Concerts

Rapper Tech N9ne is performing at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery (Photo - E-volution Media Studio/Facebook)

Cariboo Lou: Rapper Tech N9ne coming to Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery

Tickets are still available for the September 24th show

 

Kenthen Thomas will be emcee for the family oriented Plulk’w Stage at this year’s ROOTSandBLUES Festival. (File photo)

ROOTSandBLUES: Secwepemc stories and culture in spotlight on Plulk’w Stage

Festival features Indigenous acts including Northern Cree, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Piqsiq

  • Aug 9, 2022

 

Shinedown lit up the South Okanagan Events Centre Stage on Aug. 2. in Penticton (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

PHOTOS: Shinedown storms Penticton’s SOEC for third go

Ayron Jones and Pop Evil were the openers

 

Shawn Mendes performs “Summer of Love” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. Mendes is one of several musicians to cancel Canadian concert dates in recent weeks.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Charles Sykes-Invision-AP

From Mendes to New Kids, concert cancellations prove a costly gamble for fans

Fans sometimes stuck with hefty travel, hotel expenses

Shawn Mendes performs “Summer of Love” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. Mendes is one of several musicians to cancel Canadian concert dates in recent weeks.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Charles Sykes-Invision-AP
The 2022 PNE Fair, billed as “British Columbia’s longest running and largest ticketed event,” will run from Aug. 20 to Sept. 5 at the fair site in East Vancouver. (File photo)

PNE Fair to return with daily capacity limits and paid-ticket concerts, starting Aug. 20

The B-52s ‘Farewell Tour,’ Blue Rodeo and Barenaked Ladies among concert highlights for 2022

The 2022 PNE Fair, billed as “British Columbia’s longest running and largest ticketed event,” will run from Aug. 20 to Sept. 5 at the fair site in East Vancouver. (File photo)
Crash Test Dummies, from left, Ellen Reid, Brad Roberts, Dan Roberts and Mitch Dorge. (Courtesy photo)

Superman never made any money, but Crash Test Dummies will play Kelowna

Crash Test Dummies will play the Kelowna Community Theatre August 26

Crash Test Dummies, from left, Ellen Reid, Brad Roberts, Dan Roberts and Mitch Dorge. (Courtesy photo)
Celebrating 25 years of being together, West Coast Celtic band Tiller’s Folly will be coming to Keremeos’ Grist Mill and Gardens in June. (Tiller’s Folly - Facebook)

Full slate of summer concerts announced for Keremeos’ Grist Mill

From Juno-award winning veterans to newer artists the gardens will have plenty of music

Celebrating 25 years of being together, West Coast Celtic band Tiller’s Folly will be coming to Keremeos’ Grist Mill and Gardens in June. (Tiller’s Folly - Facebook)
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Bryan Adams to rock Kelowna’s Prospera Place on Remembrance Day

The cross-Canada tour starts August 31 in P.E.I.

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Kelowna’s Waterfront Park concert to benefit Ukraine

Kelowna City Concert Band, Dirt Road Opera headline lineup

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Canadian band Our Lady Peace will tour to B.C. cities this spring. (Submitted photo)

Holograms help power Our Lady Peace tour that includes Vancouver concert this spring

Alt-rock band touts ‘intersection of music and technology’ in partnership with ARHT Media

Canadian band Our Lady Peace will tour to B.C. cities this spring. (Submitted photo)
Kelowna’s Ben Klick will be playing CountryFest at the Salmon Arm Fairgrounds on Canada Day. (Contributed)

Aaron Halliday, Ben Klick, Tanner Dawson to play Salmon Arm CountryFest

Concert planned for Canada Day at Fairgrounds

  • Apr 12, 2022
Kelowna’s Ben Klick will be playing CountryFest at the Salmon Arm Fairgrounds on Canada Day. (Contributed)
Three Days Grace performed a great concert in Penticton in 2018 and now they’ve announced their return for 2022. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Three Days Grace returns to South Okanagan in November

The band’s Outsider Tour stopped at the SOEC in 2018

Three Days Grace performed a great concert in Penticton in 2018 and now they’ve announced their return for 2022. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Ringo Starr plays South Okanagan Events Centre Oct. 9. (Submitted)

Ringo Starr is coming to the Okanagan

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band play the SOEC on Oct. 9

Ringo Starr plays South Okanagan Events Centre Oct. 9. (Submitted)
Sicamous’ Main Street is lined with bikes during the 2018 Summer Stomp Show and Shine. There are no Main Street events proposed with the Son of Stomp event being planned for Sicamous’ dog park on July 15/16. (File photo)

‘Bikes, babes & beer’: Sicamous council puts foot down over planned Son of Stomp event

‘So they’re just looking for a big place to drink beer and camp. Let’s call it what it is’

Sicamous’ Main Street is lined with bikes during the 2018 Summer Stomp Show and Shine. There are no Main Street events proposed with the Son of Stomp event being planned for Sicamous’ dog park on July 15/16. (File photo)
Tim McGraw sings “Something Like That” in a video posted to Youtube.com. The American artist is booked to perform during the 2022 Rockin River Fest in Merritt, B.C.

Tim McGraw, Darius Rucker headline summer’s Rockin River Fest in flood-hit Merritt

‘Now more than ever, we need things to be excited about,’ city’s mayor says

Tim McGraw sings “Something Like That” in a video posted to Youtube.com. The American artist is booked to perform during the 2022 Rockin River Fest in Merritt, B.C.
The Foo Fighters will be in Penticton on October 1. (Submitted)

Foo Fighters coming to Penticton in October

Tickets go on sale Feb. 18 for the Hall of Fame rock band

The Foo Fighters will be in Penticton on October 1. (Submitted)
Carlos Santana and Dallas Smith will be bringing their tours to the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton in 2022. (Submitted)

Award-winning Carlos Santana and Dallas Smith coming to South Okanagan

The two stars will be performing in Penticton in April and June 2022

Carlos Santana and Dallas Smith will be bringing their tours to the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton in 2022. (Submitted)
Lengendary rocker Alice Cooper is coming back to the South Okanagan Events Centre in April, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Alice Cooper returns to Okanagan in 2022

Cooper last performed at Penticton’s SOEC in 2016

Lengendary rocker Alice Cooper is coming back to the South Okanagan Events Centre in April, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Bif Naked, cancer survior, activist, record company owner and singer, will perform at Lake Country’s Creekside Theatre Feb. 17, 2022. (Contributed)
Bif Naked, cancer survior, activist, record company owner and singer, will perform at Lake Country’s Creekside Theatre Feb. 17, 2022. (Contributed)
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra welcomed guest conductor and baroque music specialist Ivars Taurins for Bach’s Playlist on the weekend of Nov. 19 to 21. (Contributed)

Okanagan Symphony Orchestra performs Bach’s favourites

Concert was held on weekend of Nov. 19 to 21

  • Nov 22, 2021
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra welcomed guest conductor and baroque music specialist Ivars Taurins for Bach’s Playlist on the weekend of Nov. 19 to 21. (Contributed)