The Offspring and Sublime with Rome are coming to the South Okanagan Events Centre on July 8.                                Courtesy of Offspring.com

The Offspring and Sublime with Rome are coming to the South Okanagan Events Centre on July 8. Courtesy of Offspring.com

Offspring and Sublime with Rome coming to Penticton

The Offspring and Sublime with Rome are coming to the South Okanagan Events Centre on July 8

The Offspring and Sublime with Rome are coming to the South Okanagan Events Centre on July 8.

The Offspring are Dexter Holland (vocals, guitar), Noodles (guitar), Greg K (bass) and Pete Parada (drums). Following a riot at a 1984 Social Distortion show, high school buddies Dexter and Greg K decided to start a band of their own in Garden Grove, California.

The Offspring have now put out eight records, performed over 1000 shows across the globe and are known for their many hits including Self Esteem, Come Out And Play (Keep ‘Em Separated), The Kids Aren’t Alright, Hammerhead and You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid.

The Southern California trio of Rome Ramirez (vocals/guitar), Eric Wilson (bass) and Carlos Verdugo (drums) have a set list packed with the groups iconic hits including tracks from their most recent release, Sirens.

Co-produced by Paul Leary and Rome, the 11-track album was released in July of 2015 and hit No. 2 on Billboard’s Current Alternative Album Chart and No. 3 Billboard’s Rock Album Chart. Sirens features the singles Wherever You Go and Sirens (featuring The Dirty Heads) and is available now at iTunes and Amazon.

Tickets are only $39.50, $65 and $79.50 (additional fees apply) and go on sale Friday, March 17. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Valley First Box Office at the SOEC, via phone 1-877-SOEC-TIX (763-2849) or online at ValleyFirstTIX.com.