TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings
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. 14 — Acoustic/pop from Mat Duffus at the Apex Mountain Inn Rock Oven and Grill from 7 to 11 p.m.
Feb. 15 — Acoustic-driven musical storyteller Jeremy Fisher at the Dream Café. Tickets $22.
Feb. 16 — Uncorked is playing at the Barley Mill Brew Pub. Aphrodisiac inspired menu, live music and dancing. Music starts at 8 p.m.
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.
April 5 — Relive the music of Elvis Presley with Elvis — The Moments featuring Pete Paquette, a two-time Collingwood Grand Champion, Toronto Elvis Festival Grand Champion, Top 10 in Memphis and voted Las Vegas Elvis Festival best performer. He will be supported by Rudy and the Angels band. Show is 7:30 p.m. at the Cleland Community Theatre. Tickets are $35 and available at the Penticton Community Centre or by calling 250-492-2426.
Aug. 3. — Country singer-songwriter Alan Jackson returns to the South Okanagan Events Centre.
Until 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. 13 — Every Wednesday local talent compete for a chance to win a trip for two to Las Vegas and $1,000 cash prize at the Karaoke Star Search at Barley Mill Brew Pub. Events starts at 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday.
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.
Feb. 16 — Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball at the Blue Mule. Everybody gets beads upon entry and beads with every purchase of a drink. The person who collects the most by the end of the night gets a prize. Dress code is as wild and crazy as you'd like. Prizes for sexiest costume and lots of giveaways. Big Jim will be in the house adding a bit of New Orleans sound to the night. No cover for this event. Doors open at 10 p.m.
Feb. 21 — The Kitchen Stove Film Series presents A Royal Affair at the Landmark Cinema 7 in Penticton. Pre-purchased tickets are $14 and available at the Penticton Art Gallery and the Book Shop. Limited tickets may be available at the door for $15.
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