April 19th, 2018

Local Entertainment

After Dark Nov. 9-15

By Medicine Hat News on November 9th, 2017

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Remembrance Day long weekend. Check with the establishment. 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. ... Read More »

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Love fiddling? Don’t miss MacKeeman and Rhythm Boys

By Medicine Hat News on November 9th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Fiddling fanatic Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys will be at the Esplanade tonight for an evening of stellar roots musicianship. The Prince Edward Island-based group has thrilled and entertained audiences around the world with its chemistry and eclectic sound that “draws upon bluegrass, old time country, folk, rockabilly, swing, Celtic, and ... Read More »

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Theory of a Deadman, Jim Cuddy coming to Hat

By Medicine Hat News on November 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Canadian music continues to fill up the Esplanade calendar for 2018 with the announcement of a pair of shows during the winter. First up, B.C. rockers Theory of a Deadman will take the stage on Feb. 27. The band’s recently released its sixth album “Wake Up Call.” On March 4, Jim Cuddy ... Read More »

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Johnny Reid’s ‘Revival’ tour hitting the Hat in March

By Medicine Hat News on November 4th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Johnny Reid is bringing a revival to Medicine Hat. Specifically his Revival tour in support of his album titled “Revival,” which was released Friday. The tour will stop at the Canalta Centre on March 18. Tickets start at $42.75, plus service charges, and go on sale to the public at http://www.ticketmaster.com, by ... Read More »

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‘Hotel California’ with Classic Albums Live on Nov. 8

By Medicine Hat News on November 3rd, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Craig Martin has no time for tribute bands. The producer of the Classic Albums Live series is only interested in the music. Note for note, cut for cut. “You’ve seen all these tribute bands going around. It’s usually a flashy light show and four guys who look like they should be working at ... Read More »

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A Moniker to remember

By Medicine Hat News on November 3rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Brody Moniker is ready to play at Captain’s Cabin Pub tonight. Moniker is a name you’ll want to remember. The Regina-based singer-songwriter “puts his entire being into every song, challenging listeners’ presumed ideas of modern rock,” reads his bio. Moniker released his debut album “Nowhere Left to Ghost” in March. The tour ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: The stuff you can find in museum storage

By Medicine Hat News on November 3rd, 2017

Throughout the almost 30 years that I’ve been working in museums, a common question I’ve been asked is, “Where is the best stuff you have; the stuff stored away in the back?” It never fails to make me think that the popular image of museum storage must be like the final scene of “Raiders of ... Read More »

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Fundraiser tonight for theatrical ‘grand dame of downtown’

By Medicine Hat News on November 3rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Efforts by the Society of Friends of the Monarch Theatre to keep Medicine Hat’s ‘grand dame of downtown’ flourishing continue tonight with a fund-raising event at the Beveridge Building. A Christmas Wine Tasting at the Cellar, the lower level of the Lnadmark Centre at the Beveridge Building (across the street from the ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Football bets involving Riders and Blue Bombers all part of the morning radio fun

By Medicine Hat News on November 2nd, 2017

I’ve been working at 105.3 Rock and with my co-host Poncho for more than eight years now. If you are familiar with our morning show you’re probably used to hearing us bicker daily; talking about everything from retro furniture to beard jewelry and parenting. While we may not be the biggest sports enthusiasts, we sure ... Read More »

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The Glorious Sons: ‘Good time to be alive’

By Chris Brown on November 2nd, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Fans of The Glorious Sons have no idea what they are in for when the band takes the stage at the Esplanade next week. Even if you’ve seen The Glorious Sons in concert before when they’ve visited the Gas City, even if you see them in Calgary just three days before the Medicine ... Read More »

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