WAM Picks: Harbourage, CD launches and a few merry wives

Every weekend, WAM producer Angela Antle plugs you into the hip happenings around town.

Get out there and make your weekend count!

Friday: Rowdy ‘NewfRock’ at The Levee – Jigger launches their new CD Lead Reckoning with a boisterous evening lineup featuring musical guests Sculpin and Sea Dogs. The Levee on George Street at 10 p.m.

Jigger will launch their new CD at a show at the Levee on Friday night. (Photo by Alison Carter, Photoshop by Ritche Perez)

Friday: The 6th Annual North Shore Fire Department Fundraiser. This annual hootenanny is at the Church at Ochre Pit Cove on Route 70 in Conception Bay North. An evening of music, prizes, food and all-around fun. Bring a raffle prize, bring your instruments, bring a snack to share. All ages welcome. Tickets $10 available at the door. All proceeds go to the North Shore Volunteer Fire Department. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Saturday: Rocking the Harbour - The Harbourage Festival of Music and Art – This is a new festival featuring local acts Hey Rosetta, Repartee and Mick Davis’ Thin Love, plus Juno-winning Matt Mays and alt-country band Elliot Brood. There are new art installations opening at Eastern Edge Gallery, food trucks, and drinks with oysters by Raymonds for the VIPs. It’s all happening in the Fortis parking lot at 50 Harbour Drive. Gates open at 4 p.m. Buy your tickets here

Saturday: CD Launch for The Thymes. This Rockhouse launch for Car Songs also features musical guests The Pathological Lovers and Lady Brett Ashley. The show starts at 11 p.m.

Pam Hall's She Makes Fish - Maberly. (Pam Hall)
​ All Weekend: Art – This is your second-last weekend to see Pam Hall’s moving exhibit HouseWorks on Level 3 of The Art Gallery at The Rooms. The Rooms is open this weekend but closed on Labour Day.

Friday and Saturday: Outdoor Theatre in the Round – This is the last weekend to see Perchance Theatre’s lustful staging of “The Merry Wives of Windsor”. The play is directed by Codco genius Greg Malone and starring AndyJones, Brian Marler, Alison Woolridge, Janet McDonald and Willow Kean. It's all happening in Cupids on the outdoor Elizabethan-inspired stage. Shows Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.

Free: Fruit everywhere – Delicious, wild, Newfoundland blueberries are ripe now. Grab an old salt beef bucket and get out there and start picking.