May 26th, 2017

Local Entertainment

George Canyon returning to the Esplanade tonight

By Medicine Hat News on May 26th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Award-winning and distinctive-voiced country singer George Canyon is coming back to Medicine Hat tonight. Canyon, the voice behind the hits “Somebody Wrote Love,” “Drinkin’ Thinkin'” and “Daughters of the Sun” performs at the Esplanade at 8 p.m. Special guests Leaving Thomas are also set to perform. Canyon’s website, http://www.georgecanyon.com, says new music ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Concert Band Society’s two bands all set for Pops and Favourites, Vol. IV

By Mo Cranker on May 26th, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The Medicine Hat Concert Band Society is gearing up to show off its latest presentation — the Pops and Favourites IV: Around the World. Director Bill Wahl says he is looking forward to the show, the fourth installation of the project, “We put on about four shows each year and every time we’re ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Library Chat: Thought-provoking books exploring ideas about community

By Medicine Hat News on May 26th, 2017

I have two short books to recommend this week. The Vegetarian, at 192 pages, by Han Kang is a disturbing novel about a women’s decision to stop eating meat and the consequences of that decision. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder is a small book measuring 4 x 6 inches, ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Rock Ramblings: Setting the mood for the big Harley weekend

By Medicine Hat News on May 25th, 2017

This weekend is the one we’ve been waiting for — Saturday is our “Rideaway Party” at Badlands Harley Davidson. You need an invitation to get in — but we’ve given out a bunch of those to our loyal ROCK listeners and it’s always fantastic to hang out with fellow S.E. Albertan rockers with some food ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Dean Brody is ready for a beautiful, surprising night

By Chris Brown on May 25th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown When opposites come together in love something beautiful can often be the result. Dean Brody’s new single is showing the same can be said of music. Canadian country star Brody’s new single “Beautiful Freakshow” was released to country radio last month and anyone who’s heard it knows it’s not your typical country song. ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

After Dark May 25-31

By Medicine Hat News on May 25th, 2017

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 Renn Davies, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – Intimate with ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band returning to Hat in the fall

By Medicine Hat News on May 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s 50th anniversary tour will stop at the Esplanade on Oct. 17. The band’s most recent album is “Circlin’ Back: Celebrating 50 Years,” a live album on which the band teams up with artists such as Vince Gill, Rodney Crowell and Alison Krauss on some of the band’s ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

The Esplanade is getting down to the Nitty Gritty this fall

By Medicine Hat News on May 23rd, 2017

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s 50th anniversary tour will stop at the Esplanade on Oct. 17. The band’s most recent album is “Circlin’ Back: Celebrating 50 Years,” a live album on which the band teams up with artists such as Vince Gill, Rodney Crowell and Alison Krauss on some of the band’s most-loved songs. With ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Jazz Picks: Rosenwinkel and band a coup for JazzFest

By Medicine Hat News on May 19th, 2017

Kurt Rosenwinkel Caipi Considered one of the most influential and original guitarist-composers of his generation, Kurt Rosenwinkel makes his Medicine Hat JazzFest debut with his most recent project, “Caipi.” This incredibly captivating and mesmerizing project was 10 years in the making and considered Rosenwinkel’s most personal project of his productive career.  You can get a ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

MHHS drama shooting for the ‘Starcatcher’

By Chris Brown on May 19th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown You won’t hear the song “Imagine,” but you’ll need a fair bit of imagination if you’re going to get the full effect of Medicine Hat High School’s new show. Just 26 performers will play 100 characters in “Peter and the Starcatcher” showing May 26-28 and June 2-4 at the MHHS Karen Cunningham Performing ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!