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Plenty of punk rock and jazz music to wind down September

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It’s like it’s May all over again, though it is the end of September.

 This week a couple of bands who last played Lethbridge in May, return this week.

The Hockey Moms play an all ages gig at the Polish Canadian Association, Sept. 28. Photo by Richard Amery


 Winnipeg based jazz rock instrumental band Apollo Suns begin another  tour in Lethbridge on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the Slice. Apollo Suns kicked off their last tour at the Slice in May. This time they return in support of their brand new album “Departures” which was released on Sept. 22.


A little later, on Friday, Sept. 29,  Edmonton based progressive metal band Fall of Earth return to Lethbridge to play the Slice in support of their new album “From the Ashes.” They played the Studio last time, but return to Lethbridge in the midst of a massive eight week tour. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Medicine Hat punk band Total Wolf and  Lethbridge’s Switched off will be sharing the bill with them.


 Friday will be a big night for rock and roll and metal fans as hardcore surf punk icons Ten Foot Pole will be playing the Owl Acoustic lounge with Vancouver based melodic hardcore band Selfist,  Alec Arms and Berserker. Tickets are $18 through Eventbrite. 


But first, Luke James Bruce returns to Mojos to host an open mic on Monday, Sept. 25. He also hosts Honkers Pub’s open mic on  Friday, Sept. 29. Scott Davidson is Honkers’ host on Saturday, Sept. 30.


 Prophet Gabriel hosts a blues jam at the Slice on Tuesday, Sept. 26, while down the street, the Owl Acoustic lounge features their weekly open mic.


 Juno award winning singer songwriter Dan Mangan kicks off a busy fall for the Geomatic Attic as he returns to Lethbridge to play the Yates Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 27. The show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $48.50.


 James Oldenburg and Paul Holden have a busy week as they return to the Watertower Grill on Wednesday, Sept. 27, then hit the stage with HBO3 to host  the first jazz jam of the season at the Owl Acoustic Lounge on Thursday, Sept. 28. 


 It’s hard to believe it’s the end of the month already, so to mark that Teri Petz hosts a poetry open mic at the Owl Acoustic Lounge on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Ghostkeeper return to the Slice, Saturday, Sept. 30.


Dan Mangan plays a Geomatic Attic show, Sept. 27. Photo by Vanessa Heins

 And get ready to get down down the street at the Owl Acoustic Lounge where Adequate will be bringing the funk with the Good Love, Saturday, Sept.30.

 If you like classic rock, Bamboo Guppies return to Casino Lethbridge, Friday and Saturday.

 The Chevelles return to the Place,  Friday, Sept. 29 to rock for the Lethbridge College Kodiaks  soccer programs. Ticket are $20 with all proceeds being donated to Kodiaks soccer. The music begins at 9 p.m.


 For laughs, Brian Dawdniuk and Cole Howg host Pro Amateur night at Good Times on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

 Matt Santos  brings the laughs to Good Times on Friday and Saturday.


 In honour of National Truth and Reconciliation week, the OnScreen Film festival continues n Saturday  Sept. 30 with an all Indigenous film maker lineup of films showing at the Movie Mill and Galt Museum. Admission is free.

—By Richard Amery, L.A. beat Editor

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 26 September 2023 17:09 )  
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