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JGgiggingJustin Glibbery Trio
November 28 & 29, Friday & Saturday

Tickets $16

Justin Glibbery is a pianist, composer, and educator who has played for over 20 years here in the Okanagan. While being the music director at Penticton Secondary School he has been a part of many different bands: the Mammals, the Corvairs, Random Act, and the local group the Offramp Jazz Sextet. He is also the musical director for the Naramata Choir and the popular Rann Berry and the One Hit Wonder Show. His career has seen many projects from music theatre to choral concerts to festivals. He has recently collaborated with the guitarist Oscar Lopez on his latest album "Apasionado" which was done right here in Penticton in his home studio.

His own playing is a combination of influences namely Oscar Peterson, Bruce Hornsby, Lyle Mayes, Hiromi, Bill Evans and others. He is into many different styles of playing and incorporates them into his own playing and compositions. You'll hear swing, pop, jazz, funk, boogie and some combination of everything! Always expect something unexpected!

Having a few gigs under his belt at the world-famous Dream Café with other groups, this gig marks his first on his own.


JackSempleJack Semple 
December 6, Saturday

Tickets $25

Jack Semple is one of those rare guitar players who leaves a crowd speechless, one of those players who leaves a crowd in total astonishment, in absolute awe of what they have just experienced. Listening to and watching Jack play fills one with a sense of having witnessed an event in time, one not soon to be forgotten. Jack Semple is an absolute virtuoso of his art form, playing with unparalleled feeling and total technical control.

Jack Semple writes and performs "Modern Blues" without forgetting where he came from. He is an epic guitarist and a soulful singer. His music is like Stevie Ray Vaughn meets James Brown meets Robben Ford. 

He is a Juno Award winner and Western Canadian Music Award winner.

He has a brand new CD called 'In the Blue Light'.


bu4hrcBlack Umfolosi
December 5, Friday & December 8, Monday

Tickets 42

Black Umfolosi were formed in 1982 by school friends in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, who named themselves after the Umfolozi Omnyama River in South Africa- to where their ancestors can be traced. In 2009 The Black Umfolosi 5 continue to present their spectacular songs and dances thrilling audiences worldwide with a NEW LINE-UP.

Their performances are energy driven and completely engaging, mixing a great gentleness of spirit and song with an exuberance in dance. Their trademark harmonies mixed with intricate rhythms, clicking and clapping are highlighted during their brilliantly choreographed shows with a full range of movements from subtle to vibrant stomping and leaping! Their famous Gumboot Dances showcase the traditional styles and rituals of the South African mining regions and are a particular crowd pleaser.

“It was the best of all the festival, They have an incredible way to sing, to dance, a beautiful presence on the stage. Their simplicity, naturalness and cheerfulness was for us, at the end of the festival a beautiful present.” MILAN FESTIVAL

www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRXr_Ok645o  | www.blackumfolosimusic.com

MikeFarrisMike Farris
December 12 & 13, Friday & Saturday

Tickets $40

Mike is returning to Penticton from Tennessee with his new cd in hand (gospel / blues & more). 

‘Shine For All the People’ bears witness to the determination of putting one foot in front of the other and to the power of music to get you there. "I've discovered that falling is a divine thing," Mike adds. "It's part and parcel of being human. The important thing is to keep the faith and keep moving on and on. Daring to be courageous enough to share our deepest burdens with each other is the greatest gift we can give."

“Mike Farris is a soul man…way cool! When I saw him on TV the first time, even though I didn’t know who he was, I thought he was a star. When I heard his record, I knew he was.” MARTY STUART

“Mike Farris has enough heart, soul, and power to light up a city. He mixes up the elements and turns them into something new, beautiful, and uniquely his own.” BUDDY MILLER

“Out of the arms of defeat Mike Farris has done a victory lap….

He takes people who are hurting, who are broken, who think they are alone and through just the sound of his voice he lets them know that they’re not…that’s magic.” MARY GAUTHIER     

Do go to his site & watch the Documentary & listen………….A gem we are proud to host.


ShaneKoyczantypingShane Koyszan - SOLD OUT
December 19, Friday

Tickets $30

Shane Koyczan is an award winning Canadian Poet, Author and Performer. The world took notice of Shane Koyczan when his influential, anti-bullying, To This Day Project video went viral in early 2013 and has reached over 14 million views and counting. Powerfully engaging and authentic in attitude, Shane's explorations are relevant to our times in the way that Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen were to theirs. But unlike the musicians that he's often compared to, poets rarely infiltrate pop culture.  Shane emerges in a new wave of 21st century poetry that dares to belong to the people and speak directly to them in their own voice.


TaylorCookPromoShotTaylor Cook Group
December 20, Saturday

Tickets $20

Taylor is excited to be returning to The Dream Cafe bringing together some of his favorite locals for a night focused around original material, jazz standards and the music if the recently passed Kenny Wheeler. Taylor will be performing music found on his latest release 'The Tayster Menu' and will offer a glimpse of what is to come on his upcoming full CD 'The Cook Book' set for release in summer 2015.

More information on 'The Cook Book', Taylor and who he will be performing with is available at www.taylorcook.com

RhythmandSoulRevue2Rann Berry's Rhythm & Soul Review
December 27 & 28, Saturday & Sunday

Tickets $34

The Music of Motown - If you love Rhythm & Blues, Soul music, and the BIG Motown hits from groups like The Temptations, Sam & Dave, Wilson Picket, Stevie Wonder, James Brown and Otis Redding, then you won't want to miss this show.  Rann Berry's Rhythm & Soul Revue features a 7 piece band and promises to deliver a night of  Motown magic. "We absolutely love this style of music, and the soulful groove and vibe that it creates" says Rann Berry. We want to create the atmosphere of a Detroit night club in the 1970s. Super funky and soulful"!

"Rann Berry is an amazing singer, but more importantly, a captivating and charismatic entertainer."

"Rann Berry and his top notch band gave us all an evening to remember. Don't miss this show!" Global Television

We ALL LOVED your performance. You have an amazing voice and stage presence. A great way to spend a Saturday night! Catherine Kennedy, The Daily Courier


Working on dates with:

Guy Davis, Willie & Lobo, James Keelaghan
Grant Dermody, Orville Johnson & John Miller 
Front Porch Review – music of The Band, the Joe Trio,
Carolyn Mark, Geoff Berner & Kris Demeanor,
The Lion, the Bear & the Fox, Barney Bentall
David Gogo, Tim Williams

Tickets will go on sale when we post the dates on the Website  

Tickets must be purchased well in advance Visa & M/C accepted by phone

“We have fallen into the place where everything is music”

- Rumi


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