August 19th, 2017

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The Band Perry bringing country and pop sounds to Stampede tonight

By Medicine Hat News on July 29th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It will be a family affair on the last night of the 2017 Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede. The Band Perry, consisting of siblings Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry, are on the grandstand stage tonight to close out the four-day festival. The group released its self-titled debut album in the fall of ... Read More »

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Larrabee playing ‘Elvis Forever’ at Kin Coulee Park

By Medicine Hat News on July 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Forty years after the death of the King, ‘Elvis Forever’ will be on stage at Kin Coulee Park. Medicine Hat’s Robert Larrabee promises “a voice that will blow you away” when he performs his Elvis Presley tribute show Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. Larrabee covers some of the greatest performers of all ... Read More »

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Hat band to make some noise at Drumheller metal festival

By Medicine Hat News on July 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It’s going to get loud in Drumheller on the August long weekend and a Medicine Hat band will be contributing to the noise. Nuclear Oath is one of close to 40 bands that will play at Loud As Hell, a three-day heavy metal festival that attracts acts from across western Canada and ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: Museums collect stories more than ‘things’

By Medicine Hat News on July 28th, 2017

The Esplanade Museum has about 22,000 objects in its collection. Around 2,000 of these are on long-term exhibit in our Medicine Hat gallery — that’s a pretty high percentage compared to other museums of our size. Nearly every week we’re offered more items for the collection. More often than not, we have to turn down ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: The best parts of Stampede

By Medicine Hat News on July 27th, 2017

Yee-haw! It’s Stampede Week in the Gas City! The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede always brings excitement to our community and gets lots of people out and about to different events and activities. I love Stampede Week; seeing all the familiar faces and taking it all in. While there are lots of different parts of ... Read More »

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Blue Rodeo: Doing it right for more than 30 years

By Chris Brown on July 27th, 2017

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown To have a long career in the music business that includes albums and tours every couple of years and doesn’t include band breakups and a tuned-out audience you must be doing something right. With more than 30 years on the road, 15 studio albums and four live albums Blue Rodeo is the epitome ... Read More »

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After Dark July 27-Aug. 2

By Medicine Hat News on July 27th, 2017

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to Stampede. 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. – Top 40 DJ ... Read More »

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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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