Cheers North will host Ultimate Power Duo from Saskatoon on Aug. 9. Come hear their vacuum tight punk rock music. Phone 403-341-4566.
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.bigvalleyjamboree.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.
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, Gordie Tentrees 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 Old Time Dance with Peace Hills Country Ramblers is on July 29 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with buffet starting at 5 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.
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