As always there is a lot happening this week, beginning on Wednesday with two big shows.
Brett Kissel plays the Enmax Centre this week. Photo by Richard Amery
rockers Royal Tusk return to Lethbridge to play Coyote Joes in support
of their CD Dealbreaker. They will be joined by Regina rock band the
Rock with Royal Tusk, and the PistolWhips March 1 at Coyote Joes. The show begins at 8 p.m. at Coyote Joes, March 1.
Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
on Wednesday, March 1, jazz singer Ellen Doty returns to Lethbridge to
play a show at Casa with Vancouver saxophonist Eli Bennett and guitarist
Josh Crowhurst. She was a highlight of the Lethbridge Jazz Festival a
couple years ago. Tickets for this show, which begins at 7:30 p.m. ,
There is also a lot of country music in town, which
is appropriate as the PBR Bull Riding returns to the Enmax Centre,
March 4 and 5.
But to get you in the mood, rising country
star and Juno award winner Brett Kissel plays the Enmax Centre, March 2.
He has a hit “Airwaves” on the airwaves now and in September 2016,
received multiple CCMA Award wins, including trophies for Male Artist of
the Year and Fans’ Choice. Tickets are $40-$59.50.
Julian Austin plays a pair of free PBR bull riding after parties at Coyote Joes, March 3 and 4.
you like bluegrass music, the Misery Mountain Boys play the Lethbridge
College Cave, Saturday, March 5 for the Lethbridge Folk Club with
Charlie Ewing and Bob Blair opening the show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25
members, $30 for invited guests.
There is also a lot of alternative rock. Johnny 2 Fingers and the
Deformities return to Lethbridge to play the Slice with the Mormon Girls
and A Trozzo and the Electric Few, March 4 at the Slice. There is a $10
And local country trio Hurtin return to the Owl Acoustic Lounge, March 4.
Also on March 4, The U of L Headbangers Society
feature local bands Sidestepping the Sun and No Devil Lived On playing
a free show at the University of Lethbridge Zoo, March 3. at 7:30 p.m.
is also music for a good cause as local R and B pop band Hippodrome
headline the Community Cabaret at the German Canadian Club.
are $20 for the show which begins at 7 p.m. with all proceeds going to
community building initiatives through Coalition of Municipalities
Against Racism and Discrimination).
And for something
completely different, Pretty , Witty and Gay winds up with a cabaret at
the Sterndale Bennett Theatre, March 4.
In the same building, catch
the last World Explosion of dDance at the Yates Theatre, March 3 and 4.
There will be dance from all over the world featured.
All week ton they feature the play the Curing Room in the 10,000 Villages basement.
there is a great classical music show at Des Cite De Prairies, March 3
at 8 p.m. where the Lethbridge Symphony orchestra presents Extras B—
Latin Fever, featuring a variety of Latin classical pieces performed
with special guest Dale Ketcheson
Lethbridge Symphony Extras, March 3
at La Cite des Prairies Latin Fever with Dale Ketcheson and Museaus.
Tickets are $35 for the concert, $50 for the meet and greet experience.
Yuk Yuks comedy returns to Average Joes, March 3 with Todd Ness, Eric Steel and Dan Hymus.
And, last, but not least, Outrun the Arrow lead singer Bridgette Yarwood plays a solo show at the Mocha Cabana, March 3.
Check out L.A. Beat for updated listings plus a preview of Ammena Dance's World Explosion of Dance, Theatre Outré’s presentation of the Curing Rom, plus interviews with Ellen Doty, Royal Tusk and Hippodrome about their upcoming community Cabaret performance. If you missed them there are also interviews with the 24th Street Wailers and Audio/Rocketry.
— By Richard Amery, L.A. beat Editor