Live Entertainment in Kelowna

Listing of events happening in and around Kelowna in the coming days and weeks.

Live Music

Okanagan Harp Orchestra with the Crimson Rich Trio 1:30 pm May 13 at Benvoulin Heritage Church.

Bellevue Chamber Chorus with KSS Chamber Choir, Piperazzi 7:30 pm May 12 at First United Church; 1:30 p.m. May 13 at Westbank United Church, 3672 Brown Rd. Tickets from Mosaic Books, Lee Music, Paramount Music.

Meditteranean Nights May 12 at Danoha’s Mediterranean Grill, 1675 Abbott.

Tom Keenan May 14 at Minstrel.

Michael Jerome Browne May 15 at Minstrel.

Tim Hus Band May 17 @ O’Flannigan’s Pub.

Latinesque May 19; Royal Canoe May 24; Zeus, The Darcys May 28 at Habitat.

All that Jazz May 25 at Laurel Packinghouse. Ladies only cocktails and dinner to schmooze, sip, eat, listen to jazz and meet other Okanagan ladies who want to conserve Canada’s wetlands. Tickets from www.ducks.ca, call 250-550-9364 or email on kimddavies@shaw.ca (cocktails at 6 pm, dinner at 7 pm Benefit for Ducks Unlimited.

JP Hoe May 26 at Streaming Cafe.

Elena Yeung May 31 at Minstrel

Soul De Cuba Cafe with Major Mambo 7-9 pm May 26 at #101-1180 Sunset Dr. $10 at the door. 778-478-9529 for reservations.

Chris Botti jazz concert June 24 at Mission Hill outdoor amphitheatre. Tickets on sale March 21 from selectyourtickets.com.

Trad Jazz New Orleans style jazz June 14 at Minstrel.

Thursday Night Blues @ The Blue Gator.

Piano Lounge Fridays to June 29 at RCA Atrium.

 

Black Box Theatre 1375 Water (KCT back door)

Jazz Cafe May 18 with Dylan Cramer Quartet. 250 763-6141; fabulousPR@gmail.com or www.jazzcafekelowna.com.

 

Prospera Place selectyourtickets.com or 250-762-5050

John Fogerty Sept 27. ticketmaster.ca

 

Rotary Centre rotarycentreforthearts.com 250-717-5304

Mission Dance 4:30 and 7:30 pm May 11. selectyourtickets.com

WAM: Wine Art & Music with Kinshira Performance Troupe, pianist Andrew Johns. Meet RCA’s new GM Valerie Cooper, 7 pm May 12.

Okanagan Rhythm Festival June 22, 23. To volunteer contact Robin Richie at drummer-am-i@hotmail.com. For festival info see http://okanaganrhythmfest.ca.

Kelowna Summer Theatre Festival and Viva Musica present Golf: The Musical July 19, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29, Aug 1, 3, 5, 9 &11 at RCA’s Outdoor Performance Court.

Fortune’s Fool July 26, 28, Aug 2, 4, 8, 10 & 12 at RCA’s Outdoor Performance Court.

Tickets www.kelownasummertheatrefestival.com

Donors, billets and volunteers needed: Call Hazel at 250-808-6166 or email info@kelownasummertheatrefestival.com.

Songwriters Exchange & African dance party 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 7-9 pm

Basement Musicians’ Circle every 2nd & 4th Tuesday.

Jazz Jam Thursdays 5-7 pm.

Salsa Thursdays 8-10 pm. Singles, couples, all levels and ages for 30 minute lesson with dance to follow. 250-717-5304. $5 ($2 after 9 pm)

 

Kelowna Community Theatre

1375 Water St kelowna.ca/theatre

Beatlemania On Tour June 19

Fernando Vareia Sept 19.

Theatre Kelowna presents:

Black Box Cabaret  Sept/Oct—A toe tapping musical comedy set in Kelowna’s heyday!  Written by Ron Rubadeau.

A Rockin’ Tale Of Snow White directed by Jeff Samin.  Nov/Dec. A Christmas family musical at Kelowna Community Theatre!

Caught In The Net A side splitting English farce written by Ray Cooney and directed by Stephen Jefferys.  April 2013 in the Black Box Theatre. TK’s Zone Festival entry.

Info: 250-862-8673 www.theatrekelowna.org.

 

Kelowna Actor’s Studio

1379 Ellis St.

kelownaactorsstudio.com

The Odd Couple (female version) to June 9.

Angels in America by Mandatory Expression Theatre Co. June 20-24.

La Cage aux Folles July 18-Aug 4.

Barefoot in the Park Oct 10-27

Miracle on 34th Street Nov 28-Dec 16.

Noises Off Feb 6-23.

La Cage Aux Folles April 3-20.

9 to 5 May 22-June 8.

Monty Python’s Spamalot July 17-Aug 7.

Acting Classes and workshops for kids to adults.

 

Bumbershoot Childrens’ Theatre

125-1295 Cannery Lane 778-478-0142 http://bumbershoottheatre.com

Dooby Dooby Moo May 10-20

How I Became a Pirate Oct 18-28.

 

Creekside Theatre

250-766-9309

creeksidetheatre.com

 

Auditions

Kelowna Actors Studio is conducting auditions by appointment only: May 27 & 28. Go online to fill out the audition form: www.KelownaActorsStudio.com

 

Applications

Potters and Artisans of the Okanagan Valley is taking applications of its fall gift show and sale in November. Visit the Potters Addict at RCA, 421 Cawston Ave or call 250-763-1875.

 

Festivals

Fertility Festival May 11 at Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Chute Lake Road. Art, crafts, workshops, theatre, music, gardening, food, visionaries. Tickets at the gate: $15 regular admission, $10 for students, $5 for artists displaying art in the vineyard, and free for children 12 and under. Benefiting Okanagan Greens Society

 

Food & Wine

Ricardo’s & La Frenz winery 5-course pairing May 6 at Ricardo’s Mediterranean Kitchen in Lake Country.

 

Fundraiser

WAM Wine Art & Music for the Rotary Centre for the Arts 7-10 pm May 12. selectyourtickets.com

 

Music Lessons

Drumming for Kids various workshops through July and August. Call Trevor Salloum 250-763-3951 email salloum@shaw.ca  or visit www.trevorsalloum.com.

 

Armstrong

Okanagan Zone drama festival May 5-12 hosted by Asparagus Theatre in the Centennial Auditorium. Adjudicator: Ted Price.

 

Merritt

Merritt Mountain Music Festival July 19-22. Reserved seating, camping & gen admission tickets on sale at www.mountainfest.com or 877-569-7767.

July 20: Gary Allan

 

Salmon Arm

Roots and Blues James ‘Super Chikan’ Johnson, Five Alarm Funk, Serena Ryder Aug 17-19. www.rootsandblues.ca

 

Email your entertainment events to edit@kelownacapnews.com. Subject: Entertainment Calendar.

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