Live music

Red light will flood the outside of Red Deer’s Memorial Centre on Tuesday as part of a nationwide campaign drawing public attention to the plight of the performing arts industry during the pandemic. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer’s Memorial Centre to shine a red light on its plight during COVID-19

The performing arts industry is suffering financial devastation

 

Red Deer singer Alecia Aichelle is back with a new single, Get Lost, after an extended stay in Nashville. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer singer weathers natural disasters to create an upbeat new tune

Alecia Aichelle says you have to seek out the positives — even under lockdown

 

Red Deer native Marla Torgerson entertained an appreciative crowd in the city’s Anders neighbourhood recently. The singer, who now lives in Calgary, is taking bookings to come and sing in the streets, to meet distance requirements while providing live musical entertainment. (Contributed photo).

PHOTO: A street concert is enjoyed by residents of a Red Deer neighbourhood

Residents of Anquetel Close enjoy a musical performance by Marla Torgerson

Red Deer native Marla Torgerson entertained an appreciative crowd in the city’s Anders neighbourhood recently. The singer, who now lives in Calgary, is taking bookings to come and sing in the streets, to meet distance requirements while providing live musical entertainment. (Contributed photo).
Socially distant concerts signal a reopening for live music

Socially distant concerts signal a reopening for live music

Socially distant concerts signal a reopening for live music

Socially distant concerts signal a reopening for live music
The musical We Will Rock You – based on the music of Queen – comes to Red Deer’s Centrium on Friday. (Black Press file photo).

Queen musical We Will Rock You hits Red Deer’s Centrium on Friday

Classic tunes will be used to tell a futuristic story about “outsiders”

The musical We Will Rock You – based on the music of Queen – comes to Red Deer’s Centrium on Friday. (Black Press file photo).
Lacombe musician Ryon Holmedal (Contributed photo).

“Soul exploring” show by Lacombe musician is on Saturday in Red Deer

Ryon Holmedal will create a warm soundscape at the Dream Centre

Lacombe musician Ryon Holmedal (Contributed photo).
A medley from the Sound of Music will among those performed at the RDSO’s On Broadway concert, Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Red Deer College Arts Centre. (YouTube image).
A medley from the Sound of Music will among those performed at the RDSO’s On Broadway concert, Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Red Deer College Arts Centre. (YouTube image).
Lacombe’s country music star Gord Bamford will perform Saturday in Red Deer with the Lisa Dodd Band, from Hanna. (Contributed photo)
Lacombe’s country music star Gord Bamford will perform Saturday in Red Deer with the Lisa Dodd Band, from Hanna. (Contributed photo)
With five decades of guitar playing experience, Jack Semple is performing at the Elks Lodge in Red Deer on Saturday in a Central Music Festival presentation. (Contributed photo).

Prairie guitarist to perform with his band Saturday at Red Deer’s Elks Lodge

The Jack Semple Band fuses rock, blues funk and soul

With five decades of guitar playing experience, Jack Semple is performing at the Elks Lodge in Red Deer on Saturday in a Central Music Festival presentation. (Contributed photo).
Central Alberta cowboy singer Ivan Daines is being inducted into the 2019 Alberta Country Music Hall of Fame by the Association of Country Music in Alberta. (Contributed photo by DON KLETKE).
Central Alberta cowboy singer Ivan Daines is being inducted into the 2019 Alberta Country Music Hall of Fame by the Association of Country Music in Alberta. (Contributed photo by DON KLETKE).
(Black Press file photo).

Nine Lessons and Carols concert performed Monday in Red Deer

There’s no admission charge to the event at Gaetz Memorial United Church

(Black Press file photo).
Tayla Lynn, pictured here with her grandmother Loretta Lynn, and her singing partner Tre Twitty, grandson of Conway. The two descendants of the country music superstars will sing a loving salute to their grandparents’ music on Nov. 29 at Red Deer’s Memorial Centre. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).                                Tayla Lynn, pictured here with her grandmother Loretta Lynn, and her singing partner Tre Twitty, grandson of Conway. The two descendants of the country music superstars will sing a loving salute to their grandparents’ music on Nov. 29 at Red Deer’s Memorial Centre. Contributed photo
Tayla Lynn, pictured here with her grandmother Loretta Lynn, and her singing partner Tre Twitty, grandson of Conway. The two descendants of the country music superstars will sing a loving salute to their grandparents’ music on Nov. 29 at Red Deer’s Memorial Centre. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).                                Tayla Lynn, pictured here with her grandmother Loretta Lynn, and her singing partner Tre Twitty, grandson of Conway. The two descendants of the country music superstars will sing a loving salute to their grandparents’ music on Nov. 29 at Red Deer’s Memorial Centre. Contributed photo
The legendary Downchild Blues Band plays Red Deer’s Memorial Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 30. (Promotional photo).

Downchild Blues Band performs its boppin’ tunes Wednesday in Red Deer

The show, presented by Central Music Festival, is at the Memorial Centre

The legendary Downchild Blues Band plays Red Deer’s Memorial Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 30. (Promotional photo).
Country music stars Dallas Smith (pictured) and Dean Brody will bring their Friends Don’t Let Friends Tour Alone tour to the Red Deer on Oct. 16. (Photo: Youtube)
Country music stars Dallas Smith (pictured) and Dean Brody will bring their Friends Don’t Let Friends Tour Alone tour to the Red Deer on Oct. 16. (Photo: Youtube)
(Contributed photo).

Harmonic singing for young women will be taught at a fall workshop in Red Deer

The Hearts of Harmony Chorus is presenting the Nov. 16 session

(Contributed photo).
Singer/songwriter Art Barker will perform this month at the Golden Circle in Red Deer. (Contributed photo).
Singer/songwriter Art Barker will perform this month at the Golden Circle in Red Deer. (Contributed photo).
Red Deer singer/songwriter Jesse Roads will keep the altruistic spirit of his sister alive at a benefit concert Aug. 11. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer musician Jesse Roads performs charity concert in memory of his sister

Wiklund vs Wiklund, Ten 02 also to perform Aug. 11 at The Krossing

Red Deer singer/songwriter Jesse Roads will keep the altruistic spirit of his sister alive at a benefit concert Aug. 11. (Contributed photo).
Advocate file photo                                The Vintage 45’s play a live show on the Ross Street Patio.

Red Deer’s downtown reasonates with music during Ross Street Patio concerts

Local artists of all genres can be heard throughout the summer

Advocate file photo                                The Vintage 45’s play a live show on the Ross Street Patio.
Red Deer church will feature Bach’s organ, vocal music at recital

Red Deer church will feature Bach’s organ, vocal music at recital

Baritone John Giffen and organist Christian Lane will perform Saturday at Gaetz United

Red Deer church will feature Bach’s organ, vocal music at recital