TGIF listings of concerts and events in the South Okanagan

Entertainment, concerts and events listings for 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; a great way to try out new material or check out the local music. Open Mic Night is also streaming online.

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 — Sunday afternoon kids jam from 3 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Tuesday nights is Surrender the Booty — local artists are given space to show their wares for sale.

Concerts

March 30 and 31 — Brandon Isaak and Keith Picot at the Dream Café. Isaak a prolific song writer who has been nominated for a Maple Blues Award and Picot won a Maple Blues Award in 2011 as Canada’s best bass player. Reservations required by calling 250-490-9012. Showtime is 8 p.m.

March 31 — Three time B.C. Indie Music Award nominee Michael Musclow is in Penticton to celebrate his first compilation release stringing together material from his first seven albums. Musclow is with Playing For Tips at The Elite from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.

March 31 — Voodoo’s grand opening under new owners. Kill Matilda and Ready Set Die on stage starting at 8 p.m.

April 4 — International DJ Tim Mason at The Mule on his 2012 Roll Call Tour. His debut single, The Moment, captured the imaginations of dance floors around the world and his second single Anima is doing the same.

April 5 — Thursday Night Showcase at Smith and Company Coffee House in Penticton features Amber Leake, Chanel Stasiuk and Craig Brown.  Starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $17 for adults, $10 for students available in advance or at the door.

April 6 — Rock The Peach battle of the bands finals at the Barking Parrot. The winners of round one (The Malibu Knights), round two (The Flu) and round three battle starting at 8 p.m. Entrance by donation with proceeds going to Giving Others A Boost.

Events

March 30 — Art exhibit Under the Italian Sun. Travel to central Italy through the paintings of Sharon Snow and Lynne Mran at the Leir House until April 12.

March 30 — Penticton Art Gallery presents Daphne Odjig: A tribute to courage and School District 67 art students Visual Diversions.

March 30 — The Louisiana Hayride comes to the Penticton Cleland Theatre at 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are available at the Penticton Wine and Country Tourism Information Centre or by calling 250-493-4055.

April 1 — The Penticton Tune Agers visit the Penticton Cleland Theatre at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available at Penticton Wine and Country Tourism Information Centre. For more information call 250-770-1926.

April 5 — Summerland Middle School 2012 Grade 8 band trip benefit concert featuring the Thursday Night Jazz band at Centre Stage Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Refreshments and silent auction.

April 12 — Many Hats Theatre Company presents the comedy In Separate Beds at the Cannery Stage. April 12 until May 5.