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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

CONCERTS

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. 22 — Fluxx is performing live at Anthony's Pub at 7 p.m.

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 2 — Okanagan Symphony Orchestra presents Spring Breezes. Show is at the Cleland Community Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

March 2 — Backdraft Blonde Ale release party featuring live music from Great White North, Intents, Jack Rabbit and the Field Mice and TC Creek. Event is at 8 p.m. at the Elite. No cover.

March 7 — South Okanagan Concert Society presents Woody Holler and his orchestra. Expect finger-snapping, shuffling swing beats, honey-slowed love croons and show stopping extreme yodeling. Show is at 7:30 p.m. at the Oliver Alliance Church. Tickets are available at Beyond Bliss in Oliver or at the door.

March 8 — Pen High Music Department presents the Off Ramp Jazz Sextet. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Show is at 7:30 p.m. at the Cleland Community Theatre.

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

March 12 — Natalie Choquette a unique multilingual classical entertainer who presents opera with an irresistible humorous twist is performing at the Cleland Community Theatre. Tickets are $25 and show is at 7:30 p.m.

March 24 — Penticton Tune Agers choir and orchestra present Look to the Rainbow concert at 2:30 p.m. at the Cleland Theatre in Penticton. Tickets are $15 and available at the Penticton & Wine Country Visitors Centre.

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.

EVENTS

Feb. 16 — Thrash Wrestling presents The Storm After at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 40 in Penticton. Doors open at 7 p.m. and Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and will are  available at The Grooveyard or the Legion prior to the door time, or pay $15 at the door. Card features Canadian Classic Collin Cutler, The Black Dragon, newcomer to the Thrash Wrestling ring A Bezerker and more. Live music by hip hop artists of Mad Melody records. Meet and great with wrestlers and musicians at Fibonacci's after the show.

Feb. 16 — Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball at The 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. 20 — 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.

Feb. 20 — Le Cheap, C'est Chic Clothing is debuting their spring collection with a fashion show fundraiser at the Barking Parrot benefiting SOWINS. This event is co-hosted with Jocelyn Winchester - Independent Stella & Dot Stylist. Entry is $10 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show starts at 7 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.

Until Feb. 23 — 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.

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.

March 9 — Join wineries from the Naramata Bench at Apex Mountain Resort for the first Vertical and Vintages Wine Festival. Chef Rob Walker will be at the Gunbarrel Saloon for a mountain high wine tasting in the relaxed and retro après ski atmosphere. Music by Uncorked. Tickets are $35 (plus taxes) and the event is from 7 to 9 p.m.

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

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