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July starts off loudly with Street Machines and metal

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The first full week of July is going to be loud. Not only will Street Machine weekend dominate downtown, roaring through the streets, but Backstreet South features live music so you can listen while you watch the custom cars.

Local rock band Fast TiJanni Jelli is performign with Fast Times   at Backstreet South for Street Machine Weekend. Photo by Richard Amerymes rock Backstreet South, July 10. Backstreet also has an eclectic line up on July 11 featuring everything from dance to rock music including Gray Area, DJ Millz Skillz and rock bands Friends Over Fame and the Silkstones.

 But before that there are several exceptional mid-week shows beginning Wednesday, July 8.
 There are a couple big punk and metal shows at Inferno with Vancouver thrash metal band Golers, Revenge of the Inbred Militia and Calgary’s X-Ray Cat playing July 8. Tickets are $8 in advance, $13 at the door.

The next day Toronto based doom metal trio IRN rock Inferno, July 9 with guests. The first band starts at 8:45. There is five dollar cover.

Over at the Slice, Carolyn Mark and her new best friends return to play her quirky brand of alt country music. Admission is $10.

 If you want to laugh, the Owl Acoustic Lounge feature their ever popular comedy open mic, July 8.

Lethbridge's favourite organ powered, Vancouver based rock band Bend Sinister return to the Slice the next day, July 9 with new music and a new horn player. And as a special bonus Calgary bass and drums rock duo High Kicks will join the fun. Tickets are $15

If you missed him on Canada Day, Calgary blues/ country musician Eric Braun comes to the Slice, July 11.
 Meanwhile the Owl Acoustic Lounge has some solid singer songwriters beginning with Port Moody musician Greg Drummond playing on July 11.


 The Owl also has a garage rock and punk show on July 10 with Edmonton’s the Archaics and the Power Buddies playingwith Lethbridge bands the Yeah Dads and Ruby Plumes also performing.

The Owl has a Monday show as well with Edmonton folk/ punk musician James Renton performing July 13. He also plays with the band Fire Next Time.

If you want to dance, Inferno features Trey Mark and Luke Prozak performing,  July 11.

Downtown, Bad Apple is holding their second annual block party, July 12 from 1-5 p.m. 8th Street South and 2nd ave. There will be live music vendors and a lot more. It will also be a fundraiser for BACA (Bikers Against child abuse). Performers include Gray Area and another band to be determined.

 There will be a variety of  activities including  facepainting and games for the kids. There is no cost to attend the event, which takes place on the block outside the Bad Apple Salon at 110 St Street south.

Casino Lethbridge  features the Roy Davidson Orchestra who are definitely not an orchestra as they play pop, and rock including originals and popular covers. They play at 8 p.m. each night.

Last, but not least, Bruce Roome is playing the Mocha Cabana this weekend as well.

 — By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 05 December 2017 15:08 )  
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