Concerts and events listings for Penticton and region

Upcoming entertainment, concerts and events in Penticton and the South Okanagan.

Entertainment

BARLEY MILL PUB — Karaoke 2.0 every Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 p.m. Watch sports on 23 TVs and one 11-foot screen.

ELITE RESTAURANT — Open Mic Night every Friday at 8 p.m. Share your talents, hidden or otherwise, at the Elite After 6. Wednesday is vinyl night starting at 8 p.m. Thursday night karaoke starting at 8 p.m.

FIBONACCI’S — Karaoke every Monday and Friday from 7 p.m. to midnight, Open mic on Thursday from 7 p.m. to midnight. Poker Wednesday’s, no money involved play for prizes.

GREY SAGE PUB — Free pool every Sunday, poker and prizes every Tuesday, music bingo every Wednesday and karaoke with Sky every Thursday in the OK Falls Hotel. Sports on the big screen.

VOODOO’S — Wednesday nights is Surrender the Booty — local artists are given space to show their wares for sale. For live music gigs check www.voodoos.com.

Concerts

April 27 — Musaic Vocal Ensemble presents A Night at the Opera at the St. Saviour’s Anglican Church at 7:30 p.m. Featuring excerpts from, Carmen, Pagliacci, La Traviata, West Side Story and more. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students.

April 27 — Rising pop star James Struthers performs at Voodoo’s at 8 p.m.

April 28 — Willy Blizzard is real Canadian folk music spanning the decades. The band, who released the album In From the Cold in 2010, is performing at the Dream Café. Call 250-490-9012 for reservations. Tickets are $20.

April 28 — Aidan Mayes will be performing at the Cobblestone Wine Bar and Restaurant at the Naramata Heritage Inn and Spa.

April 28 — International Choir Festival hosted by the Naramata Choir. Choral event is at 7 p.m. at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students.

April 28 — Trevor Caswell in concert at the Penticton Art Gallery tea room. Limited number of seats available. Ticket info at 250-493-2928.

April 29 — Dr. Eclectic, aka Allan Markin, hosts a CD release party at Fibonacci Roaster and Cafe at 2 p.m. Cover charge $5.

May 3 — Smith & Company Coffee House Thursday Night Showcase with Meghan McCafferty, Meander and Gord McLaren. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $17 for adults. $10 for students.

May 4 — First Fridays at the Penticton Art Gallery featuring open mic night in the tea room. Free admission.

May 5 — Old Time Machine with Wesly James performs at Voodoo’s. A blend of finger-style traditional blues and ethereal soundscapes.

Events

May 5 — Okanagan Symphony Orchestra presents Russian Gems at the Cleland Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

May 5 and 6 — Sage Valley Voices adult choir performs music at the Oliver United Church. May 5 show at 7 p.m. May 6 show at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door and includes deserts following the concert.

April 28 — Topics & Tea, the work of Daphne Odjig at the Penticton Art Gallery. Enjoy a cup of tea and baked goods compliments of The Bench Artisan Food Market. Entry by donation.

Until May 5 — Many Hats Theatre Company presents the comedy In Separate Beds at the Cannery Stage. Shows are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. For more info visit www.manyhatstheatre.com.

May 8 — Filmmaker Austin Vickers at the Shatford Centre for his new movie People V. The State of Illusion. Question and answer session with Vickers after showing. Movie begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

Until May 17 — Naramata Arts Studio presents a Spring Art Exhibition at the historic Leir House in Penticton. Original works from a wide variety of painting media.