The Vancouver Canucks announced today that the City of Penticton will host the 2016 Young Stars Classic for the sixth year at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, BC, from Friday, September 16th to Monday, September 19th. The four-team, round-robin tournament will feature prospects from the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets, and Vancouver Canucks. The four participating teams also hold four of the top six selections at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft: Winnipeg – second overall, Edmonton - fourth overall, Vancouver - fifth overall, and Calgary - sixth overall. Tournament tickets and VIP packages will go on sale on Friday, July 8th at 10:00 AM.
With 10 #1 singles and over 25 Top 10 singles between them, millions of video streams and fans all over the globe, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and PAPA ROACH have been dominating the airwaves throughout their careers. Both bands—who have been heralded, by fans and press alike, as having killer live shows—have come together to co-headline Canadian arenas from coast to coast for the first time this fall, presented by Mascioli Entertainment and Evenko with $1 of each ticket sold being donated to a wildfire relief charity organization soon to be announced.
Multiple Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Rob Thomas is set to perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre, in Penticton, BC this August 31. The upcoming tour celebrates Rob Thomas’ 3rd solo effort, The Great Unknown. Rob Thomas is one of modern music’s most compelling and commercially successful artists. For 20 years, he has been the front man and primary composer for Matchbox Twenty, leading the quintet to multiplatinum success over the course of four albums and a string of No. 1 hits that include “Push,” “3AM,” “Bent,” “If You’re Gone,” and “Unwell.”
Slayer, with special guests Anthrax and Death Angel, will join forces this fall for a seven week North American beat down. The dates start in Cleveland on September 9 and will hit both major and secondary markets across the continent, including the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, on Wednesday, October 19. The Slayer Fan Club Presale starts Tuesday, May 10, and the general on-sale begins this Friday, May 13 at 10:00AM local time. For all ticket purchasing and VIP packages details, log onto http://slatanicwehrmacht.com.
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the South Okanagan Events Centre on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 with its final Farewell Tour. MAMMA MIA! is one of the most successful musicals of all time, the eighth longest running show in Broadway history and one of only five current musicals to have run for more than ten years on Broadway. The international tour has visited more than 81 foreign cities in 37 countries. Inspired by the storytelling magic of ABBA’s songs from “Dancing Queen” and “S.O.S.” to “Money, Money, Money” and “Take a Chance on Me,” MAMMA MIA! is a celebration of mothers and daughters, old friends and new family found.