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Smokehouse Lethbridge band showcase
Sat, Jan 25
Smokehouse Bar and Grill - Lethbridge


Time: noon

Cover: none

Showcase 2014 is set up for all people including club owners to come out to hear great talent for future reference on bands for hire. The Smokehouse is located at
1104 Mayor Magrath Dr South
Lethbridge, AB.
Starts at noon each band plays for 30 min.
Bands for this event will play in order as follows
Dory & the Weathermen
Death Pledge
Fox Eyes
Johnny Rains Band
Danny Douglas
Raw Dogs
Open 24/7
Curt Young and Young Medicine
Driving While Blind
Temple City

Jam session to follow at 9 p.m.


Dory & the Weathermen rock/ pop
Dory & The Weathermen is Southern Alberta's favorite vintage rock and roll party band !
Formerly known as Moon Dancer, the band's lineup includes Dory Rossiter on vocals, Brad Gillespie on keyboards and vocals, Allan Wilson on guitar and vocals, Gerry Clewes on bass, mandolin and vocals, Bill Weiler on guitar and vocals, and Keith Duff on drums and vocals.
Dory & The Weathermen play early classic rock favorites from The Beatles, The Band, Bob Seager, The Rolling Stones, as well as many current hits.

Dory & The Weathermen play a high energy polished show with a state of the art sound system and light show.

Death Pledge meta

Phil Sirias-vocals
Dana Beauchemin-guitar/vocals
Brian Kostersky-bass/vocals
Jason Warkentin-drumsDeath Pledge is a four piece metal band hailing from Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

Fox Eyes metal/ grunge

Fox Mandy - Vocals, Guitar ♥ Kainaikoan McGinnis - Bass ♥ Tico Ironshirt - Lead Guitar ♥ Leo ETF - Drummer ♥

We mostly from the Kainai Nation ^_^
*Music inspired from the rock n roll oldies and new stuff like GIAC


Johnny Rains Band blues

Johnny Rains, singer / songwriter and lead guitar
Lance Scout, Bass / Technician
Other for hire per project

A new up and coming talent that is breaking new sound in the music industry. Lifes A Stereo has thrilled fans across southern Alberta with the tremendous high energy and proven ability to captivate all ages. In the essence of Ska which is a music genre combined with Caribbean mento and calypso mixed with rhythm and blues. Johnny Rains Band can deliver in mixing rockand entertaining the audience with their sincerity and powerful vocals. The Johnny Rains Band plays music that is made for dancing with its upbeat, quick and exciting sound that is sure to captivate the crowd.

Danny Douglas




Raw Dogs rock

 Open 24/7 pop- punk

Cody McManus (Guitar/Vocals)
Chris Hurdle (Drums)
Kassidy Visser (Bass)
Open 24/7 is a Pop-Punk band based out of Lethbridge. Coming together in the summer of 2012, Open 24/7 began working on an EP titled "Way Past Our Bedtime" which can be heard and purchased through Facebook.

We are a Pop-Punk band based out of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. With an EP released October 6th, 2012, titled "Way Past Our Bedtime."

Curt Young and Young Medicine folk/ First Nations

Jamie Medicine Crane, also known as Ahsistowaki, meaning Brave Women (Blackfoot), is n educator,  Motivational Speaker, dancer, musician, fashion designer/model and a Strong Women and Youth Advocate. Jamie's newest venture is performing with Curt Young, who is a Musician/songwriter, presenting "Be your own Person, Follow your own Dreams" utilizing Contemporary and Traditional Native music, song and dance. Curt plays cedar flute, hand drum and guitar to accompany Jamie's flute playing, singing, words and dance. They've been a duo for over 3 years. They are World Championship of Performing Arts: Gold, Silver, and Bronze medalists, and have been invited back in July 2013, as performers and Talent Scouts.

Jamie has spoken as a keynote/motivational speaker for "The Importance of First Nations Métis and Inuit Education" as well as topics such as Self Esteem, Empowerment, Wellness, Violence Prevention, Young Women's Leadership and more. Workshops are also presented on these topics.

At a young age she started to Native Fancy Dance, and continued to explore different dance styles. When she was 13 years old she was introduced to professional modeling; and continued to model as a hobby throughout her life.

In 2001 she opened Niitsitapi Dreams Modeling School where she assisted young women aged 13-17 in a program that built their self esteem and opened their eyes to a variety of opportunities. (Niitsitapi means the 'real people'.) During this time she learnt a great deal about organizing and choreographing fashion shows. In 2003 she was selected as Miss Kainai/Lethbridge and was one of the first Native women to run in Miss Universe Canada, in which she was awarded Miss Congeniality. Later that year she was also selected as Miss Blackfoot Canada 2003; and travelled throughout North America to represent the Blackfoot people.

