This week is for the girls


This week is for the girls in Lethbridge with several top-notch female performers coming to play the city.

Probably one of the biggest shows this week is a special Geomatic Attic presentation of Jill Barber, with special guests Karen Romanchuk and Pete Watson, who play a specShane Chisholm returns to Lethbridge this week with Julian Austin. Photo by Richard Amery ial fundraiser at the Southminster United Church, Dec. 2.

Barber will be playing music from her latest CD “Chances,” as well as some new music from her upcoming CD “Mischievous Moon.”

Tickets for the show, which begins at 8 p.m., cost $30 for members, $32.50 for non-members and $35 at the door.

Winnipeg singer/songwriter Cat Jahnke also returns to Lethbridge after a long hiatus. Jahnke, who has been busy scoring films, has a brand new CD out, “The Stories are Taking Their Toll.”
There is a $10 cover for the show.

And if you missed Hey Ocean! last month, bassist David Vertesi will be back to support his debut solo CD “ Cardiography,” Dec. 3 at the Slice with David Joseph from By Divine Right  as well as Aidan Knight.

 He has also played Lethbridge as bassist for the Topless Gay Love Tekno party, sometimes tours with Hanna Georgas and as  a bassist with rapper Shad K.

If you want to be part of a live recording, Paul Kype and Texas Flood will be recording a live show on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the Slice.

It is also a good week for country music, with Alyssa McQuaid at the Mocha Cabana Friday and Saturday. Also this weekend, Julian Austin returns to Average Joes with Claresholm’s Shane Chisholm, Dec. 4.

 The Lethbridge Folk Club has a bluegrass jam an Friday as well.The brazen Hussies play the Front Row Pub with the Phantom Creeps, Dec. 4. Photo by Richard Amery

 Also on Friday, Winnipeg’s the Magnificent 7s return to Lethbridge to rock the Owl Acoustic Lounge folk style.

 If you like rap, Mixmaster Mike from the Beastie Boys plays Throw Your Panties 3 at Bully’s, Dec. 4 as well.

 There is also lots of classical music this week as well with  Classical Percussion at the University Theatre, Dec. 4 and the Lethbridge Symphony’s presentation of Magnificent and Magnificat, Dec. 4 at Southminster United Church.

There are also a couple excellent early mid week shows as well with the Rankin Sisters singing Christmas music, Dec. 7 at Southminster United Church. Saskia and Darrel Delaronde are playing at the Lethbridge Seniors Centre organization, Dec. 7 as well.

Last, but not least, for something completely different, check out local psychobilly/ punk trio the Phantom Creeps at  the Front Row Pub, Dec. 4 with special guests, local burlesque duo the Brazen Hussies.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 30 November 2010 12:38 )