Allen to perform at Festival of Lights

One of Canada’s shining stars will play a special one-hour performance at Summerland’s 25th Anniversary Festival of Lights on Nov. 30.

One of Canada’s shining stars will play a special one-hour performance at Summerland’s 25th Anniversary Festival of Lights on Nov. 30.

Andrew Allen has been gaining popularity in North America since his first hit, 2009’s I Wanna Be Your Christmas.  His lead single, Loving You Tonight, has sold 75,000 copies and hit the Top 30 Hot AC in the U.S. and Top 10 in Canada.  The music video now has more than three million views.

Allen’s follow-up single, I Want You, sold 30,000 copies and hit the Top 10 in Canada.  He has played shows with Bruno Mars, The Script, Train, One Republic, Barenaked Ladies, and Parachute.

This year Andrew Allen undertook a nationwide tour with The Voice contestant Dia Frampton, and is enjoying additional success with the release of his most recent single, Satellite.

In October the performer presented two sold out shows to 1,500 enthusiastic Vernon fans and on Friday, Nov. 30, South Okanagan fans can enjoy the free concert on the Summerland Festival of Lights Main Stage.

The concert will begin at 9 p.m. following the 25th Anniversary Fireworks Display.