July 26th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Headstones at Esplanade in November

By Medicine Hat News on July 26th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Canadian rockers Headstones are coming to Medicine Hat. The “Tweeter and the Monkey Man” singers will perform at the Esplanade on Nov. 14. The band has released three full-length albums since reuniting in 2011. “Little Army” was released earlier this year, following 2014’s “One in the Chamber Music” and 2013’s “Love + ... Read More »

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Headstones show announced for November at the Esplanade

By Medicine Hat News on July 25th, 2017

Canadian punk-rockers Headstones are coming to Medicine Hat. The “Tweeter and the Monkey Man” singers will perform at the Esplanade on Nov. 14. The band has released three full-length albums since reuniting in 2011. “Little Army” was released earlier this year, following 2014’s “One in the Chamber Music” and 2013’s “Love + Fury.” The new ... Read More »

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54-40 bringing the hits to Stampede

By Chris Brown on July 21st, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown After more than 30 years on the road that has taken them around the world and across Canada too many times to count, 54-40 has a pretty simple formula for their shows. “We just usually lay the hammer down and play the hits,” said drummer Matt Johnson this week. “We will sneak in ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Some rip-roaring reads for Stampede

By Medicine Hat News on July 21st, 2017

First off, don’t forget to pick up or renew library cards for your whole family so that you can all enjoy the library’s member appreciation pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. before the parade next Thursday. You need to show us your library card for free pancakes, and if you’re thinking of bringing guests we’ll honour ... Read More »

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Justine Sletten ready to jam at Stampede kickoff concert

By Medicine Hat News on July 20th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown On a whim this summer Justine Sletten submitted a video to the Stampede Summer Jam contest. On Monday she’ll help get Medicine Hat into the stampede spirit, singing on the same stage that later in the week will host 54-40, Glass Tiger, The Stampeders, Blue Rodeo and The Band Perry. “It’s going to ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Rock shows should start earlier

By Medicine Hat News on July 20th, 2017

Rock shows are undeniably a great time. It’s hard to argue that a night out with your buds, a cold drink, taking in some slick riffs and insane vocals is a solid way to spend an evening. But it seems rock shows are being scheduled later and later in the night all the time, meaning ... Read More »

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After Dark July 20-26

By Medicine Hat News on July 20th, 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 »

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Harlem Globetrotters dribbling to Medicine Hat in September

By Medicine Hat News on July 18th, 2017

Get ready for a night of highlight-reel slam dunks, trick shots, tomfoolery and “Sweet Georgia Brown.” The Harlem Globetrotters are trotting into Medicine Hat this fall. The world famous basketball playing family entertainers bring their one-of-a-kind show to the Canalta Centre on Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. The Globetrotters’ star-studded roster includes Big Easy Lofton, ... Read More »

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String quartet performing at local church

By Medicine Hat News on July 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Thalea String Quartet, featuring Medicine Hat’s Kumiko Sakamoto on violin, will perform a concert in the city July 17. Based in San Francisco but currently at Banff Centre’s Summer Chamber Music Residency, the Thalea String Quartet will be on stage at 7 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church, 300 Primrose Dr. ... Read More »

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Burton Cummings bringing his superstar talents to Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on July 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Canadian music superstar Burton Cummings is returning to the Esplanade this fall. Cummings brings his Up Close and Alone tour to the Gas City on Oct. 27. His list of hits reads like a best-of-Canadian music. As the lead singer for the Guess Who Cummings belted out hits like “American Woman,” “Laughing,” ... Read More »

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