Lytton River Festival

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Stein Valley Nlakapamux School

1675 St. Georges Road Lytton, B.C. V0K 1Z0

Event Details

The Lytton River Festival is a celebration of two great rivers – the Thompson and Fraser – and their historic and present role in the small community of Lytton, BC.

The 2022 Lytton River Festival is being “rebooted” with a new date to celebrate some residents returning and to coincide with World Rivers Day.

The new festival dates are Sept. 24th and 25th.

The two-day Lytton River Festival at the Stein Valley Nlaka’pamux School will feature musicians, live dancing, artisans, children’s events and activities, “make and take” arts and crafts sessions with local knowledge keepers, cultural displays and performances, slahal, games, chicken poop bingo and a community potluck meal.

Live stage entertainment 4PM – 11PM Saturday Sept. 24th, 2022.


Indigenous Artists for this Event!

  • Gerald Charlie

    Gerald Charlie


    Gerald Charlie performs festivals throughout BC and in The USA. His original blues continue to bring happiness to people . Gerald has two award winning CDs to his name and all songs written by himself. He has a style of his own with vocals and guitar. Here are a few words shared by the legend:

    Charlie Musselwhite: My friend Gerald Charlie plays his unique blues straight from the heart and he has a big heart. He puts genuine feeling in his playing and his singing and songwriting. Don’t miss Gerald Charlies BLUES.

    Gerald has shared the stage with many great musicians and has performed with many. His highlights were sharing the stage with Tom Lavin and the Legendary Powder Blues and, especially, opening for the great bluesman Bo Diddley. The blues is in Gerald’s blood and he just loves to play them and sing them. He will guarantee nothing but a good for all to remember.


  • Ritchie & The Fendermen

    Ritchie & The Fendermen



  • The Spiritual Warriors

    The Spiritual Warriors


    The internationally acclaimed music group, The Spiritual Warriors, create music inspired by the land and life in the coastal mountains of the Lil’wat Nation. With their unique blend of indigenous chants and contemporary roots, rock, reggae, the Spiritual Warriors are distinctly west coast. The band perform most of their songs in Ucwalmícwts and are passionate about preserving and promoting their language and culture. The uplifting reggae rhythm only underlines the beautiful harmonizing of the vocals sung bilingually in English and Ucwalmícwts the Lil’wat language. The Spiritual Warriors, formerly known as Kalan Wi, are led by father and daughter, Leroy (vocals, guitar) and Daisy Joe(vocals) and accompanied by founding member Rich Doucet on drums, Mike Rowe on Bass, Cuyler Biller on guitar, Quentin De Lorenzis on keys and Leonard Fisher on percussion. The band regularly collaborates with other first nation artists and musicians to write and perform live. Ancestors’ their debut album was released in 2019 and has received 4 nominations at the Native American Music Awards in New York and won for Best World Recording. This truly unique band will take you on a cultural journey to the natural heartbeat of the Indigenous drum and the St’at’imc people.