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Music Notes: Oct 13 – Oct 19, 2016

Birds of Chicago // Natalie Ginele Miller
Birds of Chicago // Natalie Ginele Miller

Sam Weber / Thu, Oct 13 (8 pm)

This Vancouver-based musician has a new album, Valentina Nevada, which sees the 23-year-old using vintage Laurel Canyon sounds of Jackson Browne, the Eagles, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell as foundation. (The Sewing Machine Factory, $10)

Birds of Chicago / Fri, Oct 14 (6:30 pm)

Birds of Chicago—the musical collective of Allison Russell and JT Nero—latest effort, Real Midnight, draws heavily on gospel traditions that alternate between moody rock attitudes with ghostly soundscapes. (St. Basil’s Cultural Centre [10819 – 71 Ave], $20 in advance, $25 at the door)

The Small Glories

The Small Glories

The Small Glories / Fri, Oct 14 (7 pm)

This folk venture, formed by the Wailin’ Jenny’s Cara Luft and JD Edwards Band frontman JD Edwards,  has Luft playing the banjo instead of her guitar (an instrument she played for over 30 years). Support from Port Cities and Ben Spencer. (The Aviary, $20 in advance, $25 at the door)

Terra Lightfoot / Fri, Oct 14 (7:30 pm)

Every Time My Mind Runs Wild is the sophomore album from roots singer-songwriter Terra Lightfoot, who has shared the stage alongside the likes of Emmylou Harris, Gordon Lightfoot, Ron Sexsmith, Buit to Spill, Blue Rodeo and many more. (Horizon Stage, $35 adults, $30 students/seniors)

Stewart MacDougall / Sat, Oct 15 (7:30 pm)

Country-folk’s Stewart MacDougall has a career spanning more than 30 years, collaborating with the likes of Laura Vinson, k.d. lang, Ian Tyson and more. (Festival Place, $31)

Chris Trapper / Sat, Oct 15 (8 pm)

Do you remember ‘90s alt-rock band the Push Stars? Well, frontman Chris Trapper is doing a solo career these days, and has released his latest album, Symphonies of Dirt & Dust. (Mercury Room, $20)

Scenic Route to Alaska / Sat, Oct 15 (9 pm)

Edmonton folk trio, Scenic Route to Alaska, is releasing a new album, Long Walk Home, so come celebrate with ‘em. The drinks will be flowing and the new music will be aplenty! Featuring Ella Coyes and Jasper Smith as support acts. (The Needle, $12 in advance, $15 at the door)

Youngblood // Lauren Zbarsky

Youngblood // Lauren Zbarsky

Youngblood / Wed, Oct 19 (7 pm)

Some dream-pop from Vancouver’s Alexis Young, who goes by the stage moniker Youngblood. (The Almanac, $12 in advance, $14 at the door)

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