TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

Dean Brody is bringing his Dirt Tour to the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton on Jan. 26. - Photo submitted
Dean Brody is bringing his Dirt Tour to the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton on Jan. 26.
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Jan. 19 — Telling timeless stories with his guitar in hand, singer/songwriter Del Barber is appearing at the Dream Café. Tickets are $18. For reservations call 250-490-9012.

Jan. 19 — Okanagan Symphony Orchestra presents Espana, a fiery Spanish program that will melt the iciest winter spirit. Concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Cleland Community Theatre.

Jan. 20 — Jazz Vespers at St. Saviours Anglican Church at 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 25 and 26 — Brandon Isaak and Keith Picot mix great blues music with comedy at the Dream Café. Tickets are $24.

Jan. 26 — Electro-Soup dance party at Fibonacci’s featuring StepOne, Wolftrack, DJ Krom, Politically Korrekt. Cover is $5 and show starts at 8 p.m.

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 & Beers tour comes to Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Feb. 8 — After 20 years with Great Big Sea, Alan Doyle is stepping out on his own touring with his first solo album Boy on A Bridge with a three-piece band at the Barking Parrot. Opening act Calum Hughes from Kinship hits the stage at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 plus tax, must be 19+.

Feb. 23 — Randy Elvis Friske and his Las Vegas Show Band at the Cleland Community Theatre at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $39.50.

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.


Jan. 18 — Exhibition opening reception at the Penticton Art Gallery for Eliza Fry on Healing Codes for the Biological Apocalypse. Artists talk 1 p.m. Jan. 19. Also opening is Shawn Serfas Re-Picturing the Landscape. Artist talk Jan. 19 at 2 p.m.

Jan. 19 to Feb. 9 — South Okanagan Similkameen Federation of Canadian Artists present New Beginnings, an exhibition of fine art at the Osoyoos Art Gallery. Opening reception on Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon with artists in attendance.

Jan. 24 — Film premiere of A Second Chance:The Janelle Morrison Story, an elite athlete’s inspiring journey from near fatal crash to the podium. Screening at Landmark Cinema 7 at 7 p.m. Hosted by Steve King with Q&A session after screening  with Morrison and director Rob Kelly.

Jan. 26 — The Okanagan Caledonian Pipe Band hosts their 13th annual Robbie Burns Night at the Penticton Legion. Social hour 5 p.m., tradition Burns Supper with haggis and all the trimmings at 6 p.m. Entertainment includes pipes and drums, highland dancers and a Celtic singer. Tickets $30 from band members, Carl's Flowers on Front Street, Penticton, or call 250-493-6331.

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.

Jan. 31 — Kitchen Stove Film Series returns with their first of five films, Barbara. Screening at Landmark Cinema 7 at 4 and 7 p.m. For tickets contact Penticton Art Gallery 250-493-2928.

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

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