TGIF: Penticton concerts and events listings

Upcoming concerts, events and entertainment listings for Penticton and the South Okanagan.


August 17 — Ari Neufeld will be performing at the Cobblestone Wine Bar and Restaurant at the Naramata Heritage Inn and Spa.

Aug. 17 — Two-time Juno award winning banjo player Jayme Stone touring on his latest album Room of Wonders at the Dream Café. Tickets are $24.

Aug. 17 — About Time performs as part of the Downtown Penticton Association Sunshine Cabaret, free in Gyro Park.

Aug. 18 — Shari Ulrich is performing with her daughter Julia Graff on violin, piano, accordion, guitar, mandolin and vocals plus Ted Littlemore on piano, accordion at the Dream Café.

Aug. 18 — Blackberry Wood, an alt-country-gypsy band with foot stomping music. Show starts at 8 p.m. at Elite After 6 and tickets are $8.

Aug. 18 — Kirk Dixon performs as part of the Downtown Penticton Association Sunshine Cabaret, free in Gyro Park.

Aug. 19 — All ages summer party at Voodoo’s Lounge featuring DJs Krom, Syn3rgy, Wolftrack and Abstrakt Sonance. Admission is $5 and doors open at 6 p.m. with DJs spinning dubstep, hip hop, house music and electronica until midnight.

Aug. 22 — Ben Everyman is an alt-country-roots musician touring on a new album at Voodoo’s with Devon Coyote.

Aug. 23 — Originally from Naramata, Taylor Cook is an active part of the Toronto jazz scene and will be joined by Winston Matsushita on the piano, Adam Thomas on the bass and Andrew Millar on the drums at the Dream Café. Tickets are $20.

Aug. 23 — Rock-a-billy from Big John Bates and Penticton’s the Nobodies. Show starts at 8 p.m.  at Elite After 6 and tickets are $8.

Aug. 24 — The Royal LePage Downtown Penticton Street dance returns to the 200-300 blocks of Main Street. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. check out entertainment on three stages featuring six bands, DJ Shakes and more.

Aug. 30 — Song of the Prairies, a concert with truly Canadian content by Saskia and Darrel at the Shatford Centre. Show starts at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. For more info or to purchase tickets call 250-770-7668.


Aug. 17 — Movies in the park in Memorial Park in downtown Summerland. Pirates Band of Misfits showing around 8:30 p.m. Bring chairs and blankets. Snacks and beverages on sale in support of Summerland Merchant’s Committee.

Aug. 18 — South Okanagan Roller Derby Association presents Carnival of Carnage at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. The Penticton Pistoleras take on the KCity Rollers. Doors open at 6 p.m. and whistle at 6:30 p.m. Tickets – plus fees – are $15 for adults ($12 in advance), $8 for seniors and kids under 10 are free. Prizes for best costume, vendors on site and beer and spirits available.

Aug. 18 — An amusing and historical tour of one of Summerland’s oldest graveyards. Tour is approximately two hours and registration required at the Summerland Museum. For more info call 250-494-9395 or email

Aug. 18 — Smash hit musical Mamma Mia! at the South Okanagan Events presenting at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Until Aug. 31 — Artists of the South Okanagan Similkameen present Indulgence, a group exhibition of paintings at the Shatford Centre.

Sept. 1 — The 10th annual See Ya Later Ranch Dog Days of Summer from noon to 4 p.m. Admission by donation with all proceeds going to the B.C. SPCA.