There’s never an excuse to say “there‘s nothing to do in Lethbridge.” Especially not this week as there are a few big events happening in Southern Alberta this week.
Whoop Up Days features superb live music throughout the week.
Country star Jason Blaine played Whoop Up Days, Aug. 23 with Trevor Panczak.
But if your tastes lean towards more traditional country music, Floyd Sillito and friends will be at the Nord Bridge Senior‘s Centre are performing a tribute to the Alberta Ranch Boys. Tickets are $20 with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Things rock at Exhibition Park for the rest of Whoop Up Days.
Alternative rock duo the Standstills are on the Gas King stage at 9 p.m., Aug. 24. Calgary band Ten Minute Detour are on at 7:30 p.m.
The next night, Aug. 25 Kim Mitchell will show he is still a wild party, playing his numerous hits from the ’80s like “Easy To Tame,” “Rock and Roll Duty,” “Go For a Soda,” and maybe even some of the rockers from Max Webster.
He is on stage at 9 p.m. Local rocking blues band Zojo Black opens the show at 8 p.m.
Things get turned up a notch on Friday, Aug. 26 with a high octane performance from Monster Truck and local metal band Tyrants of Chaos.
And there is an eclectic lineup on Saturday , Aug. 27 with the country stylings of JJ Shiplett, some rocking blues from Angel Forrest and an exciting homage to the Band‚ The Last Waltz — A Musical celebration of the band featuring special guest performances from the Downchild Blues Band’s Chuck Jackson, Juno award winning bluesman Johnny Max and a talented up and comer Matt Weidinger.