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January ends with poetry, princesses and rock and roll

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January is almost over thankfully. You can tell that because The Owl Acoustic Lounge’s Poetry open mic with Teri Petz is on deck, Thursday, Jan 23.Sean Burns plays a few shows this week. Photo by Richard Amery
Sandman Signature hosts a fun fundraiser for University of Lethbridge fine arts scholarships.
 Abbondanza features a night of Italian entertainment including theatre and music. The evening runs from 6-9 p.m.. Tickets are $150 including a $60 tax receipt.

 Also on Friday, Jan. 24, there will be a night of mentalism, magic and sideshow stunts with Ben Price Magic who brings a new show to Didi’s Playhaus for two shows at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Admission is $16.

 Winnipeg  country musician Sean Burns has several shows this week including two at Casino Lethbridge, Jan. 24 and 25. For local music, local rock band 21st Avenue return to the Slice. And local roots/ country band Dark Wrangler hit the Owl Acoustic Lounge, Jan 24 as well.
For the young’uns, Princess singalong returns to Casa, Saturday afternoon art 2 p.m. Admission is $7 adults and $14 for children aged 3-12..The fun begins at 2 p.m.

 The Slice will be hopping with the country sounds of Petunia and Nathan  M Godfrey, Jan. 25. They begin at 9:30 p.m.
 If you want to bang your head, Average Joes has a massive metal show, Jan. 25 with Calgary melodic thrash metal band Hyperia plus  prog/power metal band Balrogath plus Gepetto, who open at 9 p.m. There is a $10 cover.

 Average Joes also welcomes back Saskatoon based rockers One Bad Son, Jan. 30, making up for a show they canceled in December due to family issues. Tickets are $25.

 Another sign of January is Robbie Burns Day.
 Local jazz/ celtic/folk band Junkman’s Quire will be holding court at the Owl Acoustic Lounge, Jan. 25.
Ukulele jams return to casa, Feb. 2. Stop by casa and bring the uke from 2–3 p.m.

 The Mark Hall Band and Good Time Charlie have a busy couple weeks.
 Both bands kick off February at the Slice, Feb. 1 with a big show of crowd favourites beginning at 9 p.m. Good Time Charlie return to the Slice, Feb. 8 with Blue and the Gabe Thaine Band. There is a $10 cover for that show.

 As always, there is laughter at Good Times with Lori Ferguson performing Saturday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

 Further down the line, The Geomatic Attic has a couple of excellent shows planned. Blues/ alt rock duo Whitehorse play the Empress Theatre just down the road in Fort Macleod with Ryland Moranz opening the show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $49.50 on the main floor and $39.50 in the balcony.
 And they kick off February at the Geomatic Attic with Levon Helm’s daughter Amy Helm making her Lethbridge debut on Tuesday, Feb. 4.
 The show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 for members, $45 for non members.

— by Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 22 January 2020 16:41 )  
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