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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars are bringing their hot and spicy, New Orleans rockin
Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars are bringing their hot and spicy, New Orleans rockin' roots and blues to the Dream Café on Dec. 27 and 28.
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CONCERTS

Dec. 21 — The Penticton Art Gallery celebrates the conclusion of The End Of The World As We Know It exhibit with an evening with Shane Philip and DJ Rafferty Funksmith. This is a licensed event. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for non-members, $20 for gallery members/students, $10 for ages 13 to 18 and children 12 and under are free. Workshops on Saturday, Dec. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. Click the link for more on this.

Dec. 21 — Okanagan Symphony presents Christmas Reflections with guest artists Alan Corbishley, narrator and baritone, and the Okanagan Symphony Youth Chorus. Show is at 7 p.m. at the Cleland Theatre.

Dec. 21 — 2theMoon production's presents The End of The World Party with rockin' tunes by Dyslexica at Voodoo's. Tickets are available for $5 at Fibonacci's Roastery and Café or $8 at the door. Non-perishable food donations will also be collected this evening. Music starts at 8:30 p.m.

Dec. 27 and 28 — Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars are a New Orleans rockin' roots and blues group that will be at the Dream Café. To reserve a table call 250-490-9012.

Jan. 26 — Canadian country musician Dean Brody brings his Dirt Tour to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Tickets are $39.50 and available at the Penticton & Wine Country Visitors Centre or at www.ValleyFirstTix.com.

Feb.1 — Eric Church The Blood, Sweat & Tears tour comes to Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

March 9 — Heart is performing at the South Okanagan Events Centre on their Fanatic Tour with opening act Simon Townshend.

Aug. 3. — Country singer-songwriter Alan Jackson returns to the South Okanagan Events Centre.

EVENTS

Until Dec. 21 — George and Friends art exhibition at the Shatford Centre.

Dec. 21 — The End of the World Party at The Mule featuring The Wild vs. DJ Switch.

Dec. 19 and 22 — Sound Stage Productions presents Whistle Down the Wind with lyrics from rock legend Jim Steinman and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Dec. 19 to 21 performances at 7 p.m. and Dec. 22 performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $28 plus tax and available at the Penticton Lakeside Resort.

Dec. 26 — 13th annual Boxing Day Bash at The Mule. Tickets are $5 available at Grean Beanz or The Mule. Doors open at 10 p.m. and Santa Claus will be in the building.

Dec. 27 — The Nightmare After Xmas party at The Elite. Prizes for best Nightmare After Xmas costume and live music from Dustin & Wes, Cinged, The Poles, Headcase and Great White North. Doors open at 7 p.m. with a $7 cover. A hamper will be set up to collect items or monetary donations for the SPCA.

Dec. 31 — New Year's Make It Rain party at The Mule. $1,000 in $1 U.S. bills will be dropped from the ceiling at midnight. Champagne when the ball drops and party favours upon entry. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available at The Mule or at Green Beanz.

Dec. 31 — The Barley Mill is hosting a New Year's Eve celebration featuring Roland Allen and a four-course plated dinner. The candle lit event is $35. Call 250-493-8000 to book your table.

Dec. 31 — Celebrate New Year's at The Barking Parrot. DJ, party favours, champagne, fireworks and no cover charge.

Dec. 31 — Celebrate New Year's every hour at the Hooded Merganser Bar and Grill with live entertainment from the Bob Bricker Duo. Party favours, champagne, fireworks and a feature menu.

Dec. 31 — New Year's Even party at the Bufflehead Pasta and Tapas Room with live entertainment from DJ Billy Retro. Party favours, bubbly, fireworks and a $45 feature menu.

Dec. 31 — Papa Wheely in the Grand Ballroom at the Penticton Lakeside Resort. Champagne and fireworkds, fabulous dinner buffet and party favours. Tickets are $50 and available at the front desk.

Dec. 31 — Nk'Mip Conference Centre in Osoyoos is being transformed into a masquerade party with a hint of Mardi Gras flair for New Year's Even. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by phone at 250-276-4501, at www.paraisoevents.com or in person at Spirit Ridge, Mica Restaurant or Imperial Office Pro.

Jan. 16 — Snowed In Comedy Tour at the Barking Parrot featuring Arj Barker, Pete Johansson, Craig Campbell and Dan Quinn. Show at 8:30 p.m.

Jan. 26 — Naramata Scottish Country Dancers and the Shatford Centre host a full-scale Burns Supper. Entertainment from Fiddlekids, Summerland Pipes and Drums, Naramata Scottish Dancers, Liz Lupton, Bob Moss and Kristi Lind. Tickets are $40 at Shatford Centre or The Book Shop.

Feb. 12 — The Harlem Globetrotters return to the SOEC for the You Write The Rules World Tour.

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