TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

TGIF concerts and events listings for Penticton and the South Okanagan.


July 20 — Sax Among Friends will be performing at the Cobblestone Wine Bar and Restaurant at the Naramata Heritage Inn and Spa.

July 20 and 21— Out of Eden at Gyro Park at 7 p.m. and Aidan Mayes and Mandy Cole Duo on July 21 as part of the Downtown Penticton Association Sunshine Cabaret. Free event.

July 20 — Cuban Fire, an engaging trio that performs original music and latin/cuban classics in all genres (son, salsa, bolero etc.). Tickets $20 at Dream Café.

July 20 — Heavy soul and rock ‘n’ roll with Alkatine at The Elite. Opening act Michael Musclow. Show starts 8 p.m. $5.

July 21 — 7th annual Jazzcool Faculty Concert at Dream Café with Craig Thomson, Stan Sabourin, Bernie Addington, Scott Gamble and Will Schlackl performing as a fundraiser for the school. Tickets $30.

July 24 — Pied Pumkin (Shari Ulrich, Joe Mock and Rick Scott) at the Cawston hall. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at Similkameen Agencies and Cawston Marketplace.

July 25 — Miss Quincy and The Showdown, an all girls rock n’ roll band at The Elite. Doors at 8 p.m. $7.

July 25 and 26 — The Phantom Returns concert at Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre 7 p.m. in Osoyoos on July 25 and Soaring Eagle Winery in Naramata on July 26.

July 26 to 29 — Chamber music along Okanagan Lake with Masterworks Ensemble. Summerland, Trout Creek, Penticton and Naramata Bench. Tickets are $30 and include glass of wine. Phone 250-494-1042.

July 27 to 29 — Rock the Peach music festival in Penticton at King’s Park. Festival lineup headliners include Collective Soul, Sam Roberts Band, Glass Tiger, Ronnie Dunn, War, Three Dog Night, Walk Off The Earth and more.

Aug. 5 — Penticton Concert Band performs at the Naramata Faire as part of the afternoon entertainment at Manitou Park. Variety of music chosen by Music Director Gerald Nadeau for an outdoor summer concert. Guest vocalist Madison Johnson. Musicians from throughout the South Okanagan. Bring along a lawn chair.


July 13 — Movies in the park in Memorial Park in downtown Summerland. Snow White showing around 8:30 p.m. Bring chairs and blankets. Snacks and beverages on sale in support of Summerland Merchant’s Committee.

July 20 — B.C. born author Ian Thomas Shaw at Hooked on Books 11 a.m .to 3 p.m. for book launch of Soldier, Lily, Peace and Pearls.

Until July 28 — Many Hats Theatre Company presents Spreading It Around at the Cannery Stage. Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. For more information please visit them at

July 28 — Romancing the Desert fundraising event features more than a dozen local restaurants and wineries with globally-inspired cuisine. Event is from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Osoyoos Desert Centre. Tickets are $65. Call 250-495-2470.

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

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