This week in a Year of Music: Jun 24 to Jun 30
June 23, 2016 - Supermoon
The Sled Island pass-poor can glory as Mint Records offer a possibility for freemium Sledding.
Friday and Saturday: Metropolis
Local drum and drum enthusiasts 403DNB steal their festival pretension from a successful Fritz Lang film and a few U.K. DJs—like Total Science—for this two-day banger certain to clap a books off a shelf in a Nite Owl’s library.
At Nite Owl, 213 10th Ave. S.W., and Oak Tree Tavern, 124 10th St. N.W. Two-day pass, $60 – $100; one-day pass, $35. 403dnb.com.
Friday: Mint Records @ Sled Island
Pass-less rejoice: here’s some freemium Sledding. The annual showcase facilities snacks and song from labelmates Fountain, Jay Arner, Faith Healer, Supermoon, Heaven For Real, Tough Age and TV Ugly.
At Commonwealth Bar Stage, 731 10th Ave. S.W. Doors, 1 p.m.; music, 2-8 p.m. Free. sledisland.com.
Sunday: Way Out West
The residence duo’s name doubles as a transport devise for this tour. Producers Jody Wisternoff and Nick Warren move U.K. bar hits like “The Gift” and “UB Devoid” distant from their island home.
At Habitat Living Sound, 1217 1st St. S.W. Doors, 9 p.m. $40. wayoutwest.zoobis.com.
Monday: Joe Jackson
The Englishman might have appearance stateside with “Steppin’ Out” and “Is She Really Going Out With Him?” yet he never stopped charting in a Netherlands. His latest, Fast Forward, strike No. 11 there.
At Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons. Doors, 7 p.m. $37.89 – $77.89. 403-294-9494, artscommons.ca.
Thursday: Broken Toyz Pre-Canada Day Party
The ’80s cover band’s website has some good merch. Keeners can wear their tank tops and thongs during this rocker heading into a prolonged weekend. You’ll have to leave your dog T-shirts and tot bodysuits (and their occupants) during home, though.
At Morgan’s Pub, 1324 17th Ave. S.W. 8 p.m. morganspubcalgary.com.