TGIF: Concerts and events in the South Okanagan

Your go-to source for concerts and events in Penticton and the South Okanagan.


Aug. 14 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park continues with world music from Barefoot Caravan.

Aug. 14 — Juno award-winning Morgan Davis from Nova Scotia will be at the Dream Café. Tickets cost $20.

Aug. 14,15 — The Barking Parrot at the Lakeside Resort presents Summer Patio Music with Bob Bricker.

Aug. 15 — Summer concert series at the Barefoot Beach Resort continues with Daniel Wesley. Visit for more information.

Aug. 15 — Live music by Boom Chicken at the Barley Mill Brew Pub and Sports Bistro, 2460 Skaha Lake Rd.

Aug. 15 — Multi-instrumentalist Awna Teixeia plays at the Dream Café. Tickets are $14.

Aug. 15 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park continues with folk music from Ari Neufeld.

Aug. 16 — Open mic at the Sweet Tooth Café in Summerland hosted by Mat Duffus from 5 to 9 p.m.

Aug. 16 — The Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre will be sponsoring a concert featuring The Great Plains — Darrel and Saskia will perform a varied program including folk, Celtic and bluegrass music. The concert will be held at the South Main Drop-In Centre at 2 p.m., tickets $10 per person. For further information call 250-493-2111.

Aug. 20 — Music at the Grist Mill: Pharis and Jason Romero bring their never-ending quest for good songs and beautiful sounds to the summer evening concert series at The Grist Mill and Gardens, 2691 Upper Bench Rd., Keremeos. Visit or call 250-499-2888 for more info.

Aug. 20 — Bring a lawnchair for Kettle Valley Brakemen at Music in the Park. Railway songs and stories 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.

Aug. 21 — Summer concert series in Gyro Park continues with pop and folk music from Uncorked.


Aug. 22 — Third annual BC Pinot Noir Celebration from 3 to 11 p.m. at Linden Gardens in Kaleden featuring special guest speaker Steven Spurrier, salon tastings with 26 of BC’s best Pinot Noir producers, canapé competition and dinner, along with live music from local band The Young’uns. Beer samples from the Cannery Brewing will accompany the entertainment portion of the evening. More information at

Aug. 22 — Comedy night at the Barley Mill Brew Pub and Sports Bistro.

Aug. 29 — Thrash Wrestling at the Penticton Legion Hall, with Penticton’s own Lost Apes performing at half-time. Tickets are $15 at the door, $12 in advance from The Grooveyard and 30 Minute Hit.

Sept. 9 — Weird Al Yankovic on the Mandatory World Tour, performing at the SOEC.

Sept. 12 — Fifth annual Quest For A Cure at Vineglass in Cawston. Entertainment by Barracuda, a Heart tribute band and Jerry Doucette. Live and silent auction with proceeds going to Cancer prevention and awareness. Tickets are $80. For more info visit


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