Join Alberta Music and company Monday, March 9 at The Owl Acoustic Lounge for a round table discussion with Southern AB's music community! Open Mic night to follow.
Discuss career options and strategies with your peers, bandmates and colleagues, along with knowledgeable Lethbridge guru's Leeroy Stagger, Tyson Weibe, ex-pat Jesse Brandon Northey and YEG's Craig Schram of The Provincial Archive.
Members from all areas of the music community are welcome! We'd love to hear from you to see how Alberta Music can support your endeavours and provide insight on next steps for your careers.
LEEROY STAGGER Lethbridge, AB-based roots-rock troubadour Leeroy Stagger is one prolific cat. His 10th full length album titled “Dream It All Away” Produced by Juno Award winner Russell Broom will be released May 2015 on Vinyl w/Download as well as CD via Rebeltone Records in North America as well as Blue Rose records in Europe. North American and European tour dates to follow.
Over the years, Leeroy Stagger has shared the stage with plenty of talented musicians including Steve Earle, The Pixies, Los Lobos, Tegan and Sara, Ron Sexsmith, Joel Plaskett and George Thorogood to name a few. His songs have been heard on hit TV shows Greys Anatomy, Sons of Anarchy, Degrassi and Heartland.
TYSON WEIBE has been a member of many different bands since moving to Lethbridge in 2004. He also runs a cassette/record label called Norweigen Blue Records that has put out Alberta and B.C. artists. Tyson has strong ties to campus radio and has performed in many of CKXU's events. As I am entering my 11th year as a resident and local artist, he views his community as a hotbed of music in Alberta and would love to help other musicians looking to create music and further their careers.
JESSE NORTHEY is an active participant in the Edmonton music community where he currently resides. He is a recent graduate of the University of Lethbridge and studied music and the art of recording, and digital audio. He is the front-man for the indie rock band Jesse and the Dandelions and currently performs with Doug Hoyer, Tyler Butler, Consilience, and Colleen Brown.
Jesse does post production work in the television and film industry as well as music composition work. Jesse was the production co-ordinator at CKXU 88.3 FM for 4 years in Lethbridge, and a live sound operator at The Slice, all while creating albums for bands across Alberta. He has aided in the production of over 50 albums to date.< Previous Post Next Post >