June 26th, 2017

Local Entertainment

Rock Ramblings: Rock concerts are good for your health

By Medicine Hat News on June 1st, 2017

No matter what music genre you’re into, it’s pretty safe to assume that overall, people dig going to a rock show. The music, ambiance and excitement all rolled into one hype package. But aside from the obvious delight a concert brings a person, are they also good for your health? To put it simply — ... Read More »

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Sunday concert marks TarTones’ 20th anniversary

By Medicine Hat News on June 1st, 2017

Medicine Hat News An iconic singing group from Medicine Hat is marking its 20th anniversary with a concert Sunday at St. John’s Presbyterian Church. The TarTones came into existence in 1997 on a very cold January evening when six men and a woman converged on the Strathcona Centre to be part of a ceilidh celebrating ... Read More »

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After Dark June 1-7

By Medicine Hat News on June 1st, 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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Jazz Picks: David Restivo a late-night JazzFest headliner

By Medicine Hat News on May 31st, 2017

There is less than a month remaining until JazzFest 2017. Artists’ flights are being booked and final preparations made for their arrival and performances in Medicine Hat. There are still volunteer opportunities if you would like to get involved in this community festival and have a chance to get behind the scenes and maybe even ... Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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