Music icon Engelbert Humperdinck coming to Penticton

Engelbert Humperdinck performing live at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, 2011.
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PENTICTON — The legendary Engelbert Humperdinck is coming to Penticton to perform his classic love ballads and dance hits.

Humperdinck is a Grammy nominated, Golden Globe winner with 63 gold and 24 platinum records. And over the past few years, he has worked with musical icons such as Tony Bennett and Burt Bacharach.

He is currently wrapping up the recording his first duets album, “Engelbert Calling,” which features songs with Sir Elton John, Willie Nelson, Smokey Robinson, and Dionne Warwick.

Humperdinck and guest comedian Herb Dixon will perform June 14, at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Tickets go on sale Monday, May 5 at 10 a.m.

Tickets can be purchased at by telephone at 1-877-763-2849 or in person at the Valley First Box Office and Wine Country Visitor Centre.

VIP Tickets are $205 and $225 and are only available in person at the Valley First Box Office and online.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Meaghan Archer at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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