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There are a lot of local acts playing all over the city for Street Wheelers weekend.


Backstreet South always opens their patio for the weekend and feature local musicians. They  welcome popular local rock/ pop band Fast Times on Friday, July 11. The next day they are hosting local rock band Billie Vegas’  CD release party, July 12.Billie Vegas releases their new CD this week with Streetwheelers. Photo by Richard Amery


 The big Streetwheelers show is a Spitz Stadium featuring rock band True North, hypnotist JR Matthew and local classic rock band the Chevelles. Doors open at 5 p.m.. Admission is $15 for adults in advance, $20 at the door ,  $10 in advance for youth and seniors, $15 at the door. The show goes until 10 p.m.


 The Smokehouse features the Mark Hall Band playing country and rock music on the patio on July 11. They also host the Smokehouse open mic, July 12.


The Slice has a variety of music this week beginning with Toronto blues rock trio Wild T and the Spirit on Thursday, July 10. Jolene Draper, Steve Martin and Dano's new band Tangible Radiance will be opening the Show. There is a $10 cover.


The Slice goes heavy with a big alternative rock and stoner rock show on July 11 with Triton, Calgary punk/ hardcore band Daywalker and local stoner rock band Robotoroboros. There is a $7 cover for the show. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.


For a contrast to that, the Slice is going a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll on July 12 with local country/ roots band Rancho Deluxe with Toronto’s Michael Rault band. Rault blends a variety of influences from punk to rhythm and blues and roots music. He recently relocated from Edmonton to Toronto and has released his new EP “Living  Daylight .” There is a $10 cover for the show.


 The Mocha Cabana features a couple different acts this weekend
Folk/ rock singer Toni Vere returns to Lethbridge with Carla Olive, July 11. They play from 6-9 p.m. Vere played a great show for the Lethbridge Folk Club a couple years ago.
 B.C. country singer Pauline K (Kyllonen) plays the Mocha Cabana at 7 p.m. on July 12.
 The Owl Acoustic Lounge also has a variety of music this week.
Blue Moon Marquee, formerly the A.W. Cardinal Band, bring their own blend of blues an gypsy jazz music to the Owl Acoustic Lounge, July 12.


The night before, local rock/ pop band Planet Telex returns to rock the joint, July 11. And for something a little different, the Constantines Steve Lambke brings his solo project Baby Eagle to the Owl Acoustic Lounge,  Wednesday, July 9.

 It is also a great week for drama.
New West Theatre continued their run of The Ritz: Hits of the Big Band Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Yates Theatre. And Shakespeare In The Park has one run of their production of A Twelfth Night, Thursday, July 10 at 7 p.m. in Galt Gardens. Lethbridge improv group Drama Nutz are bringing back Uncensored Improv to Club Didi  (#210-517a 4th Ave.S. The MacFarland Building; Door is right next to Blueprint) this week as well. The show begins at 7 p.m., July 9. Admission is $10

— By Richard Amery, L.A.. Beat Editor
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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 09 July 2014 10:44 )  
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