TGIF: concert and event listings for the week of July 3

Concert and event listings for Penticton and surrounding communities

Music

July 3 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park with shows by Nikita Afonso as well as Aidan Mayes and Mandy Cole.

July 3 — El Javi comes to the Dream Café, combining the sounds of his acoustic flamenco guitar with the minimalist drum-set of percussionist Jordi Matin, calling their unique bridge between flamenco and progressive rock, flamenco fusion.

July 3 — Karaoke night at Fibonacci Roastery and Café.

July 3, 4 — The Barking Parrot at the Lakeside Resort presents Summer Patio Music with Paul Gibbons.

July 4 — Live music by Tanya Lipscomb at the Barley Mill Brew Pub and Sports Bistro, 2460 Skaha Lake Rd.

July 4 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park continues with the folk/reggae stylings of My Kind of Karma.

July 4 — The Dream Café presents Vancouver-born Steve Kozak, who has been a mainstay on the western Canadian blues scene since the mid-eighties.Kozak has been winning over fans performing his up-tempo brand of jump, swing and working man’s blues to enthusiastic audiences throughout the Pacific Northwest and western Canada.

July 4 — Aidan Mayes and Mandy Cole in a benefit concert at the Elite Cafe to celebrate the music of the popular local duo and raise money to replace a stolen guitar. Doors at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m., Stay for a karaoke party afterwards. Minimum $10 donation at the door.

July 5 — The Penticton Concert Band, directed by Gerald Nadeau, presents an evening of music at the bandshell in Penticton’s Gyro Park from 7 to 9 p.m.

July 5 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park continues with classical music from the Penticton Concert Band.

July 6 — Karaoke Dance party at Fibonacci Roastery and Café.

July 8 — Light Classics for a Summer Evening concerty from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Shatford Centre, featuring Okanagan Symphony misic director Rosemary Thomson and the faculty from Strings the Thing’ summer camp, including local violinists John Suderman and Elizabeth Lupton, celloist Joel Stobbe, and Calvin Dyck. For more information, call 250-770-7668.

July 9 — Mat Duffus and the Pro Bonos, featuring Rick deFehr on keyboards, play on the lawn all summer long for Thursday night barbecues from 6 to 9 p.m. at the 1912 restaurant, 100 Alder St., Kaleden.

July 9 — Live music jam with Boom Chicken every Thursday night at Fibonacci’s starting at 8 p.m.

July 10, 11 — Legendary Bluesman Jim Byrnes returns to the Dream Café for another weekend of music and stories.

July 10 — Celebrate the start of the summer wine festival from 6 to10 p.m. in Oliver Community Park at Uncork the Sun concert, featuring Mostly Marley. Tickets for the event are $30 for adults, $15 for students and children under 8 are free. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Oliver Visitor Centre and the Oliver Community Centre or at the gate while they last. For more information about the event visit www.oliverrecreation.ca or call 250-498-4985.

July 10, 11 — The Barking Parrot at the Lakeside Resort presents Summer Patio Music with Gord McLaren.

July 12 — The Kettle Valley Brakemen perform at the South Main Drop-In Centre at 2 p.m. Admission is $10.

July 16 — Music at the Grist Mill: 100 mile house; winners of the emerging artist award at the 2014 Edmonton Folk Music Festival, husband and wife duo Peter Stone and Denise MacKay are coming to the summer evening concert series at The Grist Mill and Gardens, 2691 Upper Bench Rd., Keremeos. Visit www.oldgristmill.ca/events or call 250-499-2888 for more info.

July 16 — Bring a lawnchair for Michael Painchaud at Music in the Park. Country singer-songwriter from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Oliver Community bandshell. Rain venue is the Oliver Community Centre, 6359 Park Dr. Admission by donation. Market and food vendors from 4:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, email OliverCAC@gmail.com.

July 16 — The Elite Restaurant presents Sitsoul with opening act, The Order of Chaos.

July 17 — The Penticton Concert Band, directed by Gerald Nadeau, presents An Evening of Summer Music, performing favourites from pop, rock, movie themes, plus some “old time” melodies from the Roaring 20’s – there’s a little something to please everyone at the Gyro Park bandshell in Osoyoos from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

July 17 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park continues with rock from Flashback.

July 18 — The Back Alley Concert series at the Firehall Brewery in Oliver presents Devon Coyote, along with local artists, Marion Trimble and Enid Baker. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. Visit www.firehallbrewery.com for more information.

July 18 — The Elite Restaurant presents The Bottom Shelf Bourbon Trio.

July 18 — Live music by The Surf Cats at the Barley Mill Brew Pub and Sports Bistro, 2460 Skaha Lake Rd.

July 18 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park continues with country from McLaren and Mai.

July 22 — The Elite Restaurant presents Karate Kids along with Exits.

July 23 — Bring a lawnchair for 13 Broken Bones, classic rock’n’roll at Music in the Park. Feed the Valley concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Oliver Community bandshell. Rain venue is the Oliver Community Centre, 6359 Park Dr. Admission by donation, bring goods for Oliver Food Bank. Market and food vendors from 4:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, email OliverCAC@gmail.com.

July 24 — Music at the Grist Mill: Lester Quitzau; soulful acoustic and electric folk, blues and roots music; like a cool blue stream flowing over luxurious tones coming to the summer evening concert series at The Grist Mill and Gardens, 2691 Upper Bench Rd., Keremeos. Visit www.oldgristmill.ca/events or call 250-499-2888 for more info.

July 24 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park continues with rock from Fluxx.

July 25 — Live music by Our Sons at the Barley Mill Brew Pub and Sports Bistro, 2460 Skaha Lake Rd.

July 25 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park continues with folk rock from the Greg Drummond Band.

July 30 — Bring a lawnchair for Cindy Doucette at Music in the Park. Jazz and pop vocalist from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Oliver Community bandshell. Rain venue is the Oliver Community Centre, 6359 Park Dr. Admission by donation. Market and food vendors from 4:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, email OliverCAC@gmail.com.

July 30 — The Elite Restaurant presents Grid Pickers.

July 31 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park continues with jazz from Jazzcool.

Events

July 3 — The Many Hats production of Nana’s Naughty Knickers is on at the Cannery Theatre until July 25. Visit manyhatstheatre.com for show times and dates.

July 3-5 — The Penticton Rotary Club’s Ribfest will bring Okanagan Lake Park alive with a full weekend of fantastic family fun. We will offer a rib cook off between four champion barbecue teams from across Canada, music throughout the entire event, entertainment and activities for children and youth, as well as a beverage garden and vendors

July 4 — Penticton Scottish Festival at Kings Park. Pipe bands, highland dancing, the caber toss and more. Scottish music, arts, food, and athletics combine from 8 a.m to 8 p.m. $10 per person admission. More information at http://www.pentictonscottishfestival.ca.

July 11 — Emerging artist Dorian Woods is the guest artist at the Front Street Gallery from July 10 to 23. Woods will be on hand for the show opening on July 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. www.FrontStreetGalleryPenticton.com.

Aug. 22 — Comedy night at the Barley Mill Brew Pub and Sports Bistro, 2460 Skaha Lake Rd.

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