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Plenty of pop music coming up

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If last week was all about metal and folk, this week is all about pop music with pop from two different sides of the country CKXU says goodbye to station Manager Aaron Trozzo this week. Photo by Richard Amerycoming to Lethbridge.
Port Coquitlam signer/ songwriter/ synth pop/looping musician Chersea will be visiting the Slice, Aug. 7 with fellow Vancouverites Royal Oak and local indie pop band Fawns and Tyler VandenDool. There is a $10 cover for the show.

Them non Aug. 9,  The Slice features more pop music with Toronto’s Goodnight,Sunrise plus Calgary’s Spit of the Sin and folk punk musician Jesse Stewart and Mike Desj. There is a $10 cover for that show.

 There is also metal happening for those who want to bang their head with Montreal’s Born Broken, who play the Smokehouse with Calgary’s Stab.Twist.Pull, Aug. 8. Local band the Hockey Moms are also on the bill. The bands begin at 9 p.m. There is a $10 cover.

 If you missed an excellent show with  Dead Army at the Slice last weekend, and most people did, they return to the Slice, Aug. 10 with Officer Trip.
 Country rock band Rudz Crew return to Casino Lethbridge, Aug. 9 and 10.

 And ’tis the season for outdoor music festivals. Honker’ s Pub has a  free family festival, Saturday, Aug, 10 with a bouncy castle, face paining, games and performances by a plethora of local bands including Southern Comforts, Driving while Blind, Shallow Lilac, Bridgette Yarwood and the Travelling Will Dory’s aka a trimmed down Horizon.

 The Owl Acoustic Lounge features live band karaoke for long time CKXU station manager and musician Aaron Trozzo’s “Beaming Up Party,” Aug. 9.
The next night, the Owl Acoustic Lounge brings back Calgary indie rock band 36? plus Calgary pop musician/ pianist Laura Hickli.

A little later, The Owl Acoustic Lounge features a big rock show with Face Cut, Outpatient and Second Narrows on Monday, Aug. 12.

 And even more exciting, Jody Peck of Miss Quincy, shows her Canadiana country side by playing a solo show at the Owl Acoustic lounge, Aug. 14, with special guest Sarah Burton.
Peck last played Lethbridge in 2016 when she played South Country Fair and with Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer at the Geomatic Attic in 2014. Burton, who has been living in Austin for several years,  was last here in 2015.

—by Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 06 August 2019 08:11 )  
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