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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

CONCERTS

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

Feb. 22 — Born in Burma and now calling the Okanagan home, jazz guitarist Thurein Myint is performing at the Dream Café. Tickets are $6.

Feb. 23 — Rock and roll/blues artist Matt Blais is at Voodoo’s at 7 p.m. Cover is $5.

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.

Feb. 23 — World music virtuoso and Chilean rising superstar Nano Stern is performing at the Dream Café. Tickets are $18.

March 1 and 2 — World’s leading boogie woogie/rock and roll piano player Ben Waters is at the Dream Café. Tickets are $30.

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 8 and 9 — Rita Chiarelli, Canada's most highly acclaimed female roots and blues artist is performing at the Dream Café. Tickets are $36.

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

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 3 — Children’s Showcase presents Flyin’ Bob, circus artist extraordinaire at the Cleland Theatre. Show is at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12.

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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