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Open mics and firefighter fundraiser this week

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Once again there is a lot happening in Lethbridge with open mics and much more for the May long weekend.


 Keith Catfish Woodrow returns to the Slice to host the Blues jam, Tuesday, May 14, while down the street the Owl Acoustic Lounge has their weekly open mic.

The Plaid Ramblers play a fundraiser for the New Dawn Foundation at the Place, May 18. Photo by Richard Amery


Brody Jerome  hosts the Slice’s open mic on Wednesday, May 15. Gabe Thaine hosts the weekly jam for hunger at  Theoretically Brewing, Thursday  May 16.

 Gommorrah returns to  Good Times, Thursday, May 16 with episode 5 of their latest improvised soap opera Backstage— Where are they now. Tickets are $14.95 for the show, which begins at 7 p.m.

 Adriaan Kriel and Randy Jernidier  bring the funny to  Good Times Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $19.95.

 Randy  Jernidier aka Randy Dreams is a comedian from Guadeloupe. His storytelling ability earned him  multiple performances at Just For Laughs. He started in Kelowna and has toured al over B.C. as well as performed in Montreal, Toronto and San Francisco.


 Edmonton based comedian Adriaan Kriel charms audiences with his quick wit and dark soul. He has worked with  Craig Conant, Jon Dore and Tony Woods 

The Watertower Grill has live piano every Monday and jazz night oNW Wednesdays 6-8 p.m.


Driven rock Casino Lethbridge with a little bit of country, Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18.

If you like roots and country music, Carter Felker returns to the Owl Acoustic Lounge, Friday May 17 with Joel Stretch and  Chris Drew. Admission is by donation.

If you feel like banging your head Tyrants of Chaos return to the Slice,Friday, May 17 with Saskatoon based metal band 66Aces. There is a $10 cover for the show . Doors open at 9 p.m. The bands begin at 10 p.m. 

 For something a little different,  Get some jazz in you with Apollo Suns, who return to the Slice stage with The Decadent Phase on Saturday, May 18.

 There is lots going on on Saturday.


 Discover downtown and local music on Saturday as Karen Romanchuck will be playing at the Allied Arts Council at noon.

 There is live music every Thursday in Festival Square outside  The Telegraph Taphouse from 6-8 p.m.


SI, Plaid Ramblers and Obsidian Soul all of who feature members of the Lethbridge Fire Department, will be rocking the Place for a good cause, Saturday, May 18. The event is a f fundraiser for the New Dawn  Foundation which helps first responders , dispatchers and their families  in times of sickness and injury.

 Admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 

 The music begins at 8 p.m.


And  Edmonton indie folk/ rock band major Love featuring Scenic Route to Alaska and Colleen Brown make a long awaited return to Lethbridge to play the Owl Acoustic Lounge, Saturday, May 18. Max and the Minimums open the show at 9 p.m.  Tickets are $13.41 through Showpass.

 There is no live music at Honkers Pub for the May long weekend. 

— by Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor

Last Updated ( Monday, 13 May 2024 15:30 )  
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