March 26th, 2017

Local Entertainment

After Dark March 16-22

By Medicine Hat News on March 16th, 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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Roots and family keep The Leahys on their path

By Chris Brown on March 10th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown A large Leahy family with a wide range of musical and performing talents makes it pretty easy to put a compelling show together. An ever-changing cast helps keep things fresh, with each iteration of the band being a little different from the last. For the version of The Leahys that performs at the ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: The way Canadians listen to radio is about to change forever

By Medicine Hat News on March 9th, 2017

Radio as a medium has changed very little since Marconi invented it in 1895 (or more accurately stole the technology from Tesla but I digress). Its transmission method has somehow survived all this time. Think about how the way we’ve consumed music has changed over that same period — vinyl, reel-to-reel, 8-track, cassette tapes, laser ... Read More »

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Still riding the Highway in this Mad Mad World

By Chris Brown on March 9th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown A little more than a decade ago Tom Cochrane was worried he might have ownership of his iconic song “Life is a Highway” unintentionally taken from him. Rascal Flatts had recorded the song for the “Cars” soundtrack, introducing it to a whole new generation. But the song remains firmly in his grasp, and ... Read More »

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After Dark March 9-15

By Medicine Hat News on March 9th, 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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Laid-back Canadian audiences help Larry the Cable Guy ‘Git-R-Done’

By Medicine Hat News on March 3rd, 2017

Stan Ashbee Special to the News Comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy have been comedically intertwined for the past 30 years. The comedic duo have a SIRIUSXM channel called “Jeff and Larry’s Comedy Roundup,” and in 2016 were featured in the Netflix comedy special “We’ve Been Thinking,” which is also the title of ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Head down to the library, watch CBC to find out what Canada Reads

By Medicine Hat News on March 3rd, 2017

The annual Canada Reads debates on CBC take place this month, March 27-30, and will be hosted by Ali Hassan from CBC’s Laugh Out Loud. DuringCanada Reads, five personalities champion five different books, each champion extolling the merits of one of the titles. The debate is broadcast over a series of five programs. The panel ... Read More »

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Jeff Foxworthy on the intimacy of comedy, being spoiled by Canadian audiences

By Medicine Hat News on March 2nd, 2017

Stan Ashbee Special to the News Comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy have been comedically intertwined for the past 30 years. The comedic duo have a SIRIUSXM channel called “Jeff and Larry’s Comedy Roundup,” and in 2016 were featured in the Netflix comedy special “We’ve Been Thinking,” which is also the title of ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Hometown Hockey weekend is almost here

By Medicine Hat News on March 2nd, 2017

It’s Hometown Hockey weekend here in the Gas City! The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour will be stopping in downtown Medicine Hat with the free festival kicking off at noon on Saturday and will feature family-friendly programming and activities all weekend long. You don’t have to be a huge hockey fan to enjoy the festivities! There ... Read More »

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After Dark March 2-8

By Medicine Hat News on March 2nd, 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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