Upcoming events, concerts, live theatre, art exhibitions taking place in Penticton and the South Okanagan.

TGIF: Upcoming concerts and events

Concerts, events, live theatre, art exhibitions and more events in Penticton and the South Okanagan


May 26 — Friday Night Live returns to Medici’s Coffee House in Oliver. Join Marcel Morneau and friends. Bring your instrument and music, play and be part of the night’s sounds.

May 27 — Beamer Wigley, who is signed to Big Star Recordings and has opened for Aaron Pritchett, George Canyon and Brett Kissel, is performing at the Dream Café. Tickets are $10 to $15.

May 27 — 2015 Western Canadian Music Award nominee The Boom Booms perform at Tinhorn Creek Winery. Tickets are $30. For more info visit www.tinhorn.com.

May 28 — Join Justin Koshman for an evening of free entertainment at Cannery Brewing from 6-8pm. No cover.

May 31 — Scott Woods and the Twin Fiddle Express perform at the Shatford Centre at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for kids. For more visit www.scottwoods.ca.

May 31 — Brent Tyler is coming back home to the Okanagan for a special one-night performance at Cannery Brewing. Enjoy an awesome evening with Brent’s honest and introspective folk music with catchy and powerful pop hooks and melodies. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and then enjoy Brent from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available in advance at the brewery or at the door.

June 2 — Allan Crossley Quartet (Larry Crawford, Yanti Stefan Bienz, Allan Crossley) delivers fun jazz standards along with originals. They are performing at the Dream Café. Tickets are $33 for premium seats and $18 for the wings.

June 3 — Lion Bear Fox, a folk-rock group from Vancouver, are one part rock, a pinch of gospel and a dash of growl. The trio are performing at the Dream Café.

June 4 — Join Dorian Goodwin for a free concert at Cannery Brewing. He will perform from 6-8 p.m. No cover charge. Come and support local, live music.


Until June 23 — Backwards and Forwards a show by Vikki Drummond at the Summerland Art Gallery. For more information call 250-494-4494, admin@summerlandarts.com or summerlandarts.com.

Until May 26 — New Beginnings art show starts at the Leir House, 220 Manor Park Ave, open Tuesdays to Fridays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Until June 8 — Front Street Gallery is featuring guest artist Merle Somerville with Gratitude: Nature’s Bounty.This is a collection of art by the award-winning master photographer. Opening reception on May 27 from noon to 2 p.m.

May 26 — The Downtown Penticton Association is hosting a chalk painting challenge at the Ellis on the Rise Block Party. Challenge is open to anyone with prizes going to the top artists. for more info visit www.downtownpenticton.org/chalk. Or, read more about the block party here.

May 27 — The Rotary Club of Penticton presents Lobster Feast. Nova Scotian lobster, or barbecue chicken and ribs, live and silent auction. Tickets are $65 at Red Bag Store or the Shatford Centre.

May 31 — Topics and Tea at the Penticton Art Gallery with Barbara Wellborn and The Making of the Pilgrimage Cloak, A Spiritual Journey Through Art from 2 to 3 p.m. Free event. Refreshment and snacks served.

May 31 — The We Love Documentary Film Series at the Shatford Centre presents All Together Now. The film is the story behind the partnership between The Beatles and Cirque du Soleil that results in the Las Vegas production of LOVE. Admission by donation, suggested $5. Film showing at 2 p.m.

June 1 — Lloyd Gallery on Front Street hosts the opening reception for the Skies the Limit solo exhibition by Erica Hawkes from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

June 2 — First Fridays open mic night at the Penticton Art Gallery, starting at 7:30 p.m. Free event, all welcome.

June 3 — Put your running shoes on for the KVS Pub Beer Run. This 10K run hosted by Hoodoo Adventures will have participants run along the KVR Trail to three breweries and two additional beverage stations. Register today and get training.