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Entertainment: August 2013 Archives

So much to see and do this weekend!

Last week's al fresco screening of Jaws was rained out so they're doing it tonight (?) and in other classics news, the Oxford is showing On the Waterfront at at 1pm on Sat/Sun.

The local troupe Lions Den Theatre is doing O'Neill's downer The Iceman Cometh this weekend at the Bus Stop. Get the deets here.


All weekend long in Truro is the Dutch Mason Blues Festival featuring The Blues Brothers, James Cotton, Shirley King and many more. Get the whole schedule here.
Similarly the annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival is already up and running. Guests include Old Man Luedecke, David Myles, Ray Bonneville and The Once. All the details here.

New Music Fridays w/Gabrielle Papillion, Kim Harris and Ian Sherwood
Luther Wright and the Wrongs w/Kev Corbett at the Company House
Tasseo + Broken Deer at the Khyber

Cousins, Construction and Destruction at the Khyber

Steve Poltz at the Carleton

Old Man Luedecke, Tender is the Night

Enjoy the long weekend

Though the city is pretty empty of bands because of SappyFest in Sackville and Osheaga in Montreal, there's still some cool long weekend music going down:

Mayor's and Council Garden Party: Opus 1, Mike Cowie & The Big Night Out Band, Asia & Nu Gruv, Mellotones in the Public Gardens, 1-5pm
Joel Plaskett Emergency w/Slowcoaster, The Will Be Gones, Young River, Mo Kenney, Rachel Sermanni at Alderney Landing 5pm, free

A Celebration In Music Gospel Concert: The Williams Sisters, D & D Productions, The Waking Souls Choir, Conquerors for Christ and Sanctified Brothers Halifax Common, 1-5pm

Mo Kenney, "Sucker"