Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre

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The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre is the premier entertainment venue in the charming city of Vernon, British Columbia. Situated conveniently between Vancouver, British Columbia and Calgary Alberta, Vernon is the largest city in the North end of the picturesque Okanagan Valley.

Built in 2001, this facility boasts well-appointed backstage areas, a superb support staff and one of the most comfortable auditoriums in the province. Enjoy superior sound coverage and quality with less reliance on rental gear with the Centre's exceptional Meyer Mina digital sound system installed in 2013.

Performers, presenters and audiences alike regularly comment that this is one of the best facilities they have ever experienced. We encourage you to come and see for yourself!

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Upcoming Events

Janelle Fung & Marina Thibeault Janelle Fung & Marina Thibeault

Janelle Fung & Marina Thibeault

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Fri, Jan 21, 2022 At 7:30pm

Celebrated and seasoned concert duo Marina Thibeault and Janelle Fung.

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The Glorious Sons The Glorious Sons

The Glorious Sons

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Tue, Jan 25, 2022 At 7:50pm

Due to the local and provincial public health restrictions The Glorious Sons show has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 26, 2022. Hang onto your tickets, they will remain valid for the new date.

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Tricky Business Tricky Business

Tricky Business

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Fri, Feb 4, 2022 At 7:00pm

Ryan Michael Lackey is an internationally award winning illusionist and entertainer. Performing hundreds of shows across the country, Ryan has amazed audiences on and off stage for the last decade.

Ryan’s blend of astonishing mentalism, comedy and unbelievable illusions create a truly impossible and unforgettable experience. And it all happens in your hands and in your minds!

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Blackie and the Rodeo Kings Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Wed, Feb 9, 2022 At 7:30pm

Blackie and The Rodeo Kings mark their 25th anniversary as a band with the release of King of This Town. Originally, Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Tom Wilson came together to record what was supposed to be a one-off tribute album to the great Canadian songwriter Willie P. Bennett.

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Lantern Celebration! Lantern Celebration!

Lantern Celebration!

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Fri, Feb 11, 2022 At 7:00pm

Celebrate Lunar New Year with the Rejoicing Team! Enjoy this performance of Traditional Chinese Dance livestreamed to your home.

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Snowed In Comedy Tour Snowed In Comedy Tour

Snowed In Comedy Tour

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sat, Feb 12, 2022 At 8:00pm

Four of Canada's best comedians come together for one unforgettable night of laughter. Starring from Video on trial, Debra Digiovanni, winner of Canada's best male comedian, Pete Zedlacher, Just For Laughs comedy compeition winner Dan Quinn and Great Canadian Laugh off winner Paul Myrehaug.

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Musical Siblings Musical Siblings

Musical Siblings

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sun, Feb 13, 2022 At 7:00pm

With Holly McCallum & Angela Zeng

Making music with family members – both literal and honorary – is one of life’s great joys.

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Raven Raven

Raven

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Wed, Feb 16, 2022 At 7:30pm

Warm-hearted, funny, smart, and accessible, RAVEN is a powerful and refreshingly different piece of contemporary circus about motherhood.

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Ballet Jorgen's Romeo & Juliet Ballet Jorgen's Romeo & Juliet

Ballet Jorgen's Romeo & Juliet

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Fri, Feb 18, 2022 At 7:30pm

This proudly Canadian ballet company presents an emotionally driven interpretation of the tragic story of Romeo and Juliet, set to Prokofiev's classic score.

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Aljoša Jurinić Aljoša Jurinić

Aljoša Jurinić

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Thu, Feb 24, 2022 At 7:30pm

From Croatia to Vernon! Established on international stages, the world’s preeminent piano competitions, and hailed as “a startlingly subtle and visionary pianist” with “a rare blend of charm and mastery”

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Lightwire's Ugly Duckling Lightwire's Ugly Duckling

Lightwire's Ugly Duckling

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sat, Feb 26, 2022 At 11:00am
Sat, Feb 26, 2022 At 11:00am

Lightwire Theater brings a classic tale to the modern stage in an unforgettable theatrical experience. Lined with electroluminescent wire, the beloved story of The Ugly Duckling plays out on stage through a cutting-edge blend of puppetry, technology and dance.

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THE BEACHES THE BEACHES

THE BEACHES

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Tue, Mar 1, 2022 At 8:00pm

The Beaches are a Canadian rock band formed in Toronto in 2013. ... Named after the Toronto neighbourhood where three of the four ...

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Afrique en Cirque Afrique en Cirque

Afrique en Cirque

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Thu, Mar 3, 2022 At 7:00pm

Afrique en Cirque is a highly colourful performance featuring a group of daring acrobats, accompanied by their musicians, performing their authentic choreographies on the frantic rhythm of the djembes of Guinea.

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The Sacred and the Profane The Sacred and the Profane

The Sacred and the Profane

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sun, Mar 6, 2022 At 7:00pm

Featuring guest artists Lorraine Min, Judy Rose and the OSO Chorus

In this concerto, Saint-Saëns drew on Bach’s church organ improvisations and the wild Tarantelle showing how French composers have been equally inspired by music of the church and the cabaret.

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I am Woman, Hear Me Laff! I am Woman, Hear Me Laff!

I am Woman, Hear Me Laff!

