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Big festivals and fun shows this week

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It’s a big week in Lethbridge with two festivals happening.Matt patershuk returns to Lethbridge, Aug. 3. Photo by Richard Amery
 The Wide Skies Music Festival features a lot of fun, July 30, 31 and Aug. 1.
 There is free outdoor party outside, tonight, July 31 with The Weber Brothers, Vancouver blues musician Shakura S’Aida and Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer. Skinny Dyck and Friends plus Tom Phillips and Shaye Zadrevec performing on a side stage. Phillips plays an after party at the Slice, July 31 as well. Toronto musician Tennyson King is also performing at the Slice tonight as well.

 The Weber Brothers play an after party at the Owl Acoustic Lounge, July 31 as well.

 Wide Skies music Festival ends on Wednesday, Aug. 1 with Frazey Ford and the Quiet Revolution and Seattle’s the Cave Singers at Southminster united Church. Tickets for that show are $55. The show begins at 8 p.m.
Things cook on Friday night with Bigwood 10, happening on Research Centre Road featuring an all local line up including HoverKraft, Taylor Ackerman’s Global Acid Reset, Dave McCann, John Wort Hannam, Leeroy Stagger, the Dirti Speshuls and Adequate.
The event starts at 6 p.m. and will end around 2 a.m.

Tickets for Bigwood are $25 through or $35 in cash at the door.

 If you just want to laugh, Yuk Yuks comedy returns to Average Joes on Friday, Aug. 3 featuring comedians Sean Lacomber and James Moore. The laughter begins at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $15 in advance $20 on the day of the show.
Edmonton alternative rock band return to Lethbridge, Aug. 3 to play the Slice with local indie rock band the Silkstones. There is a $10 cover for that show.

 The Slice has a heavier show, Aug. 4 featuring Broken Yolks and Spit of the Sin. Admission is $10.
 The Owl Acoustic Lounge has an outstanding night of roots music planned for Aug. 3 featuring Matt Patershuk, Australian singer songwriter Glenn Skuthorpe and Tim Buckley. The music begins at 9 p.m. Admission is by donation.

The Owl has an eclectic night of local music planned for Aug. 4 with indie pop artist VandenDool, local folk songwriter Max Hopkins and more progressive rock from Jon Martin. Admission is by donation.

— by Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 31 July 2018 09:08 )  
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