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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

Eric Church is performing at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton on Friday, Feb.1 with opening act Colt Ford. - Submitted Photo
Eric Church is performing at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton on Friday, Feb.1 with opening act Colt Ford.
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CONCERTS

Feb. 1 — Former member of Spirit of The West Linda McRae is performing at the Dream Café.

Feb.1 — Eric Church The Blood, Sweat & Beers tour comes to Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre with opening act Colt Ford.

Feb. 7 — Penticton’s most popular Thursday Night Jazz Band is playing at the Barking Parrot from 7 to 9 p.m. Concert is a fundraiser for the Penticton and Area Women’s Centre. Tickets are $10 at women’s centre, Ten Thousand Villages and Lakeside Resort.

Feb. 8 — Duo Rendezvous, with Daniel Bolshoy on guitar and Jasper Wood on violin, are performing at Oliver Alliance Church at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Beyond Bliss in Oliver.

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. 9 — South Okanagan composers Anita Perry, Ernst Schneider and Keith Tedman join two others for Composer’s Cuvée at Summerhill Winery in Kelowna at 7:30 p.m. with acclaimed musicians for an evening of music. Event is free but you must reserve online at www.summerhill.bc.ca/wines/music.

Feb. 9 —Live hip hop at The Elite with Mad Melody Records and Kamloops emcee James Hughes at 8:30 p.m. 14+ event, show starts at 8:30 p.m. $5 cover.

Feb. 15 — Acoustic-driven musical storyteller Jeremy Fisher at the Dream Café. Tickets $22.

Feb. 16 — Tim Williams and Big Dave Mclean, veterans of the roots and blues scenes, are at the Dream Café. Tickets are $24.

Feb. 19 — Black Mastiff brings their soul-rock to The Elite. Show starts at 8 p.m. and cover is $5.

Feb. 20 — Showcase Penticton (formerly Thursday Night Showcase) is now at the Opus Cafe in the Cannery Trade Centre. Host and co-producer Kyle Anderson will open the show, followed by singer/guitarist Terry Kaiser. Tekatie headlining. Show is at 8 p.m. Tickets for adults $12, students $10.

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.

EVENTS

Feb. 1 — 1st Fridays at the Penticton Art Gallery with an open mic. Bring an instrument, a poem, a performance, a friend, a smile and an open mind. 7:30 p.m. in the Tea Room.

Feb. 2 — Penticton School of Dance are hosting Flavours of India fundraising event at 6 p.m. at the South Main Seniors Drop-In Centre.

Feb. 7 to March 2 — Many Hats Theatre is performing The Gin Game at the Cannery Stage. Showtimes are Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $22 for adults and $19 for students and seniors available at visitors centre or reserve by phone 250-276-2170.

Feb. 8 to 10 — Penticton Chamber Theatre presents Not Now Darling at the Okanagan Falls Elementary School Feb. 8 and 10th - 8 p.m., Feb. 9 - 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 and available at Dragon’s Den or Dogtown Café in Ok Falls.

Until Feb. 9 — South Okanagan Similkameen Federation of Canadian Artists present New Beginnings, an exhibition of fine art at the Osoyoos Art Gallery.

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

Feb. 13 — Summerland Secondary School’s musical theatre program presents the musical Hairspray! Feb. 13 to 16 at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 to 23 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $13 and on sale at the Summerland Secondary School office.

Feb. 14 — Pillow Talk, a Valentine’s Day Erotic Art fundraising event at the Penticton Art Gallery. Music, dancing, complimentary glass of wine and erotic chocolates, finger food served by the Wild Scallion Restaurant, door prizes and more. Tickets are $50 at the art gallery. Event is at 7 p.m.

Have an event you want to see in the TGIF? Email kpatton@pentictonwesternnews.com

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