This Week in Fredericton (May 16-22)

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Five open mic nights, a metal show, a comedy show, a folk show, and two (count ’em, TWO) country shows, and lots more. Always eclectic, never disappointing. This Week in Fredericton. 

Dad Patrol play The Cap on Friday night with Loveover and Travis J. Flynn. 8:30 p.m. Photo:


Open Mic at Grimross Brewing Co. Bring a song. Sing a song. Singalong. 7 p.m.


Open Mic at Maybee Brewing. Hear a tune. Share a tune. Everywhere a tune, tune. 7 p.m.

Open Mic at Broken Record Bar & Music Room. Bring a song to share and simply show you care. 8 p.m.


Open Mic at The Cap. Everyone’s a critic. Except at open mic night. Here, it’s all about support. Meet your next favourite singer. 8:30 p.m.


Dad Patrol + Loveover + Travis J. Flynn at The Cap. A full night of indice rock goodness. Lots of new music released by these groups over the past few weeks. Hear it live.  8:30 p.m.

No Name Road at Broken Record Bar & Music Room. Pop-country from right here in NB. Stream their latest single “Let Me Come Home” and then come see them live. 9:30 p.m.

Abigail Lapell and Valmy at the Tipsy Muse Café. Call it prairie noir, or Canadiana desert rock: Abigail Lapell sings haunting, gorgeous modern folk songs. Her albums have won two Canadian Folk Music Awards, English Songwriter of the Year (2020) and Contemporary Album of the Year (2017), reaching #1 on Canadian folk radio and over 13 million Spotify streams. See her at The Muse this week. 7 p.m.

James Mullinger at the Fredericton Playhouse. Saint John funny man James Mullinger brings some laughs to the Playhouse stage. 7:30 p.m.

Dram and Draw at York County Cider. Acoustic guitar and accordion! 7 p.m.


PainSaw + Scumlord + Frig Dancer + Heat Seeker at The Cap. A night to remember. Loud, noisy friendship. PainSaw’s debut. 8:30 p.m.

Engage at Broken Record Bar & Music Room. Star Trek rock? Space folk? Come out and find out. 10 p.m.


Open Mic at the Tipsy Muse Café. Sing. Song. Repeat. 3 p.m.

New Brunswick Country Music Showcase at the Fredericton Playhouse. The longest running country music showcase in the province? Maybe. Always packed with new and emerging talent. 7:30 p.m.

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)

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