Hills and Lemelin a highlight of this week


It’s another busy week in Lethbridge beginning with another busy week of open mics starting tonight at the Slice with Paul Kype and Texas Flood. Jenn Pellerin hosts Henotic’s open mic on Wednesday and there is a popular open mic on Thursday at Beaches along with a new open mic from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Good Earth Cafe and the Lethbridge Folk Club hosts their open mic on Friday.Hills and Lemelin
Blues fans won’t want to miss amazing Calgary acoustic blues duo, Ray Lemelin and Bill Hills Wednesday, Feb. 24 at the Slice. They were outstanding when they were here last year.
Henotic welcomes back Winnipeg rockers the Sub City Dwellers and Penny Fortune, Feb. 25.
 Reggae tinged R and B star Sean Paul plays Bully’s, Feb. 27. He has a string of top 40 hits including ‘Gimmie the Light’ from 2002 and some newer number one hits  ‘We Be Burnin'’ and ‘Temperature.’ He is touring on his fourth Cd ‘Imperial Blaze.’ Tickets cost  $50 in advance from Infamous, Boarderline, Bully’s and through Ticketmaster. The show begins at 8 p.m.

 Metalheads will want to be at the Zoo at the University of Lethbridge, Feb. 26 where the U of L Headbangers Society  will be bringing in  Order of Chaos, Pathogen, Enceladus and Embodied Deception.
Also Feb. 26, The Slice is holding a fundraiser for Haiti featuring the Shawna Romolliwa band and Blues Sen-Sa-Tion. Trina Nestibo is back in Lethbridge witha  show at Henotic, Feb. 26 with matt Robinson.
Feb. 27 is a good night for the blues with Paul Kype and Texas Flood at the Wooden Kilt, Miesha and the Spanks at Henotic with the Pine Tarts and Papa King and Darryl Düus also at Henotic.
 Classic rockers will want to be at Average Joes though, where Prism with be playing. The Vancouver classic rockers had a string of late 70s hits including ‘See Forever Eyes,’ ‘Spaceship Superstar,’ ‘Armageddon’ and a lot of others.
The other big rock show is Feb. 27 at the Slice with Lustre Creame and Kobra and the Lotus. Kobra and the Lotus are a Calgary based metal band fronted by Brittany Paige whose latest CD was produced by ’70s rockers Goddo’s Greg Godovitz  and features Triumph ’s Rik Emmett. There is another big blues show on Monday with young  New Brunswick bluesman Keith Hallett. The 20-year-old is already making waves on the blues scene with performances at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, Ottawa Blues Festival and numerous others. he has shared stages with the likes of Walter Trout, Watermelon Slim, Derek Trucks, Elvin Bishop and Morgan Davis. He plays at the Slice, Monday, March 1.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor

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