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One busy Sunday in October

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Sunday will be a tough day for music lovers, with  three big shows to choose from.

Citizen Rage is among the performers at Dethfest this weekend. Photo by Richard Amery
The Lethbridge Folk Club presents their second show of the season, Sunday, Oct, 15 with well known, Juno Award winning Regina based folk musician Connie Kaldor returning to the Lethbridge College Cave. Since beginning her career in the early ’80s, she has released 14 albums and has headline folk festivals all over the United States and Canada. The show begins at 8 p.m. sharp. Tickets cost $25 for folk club members, $30 for guests including a year membership, $20 for students and $10 for children 6-14.

The Geomatic Attic also features their second show of the season as they host United Kingdom dance/ pop/ world music band the Moulettes who wind down a Canadian tour at the Geomatic Attic, Oct. 15 before returning home. Tickets are $37.50. That show also begins at  8 p.m. sharp.

 and classic rock band Foreigner visit the Enmax Centre, Oct, 15  to play a plethora of hits including “ Juke Box Hero,” “Head Games,” “Double Vision” “Urgent” and “I Want to Know What Love is,” to name just a few. Tickets range from $68.50 to $102.25. The show begins at 7 p.m. with Honeymoon Suite opening the show.

In the afternoon, there is the monthly ukulele jam at Casa from 2-3 p.m.
 But the fun begins early in the week on Wednesday with October’s Windy City Opry featuring Saskatoon songwriter Zachary Lucky and Calgary’s Kent McAlister, Wednesday, Oct. 11. That show begins at 8 p.m. There is a $10 cover.

 The next day starts slow with local pianist James Moore playing a variety of  twentieth century piano pieces including African American jazz and multi-lingual vocals. He is at the Taphouse from 7-9 p.m.
 The next day Edmonton supergroup Jom Comyn plays the Owl Acoustic Lounge with local musicians Brenna Lowrie and Ghost Woman. Jom Comyn includes members of the Wet Secrets, Lucette, the N3k Trio and Pike.

Admission is by donation. The show begins at 9 p.m.
 The Owl is hopping the next day, Oct. 13, The River Jacks’ Spencer Jo returns with Godfrey & Tod. The Slice is about to rock on the weekend as Edmonton’s Tallest to Shortest return to shake the walls, Friday, Oct. 13 with local rock bad the Dirti Speshuls. The next night, Adequate makes things a little funky on Oct 14 . There is a $10 cover for that show.

 The Slice also has some pretty cool show happening the next week. Vancouver based organ powered rock band Bend Sinister return to the Lethbridge with Vancouver island blues influenced rock band the band of Rascals, Oct. 18. There is a $10 cover for that show as well.

 October means Halloween, so get  in the spirit a couple of weeks early with a couple of bloody awesome Friday the 13 events.
 the big one is Dethfest at the Smokehouse, Oct, 13 at 5 p.m., where a cornucopia of death metal, punk and metal bands will be performing throughout the night including local metal bands Extrados  and The Avulsion, Medicine Hat sludge metal band Nuclear Oath, Dethgod, Calgary hardcore punk band Citizen Rage, Stab.Twist.Pull, Calgary metal bands, Chaos being Meggido and Calgary punk band World Class White Trash.
 Tickets are $20 in advance $25 at the door with the bands beginning at 6 p.m.

 The next day, look out for zombies in Galt Gardens as the undead gather for the annual zombie walk. They gather at noon and walk at 3 p.m. So get your bets zombie outfit ready and join the fun.
The Geomatic Attic has another big show on Tuesday, Oct. 17 as Hamilton duo Whitehorse bring a full band to Southminster United Church. They are touring in support of their latest CD “Panther in the Dollhouse.” Tickets are $32.50 or $42.50 with priority seating up close. The show begins at 8 p.m. sharp.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 10 October 2017 20:33 )  
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