April 19th, 2018

Local Entertainment

Rock Ramblings: Huey’s hearing halts Hat appearance

By Medicine Hat News on April 19th, 2018

Late last week, word came out that legendary pop-rock band, Huey Lewis & The News, wouldn’t be able to wheel into Medicine Hat for their concert at this summer’s Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede. It’s not that they don’t like southern Alberta; they dislike every city the same. Actually, it’s Lewis’s hearing — or lack ... Read More »

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Madagascar Jr. brought to stage by St. Mary’s School

By Mo Cranker on April 19th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker St. Mary’s School is getting ready to put on its annual play — and this year it’s going to the animals. Madagascar Jr. will run at the Esplanade from April 24-27, and will showcase the talents of 45 St. Mary’s students. “Anyone who has seen the ‘Madagascar’ movie will know what the play ... Read More »

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After Dark week of April 19-25

By Medicine Hat News on April 19th, 2018

THURSDAY – Karaoke, Oly’s Alehouse and Eatery, Johnny with Dynamite Sound, win a $100 gift certificate, 9 p.m., 403-548-6597 – Live jam, Cecil Hotel, 9 p.m. – Ride the Mechanical Bull, Ralph’s Texas Bar and Steakhouse, 9 p.m. – Top 40 DJ music with Ryan Stewart, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – DJ jam ... Read More »

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Cars and Guitars announces lineup for August event

By Mo Cranker on April 14th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat classic rock lovers are one step closer to their biggest weekend of the year. The annual Cars and Guitars festival announced its lineup for the Aug. 17-19 show this week, with a number of tribute shows to look forward to. Friday kicks things off with a classic car cruise, starting ... Read More »

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Satirical hilarity in MHMT’s ‘Reefer Madness’

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown If your goal is to start a panic among the ill-informed you can’t be afraid to stretch to the truth. You know, just a little bit, like telling parents that marijuana will turn their sweet, innocent, wholesome teenagers into people who would fit right in on “The Walking Dead.” That’s what you get ... Read More »

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After Dark April 12-18

By Medicine Hat News on April 12th, 2018

THURSDAY – Karaoke, Oly’s Alehouse and Eatery, Johnny with Dynamite Sound, win a $100 gift certificate, 9 p.m., 403-548-6597 – Live jam, Cecil Hotel, 9 p.m. – Ride the Mechanical Bull, Ralph’s Texas Bar and Steakhouse, 9 p.m. – Top 40 DJ music with Ryan Stewart, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – DJ jam ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings – Music and the time machine effect

By Medicine Hat News on April 12th, 2018

Ever hear a song that sparked a thousand memories? A tune that transports you right back to a time when you were innocent, naive and full of curiosity? A song that makes you feel shivers or maybe it brings back memories of some not-so-fond events? We all have songs that define our youth. Yesterday, I ... Read More »

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Starry lineup for benefit concert, auction, at Ralph’s Saturday

By Medicine Hat News on April 12th, 2018

Medicine Hat News A benefit event to assist in the recovery of those connected to the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy will be held Saturday at Ralph’s Texas Bar and Steakhouse. Craig Andrus, who owns the Sell TRUTH Entertainment company, said he wanted to do something after hearing about the 15 lives lost, and ultimately reached ... Read More »

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No time for sitting with Sloan

By Medicine Hat News on April 12th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown One person, one vote is the bedrock of democracy. For Sloan, it’s a little different. The Canadian indie-rock band went with one band member, three songs for its new album “Sloan 12,” which was released April 6. Since Sloan’s first album “Smeared” in 1992, the band has always split the songwriting on its ... Read More »

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Sean Burns at Redcliff Legion

By Medicine Hat News on April 7th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Sean Burns will stop in Redciff tonight on his Western Canada tour to celebrate the release of his fourth full-length album. The show at the Redcliff Legion begins at 8 p.m., with the doors opening an hour before. Admission is $15. Titled “Music for Taverns, Bars and Honky Tonks,” the album features ... Read More »

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