ArtsDays, punk, drama and laughter this week


The streets are alive with art this week as most of the activity this week is centred around Casa and ArtsDays. There will be a cornucopia of music, visual art, drama and performances happening throughout the week.
But there a couple of excellent  shows will be rocking September to a close.

36? return to lethbridge to play the owl Acoustic Lounge this week. photo by Richard Amery
 A slew of Toronto based in die rock bands play Studio, Sept. 30 when Tokyo Police Club, The Elwins and Born Ruffians will be performing. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance.
 If you like punk, be at the Moose Hall where Hamilton, Ontario punk/ garage rock duo Artificial Dissemination will be performing with East Vancouver’s Spree Killers and local punk band the Space Wolves and Paint the Damage. There is a$10 cover for the show. which begins at 9.

 October opens with a couple excellent punk and metal shows. Over at the Eagles Hall, on Oct. 1 annual extreme metal festival Zombiefest V features  several bands including Calgary metal band Ye Goat Herd Gods, Saskatoon black/death metal duo Lutheran, Morley based brutal death metal band Dethgod and local punk/ metal band Chernoff, Pathetic and Cultist, plus Edmonton death metal band Display of Decay. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.

 The Moose Hall host another great punk show, Oct. 2. Canadian punk legends SNFU return to Lethbridge with a wicked lineup including Vancouver’s the Jolts, Medicine Hat metal band Western Death and No More Moments. Tickets are 20 in advance from Blueprint, $25 at the door. The show begins at 9 p.m.

It is also a  good week to laugh  with the comedy open mic at the Owl Acoustic Lounge on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
The next night, Sept. 29  CBC personality Red Green Brings his  “I’m Not Old I’m Ripe” tour to  the Yates Centre. The show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $68.50.
After that, you can celebrate Oktoberfest on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 with live music, German beer and much more.

The Owl Acoustic Lounge features Fox Glove and Sam Weber performing, Sept. 30. They have an excellent show of Calgary indie rock bands on Oct. 1 including 36?, Windigo and Swim.
 Casino Lethbridge features country duo Enslow on Friday and Saturday.

 The fun doesn’t stop there.
 The Yates Centre features Hotel California: The Original Tribute to the Eagles on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35.
Over in Fort Macleod at the Empress Theatre, features King A Musical Tribute to Elvis, Oct. 1 . It also  comes to the Yates Theatre, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the show are $45.
Also this week, the Geomatic Attic presents two big shows with Ottawa based blues-rock trio MonkeyJunk , Oct. 3 and 4. They are touring in advance of their soon to be released  fifth CD “Time To Roll.” Tickets are $37.50 for the shows, which begin at 8 p.m.

— BY Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 27 September 2016 09:47 )