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Local musicians help out this week

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This is a good week for fundraisers.
 Honker’s Pub is putting on a benefit concert for the wildfires in Waterton Lake Park, Sept. 30 from 3-11 p.m. There will be live music all day long, beef on the bun, a silent auction and  50-50 draw.
Average Joes is holding a fundraiseThe Chevelles play a fundraiser for the Lethbridge Girls Rock Camp, Sept. 29. Photo by Richard Ameryr, July 29  to support  the Lethbridge Girls Rock Camp, who recently had numerous musical instruments stolen from their storage locker. So the Chevelles are lending a hand and their talent to help replace the gear.

 Admission is $10. The show begins at 9 p.m.

That is only part of the fun happening to wind up September.
 Oktoberfest returns to Galt Gardens , Sept. 29 and 30. So get your fill of German beer and German music courtesy of Alpen Schatz, the Note-Ables and the Polka-Holics performing throughout the weekend. There will also be a family area this year. There is no charge to attend all of the fun and excitement.

As usual  the Owl Acoustic Lounge winds up the month with a comedy open mic on Wednesday, Sept. 27. You can also laugh at Club Didi with “Drunk Improv, ” Sept. 30 featuring  Impromptu. the laughs begin at 9 p.m. there a $10 cover charge.

Saskatchewan alternative rock/ progressive rock band the Faps return to the Owl Acoustic Lounge, Sept. 29 with local bands Mombod and Cope.
 Medicine Hat singer-songwriter Jay Bowcott returns to the Owl Acoustic Lounge, Sept. 30.

Get a little funky and sweaty at the Slice, Sept. 30 with Klusterfunk, an Edmonton based 11 piece energetic party band influenced by bands as diverse as Five Alarm Funk and Rage Against the machine and the Sweatshop union.
 They will be joined by local band Shagadelic.

A new club , Club Lime (1216 1 Ave South), located next to Boss Hoggs features a big rap show  on Oct. 2 with Tech9ne plus Krizz Kaliko, Steve Stone, Doug Crawford. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $49.95.
 Next week, Edmonton based indie rock band Scenic Route to Alaska return to the Slice, Oct. 4. They are touring in support of their new single “Slow Down.”

Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 26 September 2017 10:26 )  
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