TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

Upcoming events, concerts, art exhibits, live theatre and more in Penticton and the South Okanagan.

Canadian rocker  Matthew Good is performing at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on Nov. 22 with special guest Gentlemen Husbands.

Canadian rocker Matthew Good is performing at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on Nov. 22 with special guest Gentlemen Husbands.


Nov. 22 — Music Intima performs at the Oliver Alliance Church as part of the South Okanagan Concert Society. Tickets are $20 at the door.

Nov. 22 — Matthew Good with special guests Gentlemen Husbands at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.

Nov. 22 to 23 — Ben Waters brings his boogie woogie rock ‘n’ roll piano to the Dream Café.

Nov. 23 — Glass Tiger at the Barking Parrot. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Opening act at 8:30 p.m. and Glass Tiger hits the stage at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $38.

Nov. 23 —Live music from Pistol Pete at the Barley Mill Brew Pub. Starts at 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 24 — Canada Music Week student recital at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m.

Nov. 30 — Stephen Fearing accomplished folk and roots musician at the Dream Café.

Nov. 30 — Honest Woods performs at the Barley Mill Brew Pub. Starts at 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 1 — Voices in Song Christmas Benefit Concert at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Tracy Fehr with Dennis Nordlund on piano and Elizabeth Lupton on violin to support North African Women. Tickets $12 in advance at Penticton and District Community Arts Council, or $15 at door.

Dec. 5 – Strings and Swing performs at the Osoyoos Secondary School Mini Theatre as part of the Osoyoos Concert Series. Jesse Peters and Lizzy Hoyt perform a variety of music with an emphasis on Christmas. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.   Tickets are $25 at the door.

Dec. 6 — Barney Bentall at the Dream Café.

Dec. 6 — A Gift of Song Christmas Concert at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church to benefit Chito-Ryu Society. Tickets at Peach City Runners.

Dec. 7 — Local jazz group Offramp at the Dream Café.

Jan. 9 — The Band Perry performs at the SOEC with special guests Easton Corbin and Lindsay Ell.

Jan. 19 — The Barenaked Ladies brings their tour to the SOEC with special guests Lakes of the Canyon

Feb. 27 — Kenny Rogers at the South Okanagan Events Centre.


Nov. 23 — Penticton Art Gallery unveils Okanagan Artists In Their Studios curated by Patricia Ainslie in the main gallery. Exhibition walk and talk at 2 p.m.

Nov. 22 to 23 — Princess Margaret Secondary School Horsehoe Theatre presents the musical Grease at the Cleland Community Theatre.

Nov. 23 and 24 — Authors & Artists Christmas Faire at the Shatford Centre. Red Tuque Books and the Shatford Centre presenting artists and writers from the Okanagan and beyond. Bon Jovi tribute artist performing at 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Doors open 10 a.m. Saturday and noon on Sunday until 5 p.m.

Nov. 23 and 24 — Book launch Blaze of Glory by author Darcy Nybo about the life of a Bon Jovi Tribute band. Shatford Centre 2 to 5 p.m. at the Authors and Artists Faire with performances at 2:34 and 4:30 p.m. On Sunday they will be at Hooked On Books from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. then back at the Shatford from 1:15 to 5 p.m. and another performance at 3 p.m.

Nov. 27 to Dec. 1 — Pen Hi Arts Media Entertainment presents Jack and the Beanstalk at the Cleland Theatre. Tickets are $10 and available at the Penticton High School office. Nov. 27 show at 1:15 p.m and is for seniors only. All other showtimes are 7 p.m. with a matinee on Nov. 30 at 2 p.m.

Until Nov. 30 — Artists from the Naramata Arts Studio have an exhibit at Dogtown Café in Okanagan Falls. Gallery hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends.

Dec. 6 and 8 — The Cawston Players Christmas production of Hotel Bethlehem runs Dec. 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. at Cawston Community Hall. Tickets available at Similkameen Agencies, the Cawston Marketplace or by calling 250-499-7217.

Until Dec. 7 — Many Hats Theatre Company presents Jessie’s Landing, a play by John Spurway at the Cannery Theatre. Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are $22/$19 at the wine info centre or reserve by phone at 250-276-2170.

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