She was chosen as a Young Women of Distinction from YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association) Lethbridge in 2003 and shortly after joined the Women's organization advocating for women as a board member at YWCA Lethbridge & district. Jamie was awarded an Esquao Award for Women of Distinction from the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women. Jamie became an advocate for women and children since she was a teenager. In July 2007 Jamie was chosen to represent Canada in the YWCA's World council held in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa. She met over 2000 women from around the globe and when Jamie performed her Fancy Dance to the Maasai drums, the audience certainly enjoyed a meeting of diverse cultures. She currently sits on the YWCA Canada Board of Directors.

Jamie has two degrees: Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Education, and currently working on her Masters of Education. After graduating from U of L she became a classroom teacher at École St. Mary's as an elementary teacher, and where she started a children's Native Dance Troupe. The dance troupe is open to all the children in the school, kindergarten- grade 6. The group is very diverse and does a wide range of Native dances. The dancers have performed at many conferences and school in the city of Lethbridge and surrounding areas. Through this experience she has and the fortune of becoming a choreographer, both for fashion, and dance performances. Jamie has performed with artists such as Dallas Arcand, Dakota House and with Jesse Farrell at the Peach Festival for over 15,000 people. Currently she is on secondment of teaching and is working at Holy Spirit School Central office as the First Nations Métis and Inuit (FNMI) lead teacher, in which she is assisting staff in understanding and integrating FNMI Education into their curriculum, working with children to assist them in achieving their goals and dreams, building relationships with the Kainai Board of Education/Piikani Board of Education, surrounding communities and Holy spirit School division. 

Driving While Blind classic rock/ blues
Driving While Blind (DWB) is a blues-rock band working out of Lethbridge, AB.  DWB is Frankie G. on guitar, harmonica and vocals; Vic 'Lazy Boy' Brown on guitar and vocals; Earl Halmrast on bass and vocals; and Lloyd Lush on drums.  DWB plays rockin' blues from the likes of AC-DC to ZZ Top.

Temple City metal/ grunge

Undefined classic rock/ blues

Mark Hall Guitar Vocals
Scott Norris Bass Guitar Vocals
Dr Raz Bruce Drums

Undefined is a 3 man band out of the Lethbridge Alberta area. This band covers everything from Classic rock to Southern Country stomp music!



Smokehouse Bar and Grill   -   Website
265 13 St. north
T1H 6Y7
Country: ca


265 13 St. North
Lethbridge, Alberta
Call (403) 380-4880

A southern style smokehouse where we smoke everything from brisket to chicken to ribs and seafood. A southern tradition right here in southern Alberta
Serving up Lethbridge’s best and only TRUE smoked barbecued meats, The Smokehouse BBQ and Bar is a true southern style joint. The 750 lbs competition style commercial smoker and multiple wood blend for smoking is just two indicators of how serious we take our art. We also use only the best Alberta raised meats. This is not a place for small appetites, although they do have an arrange of vegetarian, gluten free and kids items. The food is delicious and the prices are modest.
The interior is styled after a contemporary roadhouse and features southern style music all day long from Johnny Cash and Stevie Ray Vaughan to the Rockabilly sounds of Brian Setzer and founding rock artists like Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. In addition they have a quaint patio for sipping ice cold brews with all your friends during the summer months and a wood burning fire place inside for the winter months..
Other than huge portions and lots of cold hand selected beer they also offer their specially selected whiskeys, bourbons and wines to suit your every need.
A colorful place with a lot of character…and characters. If all this isn’t enough be sure to check out The Smokehouse’s TV’s for all your sports and PPV needs. Plus check out their stage for live entertainment from time to time. Get on it!!!

How does our barbecue get so tasty????
We start by rubbing all of our meats with our homemade spice rub. Then after letting it marinade for 24 hours we cook it slow and low using a blend of real wood smoke. This is the secret that makes our chicken, ribs, organic brisket and pork shoulder fall apart in your mouth and so tasty.
Remember that true wood smoking will turn meat pink, even chicken, but will be fully cooked because of the long cooking time in the smoker. You can try our meat dry, no sauce, or wet with any of our unique, homemade barbecue sauces.
Music is a huge part of a Southern BBQ experience so check back from time to time for live entertainment.
Enjoy our southern tradition.
Basic Info

Food Styles
Soul Food

Price Range
$$ (10-30)

Mon - Thu: 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sun: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm



Takes Reservations
Walk-Ins Welcome
Good For Groups
Good For Kids
Take Out
Waiter Service

Culinary Team
Red Seal Chef Michael Wilson
1st Level Sommelier Christopher M. Theiss
General manager
Mr. Michael Wilson and Mrs. Cathy Wilson

Parking Lot

Public Transit
Lethbridge Public Transit

Payment Options

History by Year
    •    Opened in 2013

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