T.G.I.F. for Friday Sept. 7

This weekends entertainment, concerts and events in and around Penticton

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. Live music most Thursday and Friday nights. Follow Elite After 6 on Facebook.

Fibonacci’s — Karaoke every Monday and Friday from 7 p.m. to midnight, Open mic on Thursday from 7 p.m. to midnight. Poker Wednesdays, 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. Check www.voodoos.com for live music performance dates.

CONCERTS

Sept. 7 — Steve Jones Band will be performing at the Cobblestone Wine Bar and Restaurant

Sept. 8 — Belle Plaine brings their own brand of jazz fusion, vintage country and feminine pop to VooDoo’s at 8 p.m. $10 cover charge at the door.

Sept. 8 — Sloan at the Tinhorn Creek Amphitheatre in Oliver. Tickets are $60. Shuttle service available. For more info call 1-888-484-6467.

Sept. 11 — John Antoniuk (aka Smokekiller) touring on his newly released third full-length album Always With You at Voodoo’s.

Sept. 13 — Michael Musclow celebrates the release of his eighth album Lie Within the Line at Elite After 6 (Elite Restaurant) at 8 p.m. Joining him is Penticton indie rock band Russian Juliet. $5 cover charge.

Sept. 14, 15 — A native New Yorker with deep roots in the American blues and folk tradition, Eric Bibb will be performing at the Dream Café. Tickets are $30.

Sept. 21 — Australian grunge rockers Arcane Saints hit Voodoo’s as part of their Canadian Tour Never Say Die. Doors open at 8 p.m. All ages. Cover charge.

EVENTS

Until Sept. 29 — Many Hats Theatre presents Storm Warning. Play runs until Sept. 29 with shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinee on Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $22 for adults and $19 for students and seniors. For more information visit www.manyhatstheatre.com.

Sept. 7 — Terry Fox movie night in the park at 7 p.m. in Summerland’s Memorial Park band shell. Terry Fox T-shirts and concession items will be on sale. Donations to the B.C. Terry Fox Foundation welcomed.

Sept. 7, 9 — The 16th Pentastic Jazz Festival. Featuring Gator Beat, The Terrier Brothers, Lance Buller, Dixieland Express Jazz Band, Offramp Jazz Sextet, Aged to Perfection and more. Tickets online at www.valleyfirsttix.com or at the Penticton and Wine Country Visitor Centre.

Sept. 8 — The Naramata Bench Wineries Association Tailgate Party with master of ceremonies Terry David Mulligan. Pop some corks, dance to live music and taste food from some of the Okanagan’s finest chefs. Tickets are $89 for main event or $155 for main and after party. For more info call 1-800-663-1900.

Until Sept. 8 — South Okanagan Similkameen Chapter of the Federation of Canadian artists exhibit at Tinhorn Creek Vineyard in Oliver.

Sept. 8, 9 — Summerland Fall Fair at the Summerland Curling Club featuring exhibits, workshops, local entertainment and more. $5 gate fee, children under 12 are free.

Sept. 9 — Sound Stage Productions is hosting auditions for their production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Whistle Down The Wind at the Penticton Lakeside Resort Ballroom. Kids 14 and under audition from 9 a.m. to noon. Adults 15 and up auditions start at 1 p.m. No experience is necessary. Bring your favourite song or visit www.soundstageproductions.com for songs from the musical.