A&E briefs: The Tea Party, a bluegrass band, a blues singer and a night of "carnal excess"

Tea Party and Proud Sons to play May 6 show at the Coast hotel

The Tea Party, the band behind the 1999 No. 1 Canadian single Heaven Coming Down from their album Triptych, will soon play a show in Kamloops.

The 13-time Juno-nominated band will play the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre on Monday, May 6, joined by Winnipeg’s The Proud Sons.

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Tickets are $47.50 plus fees, available at the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483 and online at kamloopslive.ca.

Roots and blues singer-songwriter Roxanne Potvin will play in May

Juno-nominated singer-songwriter Roxanne Potvin will play a show in May in Kamloops.

Potvin’s album The Way It Feels, released in 2006, received a Juno nomination for blues album of the year. It’s one of five releases from the Regina-born roots and blues artist.

Her latest is an EP called All It Was, released last year.

Potvin’s show will be on May 16 at The Bassment, a small home-based venue with room for about 40 people.

Seating must be reserved online at thebassmentkamloops.com.

Symphony promises night of “carnal excess” in final show of the season

Kamloops Symphony Orchestra is promising “carnal excess of medieval and ritualistic vice” for its final performance of the year.

The symphony will present Carmina Burana on May 11 at Oasis Church.

Carl Orff’s composition was written in 1935 and first performed in 1937 in Frankfurt, Germany.

Nelson, B.C., native Keiko Devaux will feature as the concert’s composer.

The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483 and online at kamloopslive.ca.

Bluegrass band to play house show

Bluegrass band Nomad Jones is set to play a house concert in Kamloops on June 9.

The five-piece band has members from Edmonton, Victoria, Nelson and Nanaimo and its members have toured internationally.

The concert is being hosted by Kathy Patterson.

Tickets are $20, with all of the money going to the band. To RSVP, email k.patters@shaw.ca.

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