Our 2014 line-up is complete!

 Early-Bird tickets on sale until May 14!

Starbelly Jam is an annual outdoor music festival held in Crawford Bay, BC on the third full weekend of July. In 2014 we celebrate our 15th festival. Please join us in the celebration!!
Our choice of music
 and other entertainment is soulfully eclectic, and this year will include funk,  world music, rock, hip-hop, reggae, blues, bluegrass, folk, jam bands and other acts that are a little harder to define. We also have entertainment and activities for children (who get in free if they are under age 13 and with an adult). It’s a real family festival!

Add a great selection of on-site food, a craft faire, free workshops, roaming jugglers and clowns, and more, and we have the cultural event of the year in our area. Join us for a weekend of great entertainment, a safe place for kids, and a relaxed festival atmosphere.

Camping is available at several locations within a few minutes walk from the festival grounds, and there are other accommodations in the area. For more about the area and accommodation, please see our Visitor Information page.


2014 poster by Will Chapman



Starbelly Jam is on Twitter! Please find @starbellyjam, and use the hashtag ‪#‎starbelly‬! Spread the word!


Starbelly Jam Society Summer Student Position Available!

Marketing, Media, Sponsorship, & Administrative support for Artistic Director May 8 – August 14, 2014 (14 weeks @ 30hrs per week)

Deadline for Application: May 1st 2014

Education: High school

Wage: $10.25 Hourly

Other: Vehicle required for travel in region. Travel Expenses will be reimbursed as per contract.

Starbelly Jam is an annual outdoor festival held in Crawford Bay BC on the third full weekend in July (July 18,19 & 20 2014). Starbelly is a non-profit society primary run by volunteers from the community. The purpose of the society is to entertain & expose area residents to a wide array of music, heighten community spirit, and raise profile of the East Shore of Kootenay Lake. We are currently recruiting a student for full-time summer position: Marketing/Media Assistant Manager/ Administrative Assistant.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Developing & promoting a sponsorship package that will be offered to local business. Supporting the Media Manager and Artistic Director with festival promotion. This may include collecting data, supporting special events and outreach to the broader community. Marketing responsibilities will include supporting the further development of a broad audience for our annual festival, researching and creating relationships with local business, assisting with membership renewal campaigns and, carrying out audience surveys and updating patron data. During the festival this position will be required to assist the Artistic Director. General administrative work will also be required. This position will report directly to the Board of Directors and Artistic Director.

Qualifications: This position is funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program. All applicants must meet the following criteria:
~be legally entitled to work in Canada;
~be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have refugee status in Canada;
~be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
~be a full time student with the intention of returning to full time studies in the fall
~not have another full-time job and not attending full-time classes while carrying out this job

You have an interest and some experience in areas of development, marketing, fundraising and events, and have the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of people. You have a proven track record of successfully carrying through assigned duties. You possess attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, can manage your time well and organize with ease. You are fully computer literate in word processing, and database skills, and have basic knowledge of computer graphics.

If you are outgoing with a great sense of humour, can adapt to change with a fast-paced, creative and exciting environment and have a passion for music, then you could be the ideal candidate.

To apply, send your cover letter, resume and three references to starbellyjam@gmail.com with ‘Starbelly Summer Student’ in the subject line.