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Following their debut release Speak in Rhythms this past winter, Carmanah has charmed the country with their ‘West Coast Soul’ style. They perform at Bo’s on Nov. 22nd.                                photo submitted

Carmanah heading to the City on the heels of their latest single Nightmare

Victoria band performs at Bo’s on Nov. 22nd along with Hey Ocean

Following their debut release Speak in Rhythms this past winter, Carmanah has charmed the country with their ‘West Coast Soul’ style. They perform at Bo’s on Nov. 22nd.                                photo submitted
BACK AT IT AGAIN - Artistic Director of Cow Patti Theatre AnnaMarie Lea is excited to be back on the stage for the company’s 22nd year. Lacombe Express File Photo

Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre is back

Dinner theatre returns for 22nd season

BACK AT IT AGAIN - Artistic Director of Cow Patti Theatre AnnaMarie Lea is excited to be back on the stage for the company’s 22nd year. Lacombe Express File Photo
‘Thriller’ charity event runs Oct. 27th at the Sheraton

‘Thriller’ charity event runs Oct. 27th at the Sheraton

Proceeds to support Friends of the Red Deer Regional Hospital and Pound it Hip Hop

‘Thriller’ charity event runs Oct. 27th at the Sheraton
Canadian comedian Kevin McDonald will be heading to Red Deer to both work with members of Bull Skit and perform as well over the weekend of Oct. 27th-28th. photo submitted

Bull Skit Comedy presents Kevin McDonald from Kids in the Hall

Weekend will be packed with workshops, shows and improv

Canadian comedian Kevin McDonald will be heading to Red Deer to both work with members of Bull Skit and perform as well over the weekend of Oct. 27th-28th. photo submitted
Iconic rockers The Sadies have hit the road for an extensive North American trek that includes a Red Deer stop Nov. 6th at The Hideout.                                Heather Pollock photo

The Sadies slide into the City on Nov. 6th

Popular band gearing up for a show at The Hideout

Iconic rockers The Sadies have hit the road for an extensive North American trek that includes a Red Deer stop Nov. 6th at The Hideout.                                Heather Pollock photo
Alex Kusturok will be playing at St. Andrew’s United Church on Oct. 20th, 2018 to support the Friends of Guatemala fundraising efforts to provide food security in the highlands of Guatemala. Photo Courtesy alexkusturok.com

Fiddler Alex Kusturok headlines Friends of Guatemala fundraiser

St Andrew’s United Church hosting Grand North American Fiddler Champion

Alex Kusturok will be playing at St. Andrew’s United Church on Oct. 20th, 2018 to support the Friends of Guatemala fundraising efforts to provide food security in the highlands of Guatemala. Photo Courtesy alexkusturok.com
Recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s best performing songwriters, Lennie Gallant performs in Red Deer on Nov. 2nd at the Elks Lodge.                                Dave Brosha Photography

Singer/songwriter Lennie Gallant heads to City Nov. 2nd

Concert is being presented by the Central Music Festival Society

Recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s best performing songwriters, Lennie Gallant performs in Red Deer on Nov. 2nd at the Elks Lodge.                                Dave Brosha Photography
Jo-Jo O’ and the Woods released their second album “Moonchild” on Sept. 28th, 2018. Photo Courtesy: jojooandthewoods.com

Jo-Jo O’ and the Woods releases second album

‘Moonchild’ is a musical departure for the Lacombe band

Jo-Jo O’ and the Woods released their second album “Moonchild” on Sept. 28th, 2018. Photo Courtesy: jojooandthewoods.com
CAT kicks off dinner theatre with Crimes of the Heart

CAT kicks off dinner theatre with Crimes of the Heart

Production runs Oct. 26th through to Nov. 10th at the Black Knight Inn

CAT kicks off dinner theatre with Crimes of the Heart
Lacombe novelist pens latest work ‘No Good Asking’

Lacombe novelist pens latest work ‘No Good Asking’

Fran Kimmel has published numerous short stories and two novels

Lacombe novelist pens latest work ‘No Good Asking’
Known for his giftedness as a singer, songwriter of award-winning pop and folk songs, Hamilton-based Jacob Moon plays After the Grind in Blackfalds on Oct. 24th. Showtime is 7 p.m.                                photo submitted

Singer Jacob Moon plays After the Grind Oct. 24th

Moon’s style is a melding of various musical sensibilities

Known for his giftedness as a singer, songwriter of award-winning pop and folk songs, Hamilton-based Jacob Moon plays After the Grind in Blackfalds on Oct. 24th. Showtime is 7 p.m.                                photo submitted
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Gord Bamford will return to Central Alberta for a show at Bo’s Bar and Grill on Nov. 4th, 2018. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Gord Bamford returns to Central Alberta on latest tour

Hocky Tonks and Dive Bars Tour coming to Bo’s in November

Gord Bamford will return to Central Alberta for a show at Bo’s Bar and Grill on Nov. 4th, 2018. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Don Berner Trio plays One Eleven Grill Sept. 7th-8th

Don Berner Trio plays One Eleven Grill Sept. 7th-8th

Accomplished artist is looking to record early next year

Don Berner Trio plays One Eleven Grill Sept. 7th-8th
Red Deer author Tim Lasiuta has a chapter in a new anthology of stories about The Lone Ranger and Tonto.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

Red Deer author celebrates the Lone Ranger

Tim Lasiuta featured in new Lone Ranger and Tonto anthology

Red Deer author Tim Lasiuta has a chapter in a new anthology of stories about The Lone Ranger and Tonto.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
Red Deer’s Kayla Williams is excited about her latest single Parking Lot. photo submitted

WATCH: Red Deer artist Kayla Williams releases new single

Parking Lot is Central Alberta’s song of the summer

Red Deer’s Kayla Williams is excited about her latest single Parking Lot. photo submitted
Fever Feel debuting new album in September

Fever Feel debuting new album in September

The band will head to Red Deer Sept. 23rd to play Bo’s

Fever Feel debuting new album in September
Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn head to the Elks Lodge Sept. 14th in a performance presented by the Central Music Festival Society.                                Tweten’s Photography

Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn head to the Elks Lodge Sept. 14th

Talented duo first in Central Music Festival’s new season

Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn head to the Elks Lodge Sept. 14th in a performance presented by the Central Music Festival Society.                                Tweten’s Photography
Members of the Tony Connelly Singers were onhand at the Golden Circle recently to celebrate the group’s nomination for a 2018 Minister’s Seniors Service Award.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

Tony Connelly Singers offers a gift of community spirit

Group nominated for 2018 Minister’s Seniors Service Award

Members of the Tony Connelly Singers were onhand at the Golden Circle recently to celebrate the group’s nomination for a 2018 Minister’s Seniors Service Award.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
Singer Ryan Carnduff continues to make his mark on the local music scene via his unique and masterfully creative approach to his art.                                Jaydin Vonkeman photo

Red Deer singer Ryan Carnduff continues to carve out his own unique musical niche

Performances are being planned for September and into the fall

Singer Ryan Carnduff continues to make his mark on the local music scene via his unique and masterfully creative approach to his art.                                Jaydin Vonkeman photo