Filling the hard rock/heavy metal gap left by the departure of Boonstock to B.C., the Tail Creek Mud and Music Festival announced its presence in a big way with headliners Korn, Five Finger Death Punch and Theory of a Deadman.
The festival scheduled for June 27 to 29 features a mix of heavy metal, hard rock and some well known DJs set to take the stage west of Alix. READ
There was a time when armies of rootless young men camped outside of cities after failing to find work that paid a dollar a day. READ
Just as some people find it helps to laugh when they’re feeling down, Sweet Alibi tends to writes cathartic, uplifting songs about difficult experiences. READ
Being a solo singer/songwriter can sometimes feel like “you’re drowning in a soup” of your own making, admitted blues artist Peter Karp. Luckily, Sue Foley has been around to rescue Karp from any kind of sinking self-involvement since the two officially became a duo four years ago. READ
A greedy landlord is tarred and gravelled by his Maritime neighbours for trying to raise the rent on an impoverished widow during the Great Depression. Members of a Prairie farm family, devastated by drought, move into an igloo they built in their front yard one winter because it’s warmer than their drafty house. READ
Some unruly and un-Muppet-like puppets will soon be taking over the Centrium stage — including Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Walter the disgruntled senior, José Jalapeño on a stick, and Bubba J. the beer-fuelled redneck. Oh yeah ... their straight man, Jeff Dunham, will be there too. READ
Red Deer’s Celebrity Dance Off Gala really cut up the rug on Friday. Donations are still coming in and being tallied but have so far totalled around $400,000, said John Johnston, fund development managers with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Red Deer and District. READ