Club dates – July 17

Westerner Days offers a variety of entertainment on the Olymel Stage in the Enmax 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 Enmax 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. Aaron Pritchett takes the stage on July 18. All shows 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

The Vat hosts Sister Sabbath with guests Night at the Chelsea on July 21. Cover charge $5; doors at 9 p.m.

Big Valley Jamboree presents Kevin Costner and his band Modern West with Glen Campbell, Gord Bamford, Josh Turner, Willie Mack, Dwight Yoakam, Jessie Farrell, Johnny Reid, Tracy millar, Doc Walker and others on the Big Valley stage starting July 30. Kick-off party features Joe Diffie and the Kentucky Headhunters. Early bird tickets and reservations for on-site camping are now available at 888-424-1234 or Ticketmaster. For more information go to www.bigvallyjamboree.com

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. Krystle Dos Santos and Kallie Beth Clayton take over the stage on July 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. One for the Girls, with Laura Lee Lewis, Randi Bouton and Jodie Leslie perform on July 31.Tickets are $20 at The Matchbox. More information can be found at www.thematchbox.ca

Royal Hotel in Ponoka welcomes Wide Awake, Edmonton’s indie band n on Aug. 7 and 8.

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.

Enmax Centrium Arena presents the following artists: George Jones, Oct. 15, Oct. 22 Brooks and Dunn, with special guest Gord Bamford — tickets, $79.50, at the Enmax Centrium Arena. 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 the legion stage on July 17 and 18. Old Time Dance with Country Express is on July 22 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with buffet starting at 5 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035. Country Express 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 provided free of charge.

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