Club Dates – October 16

The Vat hosts Lee Harvey Osmond on Saturday starting at about 9 p.m. Hear some jazz-folk fusion tunes. Cover charge is $10 at the door.

The Vat hosts Lee Harvey Osmond on Saturday starting at about 9 p.m. Hear some jazz-folk fusion tunes. Cover charge is $10 at the door.

Chef Francisco in Sylvan Lake welcomes Swollen Members on Nov. 19.

The Matchbox Theatre presents Mark DeJong and the Outer Bridge Ensemble on Nov. 5. Hear front man Mark DeJong, one of Canada’s finest tenor sax players, and the ensemble perform casual and intense jazz, well loved standards, and more. Tickets are $25 or $20 for students and seniors.

The Hub (on Ross Street) will host Bob Evans and Steve Fisher on Oct. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets, $15 at 53rd Street Music and Parkland Audio and Music Centre. For more information call 780-340-7804.

Elks Lodge welcomes Dale Ann Bradley with her bluegrasss troupe from Nashville for the Waskasoo Bluegrass Society event on Nov. 8. Contact the Bluegrass group for tickets for this event. Then, at the Elks Club will be Alex Cuba CD Release Tour on Nov. 15, and the Tanglefoot Farewell Tour on Nov. 25. Tickets are available from Black Knight Ticket Centre by phoning 403-755-6626, or 1-800-661-8793 or online at www.bkticketcentre.ca, and from Valhalla Pure Outfitters, 403-343-3658.

Lacombe Memorial Centre is the site of the Kinsmen Club of Lacombe Maritime Ceilidh featuring music by St. James Gate on Oct. 24 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Special guests will be Red Deer Legion Pipe Band, highland dancers Kenzie, Dani, and Emma with fiddler Paul Brooks. Cash bar, lunch, draws. Tickets cost $20, and are available from Arnie at 403-782-7183, Dwight at 403-782-4715, or from Sunny 94 radio.

Memorial Centre in Red Deer will host Rodney Carrington — comedian, actor, singer, at 7 p.m. on Nov. 4. Tickets available from Black Knight Inn, phone 403-755-6626 or online at www.bkticketcentre.ca. Shows are open to fans of all ages but mature audience is advised. On Nov. 14 catch Lights at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $20, through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.ca. On Nov. 16 enjoy the alternative rock sound of Mother Mother.

The Centrium presents the following artists: Oct. 22 Brooks and Dunn, with special guest Gord Bamford — tickets, $79.50, at the Centrium. Corb Lund with special guest Ridley Bent takes over on Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. — tickets $35 or $25. More country music with Alan Jackson and guest George Canyon goes on Nov. 20. In the new year, plan to see Billy Talent with special guests Alexisonfire and Against Me! on March 11, 2010. Call 403-340-4455 or www.ticketmaster.ca for tickets.

Red Deer Legion Old Time Dance with Country Express is on Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with buffet starting at 5 p.m. 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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