor need to apply by Nov. 20. (Contributed graphics/Harrison Festival Society)
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)
Jill Barber is scheduled to perform at the Holberg Farm on August 15. Barber is a three-time JUNO Award nominated singer-songwriter. Tickets are available online at www.harrisonfestival.com (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

Harrison Festival Society: Jill Barber up next in Still Running Concert series

Three-time JUNO nominee is set to perform in Agassiz on August 15

Jill Barber is scheduled to perform at the Holberg Farm on August 15. Barber is a three-time JUNO Award nominated singer-songwriter. Tickets are available online at www.harrisonfestival.com (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
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)