Local Events: Jan. 11 to Jan. 17

Saturday, 7 p.m., RareBirds Housing Co-operative, 772 West Battle St.

Ari Neufeld will play a house concert at the RareBirds Housing Co-operative one night only. Only 40 tickets are available, making this an intimate show by the multi-faceted singer-songwriter from Penticton. Tickets to the show are $20 available online at eventbrite.ca. For more information, contact Dan from RareBirds at 250-320-7479.

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Saturday, 8 p.m., On The Rocks Pub and Grill, 1265 Rogers Way

A trio of visiting electronic artists will play Saturday night at On The Rocks. Artists include Mat the Alien from Whistler, Metafloor from Calgary and Leo Zen from Salmon Arm. They’ll be joined by local artists Kona, Crisco and A.Dubson. Earlybird tickets are sold out and limited pre-show tickets are available at the venue for $20. The price for tickets at the door has yet to be announced.

Thursday, 8:30 p.m., Central Station Pub, 126 Fourth Ave.

The Central’s weekly Midtown Jam event is on every Thursday. The pub calls it a “weekly creative playground” put together to “spread culture, blend musicians, bands, improvisers and audiences.”

Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sagebrush Theatre, 821 Munro St.

Kamloops Symphony Orchestra will present Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Phillip Glass’ American Four Seasons. The two concertos were created nearly 300 years apart and Glass’ work is meant to present the audience with musical comparisons in style and structure to show how classical music has changed or stayed the same across three centuries. Tickets are $42, $10 for youth age 19 and under, $39 for seniors and $15 for KSOundcheck members. They can be purchased from the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483 or go online to kamloopslive.ca.

Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Thompson Valley R/C Race Club, Valleyview Arena, 353 Highland Dr.

The Thompson Valley R/C Race Club will be hosting a demo session open to the public between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday. Their track will be set up for offroad racing.

Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., The Blue Grotto Nightclub, 319 Victoria St.

Classic rock cover band Frapp City will play an age-21-plus show at the Grotto this weekend. Cover charge is $5.

Saturday, 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Tumbleweed Lounge, 405 Victoria St.

Local artists Kevin Roy and Bryce Tinley will perform a mix of covers and original songs Saturday at Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel. Kamloops residents may know Roy as the Karaoke Cop, a name he gained after performing karaoke at the Central Station Pub while in uniform. The two will also take audience requests.

Saturday, 8 p.m., Tumbleweeds Pub, 5220 Bogetti Pl.

Margit Sky Project will perform at Tumbleweeds Pub. The duo plays rock, folk, oldies, celtic and some country and says its repertoire has something everyone can enjoy.

Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sunmei Fusion Cuisine and Bubble Tea, 413 Tranquille Rd.

Want to test your singing skills? Sunmei will give you a chance to get on the mic with free karaoke events every Friday.

© Kamloops This Week


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