This Week in Fredericton (March 7-13)

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This week doesn’t really get rolling with events until Hump Day, so you’ve got time to plan. A few highlights worth noting: Music Runs Through It will celebrate 10 years with a party at Dolan’s Pub on Thursday night. Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman team up for a show at the Playhouse and Keith Hallett will be onstage Saturday at The Cap. That’s the Coles Notes of it. Get the full list below. 

Keith Hallett plays The Cap this Friday. Photo: Matt Carter

Wednesday 

Open Mic at Maybee Brewing. 7 p.m.

Open Mic at Broken Record Bar and Music Room. 8 p.m.  

Intro to Bullet Journaling at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre. Capital Youth Hub @ CRMHAA is holding an introduction to bullet journaling at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre Community Room. Ages 11-14 at 1 p.m. Ages 14-18 at 2 p.m.

Thursday 

Beach Vibes Vinyl Night at The Cap. A dance party with funk, soul, R&B, disco, reggae and pop favourites! DJ Freeda Beetz and DJ How the Tables Turn will be trading off tracks all night. 9 p.m.

Jock and the Docs at Broken Record Bar and Music Room. Doc and the Jocks take the stage for an early show starting at 7 p.m. 

Music Runs Through It 10th Anniversary Celebration at Dolan’s Pub. A celebration of community with performances by Marian and Les Chanterelles. 7 p.m. 

Comedy Night with Jimmy MacKinley at Gahan House Riverside. Jimmy MacKinley has been performing stand-up comedy for a decade. He can be seen on stages all over Canada with Yuks Yuks Comedy Clubs. He currently stars in Trailer Park Boys latest season and will be starring in The Canoe Project, a new comedy TV series coming this fall. 8 p.m.

Open Mic at The Cap. 8:30 p.m.

Friday 

A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt at Grimross Brewing Co. An evening of songs of one of the greatest songwriters ever, Townes Van Zandt! 8 p.m.

Papa John Witterick at the Tipsy Muse Café. “Fine Purveyor of Mississippi Delta Plantation Juke Joint Blues”. 7 p.m.

Hawksley Workman & Sarah Slean at The Playhouse. Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman are set to share the stage, performing together from their musical repertoires. 7:30 p.m. 

Rediscovering the Roots of Black New Brunswickers at the UNB Arts Centre. Join the UNB Art Centre for the opening of Rediscovering the Roots of Black New Brunswickers at Memorial Hall on Friday. 5 p.m.

Keith Hallett at The Cap. What can we say? Keith is incredible. There are no words to properly describe this legend in the making. 9 p.m.

Gin and Jazz at Southside Shake. 7 p.m. 

Saturday 

Christine Campbell and Blake Johnston at the Tipsy Muse Café. Halifax Blues-Rock power duo, Christine Campbell & Blake Johnston hit the Muse for what will no doubt be a memorable night of music. 7 p.m.

Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge Parkrun #14. Meet at the north side of the Bill Thorpe Bridge near to Picaroons.9 a.m.

Intro to Lino Printing with Julie Whitenect at NBCCD. Dive into the world of printmaking! Learn about the history and capabilities of the medium while discovering your own style in this two day workshop. 9 a.m.

Drawing Comics Workshop with Patrick Allaby. Explore how image and text work together to build meaningful graphic fiction. 9-4 p.m.

Flourish Fest presents Salty at The Cap. With performances by reeda Whales, Succubus, Heather Silk, Shelissa Dior, Hinky Dinky and more! 9 p.m. 

Not Now + CHIPS at Broken Record Bar and Music Room. C’mon out for an adrenaline filled night with two pop-punkers. 10:30 p.m. 

The Debaters Live at The Playhouse. The Debaters Live is the comedy stage show where comics go toe to toe in a battle of laughs and logic, and the audience picks the winner! This special event features host Steve Patterson and two of his favourite comics performing stand-up and two hilarious debates. This event is not a CBC Radio taping.  7:30 p.m.

Introduction to Rust Printing Workshop at NBCCD. Participants will learn how to create patterns on paper and fabric using rust printing techniques. 9-4 p.m.

Sunday 

Open Mic at The Tipsy Muse Café. 2:30 p.m.

Go see a friend. Read a book. You’ve done enough this week. 

This Week in Fredericton is created in part 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. If you have an upcoming event, be sure to send in your info to gridcitymagazine (at) gmail.com.

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