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Big shows compete with each other this week

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There are a lot of great shows happening this week which all compete with each other
 First of all, Kyprios as well as Animal Nation and guests will be bringing their Kyprios returns to Lethbridge this week.  Photo by Richard AmeryGhost Bus Tour to  Scores, Nov. 8. it is a fundraiser for DJ Booda’s family. Booda was a beloved concert promoter and DJ who passed away in August. L-Rev, F-Bomb, Rational, Relic and Lozen are also on the bill. Tickets cost $15 in advance.The show begins at 9 p.m. All the proceeds will go to James DJ Booda’ Nishima’s family.

 The Geomatic Attic also has their last show for a few months on Nov. 9 as they bring back Steve Coffey and the Lokels with Tin and the Toad and Petunia. Tickets cost $32.50. The show begins at 8 p.m. on the dot.

 It is also a great week for country music. Unfortunately two of the bigger shows take place on the same day. Hey Romeo plays Casino Lethbridge, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. while Emerson Drive plays Average Joes at 9 p.m. There is no charge for Hey Romeo, though tickets for Emerson Drive cost $35.
Both shows are competing with the big rock show of the week as the Zolas return to Lethbridge with Hollerado and Pup who all play the Slice, Nov. 7.

 It’s an excellent week for local country acts as well.
The Coal Creek Boys play Casino Lethbridge at 8 p.m each night on Friday and Saturday. That competes with Dave McCann and the Firehearts who return to the Slice, Nov. 8. Tickets for that show are $10.

 For something a little different, Calgary based Devonian Gardens play the Owl Acoustic Lounge with the Yeah Dads on Nov. 8.

 Also on the indie rock side of things, Toronto Cowpunk/ rock band July Talk play the Slice, Nov. 10. That competes with a cool event at the Holiday Bowl. Lebowski Fest, named of course for  he world’s most famous slacker the Dude from the cult Coen brothers hit movie The Big Lebowski, takes place, Nov. 10.
 There will be performances by  Autobahn aka the Raw Dogs and, of course, free bowling. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.

 If you want to rock, Sean Brewer’s new band Tallest to Shortest play the Slice, Nov. 9.  they are a straight ahead rock band combining members of several Edmonton bands including the Uncas and Red Ram.

 — By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Thursday, 07 November 2013 15:46 )  
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