September 21st, 2017

Local Entertainment

DOING IT HIS WAY

By Lethbridge Herald on August 25th, 2017

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Daniel O’Donnell is one of the nice guys. Despite a hectic touring schedule, the soft-spoken Irishman gladly takes time to talk to the media, answering probably the same questions he’s heard time after time with kindness and grace. He’s also a performer who marches to the tune of his own ... Read More »

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Tyrants ready to create chaos

By Lethbridge Herald on July 28th, 2017

Local band taking the stage at Loud As Hell metal festival Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Ryan Dyck and his bandmates in Tyrants of Chaos are ready to get Loud As Hell. The local metal outfit will be among 40 bands making the earth shake at the Loud as Hell metal festival in Drumheller Aug. ... Read More »

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Music festival has potential

By Lethbridge Herald on July 14th, 2017

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com If Timmins, Ont. can pull it off, maybe Lethbridge could, too Ron Sakamoto knows how to put on a party. For eight days in June, culminating with an explosive July 1 finale, the city promoter handled the entertainment component of the Stars and Thunder music and fireworks festival in Timmins, ... Read More »

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Taylor made for success

By Lethbridge Herald on June 23rd, 2017

Fatherhood and a new home have changed Ackerman’s musical perspective Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com He’s now a dad and living thousands of kilometres from home and Taylor Ackerman is reflecting his personal changes in new music. Lethbridge native Ackerman and his partner moved last year to Halifax where she is in the master’s program ... Read More »

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Tenors strike a chord

By Lethbridge Herald on May 5th, 2017

Tenore bringing repertoire to Lethbridge Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com They’ve played around the globe to wide acclaim and now Tenore, the vocal trio founded by Canadian musical visionary Jill Siemens, is coming to Lethbridge. Tenore, a group of three Americans whose talents were brought together by Siemens, the creator of the renowned Canadian Tenors, ... Read More »

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Rodney DeCroo changes musical direction

By Lethbridge Herald on May 2nd, 2017

New album has a rock edge Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Rodney DeCroo is back! The acclaimed B.C. songwriter, poet and musician will be releasing his seventh album on Friday, a day he returns to Lethbridge for a show at The Slice. DeCroo, whose tortured life is the stuff movies are made of, is taking ... Read More »

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JJ SHIPLETT FORGING HIS OWN PATH

By Lethbridge Herald on April 28th, 2017

Calgary country artist has built his career from the ground up Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgherald.com JJ Shiplett rode the crest of a massive wave opening for Johnny Reid on a cross-country tour last year and now the rising Canadian artist is straddling his own. The Calgary-based 31-year-old spent months in 2016 with his band ... Read More »

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