Club dates – July 10

Westerner Days offers a variety of entertainment on the Olymel Stage in the Centrium starting at 8:30 p.m. each night (except Sunday), however, guests may arrive as early as 7:30 p.m. if they wish.

Westerner Days offers a variety of entertainment on the Olymel Stage in the Centrium starting at 8:30 p.m. each night (except Sunday), however, guests may arrive as early as 7:30 p.m. if they wish. The Trews will be the first up, featured on July 15. In 2009, the Trews were nominated for group of the year at the Junos. They currently reside in Toronto, Ontario. To take in this band, purchase tickets from Ticketmaster, 403-340-4455 or online at ticketmaster.ca for a cost of $25, which does not include gate admission. For a taste of country music, see George Canyon and Gord Bamford on July 16, longtime rockers The Stampeders on July 17, and country singer Aaron Pritchett on July 18. All shows except The Trews are free with Westerner Days gate admission. The Westerner also offers a show on Sunday on the Olymel stage with the African Acrobats and other entertainment on various stages on the grounds. Check out www.westernerdays.ca

Central Alberta Theatre hosts the Sirens of Song Concert Canadian Female Songwriters on Sept. 16. Featured artists include Lynn Miles, Melanie Doan, Catherine MacLellan, and Annabelle Chvostek.

The Vault in Rimbey welcomes SureFire Machine’s guitarist Zeke Galt on Aug. 7 and 8 starting at 8 p.m. See www.surefiremachine.com or phone 403-843-4325.

Wild Bill’s Sports Bar will be filled with the classic hard rock sounds of legendary Scottish band Nazareth on July 23. Phone 403-343-8800, ext. 0. Tickets from the front desk at North Hill Inn for a cost of $44 plus GST.

The Matchbox presents Trace Bundy, the acoustic Ninja, who will play on July 25 at 8 p.m. Bundy is known for his stage presence and humour as well as his musical prowess. Tickets are $25 at The Matchbox. More information can be found at www.thematchbox.ca

Royal Hotel in Ponoka welcomes Wide Awake, Edmonton’s indie band tonight, July 10, and then again on Aug. 7 and 8 for a return performance.

Central Music Festival to be held Aug. 14 and 15 includes Amos Garrett, Steve Coffey and the Lokels, Donna Durand, Ndidi Onikwulu, Dick Damron and many others. Details at www.centralmusicfest.com with tickets at Black Knight Inn and Valhalla Pure.

The Centrium presents the following artists: George Jones, Oct. 15, Oct. 22 Brooks and Dunn, with special guest Gord Bamford — tickets, $79.50, at the Centrium. After that, round out the country music craving with Alan Jackson on Nov. 20. Call 403-340-4455 or www.ticketmaster.ca for tickets.

Red Deer Legion presents Randy Hillman on July 15 from 1 to 3 p.m., and at 7:30 p.m. In celebration of Westerner Days, the legion is offering hot dogs and special activities from noon to 6 p.m. Then, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. enjoy beef on a bun for $8 and dance to the music Randy Hillman. Hillman continues on the legion stage on July 17 and 18. Phone 403-342-0035.

To have your establishment’s live bands included in this space, fax a list to Club Dates by 8 a.m. on Wednesday to 403-341- 6560 or e-mail editorial@reddeeradvocate. com. Listings are free of charge.

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