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Music Notes: Oct 6 – Oct 12, 2016

Tegan and Sara
Tegan and Sara

Cayley Thomas/ THU, OCT 6 (5:30 PM)

This local folk-jazz singer-songwriter sounds like the muddy Mississippi came west on the North Saskatchewan. (The Needle, Free but gratuities accepted)

Kris Demeanor / FRI, OCT 7 (8:30 PM)

This Calgary-based singer-songwriter mixes classic folk storytelling with spoken word/rap and pop. Words don’t do justice here, so go check his show out. (Blue Chair Cafe, $15)

Tegan and Sara / SAT, OCT 8 (6:30 PM)

Everyone’s favourite twin-sister duo is kicking off its North American tour in support of its eighth studio album, Love You To Death, which continues the synth-pop melodies of its last record, Heartthrob. Get ready to dance your pants off! (Shaw Conference Centre, $38.50)

Pretty Archie

Pretty Archie

Pretty Archie / Tue, Oct 11 (8 pm)

Cape Breton’s Pretty Archie might share the name with a redhead comic character, but the country-folk group got their moniker after a local busker who played with two strings outside shopping malls no matter what the weather was. (The Buckingham, $10 in advance)

Gorguts / Wed, OCt 12 (7 pm)

This metal outfit is breaking its more-than-a-decade-long silence with a new album, Pleiades’ Dust, which has been dubbed a “total fucking masterpiece” by the folks at metalsucks.net. (Starlite Room, $29.50)

Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley / Wed, Oct 12 (8 pm)

Ziggy Marley—the oldest son of the late Bob Marley—is on tour for his latest self-titled album, which jampacks breezy reggae with snappy dance rock across 12 tracks. (Union Hall, $40.50)

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