TGIF: Penticton concerts and events listings

Upcoming concerts and events for Penticton and the South Okanagan.


Sept. 14 — Lent Fraser Wall Trio will be performing at the Cobblestone Wine Bar and Restaurant at the Naramata Heritage Inn and Spa.

Sept. 14 and 15 — Steve Jones at the Barking Parrot patio from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Sept. 15 — A native New Yorker with deep roots in the American blues and folk tradition, Eric Bibb will be performing at the Dream Café. Tickets are $30.

Sept. 21 — Australian grunge rockers Arcane Saints hit Voodoo’s as part of their Canadian Tour Never Say Die. Doors open at 8 p.m. All ages. Cover charge.

Sept. 21 and 22 — Paul Gibbons at the Barking Parrot patio from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Sept. 22 — Eclectic Americana singer-songwriter Rachelle Van Zanten at the Dream Café. Tickets are $16.

Sept. 27 — Owls By Nature is celebrating the release of their sophomore album, Everything is Hunted by bringing their rock show to Voodoo’s.

Sept. 28 and 29 — Jim Byrnes returns to Dream Café with his roots and blues. Joining him on guitar is Paul Pigat. Tickets are $32.


Until Sept. 29 — Many Hats Theatre presents Storm Warning. Shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinee on Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $22 for adults and $19 for students and seniors. For more

Sept. 14 — Opening reception of Kindrie Grove’s latest exhibition Pegasus Awakened at the Penticton Art Gallery from 7 to 9 p.m. Walk and talk with the artist on Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. and Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.

Sept. 15 — Similkameen Sizzle Pepperfest at Memorial Park in Keremeos from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pancake breakfast, music, chili cook-off, children’s games, beverage gardens, vendors, concessions and more.

Sept. 15 — Colours of Shatford exhibition opens with reception from 1 to 4 p.m.

Sept. 17 — John Croft free community town hall on Dragon Dreaming at the Shatford Centre at 7 p.m. for more info visit

Sept. 23 — Plein Air event at the Grist Mill from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with professional artist Loraine Stephanson. Registration is $25 with proceeds going to Grist Mill Heritage Club. For more info call 250-499-5417.

Sept. 29 — Thrash Wrestling presents Sealed In Steel at the Penticton Legion. Halftime performance by Mad Melody Records. Tickets are $10 at the Grooveyard or $15 at the door. Meet and greet after party at Elite After 6.

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