TGIF Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

Upcoming concerts, events, live theatre, art exhibitions and more happening in and around Penticton.

CONCERTS

April 11 — Roots and blues musician Michael Jerome Browne at the Dream Café.

April 11 — One of rock music’s greatest, The Steve Miller Band, comes to the SOEC.

April 12 — Live music at the Barley Mill featuring Brian Highley.

April 12 — The South Okanagan Big Band at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 40. Roast beef dinner at 6 p.m., dance at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the Legion bar.

April 12 — The Faps at The Elite. Admission by donation. Doors open at 8 p.m. Show at 9 p.m.

April 14 — Christopher Ford, Heroes and Heathens tour, at Dogtown Coffe Co. in Penticton.

April 19 — Live music at the Barley Mill featuring Uncorked at 7:30 p.m.

April 18 and 19 — Roots supergroup Barney Bentall and the High Bar Gang at the Dream Café.

April 19 — Aidan Mayes and Mandy Cole at the Bufflehead at 6:30 p.m. No cover, reservations highly recommended.

April 22 — Sharp, sassy and funny The Good Lovelies perform at the Dream Café,

April 24 — Cat Thomson Spring Into Summer Tour with special guest Miles Curtis at the Elite. Cover is $7 at the door.

May 1 — Two-time Juno Award winning singer-songwriter Ruth Moody at the Dream Café.

June 12 — Kenny Rogers Through the Years tour at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

EVENTS

Until May 3 — 88th Penticton Kiwanis Music, Dance and Speech Arts Festival. For schedule of events visit www.pkmf.com.

Until May 11 — Full gallery exhibition Styx & Stones at the Penticton Art Gallery. Featuring two key components a juried call for artists and non-juried public program which invites the community to come in and add their own experience to the exhibition.

Until May 4 — Many Hats Theatre Company production of Marc Camoletti’s Boeing Boeing. Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. (no performance April 11) and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $22/$19 at the Wine Country Visitor Centre or reserve by phone 250-276-2170.

April 19 to May 1 — Diane Way is the guest artist at Front Street Gallery presenting New Digs a collection of watermedia works. Artist in attendance April 19 from 1 to 3 p.m.

April 20 — Easter brunch in the ballroom at the Penticton Lakeside Resort from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Prize for best Easter bonnet, Easter egg hunt for kids eight and under. Call 250-493-9772.

April 24 — The Kitchen Stove Film Series presents The Lunchbox at the Landmark 7 Cinema with screenings at 4 and 7 p.m. Pre-purchase tickets are $13 at the Penticton Art Gallery or The Book Shop. Limited tickets may be available at the door for $15.

April 25 and 26 — Pen-Hi Media Arts Entertainment presents Faulty Towers Revisited at the Shatford Centre for the Arts. This candlelight dinner theatre extravaganza features an array of hot appetizers, buffet and desserts and locally produced spirits. Tickets are available in advance only until April 18 and are $40 each (all ages event). For reservations or tickets contact 250-488-0867.

May 3 — Enjoy an evening of chic glam at the Penticton Lakeside Resort Grand Ballroom for Bacchanalia. Chef Chris Remington’s culinary masterpieces with over 200 wines from 50 different wineries. Event runs from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $75. Black tie and cocktail attire strongly encouraged.

May 7 — Ladies Night in the Bufflehead sponsored by Urbana Clothing from 5 to 8 p.m.

May 24 — S.S. Sicamous centennial celebration. Sample fine wines and ales beside Okanagan Lake. Nibble on delicous food and savour the smell of freshly baked bread pulled from the heritage rock oven. Tickets are $25 with all proceeds to the SS Sicamous. They include your first glass of wine, a tasty morsel, entertainment and a tour of the ship.

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