June 9  Gran Fondo - Fort Langley          July 31  Sounds of Summer - Surrey    August 20  Ship Point - Victoria

Creator of Soul Folk Pop

Artist: Lola Parks

(aka singer-songwriter Sandy Powlik) 

has a mission to achieve cultural brokerage through voice and song. With dangerous lyrics and a seductive voice, she is a skillful and intelligent songwriter who stays true to jazz roots while letting pop sensibilities surface.

ALA Sara Bareilles, Brandi Carlile, Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones, Alicia Keys.

Lola Parks

Lola Parks (Sandy Powlik) is a Soul Folk Pop singer-songwriter from Vancouver. Her style is intimate, evocative, boho chic. A skillful and intelligent songwriter, she is deeply influenced by her heritage while staying true to her jazz roots ALA Sara Bareilles, Brandi Carlile, Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones.


One seriously amazing voice” - Brett Smith-Daniels, Luxton Fair

"Lola Parks is the most mature, original, soulful and honest fusion/folk act I've had the pleasure to witness. Sandy Powlik’s dangerous writing and immaculate vocal stylings inspire me to get up tomorrow.” - Barry Newman, Cosmic Debris Mag


Summer Sounds & Stuff

Summer Sounds & Stuff

Hey friends!

Hope you're getting in some fun in the sun (when it shows its face & warmth) & checking out live music.

June 10-14 - attended the International Indigenous Music Summit in Toronto. First conference that I didn't attend as an artist! Amazingly, I went representing Creative BC. So cool. Amazing folks, great & diverse music, solid & relevant dialogue / discussions.

A few events this summer that I'm honoured to be a part of & want to let you in on:

June 9 - Applewood Gran Fondo - kick off in Fort Langley at Eagle Acres Farm (11am-1pm)

July 31 - City of Surrey and FUSIONpresents - Sounds of Summer - feat. Hayley Wallis (7:15-8pm) & yours truly (6:30-7pm)

Aug 20 - City of Victoria presents - Summer at Ship Point, Inner Harbour - Lola Parks (6-7pm)

Very best,
ciao for now!

xx Lola

Photo by the great Adam Lee, Victoria Music Scene - Songhees July 2023 - Jun 18th, 2024


Stream & Buy directly from this site! 2022 and 2023 releases will be available here soon. 

You Are The Best

You Are The Best

( April 2023 )
Price: $1.00
"You Are The Best" is a fun, relaxed female empowerment tune about being clear on your boundaries and having self-respect. Stand strong, be true to you. Be you, it becomes you.

Listen / Purchase

( April 2023 )
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( September 2011 )
( November 2002 )


Lola Parks - You Are The Best
A fun, relaxed, uplifting Soul Folk Pop track ALA Grace Potter, John Mayer, Gwen Stefani. "You Are T...
Lola Parks - It'll Be All Right (lyrics video)
A minimalist acoustic Indie Folk track along the lines of Anaïs Mitchell, Tracy Chapman and Laura M...
Lola Parks Freight Train lyric video
"Freight Train" is a musical shotgun straight to your heart, an Americana folky-blues track that war...


Book now for special, private and corporate events this summer & fall: [email protected]



Stay tuned & See you soon!



Hayley Wallis, Lola Parks

Join us for a free concert as part of the Sounds of Summer outdoor concert series featuring Hayley Wallis & Lo...
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM doors at 5:30 PM Presented by: City of Surrey, fusionPRESENTS Free

Lola Parks

The City of Victoria invites you to make Summer at Ship Point your downtown destination for gathering with fri...
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM doors at 5:30 PM Presented by: City of Victoria Free

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