This Week in Fredericton (Oct. 18-24)

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Three shows at the Playhouse, open mics, drag, jazz, comedy, here’s a look at some of what’s happening this week in Fredericton. 

Graeme Kennedy plays the Tipsy Muse Cafe this Friday. Shows starts at 7 p.m. Photo: Facebook.

Wednesday 

MusicUNB Free Noon-Hour Concert: Fall Flavours at Memorial Hall. Featuring Natalia Lubimova (viola), Yunjia Dai (flute), and Thomas Gonder (piano). From Schubert to Bloch, Natalia, Yunjia and Thomas will present a program of Fall Flavours showcasing the great work of the Romantic composers. Join them on a journey through changing colours and moods. This is a free concert and no tickets are required. 12 p.m.

Thursday 

Lunch at Allen’s at The Playhouse. Lunch at Allen’s is a musical powerhouse comprising four remarkable Canadian talents: Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan, and Ian Thomas. As individuals, they have written for or sung on over 25,000,000 CDs, penning hits for Josh Groban, Chicago, Bonnie Raitt, America, Santana, Cher and Rod Stewart, as well as Murray’s “Farmer’s Song”, Marc’s “Marina Del Rey”, and Ian’s “Painted Ladies”, just to name a few. These three artists have come together adding the incredible voice of Cindy Church (Quartette, Great Western Orchestra) to form Lunch at Allen’s. 7:30 p.m.

Rock and Roll Bingo at The Cap. 7 p.m.

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

Open Mic at Maybee Brewery. 7 p.m.

The Mix at Dolan’s Pub. 10 p.m.

Anthony Gray at St. Louis Bar and Grill. 8 p.m.

Friday 

God is a Scottish Drag Queen 2: The Second Coming at The Playhouse. Canadian comedian Mike Delamont returns to the Fredericton Playhouse with his one-man show, God is a Scottish Drag Queen 2: The Second Coming. After a sold-out show in 2019, and a rescheduled performance in 2020, Delamont brings his character of God, a Scottish drag queen in a floral power suit, to give her opinions on the platypus, Joseph’s Dream Coat, trendy veggies, vaccinations, turkey, the Amish, and more! 7:30 p.m.

Graeme Kennedy at the Tipsy Muse Cafe. Graeme Kennedy is the complete artist. He’s rock n roll. He’s a poet. Graeme carefully walks that fine line that bridges divinity with our darker impulses, and with his writing he deftly balances both. If you like songwriting that takes some chances, is heartbreakingly honest, smart, and thought provoking, then Graeme Kennedy is your guy. 7 p.m.

Carla Bonnell at York County Cider. An evening of original music mixed in with some covers from local musicians and others. Interactive fun! 7 p.m.

Emo Night at Monarch Night Club. The name says it all. Where is the Monarch Night Club? 474 Queen. 10 p.m.

Freddy Fright Fest at Soldiers’ Barracks. Welcome to the 1st annual Freddy Fright Fest! APEGNB Haunted Tour have joined forces with PANB Nightmare on Smythe Street to bring you this new downtown Fredericton Halloween event in support of the Charlotte Street Art Centre and CHIMO Helpline. Oct. 23-31. 

The Mix at Dolan’s Pub. 10 p.m.

Saturday 

Symphony New Brunswick presents Camerata NB’s O(u)verture at The Playhouse. An exciting season launches with outstanding new Music Director, Melanie Léonard. Featuring Maxim Bernard on piano and Conductor, Melanie Leonard. 7:30 p.m.

Montgomery Street Band album release party at The Cap. Fredericton bluegrass band MSB will celebrate the release of their new album with an early show on The Cap patio. Come out. Guaranteed fun. 6 p.m.

Gin & Jazz at Southside Shake. Have a gin. Enjoy some jazz. Pretty straight forward. 7 p.m.

Halloween Drag Show at Klub Khrome. Come on down to Klub Khrome to catch some of Fredericton’s Okkiest AND Spookiest Drag performers including Amour Love, Coal Drynn, Julia Jeffries, Rio Valentino and Ruby Ram. 8 p.m. 

The Mix at Dolan’s Pub. 10 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) gmail.com.

 

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