Merritt BC country music is well represented throughout the Nicola Valley in Canada. It starts with the recognition of Merritt British Columbia Canada as the "Country Music Capital of Canada". In fact everything is country in these parts including our adventures and activities.
Photo credits: Greg Girard
"Walk of Stars" In Merritt BC Canada there is a self-guided walking tour visiting with over 70+ hand prints and 1 footprint honouring Canadian and International country music artists. Each artist celebrated on the Walk Of Stars has visited and/or has played in the Nicola Valley at one time.
"Merritt Murals" The Downtown Merritt Mural Walking Tour is a self guided digital experience visiting with 20+ murals. Scan the QR Code on each mural and meet the stars, listen to songs and watch videos.The murals are portraits of country music artists and songwriters including the likes of Alan Jackson, Hank Snow, Reba McEntire, Crystal Shawanda and others.
"Canadian Country Music Hall Of Honour" The Hall of Honour celebrates the best of Canadian country music! Who are the inductees? What are their contributions to the genre? How have the roots of country music continue to influence musical styles today? It is all found at this venue in Downtown Merritt.
"Open Mic" For some good live Merritt BC country music take some time and visit our local coffee shops and pubs on certain nights and you just may be enjoying some local country music from one of our many local artists.
"Rockin River Music Festival" The best time you wull have with your cowboy boots on. The Merritt BC country music scene comes alive every summer at this festival.