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

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This weekend’s roundup includes outdoor theatre shows, an art workshop at the BAG, a patio party c/o The Capital Project and of course, SO MUCH MUSIC!

Bard in the Barracks’ 2019 wraps up this weekend with performances of Measure For Measure in Barracks Square and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Odell Park.

Friday

Bard in The Barracks 2019: Measure For Measure. 7:30 p.m. in Barracks Square.

River Jam 2019 at the Delta Fredericton. River Jam, a celebration of music along the St. John River and one of the summer’s most fun music events takes place the evening of Friday, July 5 at the Delta Fredericton. Tickets $22-$25.

CHIPS + Heat $heets + Sound Drown at The Capital Complex. 10 p.m. $8.

The Power of 3 with Katherine, Kylie and Jerry-Faye at The Tipsy Muse Café. Three strong female singer songwriters take the mic for a very special night of music. 7 p.m. $10.

Summer Concert Series at Christ Church Cathedral: David Drinkell. Enjoy a range of music performed on the church’s pipe organ with church organist David Drinkell. 12:10 p.m. No charge. Donations welcome.

Ewan Dobson + Samaël Pelletier + Connor Fox at Grimross Brewing Co. Ewan Dobson has established himself as one of Canada’s accomplished guitarists, having won first prize in many guitar competitions across the country. 8 p.m. $10. 

Saturday

Bard in The Barracks 2019: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 7:30 p.m. in Odell Park.

Art Workshop with Emma Hassencahl-Perley at The Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Emma Hassencahl-Perley, curator of Carl Beam: One Who is Brave-Hearted, will lead participants in an exploratory tour of the exhibition, followed by an experimental workshop in which participants have the chance to respond to themes of the artist’s work. Using mixed media such as stencils, collage, and watercolour, this reflective workshop will deepen participants’ understanding of Carl Beam’s work, and the exhibition on display. $15 non-members, $10 members; Ages 16 and up. Registration is required: Contact us at emailbag@beaverbrookartgallery.org or (506) 458-2028.

Beer on the Bridge 2019. Fredericton Sunrise Rotary is hosting its 2nd Beer Tasting Charitable Fundraiser. This signature event will help Rotarians raises funds for the Fredericton/ Oromocto Food Banks, SNAP Animal Charities and Rotarian projects. Tickets $60-$80.

Broken Sink Comedy Tour at The Tipsy Muse Café. Broken Sink Comedy is a new group based in Moncton. Glen K. Amo and Neal Mundle have over 20 years of combined experience performing for audiences across the Maritimes. They have joined forces to bring the best of East Coast comedy to audiences of all ages. 7 p.m. $10.

Honey Gut + Brian Doucette Band at Grimross Brewing Co. Honey Gut take pride in creating meaningful music from the lyrics to a genuine, unique sound that’s soulful and real. Nothing over polished nor too plain. 8 p.m. $10. 

CBC Broadcast & Concert Film Viewing Party at The Capital. Join filmmakers Tim Rayne and Arthur Thomson in celebrating the CBC broadcast of their film, The Capital Project. The event will be livestreamed outdoors on a huge screen in the Tannery followed by a special screening of the 2017 Boyce Farmer’s Market Concert with performances by The Hypochondriacs, Little You, Little Me, Motherhood, Weak Size Fish and several others. 8 p.m.

Great Canadian $10,000 Karaoke Competition at The Capital Complex. Hosts & Judges Freeda Whales & Heather Silk will be choosing 2 winners to represent The Capital Complex at the Regional Competition in Miramichi on July 27 at Capers Pub and Eatery! 8 p.m. in The Phoenix.

Provincial Winners then receive airfare + hotel stay for the National Finals Saturday August 24th at Overtime Sports Bar in Kingston Ontario!

Sunday

Bard in The Barracks 2019: Measure For Measure. 2:00 p.m. in Barracks Square.

Bard in The Barracks 2019: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 7:30 p.m. in Odell Park. 

This Week in Fredericton was created with notes from the Fredericton Arts Alliance‘s weekly newsletter as well as Music Runs Through It‘s weekly Fredericton music update. We encourage you to visit both these valuable community resources for more detailed information on these and other events happening This Week in Fredericton. 

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