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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings
Jan. 9 — The Band Perry performs at the SOEC with special guests Easton Corbin and Lindsay Ell.
Jan. 11 — Live music at the Barley Mill Brew Pub featuring Pistol Pete.
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. 18 — Live music at the Barley Mill Brew Pub featuring Brian Highley.
Jan. 19 — The Barenaked Ladies brings their tour to the SOEC with special guests Ladies of the Canyon.
Jan 24 and 25 — Juno award winning blues musician Jim Byrnes at the Dream Café. Tickets $34.
Jan. 25 — Elvis tribute artist Adam Fitzpatrick at the Cleland Community Theatre with the Bringing It Back Tour and special guest Joe Kelso as Roy Orbison.
Jan. 25 — Live music at the Barley Mill Brew Pub with Will Schlackl.
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.
Jan. 12 — Children’s Showcase returns with The Super 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 Damien Evans. Show is at 2 p.m.
Until Jan. 19 — Okanagan Artists In Their Studios at the Penticton Art Gallery. Guest curated by Patricia Ainslie.
Jan. 22 to Jan. 25 — Soundstage Productions Presents Les Miserables at the Penticton Lakeside Resort. Tickets are $45 plus taxes. Shows at 7 p.m. except Jan. 25 which has a matinee at 1 p.m. and a 7 p.m. show.
Jan. 23 — Kitchen Stove Film Festival returns to Landmark Cinema 7 with a screening of the Canadian film Watermark. Pre-purchased single tickets: $13 each, available at the Penticton Art Gallery or The Book Shop. Limited single tickets $15 may be available at the door. Showtimes are at 4 and 7 p.m.
Jan. 25 — Naramata Scottish Country Dancers and the Shatford Centre are hosting the annual Robbie Burns Supper with all the traditional ceremony, finery, speeches and lively Celtic entertainment. Tickets are $40 and available at the Shatford Centre and The Book Shop.
Jan. 25 — The Great Gatsby Prohibition Party, a roaring 20s party on the SS Sicamous paddle wheeler. Go back in time to be served sumptuous canapés and fine wines from the Okanagan. Dance the Charleston with Penticton School of Dance. Music from DJ Capitan K. Event starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $30.
Feb. 6 — Snowed In Comedy Tour brings a night of stand up comedy to the Barking Parrot by Arj Barker, Pete Johansson, Craig Campbell and Dan Quinn. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Acts start at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.
Feb. 27 — Inaugural Penticton and District Arts Awards night, recognizing individuals and organizations for their contribution and support of arts and culture in Penticton. Event is at the Shatford Centre.