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Lots of country and CKXU Loves You this week

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There is a lot happening  this week for the middle of February.
 A big country show happens at the Enmax Centre right out of the gate with Old DomWashboard union return to lethbridge to open for Old Dominion this week. Photo by Richard Ameryinion’s Happy Endings tour on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. featuring Old Dominion, Cold Creek County and Washboard Union who made a great impression at Shine On music Festival last year at the U of L. Tickets are $54.65, $74.65 and $84.65.

 After that, Cape Breton Celtic trio Knotwerk play east coast music at the Slice. And for something completely different, there is a jazz jam with HBO 3 and Josh Davies at the Owl Acoustic Lounge, Wednesday, Feb. 7 as well.

The Owl is hopping this week as the next night, Thursday, Feb. 8, local country/pop band Coyote Junction are playing the 100 people who Care  fundraiser for Senator Buchanan Elementary School helping students understand the importance of outdoor education, wellness in the classroom, culture and community and experimental learning.

As expected the weekend is pretty hot. Local country trio Hurtin’ play Casino Lethbridge Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9 and 10. Over at the Owl Acoustic Lounge, U of L radio station CKXU shows they love you with a lot of live music including Calgary indie folk band the Boreal Sons, fellow Calgary prog rock post rock band Time Boy and electronica band Stegosarahs. You will also get a first look at the swag for this year’s space themed fun drive, which takes place the week of March 24.

Local progressive rock band the Decadent Phase play with Joel Stretch of the Utilities, who have a new CD out, play the Slice, Feb. 9.

 The Slice hosts another big multi-band show, Feb. 10, this time for FLIPfest’s Palentines Day massacre with dream rock band Crystal Eyes, leaked and Grande Prairies’s the Postnamers and local synth rock band W.I.T.S. Admission is $10.
Cal Toth’s Dueling Pianos returns to Average Joes, Friday, Feb. 9.

A couple of very different Edmonton bands play Feb. 10 as well.
 The Lethbridge Folk Club brings bluegrass band the Bix Mix Boys back to play the Lethbridge College Cave., Feb. 10. Cathy Hawley will open the show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for members, $30 for invited guests including a season membership and $15 for students.

 On the other side of folk, baroque folk duo F & M, return to the Owl Acoustic Lounge to preview their upcoming album “Lessons From Losers.” Admission is by donation.
Club Didi also features a drag night, Feb. 10 beginning at 10 p.m.
Last but not least, the monthly ukulele jam is at Casa, 2-3 p.m., Feb. 11.

— By Richard Amery, L.A.Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 06 February 2018 11:23 )  
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