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Lots of laughs and rock and roll to kick off first week of February

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The first week of February has a little bit of something for everyone. Most of it coming from Vancouver and Victoria.Peter and the Wolves return to Casino Lethbridge this week. Photo by Richard Amery
 The biggest show of the week is tonight, Feb. 5 when the Trews return to Average Joes with Edmonton indie rock band Altameda in tow, in support of the long awaited new Trews CD “Civillianaires.” The music begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance $40 on the day of the show.

Saint John , New Brunswick folk  musician Kylie Fox visits the Slice on  Feb. 6.

 Club Lime has a big rap show on Thursday, Feb. 7 with the Alberta drum/bass and jungle group Serial Killaz, Steve Heavy and Verboze. The show begins at 9:30 p.m.. Tickets are $20.
The weekend is all about local. In Cahoots play the Slice with Meagan Rourke, Feb. 8, Cal Toth brings Dueling pianos back to Average Joes, Feb. 8 as well.
 And The Bridge City Boys, aka Connor Christmas, Connor HD and Blaine Hutchinson will be making you laugh at Good Times, Feb. 8. Tickets are $15. They perform shows at 6 p.m and 9 p.m.
 Alex Biron will be making you laugh the next night, Feb. 9.

Another laughter option  is at Club Didi, where Impromptu return for Drunk Improv , Feb. 8 at 9 p.m.. Admission is $10.
 Saturday will be a blast.

 CKXU has their annual pre Valentine’s Day party, Feb. 9. with an ’80s  theme — Dayglo Dreams . Music will be provided by funk rock trio Adequate plus Key Puncher and Knight Laser. There is a suggested donation of $10.
And if you find Valentine’s Day to be a drag, Valentines Day is Such A Drag will put a smile on your face at Club didi, Feb. 9 featuring some of your favourite local drag performers. The fun begins at 9 .m. There is a $10 cover.

If you are in the mood for the blues, local band Coda play the Watertower, Feb. 8 and 9.

 On the other hand, the University of Lethbridge Opera Workshop and Lethbridge Symphony join their talents to perform Candide at the Southminster United Church, Feb. 8 and 9.
 Peter and the Wolves return to Rock Casino Lethbridge on the weekend as well, Feb. 8 and 9.


 And if you missed his awesome show in November, Vancouver’s world and blues musician Bocephus King returns to the Slice, Saturday, Feb. 9 with Calgary Orbit the Fox.
 And The Geomatic Attic has their first show of 2019 with the first of two collaborations with the Yates Theatre and Sterndale Bennett Theatre.

 Vancouver based pop and folk musician Dan Mangan returns with his band, Feb. 10. The show begins at 8 p.m with Shaye Zadravec. Mangan is touring in support of i his long awaited fifth CD “More or Less.”
Dan Mangan and Shaye Zadravec play the Yates Theatre, Sunday, Feb. 10. The show begins at 8 p.m.
 Tickets cost $46.

The fun doesn’t stop there as Victoria based folk and indie rock collective the Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra play the Slice, on Monday, Feb. 11.
 Tickets are $15 in advance.
 The Slice is also hosting an improv night with the Pogo Brothers on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

And coming up, Petunia and the Vipers return to the Slice on Wednesday, Feb. 13 to play the first Windy City Opry of the year. As usual, the show begins at 8 p.m. sharp. Admission is $10.
 If none of that turns your crank, there are other things happening as well.
 The Galt Museum opened their latest Exhibit Recollecting home on Feb. 1. it runs until May 5.

And New West Theatre has a brand new music revue show opening, Feb. 6. Rockers Gone Country runs until Feb. 23. Expect to hear a lot of comedy and country/rock crossover hits.

— By Richard Amery, L.a. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 05 February 2019 14:17 )  
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