TGIF: Concerts and events listings for Penticton and South Okanagan
July 18 — Anja jazz trio, led by Keremeos-born saxophonist Jonnie Bridgman, are playing at the Sunshine Cabaret in Gyro Park Penticton. Concert is free and begins at 7 p.m.
July 18 and 19 — Bob Bricker performs at the Barking Parrot Patio from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
July 19 — Live music by Gord McLaren at the Barley Mill Pub.
July 19 — Nankama and Tamabiko Taiko performing at Gyro Park in Penticton as part of the free Sunshine Cabaret at 7 p.m.
July 19 — Shari Ulrich, a B.C. music legend, at the Dream Café. Tickets are $22.
July 20 — Feed the Kids benefit concert featuring Destiny the Dance Band at Gyro Park in Penticton from 7 to 9 p.m. Fundraiser for local school programs.
July 23 to 26 — Piano wizard Michael Kaeshammer at the Dream Café. Tickets are $48.
July 24 — Steve Jones & The Patio Bandits peform classic rock and roll at the Oliver Community Stage bandshell from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feed the Valley concert.
July 25 — Rock Skool, a program run at the Shatford Centre, hosts a rock show by the students. Concert is from 1 to 4 p.m.
July 25 — Flashback performs at Gyro Park at 7 p.m. in Penticton as part of the free summer long concert series Sunshine Cabaret.
July 25 and 26 — Dustin McGifford and Annie Scott perform on the Barking Parrot patio from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
July 26 — Live music by Will Schlackl at the Barley Mill Pub.
July 26 — Hey Ocean performing at Tinhorn Creek Winery amphitheatre at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40.
July 26 — Rock band Fluxx performs at Gyro Park in Penticton at 7 p.m. as part of Sunshine Cabaret.
July 30 and 31 — Singer-songwriter Zakiya Hooker brings her silky-rich voice and jazzy blues sound to the Dream Café. Tickets are $36.
July 31 — Diva Night at Music in the Park on the Kiwanis Stage in Oliver Community Park featuring Hilary Drummond, Carol Sheridan and Samantha Marsel from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
July 31 to Aug. 3 — Boonstock Music and Arts Festival featuring Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, City and Colour, Classified, Gob, Rise Against and more. www.Boonstock.ca.
July 25 to Aug. 7 — Front Street Gallery welcomes guest photographic artist David Johnson. Opening event is on July 25 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Until July 26 — Many Hats Theatre Company presents a production of Caught In The Net. Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $22/$19 at the Wine Country Visitor’s Centre or reserve by phone 250-276-2170.
July 26 — La Party Fantastique! A night to remember with glamour, fashion, wearable art, food and drink. Fundraising for SOVAS and the Penticton Art Gallery. Dress up, be creative and enjoy an evening of fashion by Tiger Alley And Heiress Salon and Boutique, food trucks and beverages. Tickets are $40 and includes complimentary drink. VIP ticket is $60 which includes admission and other benefits to support both SOVAS and the art gallery.
July 26 — Liquidity Wines in Okanagan Falls is hosting Clusterfest as fine artists, performers and musicians from around the world participate in a nine-day artist series. Every night a 45-minute performance takes place in Liquidity’s intimate wine-making building from 8 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $25. www.clusterfest.ca.
Aug. 3 — Custom truck and car show Jacked and Juiced presented by JCI Penticton and Boyd Autobody and glass at Skaha Lake Park starting at 10 a.m.
Aug. 6 to 10 — The 67th annual Penticton Peach Festival is four days of free, family fun including a parade, Aboriginal cultural village, skateboard/bmx competition, sandcastle competition, square dance festival and amusement park rides. Live entertainment in Okanagan Park including Emerson Drive, Trooper, The Stampeders, local acts, tribute artists and more. Also in the park will be the Trampoline Wall Show, hypnotist William James, Ukrainian dancers and more For full schedule of events visit www.peachfest.com.
Aug. 7 — Follow the balloons to the Penticton Downtown Summer Art Walk from 5 to 7 p.m. Participating galleries include Front Street Gallery, Lloyds Gallery, Picture This Gallery, YGO Studio, Caroline’s Boutique, Kindrie Grove Studios and Tumbleweed Gallery.
Sept. 13 — Naramata bench Tailgate party at Poplar Grove Winery from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wine tasting, local cuisine, music and ceelbrating Naramata’s 1950s culture. Tickets are $95 (plus taxes and fees) and can be purchased at www.naramatabench.com or by phone 1-800-663-1900.