Local Events: March 22 to March 28

Juno Award-winner Colin James will be at Sandman Centre Friday. Tickets to see the blues-rock icon range from $35 to $72 and are available online at ticketmaster.ca.

Saturday, noon to 3 p.m., Riverside Park, 100 Lorne St.

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Holi is a Hindu festival that marks the arrival of spring, typically with a whole lot of coloured powder paint being thrown around to celebrate. The event will feature music from DJ Aftershock and Harp Sohal and the first 100 people to arrive will receive free colour packets. For more information, go online to downtownkamloops.com/festivalofcolours.

Thursday, 7 p.m., McArthur Castle private home venue (address to be announced)

Local psych-pop band Mother Sun will play an all-ages house concert next week. Tickets are $10 and available online at sidedooraccess.com. Venue address will be included with tickets.

Saturday, 7 p.m., Pizza Pi, 314 Victoria St.

Max Marshall and Naomi Kavka will perform at Pizza Pi on Saturday. Marshall plays Canadian folk along with country, blues and ragtime. Kavka is a multi-instrumentalist from Northern B.C. who plays noir-country and neo-traditional folk.

Tuesday, 7 p.m., Pizza Pi, 314 Victoria St.

If you’re a fan of the NBC cop comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine and want to test your knowledge, this is your chance. The event is hosted by Young Professionals Club of Kamloops Rotaract and serves as a fundraiser for the local SPCA and the construction of a library in Zimbabwe. Tickets are $25 and include two slices of pizza and a beer. To purchase, call Trent at 250-320-5554 or email trentthompsonrealestate@gmail.com.

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., The Blue Grotto, 319 Victoria St.

Finnish death metal band Wolfheart will perform, joined by Vancouver’s Dead Asylum and Kamloops’ own Shatterless. Tickets are $15 at the door or online at ticketor.com/thebluegrotto.

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

Choro music is a 19th-century style of music from Brazil that fuses African rhythms and European dance music. The Chorogues, a quartet based out of Salmon Arm, will play a house concert Friday. Tickets are $20, available online at eventbrite.ca.

Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Stage House Theatre, 422 Tranquille Rd.

The first Freudian Slips show of the season is Meet the Slips, where the cast will answer questions from the audience and improvise scenes based on what the audience has to say. The show will also include the announcement of the group’s upcoming season. Tickets are $15 in advance, available online at chimeratheatre.com/tickets or $20 at the door, cash only.

Friday, 10:30 p.m., Cactus Jack’s Nightclub, 130 Fifth Ave.

Local country group Tennessee Walker will play between DJ sets at Cactus Jack’s. The band, made up of Tanner Dawson, Daylen James and Shawna Palmer, is currently working on their debut single. The cover charge is $6.

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