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Classic rock dominates the week

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It is all about classic rock this week.Nazareth returns to Lethbridge, July 20. Photo by Richard Amery
 But first local musicians Biloxi  Parish and AJ Baragar (who is currently performing in New West Theatre’s production of Jukebox), play the Owl Acoustic Lounge, July 20.
On the other side of town, Scottish rockers Nazareth return to Lethbridge this week, this time to play the Enmax Centre with the Headpins, July 20. They will be playing their many hits like “Razamanaz,” “Love Hurts,” “Hair of the Dog” and introducing their new frontman to Lethbridge. Tickets are $59  for the show, which begins at 8 p.m.

 The Slice hosts rock and roll, July 21 Nanaimo noise rock/ shoegaze band Moths and Locusts, who played  Bigwood last year return to Lethbridge with Victoria, B.C. heavy rock band Buzzard and local alternative rock trio the Supervoid.

You can also get your classic rock fix at the Lethbridge Music Festival this weekend on Saturday, July 23 at Spitz Stadium.

 The headliners are Tom Cochrane, Kenny Shields and Streetheart and Rik Emmett of Triumph. There are a heap of local acts on the bill as well including The Cody Hall band, Alyssa McQuaid and Coyote Junction, blues rockers Zojo Black, local metal band Tyrants of Chaos and local Metallica Tribute Damage Inc. Tickets are $88.50 plus fees.

 If you want your rock a little heavier and louder, Winnipeg punk rock band the Suburban Hypocrites will be playing the Moose Hall, July 22. And if that’s not enough punk for you, Denver, Colorado pop punk band Party Like Thieves play the Moose Hall on Sunday, July 24 at 8 p.m.

 There is also a big indie rock/ punk show featuring a couple of Edmonton bands at Attainable Records, July 23. Edmonton alternative rock trio Dead Fibres and Edmonton rock duo Red Hot Gospel will be joined by local noisemakers Advertisement and Wint. The show begins at 7 p.m. There is a $10 cover.

 And the Geomatic Attic has a special summer show, July 25 with the Eilen Jewell band. Eilen Jewell is a Boise Idaho  based roots and Americana artist who also adds elements of blues, folk, country and rock and roll to her music. She stops by Lethbridge on her way home from playing the Calgary Folk Festival on the weekend. Tickets are $37.50 online and $40 in advance.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 19 July 2016 10:27 )  
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