Best month of the year? In my opinion, yes probably. I love October. All things spooky. I have my Halloween playlist on standby.
Just a few things I wanted to point out for this weekend.
All weekend - Small Halls Festival
The Small Halls Festival in Clearview shows off some of the hidden gem venues in the area with fun Arts events. There are a bunch of really fun things happening there this year, including Euchre tournaments (proudly Canadian), concerts (check out the Nice Horse and the Good Enough Live Karaoke shows), an improv show, and OktoberFEAST.
Full details here: https://www.smallhallsfestival.ca/schedule
Friday, October 4
My Son the Hurricane at Heartwood Hall (Owen Sound)
Okay, so this is actually a SOLD OUT event, but maybe on the day of there will be some last minute tickets? Worth checking out.
Epic 13 piece brass band with funk, hip hop and soul elements. They bring the party. Like… they seriously bring it. They always sell out. So go like them on Facebook and stuff so that you never miss one of their shows in the area.
Funky Truth at Harbour Street Fish Bar (Collingwood)
This is a reunion show for some locals, including Adam Webster, Matt Webster, and Mike Weir. Funky Truth was their band back over 10 years ago, and since then they’ve all gone on to continue to make incredible music and do incredible things! I’m hoping that this reunion show kicks off a new future for these guys, and I know that it’s going to be an awesome party with a bunch of the old crew coming out to see them.
Here’s a throwback:
Saturday, October 5th
Ace of Wands at Crow Bar and Variety (Collingwood)
There’s a bunch of stuff going on this day, but this is the one show I wanted to highlight.
Basically, this band just looks dope. You know I’m a sucker for edgy female frontwomen, and this songwriting is hitting me in all the right places. Bound to be a good night!
Here’s their website for more band details: http://aceofwandsband.com/
That’s all for this week!
I am waiting on a few more listings to fill up this month’s calendar. Also, if you have something going on in the area that you don’t see on the calendar, send me a note and I’ll be sure to add it for you: firstname.lastname@example.org
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