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TGIF: Concerts and events listings for Penticton and South Okanagan

Concerts

Dec. 20 and 21 — The Taylor Cook Group performs at the Dream Café. Cook is a saxophonist originally from Penticton. Tickets $10.

Dec. 21 — Live music from Uncorked at the Barley Mill Brew Pub.

Dec. 26 to 28 — It’s a Boxing Day/week party for Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars with their New Orleans rocking roots and blues at the Dream Café. Tickets are $30.

Dec. 28 — High Society, a rocking soul and blues band from Vancouver, performs at Voodoo's.

Dec. 31 — Great White North performs at the Gunbarrel Saloon at Apex Mountain.

Jan. 4 — Live music by Brian Highley at the Barley Mill Pub starting at 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 9 — The Band Perry performs at the SOEC with special guests Easton Corbin and Lindsay Ell.

Jan. 17 — South Okanagan Concert Society presents Khac Chi, Vietnamese bamboo music. Concert is 7:30 p.m. at Oliver Alliance Church. Tickets are $20 at Beyond Bliss, Imperial Office Pro or some available at the door.

Jan. 18 — The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra presents Romance In Vienna at 7:30 p.m. at the Cleland Theatre. Special guests include Chelsea Rus, Taylor Pardell, Martin Sadd and Aaron Durand.

Jan. 19 — The Barenaked Ladies brings their tour to the SOEC with special guests Lakes of the Canyon

Feb. 27 — Kenny Rogers on his Through The Years world tour stops at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

April 10 — Country duo Florida Georgia Line with special guests Dallas Smith and Chris Lane at the SOEC.

April 11 — The Steve Miller Band perform at the SOEC.

Events

Dec. 21 — Beach party at the Barking Parrot with a bikini contest and over $500 in cash prizes and a snowboard. No cover.

Until Jan. 19 — Okanagan Artists In Their Studios at the Penticton Art Gallery. Guest curated by Patricia Ainslie.

Jan. 12 — Children’s Showcase returns with The Real Cooligans at the Cleland Theatre in the Penticton Community Centre with special guests dancer Cheline Lacroix, mime/clown Jenny Moon, hip hop aritsts Warren Hooley and Austin George and urban dancers Jake and Damian Evans. Show is at 2 p.m.

Jan. 25 — The Naramata Scottish Country Dancers and the Shatford Centre are hosting the annual Robbie Burns Supper.

Feb. 9 — Children’s Showcase presents Peter and the Wolf at 2 p.m. at the Cleland Theatre.

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