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There is more that one way to rock this week as the  week is non-stop rock  from classic to metal. Canadian classic rock icon Burton Cummings returns to Lethbridge to play the Enmax Centre, Sunday  June 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are now $75 and $95. As expected the show is almost sold out.


 But before that, Smithers B.C born B.C based multi instrumentalist Scalawag opens the week tonight , Tuesday, June  6 at the Slice with Wendy Colby.

 Scalawag aka Teo  Saefkow  plays  trumpet, saxophone, percussion, bass, piano, ukulele  and guitar , but will have a full band for the show in support of his new album Sehnsucht. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. The show begins at 8 p.m.

The Owl Acoustic Lounge’s open mic is also tonight, Tuesday, June 6.


Jazz trio LoveCats featuring Sheena Lawson perform at the Watertower Grill on Wednesday, June 7.

The Rainbow Patrol play the Owl Acoustic Lounge with Hell Diablo, July 9. Photo by Richard Amery

 The Owl Acoustic lounge hosts Soulful Vibes Afrobeat on  Thursday, June 8.


 And then things start to get loud down the street as the Slice has a big metal show, June 8 with Winnipeg female fronted metal band Indigo, and local thrash metal band Drearius and  local death metal band Putrid Stain. The show begins at 9 p.m.  There is a $10 cover.


The Slice hosts local alternative rock/punk band Switched off and the Suit Jacket Society on Friday, June 9. 


Festival Square lights up for the summer on Friday June 9 with a variety of events running Friday through Sunday.

The SAAG summer market is 4-8 p.m., June 9 with the Highway 3 Ale Trail Beer Gardens from 5-9 p.m.

  Decadent Phase will bring you back to the ’70s at 5 p.m. and get your country on with the Cody Hall band at 8 p.m.

 Saturday is all about families  with the SAAG Summer market and a kid’s carnival  with bouncy castles and face painting from 11-4 p.m.

 Magician Trent Tinnery performs at 1 p.m. and there will be a ticketed long table dinner at 6 p.m.

 A pancake breakfast winds w up Festival square festivities  from 10- noon on Sunday June 11.


 The rest of the week is all about loud noises and music.

 Fractures of Etalon (F.O.E) host Honkers Pub’s open mic on Friday, June 9.


 The Rainbow Patrol an and Hell Diablo rock the Owl Acoustic lounge, Friday, June 9.


 Steel Cut rock Casino Lethbridge on the weekend.

 There will be head-banging good times at the place, Friday June 9 as local metal band put on their Judas Priest hats for    Their Judas Priest Tribute  Tyrants Priest and Calgary based Iron Maiden Tribute Prowler.

 Tickets are $20 with Prowler  taking off at 8:30 p.m. and Tyrants Priest   on at 9:30 p.m.


Undefined rock Honkers Pub country style on  Saturday, June 10.

 Theoretically Brewing brings back local metal bands 4BPM and Victoria’s i.o beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is pay what you can.


For more punk and garage rock, Winnipeg band the Castagnes and hippo plus Edmonton’s Sugarwash join Death by Misadventure at the slice, Saturday, June 10.. Admission is $10.


There are a couple mellower shows.


 Blues aficionados won’t want to miss BMW at the Geomatic Attic , Saturday, June 10 as three Canadian blues icons — Winnipeg’s Big Dave McLean, Calgary’s Tim Williams and percussionist Kevin Belzner blend their talents beginning at 8 p.m.

 Tickets are $37.50  for members, $40 for non-members.


The Lethbridge Folk Club is putting on a special singer songwriter’s circle at McKillop Church to raise money for the Red Cross, June 10.

 Karen Romanchuk, Reid Seibert, Mike Murchison, Cathy Hendry Hawley and Greg Herman will b sharing songs and stories.

 Admission is $10 with pie and ie cream available for five dollars.


Ukulele jams are back. The June jam is in the casa meeting room, Sunday, June 11  from 2-3 p.m..

 And Luke James Bruce performs and Blowers and Grafton, Friday, June 9 at 9 p.m. 


 The Owl Acoustic lounge, LEMF and Theatre Outré present  the Get Juicy  Pride Ball with Lemon and Dj Rabbyt.. Tickets are $38.96 to $49.51.


 Martha’s retreat is presenting live music.


 This Sunday, June 11 Rev.  Bob Williston, Rev. Bob Wallace and Sarah Wallace will be performing beginning at 2 p.m. Admission is $25.

 For laughter, Good Times features Pro-Amateur night , Wednesday, June 7 with host Meagan Windle. There is a five dollar cover.

 Drunk Queer Prov returns Thursday, June 8. Tickets are $14.95.


 And Connor Christmas returns to Lethbridge to bring the funny, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. each night. Admission is $14.95.

— by Richard Amery, l.A. Beat Editor

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 07 June 2023 13:14 )  
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