This Week in Fredericton (Oct. 25-31)

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This week’s entertainment lineup features tons of live music with everything from folk to hip hop, rock to pop. Theatre UNB begin their season at Memorial Hall and Open Mics are in full swing. Enjoy a show or be part of a show. It’s nice to have options. 

Riversmoke play The Cap on Friday night with Helium Submarine. 9 p.m.

Monday 

Trivia Night at Maybee Brewing Co. 7 p.m.

Wednesday 

Pete Zedlacher, Mike Delamont, and Leonard Chan at The Playhouse. The Halifax Comedy Fest has been bringing laughter to the stages of Halifax for over 25 years, and now they’re bringing some of Canada’s best comedic talent to your hometown. Please be advised this performance contains occasional use of strong language; recommended for ages 16+. 7:30 p.m.

The Burning Hell + Kelly McMichael at The Cap. It’s been too long since Mathias Kom’s musical collective and alter-ego The Burning Hell last visited Fredericton. But the wait is nearly over. The amazing Kelly McMichael opens the show. 7 p.m.

Rock’N’Roll Bingo at The Cap. 7 p.m.

Maggie’s Farm Revival at Dolan’s Pub. 7 p.m.

Thursday

Frankenstein (1931) Screening with Live Original Score at The Playhouse. This spooky season, enjoy a screening of the famous 1931 classic film Frankenstein, presented with a brand-new score performed with a live orchestra. 7:30 p.m.

Zachari Smith & Jason Anderson at Grimross Brewing Co. Nova Scotia based experimental folk artist Zachari Smith returns to Grimross for a performance with Fredericton singer songwriter Jason Anderson. 8 p.m.

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

Open Mic at The Cap. Bring a song, sing a song. 8:30 p.m.

Theatre UNB Presents The Romeo Initiative at Memorial Hall. Inspired by the true story of a secret project unearthed from Stasi (East German Secret Police) files, The Romeo Initiative stars Kelly McAllister, David Charters, and Naomi McGowan, and is directed and produced by graduating Theatre UNB students and Fredericton theatre artists Julianne Richard, Chris Rogers, Mary Walker, and Amanda Thorne. 7:30 p.m.

Merimac at Dolan’s Pub. 10 p.m.

Salebarbes at École des Bâtisseurs. 8:30 p.m.

Friday 

Theatre UNB Presents The Romeo Initiative at Memorial Hall. 7:30 p.m.

Menopause the Musical at The Playhouse. The smash hit, Menopause the Musical, returns to Fredericton. Set in a department store, four women with nothing in common come to realize they have more to share than ever imagined. The Canadian all-star cast makes fun of hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, wrinkles, not enough sex, too much sex, chocolate binges, and a whole lot more! 7:30 p.m.

Run the River at the Tipsy Muse Cafe. Fresh off their debut release, The Shiftwork EP, Run The River make their Muse debut with a show starting at 7 p.m. 

Voodoo Sometimes, Neil Morash & Richie Young at Grimross Brewing Co. Voodoo Sometimes is a psychedelic jam-band. Neil B. Morash blends together with powerful vocals, beat-boxing, looping and acoustic guitar, and Richie Young plays dirty blues. What a matchup! What a night! 8 p.m. 

Riversmoke + Helium Submarine at The Cap. Experimental rock meets classic rock for a Friday evening like no other. 9 p.m.

Hip Hop show at Klub Khrome. Featuring Authent!c, Kerr, CHA$E, Benn, MCIV and Lenny Lisgar. 9 p.m.

Audition Call: Branch Out Productions’ Legally Blonde: The Musical. Legally Blonde is a fabulously fun musical based on the adored movie, based on a best-selling novel. Auditionees will participate in a dance call in the evening of October 29 and a vocal audition on October 30 by singing a selection from the show. Auditions are by appointment and no walk-ins can be accommodated at this time. All individuals, aged 16+, are encouraged to audition regardless of race, gender, orientation, physical ability or experience level. In accordance with provincial policy proof of vaccination will be required. Request an audition

Merimac at Dolan’s Pub. 10 p.m.

Gin and Jazz at Southside Shake. Local jazz musicians gather each week to share classics, new and old. 7 p.m.

Saturday 

Theatre UNB Presents The Romeo Initiative at Memorial Hall. 7:30 p.m.

Demon Era Divas – Halloween Drag Show at The Cap. Featuring Aqua Dick, Coal Drynn, Damion Danger Dixon, Freeda Whales, Luna LaFleur, Porcelain Barbie, Sasha Stratus and Shelissa Dior. 9 p.m.

Fast Eddie and the Fembots at the Tipsy Muse Cafe. Fast Eddie and the Fembots perform soultry, jazzy, upbeat, and completely reimagined arrangements to some of your favorites. 7 p.m.

Classic Albums Live performs Tom Petty’s Damn the Torpedoes at The Playhouse. A perennial Playhouse favourite, Classic Albums Live presents skilled musicians who recreate the greatest albums of the ‘60s and ‘70s live on stage – note for note, cut for cut. Don’t look for costumes and lookalike theatrics at these rock recitals, just pure musicianship and songs that shaped a generation. 7:30 p.m.

A Halloween tribute to the Grateful Dead. An evening of music by The Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia band and Allman Brothers Band AND a costume party….with prizes! 8 p.m.

Merimac at Dolan’s Pub. 10 p.m.

Klub Khrome’s Halloween Party. KK’s annual costume party. Cash prizes. Drink specials. 9 p.m.

Gin and Jazz at Southside Shake. Local jazz musicians gather each week to share classics, new and old. 7 p.m.

Sunday 

Open Mic at the Tipsy Muse Cafe. Join host for Pat Flanagan a spirited Sunday afternoon ‘get-together’, where you get the chance to be the star. So whether you are a seasoned performer, looking to try out some new ideas, or an absolute beginner getting behind the mic for the first time, let the Muse’ stage be your stage. Music, comedy, poetry are all welcome. 3 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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