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.
Penticton’s chance to ‘Spend a night with Alice Cooper’ will be Sunday, October 16, 2016 at the South Okanagan Events Centre.Alice Cooper brings his own brand of rock psycho-drama to fans both old and new, enjoying it as much as the audience does. Known as the architect of shock-rock, he has rattled the cages and undermined the authority of generations of guardians of the status quo, continuing to surprise fans and exude danger at every turn.
Larger-than-life rock icon, Meat Loaf, has announced a performance in Penticton, at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Thursday, June 23, at 7:30PM. Some people think big. Some people think huge. And then there's Meat Loaf. For the past 40 years, he has been a towering monument on the musical landscape. His legendary 1977 album, Bat Out Of Hell, transformed this former stage actor into one of the great American rock 'n' roll icons. That record, with its staggering operatic sound and impassioned vocals, has sold more than 44 million albums worldwide and remains one of the best-selling albums in the world to date.
Don Henley will tour Europe and North America this summer beginning 20 June in Stockholm, Sweden at Ericsson Globe, with dates scheduled through September 21 in Brooklyn, New York at The Amphitheater at Coney Island. A special performance with Carole King on Sunday, 3 July at BST Hyde Park in London was announced in March. The artist will perform songs spanning his entire career from the Eagles and his vast solo catalog, including songs from his latest release, Cass County. A full list of scheduled concerts can be found below. Tickets for DON HENLEY go on sale on Friday, April 8 at 10am. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Valley First Box Office at the SOEC or the Wine Country Visitor Centre, by phone 1.877.763.2849 or online at www.ValleyFirstTIX.com.
Storming onto the main stage are international megastars Celtic Thunder, with LEGACY, a brand new show that celebrates the influence of Irish and Celtic music around the world.LEGACY is a live show featuring a mix of lively, fast paced and upbeat songs “A Place in The Choir” “Galway Girl” and “Raggle Taggle Gypsy” that represent the fun loving nature of the Irish and slower classic ballads “Danny Boy” “Noreen” and “Buachaille On Eirne” that portray a more nostalgic and romantic side.