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Lots of laughs and loud music happening this week

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It’s a slightly slower week this week, but still plenty of excellent shows especially if you like punk rock and blues music.

B.A Johnston returns to the owl Acoustic Lounge on April 23.Photo by Richard Amery

 But first, get ready to laugh with Theatre Outré and  ImPromptu, who are hosting drop in improv at Good Times  on April 16 .  They also bring back Gommorrah backstage: Canadian Theatre start up   at 7 p.m.

 As usual, there are plenty of open mics.


 Local Celtic rock band Clover Overboard returns to the Slice to host the open mic on Wednesday, April 17.


 Rory Gardiner brings the ha ha to Good Times on Friday at 8 p.m., Friday April 19.. And Good Times has a special 4-20 comedy show, Saturday, April 20. Tickets are $19.95.


 Gabe Thaine hosts the weekly Jam For hunger at Theoretically Brewing on Thursday and the Old man River Ramblers host Honkers Pub’s Friday night open mic.

 If you have the blues, Australian born, Chicago based blues musician Michael Charles  returns to the Slice on Thursday to blow the roof off the room with a marathon session of blues music beginning at 8:30 p.m.

 Jenn and Paul Kype will also be providing a dose of the blues and much more during their Saturday, April 20 show at Honkers Pub.

 If you like rock and roll, Breanne Urban and TrainWreck play Casino Lethbridge, Friday and Saturday.

 The Chevelles play all of your favourites at the Place, Friday, April 19.


 Admission is $10 at the door. The rock and roll starts at 9 p.m.


  The Owl Acoustic Lounge features Fawns and brother and  sister bass and drums duo Girl Talk on Friday, April 19. 

 Edmonton bands Hungry Hollow and You Me and Zach, plus Calgary Canadiana band Jaded Mind and Edmonton musician Orval Wayne play the Owl Acoustic lounge, Saturday, April 20.


 Calgary rock band the Definitive return to the Slice stage with 21st Avenue, Friday, April 19.


 The Slice has a spate of punk rock shows this weekend.

The Dick Clark 5, Down the barrel , the Trashmouths and  Wintercount rock the Slice on Saturday, April 20 as part of the third a day of their Lethbridge Punk Across Alberta tour

 Also on April 20, Libertine Tattoo takes over the Moose Hall again with an all ages gig featuring  with Serration, False Body, Admission of Guilt and  Fatal Dose. Admission is $20. The bands begin at 6:30 p.m.

 The Slice have a Sunday matinee punk gig with Seattle psych folk n roll band  Forest Ray . The music begins at 3 p.m.


 For the complete opposite to that Spice Girls Tribute Wannabe: A Spice Girls Tribute kick off a busy week of live music  at the Yates Theatre, Tuesday, April 23. The show is sold out.

  For the complete opposite again, Hamilton funnyman B.A. Johnston returns to the Owl Acoustic Lounge, April 23 with Foster Dollis and Foolish Hearts opening the show.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor

Last Updated ( Thursday, 18 April 2024 06:53 )  
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