10+ arts, music and community events you should check out in Fredericton this weekend

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This weekend’s roundup includes live music, more live music, and even more live music.

Shrimp Ring join Young Satan in Love and Sam Salmon at the Capital Complex this Friday.

Friday

An evening with Steven MacDougall of Slowcoaster at Grimross Brewing. Steven MacDougall is the frontman and principal writer for the multi-award winning Cape Breton rock band, Slowcoaster. In 2005, MacDougall began writing with Gordie Sampson for Sampson’s album, Sunburn, netting two co-writing credits. In 2007, he began making writing trips to Nashville, co-writing for Gordie Sampson’s record, For the Few and Far Between, netting four co-writing credits and the start of a love affair with Music City resulting in more than 75 songs written there in the last year alone. 8 p.m. $10 at the door.

Young Satan In Love + Shrimp Ring + Sam Salmon at The Capital. You’re tired of your family and you’ve been eating and drinking for two weeks and you feel like resolutions are bound to fail. They are! It’s never too early to give up. It’s never too early to give in. Low, low, price. Fun, fun, thing. Bring a tarp. Doors at 10 p.m. Show at 10:30.

Holiday Hangover Hoe-Down at The Phoenix. Join the Phun House (Freeda Whales, Hinky Dinky, Heather Silk & Barb Wire) for a Holiday Hangover Hoe-Down at the Phoenix. You may know them from Bottomless Bingo, but this Hoe-Down is all new. The Phun House are bringing you games, performances, and surprises you won’t want to miss! Doors at 10 p.m. Show at 11. $6

Tristan Legg & the Mad Dogs at Dolan’s Pub. This Halifax-based group were voted Best Cover Band in the The Coast’s 2018 Reader’s Poll. Stop by and see for yourself. 10 p.m.

Stephen B Lawrence and Lockie Munn at Tribute Bar & Lounge. Enjoy an evening of roots rock and country music. 9 p.m.

Saturday

Monteith do 80’s metal at Grimross Brewing. Monteith returns to the taproom for a night of tribute to Def Leppard, Van Halen, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, Kiss, and other 80’s hair rock legends. 8 p.m. $10 at the door.

The Alex Bailey Swing Band at Wilser’s Room. Bring your dancing shoes because it’s gonna be a swinging good time when the Alex Bailey Swing band take the stage. 8 p.m. $10 at the door.

Heat $Heets + Cursing And Swearing + Wangled Teb at The Capital Complex. Celebrate the first Saturday of the year with a curated mix of garage rock, experimental and electronic music. Doors at 9 p.m. Show at 10. $6

The Shakedown at The Phoenix. Looking for a place to hear the hottest hits of today and illest throwbacks? Come shake it down with DJ FRNK January 5th in The Phoenix Nightclub. He’ll be spinning all your favourites like Drake, Travis Scott, French Montana, Beyonce, Cardi B and so much more! Doors at 10 p.m. Show at 11. $6

Tristan Legg & the Mad Dogs at Dolan’s Pub. This Halifax-based group were voted Best Cover Band in the The Coast’s 2018 Reader’s Poll. Stop by and see for yourself. 10 p.m.

Sunday

Open Mic Night at York County Cider. Bring an instrument and bring a song to share. Every Sunday from 2-5 p.m.

Public Workshop: Musical Theatre Dance Technique at the TNB Theatre School. Instructor Courtney Arsenault will host a three hour adult workshop in musical theatre dance technique beginning at 5:30 p.m. $25

 

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