Boney M. featuring original lead singer Liz Mitchell are coming to Penticton to perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Dec. 7. (Submitted photo)

Boney M. will bring classic hits to Penticton

Boney M. featuring original lead singer Liz Mitchell and Morgan James coming to Penticton

Internationally acclaimed Euro-Caribbean vocal group Boney M. featuring original lead singer Liz Mitchell is set to perform in Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Performing all their classic hits and holiday favourites on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Boney M. was not only the disco cult band of the 70’s and 80’s but remains a living legend of the entire disco era. Originally founded in Germany by writer and producer Frank Farian, Boney M. was one of the disco-orientated pop acts which dominated the European charts throughout the late seventies and early eighties with a string of hits well remembered to this day. Farian moulded the four piece band in the dance pop fashion, featuring the stunning vocals of Liz Mitchell, which proved irresistible to radio, dance floor and partygoers.

The biography of Boney M.’s hits is extensive. The group had eight Number One hits in the European charts, has sold over 100 million records worldwide and is known for huge international hits such Daddy Cool, Sunny, Ma Baker, Belfast, Rivers of Babylon, Brown Girl in the Ring, Rasputin and Mary’s Boy Child.

In addition to the successes of Boney M.’s singles was the success of three number one albums in the European market: Take the Heat off Me, Nightflight to Venus, Love for Sale. Now in the 21st Century, there is obviously no doubt that songs from the past are far more popular than ever before. Boney M.’s international success during the past 25 years has proven that their hits definitely belong to the collection of timeless classics.

Opening for Boney M. is New York-based soul singer, songwriter Morgan James. Her most recent studio album, Reckless Abandon is her first as an independent artist, and it is her most personal outing yet, prompting the Huffington Post to call Morgan James the Brightest Breakout Artist of the Year.

This year, Morgan also took on a full album cover of the Beatles’ iconic White Album to celebrate the 50th anniversary; available on CD, vinyl, digital and full length concept video on her YouTube channel. Morgan recorded two full-length albums with Epic Records: Hunter, an album of original soul and R&B, and Morgan James Live, a tribute to Nina Simone. Morgan’s music videos have accumulated more than 175 million views (and climbing).

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 14 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at www.valleyfirsttix.com, in person at the Valley First Box Office at the SOEC, or charge by phone 1-877-763-2849.

To report a typo, email: editor@pentictonwesternnews.com.


@PentictonNews
newstips@pentictonwesternnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Special memorial service to say goodbye to murdered teen

A memorial service and celebratio of life was held Tuesday for murdered teen Elijah-Iain Beauregard

Summerland clinic will be closed on August long weekend

Medical office assistant needed at Rosedale Medical Clinic

LETTER: Summerland school was not on skatepark site

MacDonald School faced Rosedale Avenue, near present Summerland Secondary School parking lot

10th year for Great Naramata Cherry Pit Contest

The event is a fun-filled way to celebrate the local harvest

Man arrested in Kelowna following Shuswap vehicle thefts, pursuit

Suspect wanted in Alberta allegdly also stole several vehicles near Sicamous over the weekend

VIDEO: B.C. MLA Michelle Stilwell takes first steps in nearly 30 years

‘It actually felt like walking. It’s been 27 years… but it felt realistic to me’

Firefighters have doused a Peachland house fire

Fire crews are still on scene investigating the cause of the BBQ which made its way to the home

False report of dead body leads police to sex dolls at Manning Park

Princeton RCMP breathed a sigh of relief, momentarily, when they discovered a… Continue reading

Ironman returns to Okanagan after seven-year absence

Subaru Ironman Canada is coming back to Penticton in 2020

Grand Forks fire chief found to have bullied, harassed volunteer firefighter: report

WorkSafeBC, third-party human resources investigation looking into allegations complete

Okanagan College campus flies Syilx flag

The Okanagan Nation Alliance flag was raised at a ceremony at Vernon campus on July 16

Dog recovering after being drenched in hot coffee, B.C. man charged

Man was taken into custody, charged, and released pending a court date

Taekwondo instructor, 21, identified as B.C. bat rabies victim

Nick Major, 21, an instructor at Cascadia Martial Arts in Parksville

Science expedition to Canada’s largest underwater volcano departs Vancouver Island

Crews prepared for a two-week research mission to the Explorer Seamount

Most Read