Hey, it's October! Being the owner of a calendar never seems to lessen the surprise of another month gone by. The good news? Prince George's local arts scene is bumpin' and we've compiled a list of all the things.If you're a fan of music, theatre, or any combination of the two - read on.
Tuesday, Oct. 6th @ 7pm* - Eric Wynleau: "ONE NIGHT ONLY - Every Tuesday" at Nancy O's. Eric (of Black Spruce Bog) "pouring [his] heart out every Tuesday. And then picking it all up and taking it home again." No cover. - https://www.facebook.com/events/1652863414971085/ -
Wednesday, Oct. 7th @ 8pm - Picker's Jam at the Legion. Hosted by Raghu Lokanathan. This will be the first of many bi-weekly jam sessions. All instruments welcome :) - https://www.facebook.com/events/490705061134982/ -
Saturday, Oct. 10th @ 7:30pm - Fauré & Sibelius at Vanier Hall. Hosted by the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. Tickets available at the PGSO office and on Ticketmaster - https://www.facebook.com/events/161329524209067/ -
Thursday, Oct. 15th @ 6:30pm* - Jazz & Blues : hosted by Eric Tompkins at Nancy O's. Bring your instrument and/or voice for a communal evening of jazz, blues, soul, and R&B covers. Or simply enjoy the music and food. Thursday might be 12-dollar-pasta-day, but don't quote me on that. - https://www.facebook.com/events/837737266341469/ -
Saturday, Oct. 17th @ 8:30pm* - Kill Matilda, The Nailheads, and Mediocre Minds at Westwood Pub. Doors at 7:30pm, punk at 8:30pm. $10 at the door. - https://www.facebook.com/events/1488609621457564/ -
Saturday, Oct. 17th @ 9pm* - SICKER THAN YOUR AVERAGE at Nancy O's. Resident DJs. $5 cover. - https://www.facebook.com/events/1486345158353862/ -
Monday, Oct. 19th - It's election day, baby! You know what to do. (And if you don't, there's ample information on Elections Canada)
Wednesday, Oct. 21st to Saturday, Oct. 31st @ 8pm - Judy Russell Presents Evil Dead: The Musical at The Prince George Playhouse. Doors at 7pm. Tickets available at Studio 2880. Note: the Halloween show starts at 9pm, doors at 8pm. - https://www.facebook.com/events/1529034824053928/ -
Saturday Oct. 24th @ 8pm - Remember the Romance at Artspace. "Doug Jack is back with another evening of retro music and stories." Doors at 7pm, good stuff at 8pm. Tickets are $20 at Books & Co. - https://www.facebook.com/events/1643960735847956/ -
Saturday Oct. 24th @ 9:30pm* - Black Spruce Bog and WARLESS at Heartbreakers. Doors at 8:30pm, show at 9:30pm. Tickets are $30 at Books & Co., the UNBC Bookstore, Alfredo's, and Studio 2880. $35 at the door. - https://www.facebook.com/events/1030279290339975/ -
*All shows at Nancy O's, the Westwood Pub, and Heartbreakers are 19+ only. Sorry, kids!
If we missed mentioning something fun, be sure to tell your friends about it! Here's to a month of good music, good times, and all that jazz.