The arrival of Prospera Place (then Skyreach Place) in Kelowna in 1999 definately put Kelowna on the map, musically speaking. Before
the arena was built, most major acts sinply could not justify tour dates in the Okanagan Valley.
However, not only has this facility attracted some of the top names in the entertainment industry (Elton John, Bryan Adams, Sting,
Kiss, ZZ Top, Santana)
, it has also won awards along the way! Skyreach Place was chosen as the best facility for music in its class in all of
The arena is right downtown and within the boundaries of the cultural district
, across the street from the Delta Grand Okanagan and Lake City Casino. Parking is available on the lot
right next to the building as well as several other adjoining lots and street parking.
Artists that have appeared at Prospera Place include Alan Jackson, Arkels, Barenaked Ladies, Billie Idol, Blue Rodeo, Bob Dylan, Brad Paisley, Bryan Adams, Chad Brownlee, Cirque du Soleil, City & Colour, Chicago, Corey Hart,
Culture Club, Diana Krall, Dierks Bentley, Dixie Chicks, Doucette, Dwight Yoakum, Elton John, George Thorogood, Gord Banford, Harlequin, Headpins, Heart, Hedley, Jeff Durham, Jerry Seinfeld, John Fogerty, John Mellencamp,
Johnny Reid, Journey, Judas Preist, Keith Urban, Kick Axe, KISS, Lee Aaron, Loverboy, Luke Bryan, Lynard Skynard, Marianis Trench, Metric, Michael Buble, Miranda Lambert, Our Lady Peace, Prism, Rod Stewart, Roger Hodgson, Russell Peters, Saga,
Santana, Sarah McLaughlin, Shania Twain, Steve Miller Band, Sting, Streetheart, The Glorious Sons, The Tenors, The Tragically Hip, Tim Hicks, Tom Cochrane, Trooper, Yes, and ZZ Top