Elks Lodge welcomes Kathy Kallick Band on Sept. 25 for the first Waskasoo Bluegrass event of the season. Guest fiddler Laurie Lewis also takes the stage. Tickets are available at 53 Street Music, The Red Deer Book Exchange and Jackson’s Pharmasave in Innisfail.
Blarney Stone North welcomes St. James Gate in celebration of their new album License to Kilt Sept. 11 weekend. Live performances on both nights go at 9 p.m. Doors for Saturday only open at 8 p.m.
Lacombe Memorial Centre will host Edmonton’s Bix Mix Boys for the sounds of bluegrass on Sept. 12. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets will be on sale at the door for $10.
Chura Montgomery of La Tienda Latina will perform Latin music at the Matchbox Theatre on Sept. 11. A portion of the proceeds will go to support the Spanish cafe and food store that has been hampered by construction on Ross Street. Tickets are $20, available at the Matchbox, 403-341-6500.
Two Cadillacs and a Pack Mule tour featuring Joseph Blood, Eldorado and Shiloh Lindsey, makes a stop in Red Deer on Sept. 12 at the Farside Pub at Red Deer College.
Memorial Centre in Red Deer welcomes Central Alberta Theatre presents an Evening of Song on Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.. Professional artists Red Deer native David Gibbons, and Hayley Crittenden of the Calgary Opera present an evening of art song, opera, and musical theatre. They will be accompanied by Red Deer pianist and Red Deer College instructor, Ruston Vuori. Tickets cost $28, and are available from Black Knight Tickets at 403-755-6626 or online at www.bkticketcentre.ca. Then, the Memorial Centre will host Rodney Carrington — comedian, actor, singer, at 7 p.m. on Nov. 4. Tickets available from Black Knight Inn, phone403-755-6626 or online at www.bkticketcentre.ca. Shows are open to fans of all ages but mature audience is advised.
P and Q’s Pool Hall in Ponoka welcomes D.O.A. — punk powerhouse — on Sept. 17.
The Matchbox Theatre hosts Bill Bourne and Bop Ensemble on Sept. 12.
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 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. Corb Lund 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. Call 403-340-4455 or www.ticketmaster.ca for tickets.
CrossRoads Church will host Noumoufassa for Bridges of Hope International Network Of Development Agencies, on Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. This dynamic group features authentic West African music and dance. Tickets available from The Matchbox, 403-341-6500.
Red Deer Legion Old Time Dance with Red Deer Golden Music Makers is on Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Badlanders II play on Sept. 23.Cost is $6, or $11.95 with buffet starting at 5 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.
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