Oktoboefest Edmonton with oboist Colin Maier. Colin is a multi-talented musician/actor/dancer. The concert features the oboe as a jazz/Celtic instrument in tunes like The Pipes. Fans of new music may like Pon's Songs of the North Woods No.1. When: Tuesday, 8 p.m. to 9:20 p.m. Where: Muttart Hall, 10050 Mac-Donald Dr.
Tickets: Admission by donation, 780-977-9131 Information: colinmaier.com
RIDERS IN THE SKY AT FESTIVAL PLACE For more than 30 years Riders in the Sky have been revitalizing the country genre with their legendary wacky humour and way-out western wit. Riders in the Sky have more than 6,100 concert appearances in 10 countries.
When: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park Tickets: $32 to $36, Festival Place Box Office, 780-449-3378 Information: festivalplace.ab.ca
THE CAROLINES EP RELEASE SHOW The Carolines are a six-piece band fronted by three incredible voices. Their pristine blend of humour and awe-inspiring harmonies will have you smiling, dancing and singing all night. No minors.
When: Saturday, 7 p.m. Where: Queen Alexandra Hall, 10425 University Ave.
Tickets: $20, Tix On the Square, tixonthesquare.ca, 780-420-1757, please note no minors Information: thecarolines.ca
JULLY BLACK This Canadian-born triple threat loves to share her talents and has an enthusiasm for music that is unparalleled. A Jully Black performance is an experience like no other.
When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Maclab Centre for the Performing Arts, Leduc Tickets: $45 Adult, $42 Student Senior, 780-980-1866, ticketpro.ca, 1-888-655-9090 Information: maclabcentre.com/indexhtml
BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB WITH MILO GREENE Bombay Bicycle Club released their fourth album, So Long See You Tomorrow, on Feb. 4, which landed the band their first No. 1 album on the Official Album Chart in the U.K.
When: Thursday, 7 p.m. Where: The Starlite Room, 10030 102nd St.
Tickets: $28.50, Unionevents.com, Ticketfly.com, Blackbyrd, no minors Information: starliteroom.ca/ELUVEITIE WITH TYR
AND METSATOLL Now that folk metal band Eluveitie is finally holding their new album, Origins, in their hands, they are pleased to announce a North American tour this fall.
When: Friday, 7 p.m. Where: Union Hall Tickets: $25, Unionevents.com, Ticketfly.com, Blackbyrd, no minors Information: eluveitie.ch CHIP TAYLOR Yes, the man who wrote Wild Thing and Angel of the Morning. The American songwriter/singer/raconteur/legend is performing with John Platania (Van Morrison). When: Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: St. Basil's Cultural Centre, 10819 71st Ave.
Tickets: $18 advance, plus service charges, $22 at the door, children under 12, half-price, door only, Tix on the Square, Acoustic Music Shop (Pick-up only)
BENEFIT CONCERT WITH MARIA DUNN, CHLOE ALBERT AND KARLA ANDERSON An evening of song in support of the Today Family Violence Help Centre. Today Centre provides clients living in fear and violence the support they need to take the first steps toward a safer life.
When: Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Where: Westbury Theatre, ATB Arts Barns, 10330 84th Ave.
Tickets: $40 each (table seating), Michelle LaRue, 780-392-3254, firstname.lastname@example.org, thetodaycentre.ca Information: thetodaycentre.ca
Credit: Edmonton Journal
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