July 22nd, 2018

Local Entertainment

Corb Lund excited for ‘homecoming’ Stampede show

By Chris Brown on July 20th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Medicine Hat and the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede hold a special place in Corb Lund’s heart. Growing up just outside of Taber it was a short drive from the family home to the Gas City. Back in the day Lund and his father competed in the Stampede here and Corb is pretty ... Read More »

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Library Chat: Listening and learning

By Medicine Hat News on July 20th, 2018

I represent the library on the Medicine Hat Coalition for Supervised Consumption which is working with HIV Community Link as they plan a supervised consumption service for Medicine Hat. At the risk of wandering from my proper subject (the library) I would like to share what I have learned. The service is a response to ... Read More »

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Family helps Stampede performers High Valley bring positive vibes to the stage

By Chris Brown on July 19th, 2018

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown Look up. Look way, way up. If you squint, maybe even use a pair of binoculars, you might just see the high that High Valley is on right now. Curtis and Brad Rempel ended 2017 with their first headlining tour in the U.S. and things have only gotten better in 2018. The brothers ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: Time under the covers

By Medicine Hat News on July 19th, 2018

Have you ever wondered what a singer/songwriter/musician does after their creative juices stop flowing? I’m sure the answers to that question would be as varied as the people you’d pose them to, but one thing I’ve noticed throughout my career in the radio/music business is if an artist or band can’t recapture that studio session ... Read More »

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The Glorious Sons playing at Canalta Centre in November

By Medicine Hat News on July 19th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Juno Award-winning rock act The Glorious Sons are stopping in the Hat on their “SOS Tour,” playing the Canalta Centre on Nov. 8. The Glorious Sons, who hail from Kingston, Ont., and have opened for The Rolling Stones in France, are joined by opening act The Beaches on the 14-stop Canadian tour, ... Read More »

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After Dark July 19-25

By Medicine Hat News on July 19th, 2018

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 Ryan Stewart, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – DJ jam ... Read More »

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Memorial service for Robert Bardston Friday

By Medicine Hat News on July 19th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Members of the Medicine Hat music community will come together Friday to remember one of their own. A memorial service will be held for Robert Bardston at River Valley Community Church at 2:30 p.m. A luminary in the city’s music scene, Bardston passed away last month. Bardston was a cellist and teacher ... Read More »

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Eye on the Esplanade: The Inner Workings: All stories are important

By Medicine Hat News on July 13th, 2018

The Theban Necropolis, Egypt, 1922. After years of searching through sand and rock, a man stands at the bottom of set of stone stairs leading into the mountainside. His time has come. Chisel in hand, he makes a small hole in the sealed doorway. With the light of a candle he peers through the hole ... Read More »

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Comedy Festival wraps up with Brew Ha-Ha!

By Medicine Hat News on July 13th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Beer bellies and belly laughs are on tap at the Canalta Centre next month. The local venue hosts the finale of the MadHatter Comedy Festival on Aug. 11, presenting Steve Hytner, Kevin Farley and local stand-up comic Stephanie Foley for Brew Ha-Ha! Those three will provide the Ha-Ha, and the Brew will ... Read More »

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Rock Ramblings: No shortage of women rockers

By Medicine Hat News on July 12th, 2018

Since the beginning of rock’s popularity, women have been huge contributors to making it something that not only has lasted, but has become one of the most influential aspects of the 20th and 21st centuries so far. Women have helped shape and mold it into what it is now. And today, we’re going to talk ... Read More »

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