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November opens with lots of live music

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It’s hard to believe November is already here, so celebrate a new month with live music and send out the old month with Halloween.
 While most places held their Halloween festivities on the weekend.Bazarabra return to Lethbridge this week. Photo by Richard Amery
 Adequate send out October with an Adequate Halloween celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The party starts at 9 p.m.
 There is also a Halloween party at Theoretically Brewing on Oct. 31 from 8-11featuring live music including Frege’s Puzzle. There will be  a costume contest and a candy buffet. Admission is $15.
 And the Slice features a special Halloween show with local folk musician Tyson Ray Borsboom and Biloxi Parish frontman Zach Passey on Oct. 31.

 The Slice features a pre- Halloween party on Oct. 30. Pumpkin Funk features the music of Detroit soul musician Laura Rain and the Caesars. In the meantime everyone will get to carve their own pumpkin. There is a $15 cover for the event.
Across town, Birds of Chicago fly back to the Geomatic Attic, Oct. 30 as well and begin at 8 p.m.

Cirque de Soleil open their show Corteo at the Enmax Centre on Oct. 31 as well. It runs at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31-Nov 3. There are also matinee performances at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3 and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4. Tickets are $61,$97,$123, $143.

November opens with some familiar faces returning to Lethbridge. Winnipeg folk and country musician Richard Inman plays the Slice with George Arsene, Nov. 2. Local artist Dela Mark will be also be displaying some of her new works.
Things get heavy with a big stoner rock show at the Slice, Nov. 3. So if you like bands like Kyuss, Fu Manchu and Queens of the Stone Age and Monster Magnet, then check out the return of Calgary’s Bazarabra, plus Siksika heavy rock band Iron Tusk, surf punk band Chief Mountain and Calgary based fuzz rock trio Hypnopilot. There is a $10 cover.


 The Slice goes mellow on Sunday with a new Industry night featuring jazz pianist Andrea Superstein, Nov, 4. They have another heavy show on Tuesday, Nov. 6 with Mexican metal band Piraña and local band Chernoff and Chief Mountain.
 Over at the Owl Acoustic Lounge, Edmonton based indie folk duo F & M return to the stage, Nov. 3 with a brand new album and special guest Penelope Rose. Admission is by donation.

The Geomatic Attic host a big show on Nov, 3 as Calgary’s Reuben and the Dark return to perform evocative folk and soul music. The concert begins at 8 p.m. sharp. Tickets are $32.50.
 Paul Kype and Texas Flood return to Casino Lethbridge on the weekend as well.

 Maggie Hall is always raising money for good causes by putting on concerts, but this one is personal. Her sister’s home in Rosentheath, Ontario burned down , Oct. 23. Luckily they are all all right, but they lost everything so Hall has organized a fundraising concert at KCs Pub in Coaldale. So far, Andi Roberts, local blues rock band Driving while Blind and local country band  The Mark Hall band plus Bryan Horvat have volunteered to play. More acts will be announced. Admission is  $10 there will also be a silent auction and more.

For country fans, Gord Bamford returns to Average Joes, Tuesday, Nov. 6 in support of his new single “Dive Bar.” Jo Jo Mason also returns to share the bill. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 on the day of the show.
 Tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 31, the birds of Chicago return to  the Geomatic Attic at 8 p.m. sharp.

— by Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 30 October 2018 07:33 )  
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