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Old Man Luedecke and Hawksley Workman among week’s highlights

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There  is a lot of indie folk and roots music happening this weekend.Old Man Luedecke returns to Lethbridge this weekend. Photo by Richard Amery
 The Lethbridge Folk Club welcomes Nova Scotia musician Old Man Luedecke aka Chris Luedecke back to Lethbridge for a show at the Lethbridge College Cave, Nov. 23.  Luedecke and his band are touring in support of his new Cd “Easy Money.” Reid and Writes open the show at 8 p.m. sharp. Tickets are $30 for non-members, $25 for members and $15 for students.

Luedecke is competing with a big Geomatic Attic show at  University Theatre featuring Hawksley Workman and his band, which also begins at 8 p.m. sharp. Workman is also touring in support of a new CD “Median Age Wasteland.” Tickets are $45. The Geomatic Attic have an eventful week as they also sponsor Montreal born, Vancouver based  jazz musician Andrea Superstein playing the Mortar and Brick Gallery, Monday, Nov 25.

 Things begin tonight with Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra’s Wunderkinds concert featuring violinist Jacques Forestier performing  at the Southminster United Church. They will be performing selections from Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. Tickets range from $25-$75. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

the Owl Acoustic Lounge’s weekly open mic at 9 p.m. There are also a couple of events in Tuesday.  Good Times’ weekly comedy open mic. And Gabe Thaine’s  High Level Variety show is at the Slice with host Michael Bartz, beginning at 8:30 p.m. 

The roots begins early at the Slice as Grande Prairie  Matt Patershuk returns to Lethbridge in support of his new CD “ If Wishes Were Horses,” which has already topped the charts at CKUA. 

His music includes folk, country, roots, blues and even a little jazz. He plays the Owl Acoustic Lounge on Wednesday, Nov. 20. He was in Lethbridge almost exactly a year ago also at the Owl Acoustic Lounge.

On Thursday, Tyler Bird hosts the Slice’s open mic.

It will be a fun weekend.
 On Friday night. Slice server Megan Rourke celebrates her birthday with a little help from October Poppy aka Vernon musician Eryn Kleyh.

 Even Good Times has music this weekend as they feature Wendy Colby aka Penelope Rose performing Nov. 22. She is on stage from 8-10:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance , $15 at the door, She plays ethereal, spacious soundscapes. Laugh along with Vancouver born comic Alex Biron at Good Times on Nov. 23, where he will be performing at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

And local rock band the Cayley play the Owl Acoustic Lounge on Friday as well with  Joshuah Beebe and the Forest Orchestra.
 Casino Lethbridge goes country for the weekend with Suzanne Scott and the Dusty Road band.
If you missed them this weekend, Papa King and the Boogiemen are back at the Slice, Nov. 23 as well, playing some blues music.
 L.A. Beat has two tickets to give away for  Old Man Luedecke’s Lethbridge Folk Club show at the Lethbridge College Cave. Be the first to e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and tell me your favourite Old Man Luedecke song.


— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Monday, 18 November 2019 09:40 )  
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