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A lot of blues going down in this town this week

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There is a whole lot of blues happening during a relatively slow Remembrance Day week. The Week opens on Tuesday with Keith  Catfish Woodrow’s Slice of blues jam, Nov. 12.Papa King plays a couple of shows this week in support of his new CD. Photo by Richard Amery
But things begin on a country note as Saskatchewan born Orillia, Ontario based folk/ roots musician returns to Lethbridge to play the Windy City Opry, Nov. 13.
 The Slice also brings back Kirkland Lake born, Montreal based pop punk tinged rock band Dany Laj and the Looks, Nov. 14. They will be playing with local blues rock band Taylor Ackerman’s Global Acid Reset and local rap duo Bomb Hugg.

 Things cook on the weekend.
 The Lethbridge Folk Club’s monthly open mic is at Casa, on Friday at 7 p.m.
 The Slice welcomes back Edmonton folk/ pop duo,  The Orchard, Friday, Nov. 15. The Orchard aka Kasha Anne and Mitchell Smith also cite  the Chris Robinson brotherhood, Grateful Dead and Tedeschi Trucks band as influences. They will be joined by local  alternative  rock trio Mombod plus Calgary Celtic punks the River Jacks and the Hockey moms. Admission is $10.

Papa King and the Boogiemen have a couple “Bootleg” CD release shows coming up. Calgary’s Eric Braun and bassist Doug Freeman will be joining him at the Owl Acoustic lounge, Friday, Nov. 15. Steve Keenan will be joining them at the Slice, Nov. 23.

 Keenan and Papa King play a stripped down show at the Mocha Cabana , Nov. 16 at 8 p.m.

 Steve Keenan and his band will also be hosting the open mic at Honker’s Pub on Friday, Nov. 15.

The Slice also goes blues  on Nov. 16 with local blues rockers Driving While Blind.

 The Owl Acoustic Lounge features an afternoon jazz jam on Saturday at 3 p.m.

Things stay mellow in the evening with indie rock band Webb and Bailey Kate.
 If you love the ’90s,  Uncovered will be playing your favourites at Casino Lethbridge Friday and Saturday with new vocalist Breanne Urban.

 The fist of many Christmas concerts is this weekend. Karen Romanchuk plays Christmas at Casa, Saturday  Nov. 16 at noon. There is no cover charge for the show.
Down the road at McLennan’s in Coaldale, Metallica tribute Damage Incorporated will be performing at 9:30 p.m.

The Lethbridge Symphony orchestra presents Wunderkinds, Monday, Nov. 18. The concert features 14-year-old violin prodigy Jacques Forestier, Selections include Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, Beethoven”s symphony No 3 and Schubert’s Entr’act III from Roasmunde. Tickets range from $25-$75. The concert begins at 7:30.
The next Tuesday, High Level Variety show featuring Gabe Thaine and Michael Bartz.
 And The Owl has an excellent folk and roots show Nov 20 with Matt Patershuk.

— by Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 13 November 2019 09:59 )  
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