Summer 2014! Shows and news!

June 24th, 2014

Happy summer!

We’re very excited to announce our shows for summer 2014! Lots of local shows on Vancouver Island and as far away as Prince Edward Island!

Fun on the run in the sun!July 9 6:30pm Belfry Theatre, Victoria SOLD OUT!
July 12 New Nanaimo Library Opening Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo
July 18-20 Islands Folk Fest, Duncan
August 16 Gabriola Library, Gabriola Theatre Festival
August 4 Filberg Festival, Comox

 

Still working on some possibilities, we’ll keep you posted. We just love playing shows and hearing your requests for your favourite songs.

Thanks everyone! See you from the stage this summer!

Summertime FUN!

June 26th, 2013

The Kerplunks Summertime FUN

Summer’s here!
So many exciting shows to tell you about!

July 1 Victoria Celebrates Canada Day 2013 4:55 pm
The Kerplunks are very excited to be playing the main stage at the Canada Day Celebration at Victoria’s Legislature! So many other acts like Hey Ocean and Odds will be sharing the stage. Woo hoo!

July 10 Duncan Cowichan Summer Festival 6:30 pm
This is a free evening event happening at the City Square Stage in downtown Duncan!

July 11 West Vancouver Memorial Library 1:30 pm
Join us for this Summer Reading Club Kick-Off Concert!

July 13-14 Whistler Children’s Festival Saturday 10:00 am, Sunday 12:00 pm
This year celebrates Whistler Children’s Festival’s 30th year! Join us at their new location, the Whistler Olympic Plaza in Whistler Village. Loads of activities and entertainment!

July 18-21 Folk On the Rocks Yellowknife, NWT Show times tba
Voted one of Canada’s top ten music festivals! We’re so excited!

July 25-28 Calgary Folk Festival Show times tba
Another of Canada’s finest music festivals!

August 4 Tlell Fall Fair Haida Gwaii, BC Show time tba
Haida Gwaii has become an island-home-away-from-island-home for us. We dearly love the people and the landscape there and are thrilled to be invited back!

August 23-24 Bulkley Valley Exhibition Smithers, BC Show times tba
We’re beginning to feel like we’re turning into Smithereens! This will be our fourth time visiting this beautiful valley city with the rich musical community.

September 28-29 Vancouver Island Baby Fair Victoria, BC Show times tba
Baby races! What more can we say!?

September 29 Nanaimo Child Development Centre Telethon Port Theatre Nanaimo, BC
Stay tuned for more details about this exciting event to support a great cause!

Lots of shows in the works, please check our shows page. Thanks for your support! See you soon!

Kids’ CBC Viewer Voted Song Search!

April 19th, 2013

Spring has sprung!

We’ve got all sorts of fun happenings and goings on to share with you.

We’re thrilled to be included in the Great Kids’ CBC Viewer Voted Song Search! You can help us by voting for us, plus enter for your family trip to Toronto for your family as VIP guests at Kids’ CBC Days in Toronto, plus air fare, hotel + spending money. Neat, eh? It’s pretty simple but there are a few steps:

1. Click on the “Play” button under The Kerplunks’ photo to listen to our BICYCLE song (each visit, our band will appear in a different spot).
2. Click on the “Vote” button under The Kerplunks’ image.
3. Enter your email address on the form, and then check your email for a security code.
4. Enter the security code on the form and fill out your information.
5. “Submit” your vote. Thank you!

You can vote everyday! The first round of the contest is finished on May 8th, with the next round winners announced May 15th.

Thank you for your support!

Stay tuned for more announcements about summer time festivals and other shows, new videos and some other exciting news!

 

 

 

The Kerplunks Spring Shows

March 14th, 2013

The Kerplunks Spring Shows


Owl chick! And other news…
Happy Spring!! The Kerplunks are very excited about the start of our busy season and are happy to announce some upcoming shows on Vancouver Island and in the Lower Mainland. Please visit our Shows page often for updated information.

 

Pacific Rim Whale Festival
We’re thrilled to be visiting the west coast of Vancouver Island to play the Pacific Rim Whale Festival! This is our third time getting to take part in such a rich and exciting festival!
Thursday March 21, 3:00pm Ucluelet Community Centre
Friday March 22, 3:00pm Tofino Community Hall
For more info, see www.pacificrimwhalefestival.com

Evergreen Cultural Centre’s Spring Break Festival
Wondering what kind of Lower Mainland events are happening during spring break? We’ll be playing three shows at the Evergreen Cultural Centre!
March 26, 27, 2013, 11am + March 27, 7pm
Evergreen Cultural Centre | 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam | 604-927-6555
For more info, see www.evergreenculturalcentre.ca

Errington Co-op Preschool Fundraiser Party
Yay! We get to play the Errington hall once again for this annual fundraiser for Errington’s Co-op Preschool. Errington War Memorial Hall is such a great space!
Saturday April 20 Errington War Memorial Hall

News and Upcoming Events

Vancouver Island Music Award Nominees!
The Kerplunks are thrilled to be nominated for Children’s Entertainers of the Year at the 9th Vancouver Island Music Awards! The gala awards ceremony takes place at 6:00pm on Sunday April 28th at St.Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, downtown Victoria.

Summer Touring 2013

Alberta bound! The Kerplunks will make their first appearances in Alberta this summer!
May 28 – 30 Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival in St. Albert
May 31 – June 1 Central Alberta Children’s Festival (more info coming soon)
July 25 – 28 Calgary Folk Festival (more info coming soon)

June 29 Filberg Kids Day in the Park! Come and visit this historic park and join in on the fun!

July 1st, Canada Day in Victoria! Stay tuned for more details!

July 13 & 14 Whistler Children’s Art Festival!
We’ve once again invited to play in Whistler for their 30th annual Chilrern’s Art Festival! More details to come!

July 19 – 21 Folk On the Rocks in Yellowknife! The Kerplunks are making their first appearance in the great white north! Check www.folkontherocks.com for more info.

Lots of shows in the works, please check our website. Thanks for your support! See you soon!

Everyday Science Video!

November 13th, 2012

The Kerplunks and ASTTBC are proud to bring you our latest video!

Everyday Science! by The Kerplunks! Brought to you by the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC. You can find science around you everyday!

Visit The Kerplunks www.thekerplunks.com
Visit the ASTTBC www.asttbc.org

“Everyday Science” Copyright  The Kerplunks
Video 2012 Directed by Frederic Robinson, FPR Productions