Cheers North is the venue to take in the Elixxxirs female fronted pop/rock with ska, punk, reggae and more on June 21. Night at the Chelsea as special guests. Come out again for ska music from Rude City Riot on June 25. Tickets are $10 and the show starts at 9 p.m.
Lacombe Memorial Centre is site for the Alberta Pattern Dancers Pig on a Spit Dinner and Dance with The Emeralds taking place on June 26. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. with the dance at 8 p.m. Please purchase dinner tickets by June 19. Dinner and dance costs $35. Dance only costs $25. Guests aged 17 and under cost half price. Phone 403-885-2785, or 403-341-5603.
Redstone Grill presents Miss Quincy and the Ramblers on June 13.
Velvet Olive Louge hosts Kat Danser — Edmonton’s queen of the swamp blues — on June 19. Call the lounge at 403-340-3288.
The Matchbox Theatre hosts Dana Wylie Band on their return from the UK on June 12; CKUA contingent Andy Donnelly, Lionel Rault and Jon Randell take over the Matchbox on June 20. Tickets at the theatre. Call or email 403-341-6500, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Blarney Stone South welcomes SureFire Machine’s Grinnin’ and Sinnin’ tour swings into on June 26 and 27.
The Vat will party with local band The Frank on June 26 and 27 at along with Diesal May, Wool on Wolves, The Clamdaggers and Oldbury.
Wide Awake, Edmonton’s indie band, plays the Handlebar Hideout in Sylvan Lake on June 26 and 27, and three dates at the Royal Hotel in Ponoka: July 10, 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.
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 June 17 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with smorgasbord starting at 5 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.
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