I heart Sidney York

I got an email from a publicist the other day giving me a heads up that Calgary electro-pop duo Sidney York is playing at The Slice on January 25th. I always am happy when bands call on little ol' me for exposure because I get to listen to new albums before they're out! Today, in …

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Scenic Route to Alaska to play The Slice this Saturday

Scenic Route to Alaska is an indy-folk rock band from Edmonton, and they're set to play at The Slice tomorrow evening. Sarah writes: Hello lovers! I'm writing to you today on behalf of Scenic Route to Alaska, Edmonton favourites! They will be touring through Lethbridge on Saturday, April 6th playing one of their last shows …

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“Embarrassing dad” is best dad

Dr. Len Ferguson – optometrist by day, electronica musician by night. You might remember him as the “embarrassing dad” at the Lethbridge Electronic Music Festival (LEMF) in August 2012. But for those who don’t, here’s something to jog your memory: Since the video went viral, Len has been featured on sites like Huffintgton Post, Gawker …

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Remix album from Sanctums free for download; worth your bandwidth

Awhile ago, I featured a track from a DJ named Evangelos. He doesn't go by the name "Sleepy Head" anymore; rather, Sanctums. He's upped on Bandcamp a name-your-price (i.e. free) album up for grabs, and a pal of mine has a remix of his own in there. Jaron writes: Really excited, Sanctums aka Evangelos X Typist & …

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Leeroy loves you too

Happy Valentine's Day, Lethbian Lovers. Enjoy the free download. You could love me (Valentines Day 2013) by Leeroy Stagger JonnyI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons and videogames, and am also a bit of a foodie. When I travel, I always keep my eyes out for hot springs …

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Highway 3 Roots Revue returns at The Slice

My brudda Leeroy Stagger returns with Dave McCann and John Wort Hannam for their fifth annual Highway 3 tour, December 9th at The Slice:

Three Alberta songwriters come together each winter to tour as Highway 3. They leave their bands at home and tour their songs in the stripped down, bare bones style in which they were written. This is a chance to catch these artists in an intimate setting where they present their music in the spirit in which it was written, guitar, and voice. 
Check out their Facebook event page.

 

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This is the best thing you’ll see all summer.

Hey, long time no see. Here's my awesome optometrist, Dr. Len Ferguson, raving at the Lethbridge Electronic Music Festival. This makes me love him even more: UPDATE: He's even got his own animated caricature now! JonnyI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons and videogames, and am also a …

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Royal Canoe playing at The Slice tonight

Matt Schellenberg writes: Royal Canoe is going to be playing Feb 26 -@ The Slice and I was wondering if Lethbian Love would be interested in doing a little promo piece on the show? Of course I’d be willing! Here’s a sample of their sound: [audio:http://www.killbeatmusic.com/royalcanoe/royal_canoe-hold_on_to_the_metal.mp3%5D Event page (via Facebook) JonnyI’m a webslinger located in …

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Sir Elton Hercules John to play at Enmax

Lethbridge, being a major player on the world stage, will be graced with royalty come this April. The City of Lethbridge Ticket Centre published on their website that Elton John will perform at ENMAX Centre on 24 April 2012. The show begins at 20:00 and tickets go on sale this Saturday at 10:00. Elton John …

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CKXU FUNdrive time

I’m sure this is old news to any CKXU listener, but for everyone else the CKXU FUNdrive is well underway. I probably should have blogged this earlier. FUNdrive is the most important time of the year for CKXU. This is the only time of the year we solicit our listeners and the community for donations. …

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The Liptonians and Zolas to play The Slice

Matt writes: hey dude, my band the liptonians and another band from vancouver called the zolas will be playing at the slice on oct 16th… I was wondering if you’d post about it on your blog and facebook. The Liptonians JonnyI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons and …

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This is my prairie

Referenced in my last post, here’s Corb Lund’s “This is my prairie”: JonnyI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons and videogames, and am also a bit of a foodie. When I travel, I always keep my eyes out for hot springs and great places to adventure with my …

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