THE TEA PARTY
Monday, Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre, 1250 Rogers Way
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, joined by Winnipeg’s The Proud Sons. Tickets are $47.50 plus fees, available at the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483 and online at kamloopslive.ca.
Friday, 7 p.m., Kami Inn, 354 Victoria St.
Hardcore punk band No Liars will play a show at the Kami Inn on Friday. They will be joined by local band Octobers and Let’s Go, out of Barriere. Tickets are $10 at the door.
KAMLOOPS COMMUNITY BAND
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Kamloops Full Gospel Tabernacle, 1550 Tranquille Rd.
The Kamloops Community Band will soon celebrate spring with a concert featuring local composer Oliver Rinaldi’s Shuswap Overture, familiar songs like Danny Boy and Solamente Una Vez, melodies of Gioachino Rossini’s Italian in Algiers and African Dreams. The band will be joined by a cappella quartet Slow No Tempo. Tickets are $15, available online at eventbrite.ca.
Tuesday, 7 p.m., Red Collar Brewing, 355 Lansdowne St.
The final round of the winter season of trivia at Red Collar is about to get underway. Reserved spots are no longer available, but a limited number of first-come-first-served spots will still be up for grabs. Teams should be no more than six players.
SCHOOL YEAR RAP-UP
Friday, 8 p.m., Cactus Jack’s Nightclub, 130 Fifth Ave.
Local rappers will soon mass at CJs for a first-of-its-kind show. Artists set to be featured include The Kwote, Donny Lambo, Hanz, Richy Kwan and Hazardous. Admission cost is $5 and includes one drink.
TWO ART EXHIBITIONS
Wednesday, Old Courthouse Cultural Centre, 7 West Seymour St.
The Kamloops Arts Council is presenting two new exhibitions. Cowboys and Portraits by Garry Davies will be in the main gallery and addresses horse and rider and their role in the foundation of Kamloops. Lynne Flanders’ Life in the Caribou and Beyond, featuring scenes from the Caribou, Haida Gwaii and other travels.
Monday, 7 p.m., Tumbleweed Lounge at the Plaza Hotel, 405 Victoria St.
Local country trio Tennessee Walker will play a set at Tumbleweed Lounge, performing covers and original songs. The cover charge is $5.
Thursday, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Cactus Jack’s Nightclub, 130 Fifth Ave.
Live competitive painting is back at CJs. Art Battle Kamloops will hold another competition where artists have 20 minutes to battle it out live in front of an audience to create a work of art that will wow the judges. Tickets are $20, available online at eventbrite.ca.