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Eclectic week provides entertainment for all tastes

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The first full week of November features an eclectic slate of shows happening all over the city.

Gord Bamford returns to Lethbridge tonight. Photo by Richard McLaren
 Tonight Canadian country superstar Gord Bamford brings his Honky Tonks and Dive Bars tour to Average Joes. JoJo Mason is also on the bill plus Jade Egleson.
Tickets are $50 at the door. The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

Start the rest of the week off with laughter as funnyman Russell “Somebody’s Going to Get A Hurt” Peters gets you laughing at the Enmax Centre beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Tickets are $74, $96 and $116.

 As usual there is an open mic at Beaches and the Owl Acoustic Lounge hosts the first jazz jam of the month with HOBO3 and Josh Davies.
 Thursday is hopping all over town as hip hop star Classified stops by Club Lime at 9 p.m.. Tickets are $30,$35 and $94 for the VIP  ticket.
Calgary indie rock band the Ashley Hundred return to the Owl acoustic Lounge on Thursday, Nov. 8 as well.

 Even Street Legal Records has a show this week as Mom Bod stop by on Thursday with Regina noise rock band Witch Knife and fellow Reginaites avant-pop band Firestarter. Admission is by donation though there is suggested donation of $10. The music begins at 7 p.m.

 Gabe Thaine hosts the Slice’s Thursday open mic this week and open mics have begun at the Zoo at the university of Lethbridge Student’s Union building.
There is good stuff on Friday too, The Slice has jazz for dinner with  the Ethan Ardelli quartet beginning at 5 p.m. After that  Calgary  folk/rock/alternative rock band the The Northern Coast will be performing.

Duelling Pianos with Cal Toth returns to Average Joes on Friday as well.

 The Owl Acoustic Lounge has a big weekend planned.

 Toronto based musician Eamon McGrath returns with a brand new sound, brand new record and brand new band. Cope will open the show at the Owl Acoustic Lounge around 9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9.
Local artist Jason Trotter opens a new show at the Owl Acoustic Lounge with special guests the Ryland Moranz Band and a solo performance from Shaela Miller. Admission is by donation as usual.
If you love rock and roll, two great tribute band rock Average Joes on Saturday, Nov. 10.

 Calgary based Ikons: the Kiss Experience bring all your favourite Kiss smashes, thrashes and hits to the stage.
 And bang your head with Damage Incorporated, a Lethbridge/Calgary Metallica tribute who will rock your socks off. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 on the day of the show.
Blues fans won’t want to miss a great show at the Lethbridge College Cave beginning  at 8 p.m. Nov. 10 as Toronto based delta bluesman DocMacLean will be touring  with Africa’s best bluesman Albert Frost. Together the CanAfrica blues tour will combine the best blues and traditional African music and a whole lot more. Tickets are $25 for members, $30 for non-members. Local bluesman Henk VanGinninken will open the show.

Ryerson Road play Casino Lethbridge this weened as well.
Sunday is Remembrance Day so take some time to remember the veterans. There will be a service at  the Cenotaph at City Hall at 11 a.m.
 The annual Remembrance Day Service begins in the Exhibition Park South East hall at 9:30 p.m. When that ends at 11:30 you can head downtown for a service at the cenotaph by City Hall.
 In the evening , the Slice is hosting a special industry night featuring jazz pianist/vocalist Andrea Superstein at 8 p.m. There is no cover charge.

 Start the new week off by rocking with Kingston rockers the Glorious Sons, who have graduated to the Enmax Stage with Beaches, Tuesday, Nov. 13. Tickets for the concert are $46 and $56. The show begins at the Enmax Centre at 7 p.m.
 Also on Tuesday, Manitoba folk musician Cary Dow stops by the Slice, Nov. 13 as well.
This month’s Windy City Opry, Nov. 14 features the return of country band the Wine Soaked Preachers plus Edmonton pop/jazz singer Vissia. The show begins at 8 p.m. sharp. There is a $10 cover.
 And Flipfest features another show at the Owl Acoustic Lounge, Nov. 14 with Winnipeg  dream pop band  A La Mode and Lethbridge’s Jess Tollestrup and the Ugly Cry Club. Admission is by donation.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:47 )  
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