Music in Penticton

Covering the Penticton Music Scene

The most complete listing of concerts, venues, local and touring musicians and bands, including who's playing where and when.

Want to know where the live music is happening this weekend? Check out our This Weekend in Penticton page.

For a list of all the venues in and around town, and which artists or bands are playing in them, check out our Music Venues in Penticton page.

NOTE - The COVID-19 pandemic and the provincial emergency delcaration had put a hold on live music performances in Kelowna and across BC. As restrictions continue to loosen and more live events get booked again, this page and others in our music section will begin to fill up again.


2021 so far

news and reviews covering the okanagan music scene

2021 So Far

announcing a new section

Reviews of Recent Shows
14 photo reviews and counting, including Joshua Smith, Jodie B, Smitten, Anna Jacyszyn, King Heming, Kentucky Eileen and more

Links to Upcoming Shows
Over 100 live music events in the coming weeks and months, including local favourites like Ben Klick, Melissa Livingstone, Teigen Gayse, Ari Neufeld, Black Cat Soul, Dan Tait, Cat Wells, Moni Funk and others

Links to Venues
Wineries, craft breweries and restaurants that are hosting live music now, including Barn Owl Brewing, The Vibrant Vine, Red Bird Brewing, The Curious Cafe and others



at the arena and in the theatres

See All Upcoming Concerts
Killin' Time 35th Anniversary Tour
Friday, June 14, 2024

Ashes of Leviathan Tour
Friday, August 16, 2024



at clubs, pubs, and restaurants around town

See All Upcoming Club & Pub gigs
Evening Show
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Evening Show
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Afternoon Show
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Evening Show
Friday, July 19, 2024

Afternoon Show
Sunday, July 21, 2024

local musicians

musicians and bands from all around kelowna

Local Musicians

over 200 local players

our list of solo artists, duos, trios and bands from kelowna and the surrounding communities.

jazz, blues, rock, country, roots, bluegrass, r&b, soul, pop, singer/songwriter, and countless other genres


of live and recorded music and musicians

Not much to review in terms of live music concerts these days, so we're posting a ton of reviews of current and classic albums from artists from a variety of genres. Artists like Steve Earle and Led Zeppelin, Traffic and The Third Mind, Jeff Lane and Eric Clapton.

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Live Reviews

Zoe Marie Welch at The Vibrant Vine

Zoe Marie Welch Delivers Stylistic Vibes at the Vine and Makes an Impression ... Read Review

Album Reviews

The Waterboys' "This Is The Sea"

By Peter Grainger
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Days Between Stations' "Giants"

By Jason A. Bermiller
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Lucinda Williams' "Good Souls Better Angels"

By Peter Grainger
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The Chambers Brothers' "The Time Has Come"

By Jason A. Bermiller
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Justin Mychals' "Lilac"

By Jason A. Bermiller
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The Third Mind's "The Third Mind (First Edition)"

By Peter Grainger
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Weather Report's "Live In London"

By Jason A. Bermiller
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Free's "Fire And Water"

From Peter Grainger's Classic Rock Albums Series
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making the scene

all about the kelowna music scene

Making The Scene

seeing into the scene

It takes more than a few bands and a handful of venues for them to play in. So, to honour their work and their contribution to our vibrant cultural live, this new section will introduce you to some of the talented and dedicated people that make it all happen.