Concerts

Cty and Colour singer Dallas Green brings a solo tour to Vernon Nov. 18. (City and Colour photo)

City and Colour solo tour comes to Okanagan

Tickets for singer Dallas Green’s show on sale Friday, July 16

 

Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)

Merritt country music festival’s ‘crazy-ass scene’ recalled in photographer’s new book

Campground C party zone and more remembered in Dee Lippingwell’s third book

 

Headstones will be joined by Moist, Sloan and Tea Party in Penticton Nov. 6. (Headstones)

Saints and Sinners Tour coming to Penticton this fall

Headstones, Moist, Sloan and The Tea Party coming to SOEC in November

 

Jann Arden will embark on Canada-wide tour Spring 2022 with a stop in Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre on June 13. (Contributed)

Jann Arden coming to Penticton in 2022

The Jann Arden Live! tour has been rescheduled for 2022

Jann Arden will embark on Canada-wide tour Spring 2022 with a stop in Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre on June 13. (Contributed)
Grants are being offered to residents to host backyard concerts and support local musicians. (Lake Country Arts Council photo)

Backyard concerts in tune for Okanagan community

Grants offered to residents to host live music and support local musicians

Grants are being offered to residents to host backyard concerts and support local musicians. (Lake Country Arts Council photo)
Veteran Canadian singer/songwriter Colin James and Blues Trio will perform in Penticton on Saturday, Nov. 13 and Vernon Sunday, Nov. 14, making up for shows cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19. (Photo submitted)

Canadian music icon making good on Okanagan shows

Colin James and Blues Trio will play Penticton and Vernon in November after cancelling in 2020 due to pandemic

Veteran Canadian singer/songwriter Colin James and Blues Trio will perform in Penticton on Saturday, Nov. 13 and Vernon Sunday, Nov. 14, making up for shows cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19. (Photo submitted)
A live performance from KISS is available to live stream for fans through the Abbotsford Centre.

KISS-ing 2020 away with the Abbotsford Centre

New Year’s Eve stream from hall of fame rockers offered by Abbotsford Centre

A live performance from KISS is available to live stream for fans through the Abbotsford Centre.
The Sycamore String Quartet’s performance in Lake Country has been postponed due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions. (Quartet photo)

COVID-19 restrictions curtail Okanagan events

Theatre’s announce postponed and cancelled shows

The Sycamore String Quartet’s performance in Lake Country has been postponed due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions. (Quartet photo)
Dusty Hill (left) and ZZ Top founder Billy F Gibbons on stage at the band’s first show in Penticton in 2009. The Tres Hombres will be back at the South Okanagan Events Centre in April of 2021 with special guests Cheap Trick. (File photo)

ZZ Top reschedules Penticton show for 2021

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band moves tour date to April 2021 due to coronavirus

Dusty Hill (left) and ZZ Top founder Billy F Gibbons on stage at the band’s first show in Penticton in 2009. The Tres Hombres will be back at the South Okanagan Events Centre in April of 2021 with special guests Cheap Trick. (File photo)
Corb Lund is scheduled to kick off his tour June 16, which will bring him to Vernon Nov. 20. (Agricultural Tragic album cover)

Corb Lund’s revised tour includes Okanagan stop

Western music artist still planning to hit the road in June, reach Okanagan by November

Corb Lund is scheduled to kick off his tour June 16, which will bring him to Vernon Nov. 20. (Agricultural Tragic album cover)
Gord Bamford was originally scheduled to perform at the SOEC in Penticton on March 27. (Contributed)

Gord Bamford music festival rescheduled for October

#Rednek Music Fest moved to October due to COVID-19 pandemic, refunds available

Gord Bamford was originally scheduled to perform at the SOEC in Penticton on March 27. (Contributed)
Alice Cooper has postponed his tour due to COVID-19. (Alice Cooper Facebook)

Alice Cooper postpones North American tour, Penticton show

COVID-19: Alice Cooper fans in Penticton will have to wait until the fall to see the glam rocker

Alice Cooper has postponed his tour due to COVID-19. (Alice Cooper Facebook)
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Brad Paisley performed with MacKenzie Porter at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Friday, March 6. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

Gallery: Brad Paisley and surprise guest rock Penticton

The country music star surprised the Okanagan town with an appearance by Brett Kissel

Brad Paisley performed with MacKenzie Porter at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Friday, March 6. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)
Mitchell Tenpenny was one of the openers for the Old Dominion concert at the SOEC on Saturday. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Old Dominion brings down the house at the South Okanagan Events Centre

Mitchell Tenpenny and Meghan Patrick opened for the country band.

Mitchell Tenpenny was one of the openers for the Old Dominion concert at the SOEC on Saturday. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Locals ‘unsung heroes of South Okanagan set up and take down

Locals ‘unsung heroes of South Okanagan set up and take down

Large numbers of local workers benefit from the big productions that come to Penticton each year.

Locals ‘unsung heroes of South Okanagan set up and take down
Third South Okanagan show added for PAW Patrol Live!

Third South Okanagan show added for PAW Patrol Live!

A third show was announced for the PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure show at the SOEC

Third South Okanagan show added for PAW Patrol Live!
Big Wreck perform in Toronto earlier this year. (Big Wreck FB)

Four Canadian mega-bands ready to rock Penticton this summer

Big Wreck, Headstones, Moist, and The Tea Party coming to Penticton in June

Big Wreck perform in Toronto earlier this year. (Big Wreck FB)
Photos: Yukon Blonde at The Mule

Photos: Yukon Blonde at The Mule

Vancouver indie rockers Yukon Blonde brought some new songs to the Mule Concert House March 31

Photos: Yukon Blonde at The Mule
Arnold Choi.                                Submitted photo

Award-winning cellist duo returns to Okanagan

Arnold Choi and sister Estelle are joining the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra in concert

Arnold Choi.                                Submitted photo