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sat, Mar 12, 2022 At 7:30pm

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a laugh as standup comedian Erica Sigurdson headlines the 17th annual I Am Woman, Hear Me Laff show on March 12

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iskwē- OnSTAGE Concert iskwē- OnSTAGE Concert

iskwē- OnSTAGE Concert

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sun, Mar 13, 2022 At 7:00pm

The Winnipeg-bred Hamilton-based singer-songwriter iskwē | ᐃᐢᑫᐧᐤ (short for waseskwan iskwew, meaning “blue sky woman”) is a Juno Award winning artist, a creator and communicator of music and of movement, of pictures, poetry and prose. iskwe weaves her cultures in a sound that combines jazz, trip-hop and R&B.

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The Rocket Man - Tribute to Elton John The Rocket Man - Tribute to Elton John

The Rocket Man - Tribute to Elton John

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Fri, Mar 18, 2022 At 7:30pm

This entertaining and engaging Stage Show will take you through a journey of Elton John and Billy Joel's biggest hits. Backed by a full live band and dancers, Ryan Langevin as Elton John and Billy Joel, will have you singing and dancing in your seats!

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North Okanagan Childrens Festival North Okanagan Childrens Festival

North Okanagan Childrens Festival

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sat, Mar 19, 2022 to Sun, Mar 20, 2022 At 10:00am

You are invited to the inaugural North Okanagan Children’s Festival! Offering toddlers-school aged children live music, theatre, dance performances, workshops and interactive play for the whole family to enjoy!

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JETHRO TULL’S MARTIN BARRE JETHRO TULL’S MARTIN BARRE

JETHRO TULL’S MARTIN BARRE

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Mon, Mar 28, 2022 At 7:30pm

In 1969, a band of four English musicians arrived in New York and literally took America by storm. Over the next 50 years, this legendary band accumulated over 65 million record sales and a following of loyal fans that are the envy of rock bands worldwide! This band was Jethro Tull.

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Big Little Lion- OnSTAGE Concert Big Little Lion- OnSTAGE Concert

Big Little Lion- OnSTAGE Concert

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Thu, Mar 31, 2022 At 7:30pm

Enjoy this up close and personal concert with the audience seated on the stage cabaret style, Big Little Lions is a Juno award-winning collaboration of infectious folk pop songs that are jam-packed with emotion and tight harmonies.

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Alex Cuba with the OSO Alex Cuba with the OSO

Alex Cuba with the OSO

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sat, Apr 2, 2022 At 7:30pm

Singer-songwriter Alex Cuba is a Latin Grammy and Juno winner who is influenced by his Cuban roots, but not tied to tradition.

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Bromance Bromance

Bromance

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Tue, Apr 19, 2022 At 7:00pm

Mixing personal chemistry and humour with skills in parkour, b-boying, tricking, hand-to-hand acrobatics, Cyr wheel and more, BROMANCE explores male companionship and its limits.

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Derek Edwards - ‘In Praise of the Ostrich' Derek Edwards - ‘In Praise of the Ostrich'

Derek Edwards - ‘In Praise of the Ostrich'

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sun, Apr 24, 2022 At 7:30pm

'In Praise of the Ostrich’ - Derek Edwards' new 90-minute stand-up comedy show... a richly textured and enthralling 'cut above,' delivered with pace and authority by the consummate Canadian Comedian. Down to earth, lots of laughs, wagons ho!

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Louisiana Hayride Louisiana Hayride

Louisiana Hayride

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Thu, May 12, 2022 At 7:30pm

It’s been a long two years since the cast of the Louisiana Hayride Show was able to bring their incredible show to you. Now that COVID restrictions have been eased, they can’t wait to see you again! And here’s your chance to finally get out and enjoy some great music!

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BEEGEES GOLD, The Ultimate BeeGees Tribute BEEGEES GOLD, The Ultimate BeeGees Tribute

BEEGEES GOLD, The Ultimate BeeGees Tribute

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Fri, May 13, 2022 At 7:30pm

From the same promoter that brought you "Hotel California" and "RUMOURS The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute", VaughnCo Entertainment is proud to present: BEEGEES GOLD, The Ultimate BeeGees Tribute

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Back to Beethoven Back to Beethoven

Back to Beethoven

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sun, May 15, 2022 At 7:00pm

WITH KERSON LEONG

With his ferocious 3rd Symphony “Eroica”, Beethoven kicked open the door of the romantic era and left the classical world behind.

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JOHNNY REID JOHNNY REID

JOHNNY REID

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Mon, May 16, 2022 At 7:30pm

Over an illustrious career spanning more than two decades, JUNO Award winning singer-songwriter, Johnny Reid has captured the hearts of fans and audiences around the world.

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ABBA Revisited ABBA Revisited

ABBA Revisited

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Wed, Jun 1, 2022 At 7:30pm

ABBA is one of the most popular groups in the world today. Their record-breaking hits continue to thrill music lovers of all ages. Since their first triumph at Eurovision in 1974, ABBA has sold over 400 million copies of their albums. Furthermore, new renditions of popular ABBA songs now permeate modern musicals and media, stimulating a new generation of ABBA fans.

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Queen: It's a Kinda Magic Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Mon, Jun 13, 2022 At 8:00pm

Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand! The show is set to again immerse fans in the spectacle, grandeur and extravagance of Queen and Freddie Mercury, but with an incredible new star on board things are looking bigger and better than ever! You’ve seen Bohemian Rhapsody at the cinemas, now see it all come alive on stage and in concert, with big sound, big screens, crazy lighting and outlandish costumes… the REAL ROCK EXPERIENCE!

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RUMOURS: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac RUMOURS: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac

RUMOURS: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac

 Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Mon, Oct 17, 2022 At 7:30pm

VaughnCo Entertainment is proud to present a return engagement of “Rumours” The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac tribute show based in Los Angeles, California. The group recreates the legendary band in it's youthful heyday from 1975-1979.

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