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Entertainment: April 2013 Archives

Tara's entertainment picks

A mixed fun bag of business awaits you this weekend, beginning at the theatre, which is in a rock club, the newly rechristened Marquee Ballroom, where 2b Theatre is hosting a sexy, baroque collaboration with Hawksley Workman called The God That Comes.

This Saturday is Record Store Day and Taz will celebrate with a series of free performances beginning at noon including Joel Plaskett, Mo Kenney, Al Tuck, Windom Earle, Jennah Barry, Napeyes and Billie Dre and the Poor Boys. Free! The Pavilion hosts an anti-bullying fundraiser in memory of Rehteah Parsons with Alright Already, Billie Dre and Gloryhound. Doors at 6. The Music Room hosts the annual songwriters' bonanza Bluebird North, this year with Kim Wempe, Charlie A'Court, Irish Mythen, Mo Kenney and host Mel Farrimond

Close out the weekend on Sunday with Concert For Critters, a fundraiser for Bide Awhile, with Laura Smith, Thom Swift, Steven MacDougall and Carmen Townsend at the Carleton

Mo Kenney, "Sucker"

A busy weekend of entertainment

A busy music lineup awaits on this spring weekend!

ArtRising III, a fundraiser for youth art programs at the AGNS w/Cousins + Cold Warps + art by Noah Logan
The Black Rats release their record at Michael's w/The Shakedown Combo
Hello Click, Ria Mae, Plaeboi, Cam Smith, Ambition at the Seahorse

Cold Warps, Monomyth, Heaven 4 Real, Stop Motion Massacre at Shake It Dance (all ages)
Grassmarket, Crowdis Bridge at the Company House
The Wax album release w/The Dead Tenors at The Seahorse

Jay Smith's fundraising shows are Sunday at the Casino:

Songwriters' Circle 1, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: hosted by Bruce Guthro w/Lennie Gallant, Steve MacDougall, Carmen Townsend and Matt Minglewood.

Songwriters' Circle 2, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.: hosted by Gordie Sampson w/ Matt Andersen, Thom Swift, Dustin Bentall and Carleton Stone

Schooner Room, 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.: w/The Meds, In-Flight Safety, Young River, Stanfields, Joel Plaskett and Matt Mays

In-Flight Safety, "Destroy" (brand new song)