Lots of laughs and jazz jams back this week


Open October with laughter. The week opens with Brent Butt and buddies Ivan Decker and Jamie Hutchinson bringing the Canadian Comedy Night to the Enmax Centre. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $59.50. YukYuks Comedy returns to Average Joes, Friday, Oct. 7 with Matt Foster and Chris Gordon, who has performed on the CBC show “So You Think You Are Funny” as well as NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.”Tin and the Toad return to Lethbridge this week. Photo by Richard Amery

Also on Oct. 6, there is an intimate evening with Leeroy Stagger at Plum beginning at 7 p.m. with a three course dinner. Tickets are $125. for dinner and the show or $20 for just the show which begins at 8:30 p.m.

 But before that, jazz jams are back. HBO3 will host a jazz jam at the Owl Acoustic Lounge the first Wednesday of the month. The first one is Wednesday, Oct. 5.
The Owl Acoustic Lounge also has an excellent roots and country shows this week.
 On Friday, Oct. 7, Central Ontario roots/ Celtic duo the Mayhemingways return to play a show with Central Alberta roots juggernaut Tin and the Toad.

Matthew Gerard Robinson  and his band plus Jody Glenham play  the Owl Acoustic Lounge on Saturday, Oct. 8.

There are a couple big rock shows for Thanksgiving weekend as well.

 Bloody Diamonds, Connor HD,  FLAC and CHAM play Attainable Records on Oct. 8. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with  the FLACs playing first at 8 p.m. Attainable Records has several shows coming up. On Oct. 11 they feature  Clockwork Towns, Basic Nature and Cosmo Duff at 8 p.m. Admission is $10 for Attainable members. Ticket price includes an Attainable membership.

 Attainable also hosts Calgary based alternative rock/punk duo Miesha and the Spanks, Oct. 12.

 And Average Joes features some rock and roll on Oct. 9.

 Local Metallica tribute Damage Incorporated featuring their new guitarist Matt Merlin and Calgary based Van Halen tribute Loss of Control will be performing beginning at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10.
Casino Lethbridge features local acoustic cover band Uncovered on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 04 October 2016 11:27 )