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Come join us for our next patio show, featuring instrumental performances from Cigs from China and Chin Music (solo)! Kick back and relax with a pint o' beer (or get up and show off your dance moves... we definitely will be!) and let these sweet tunes get you in the weekend groove ‚ú®ūüćĽūüé∂

Doors at 6:30PM, Music @ 7PM

P.W.Y.C. Cover | 18+ Event | $5 Pints

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Capacity is limited! Doors open at 6:30pm, and with capacity being limited we can't guarantee you a spot on the patio! We recommend showing up early to grab your spot

  2. When inside the Brewery, masks are mandatory! Even though the show is on the patio, the bar and washrooms are located indoors so please come prepared for this

This event is intended to be safe for all! There is zero tolerance for oppressive or discriminatory behaviour and/or language of any kind. Please treat others with kindness and respect. We would also like to acknowledge that this event is taking place on the Traditional Territories of the Niitsitapi, Tsuut’ina, Stoney Nakoda and Métis peoples. ♥"

Open Mic Night

Galileo's Lounge, Lethbridge

Hosted by Jess Tollestrup.

" Webb https://musicbywebb.bandcamp.com/ "Beginning in early 2015, Webb is the solo project of Drake McCheyne. Fusing haunting guitar riffs with insightful vocals, Webb will transport you back in time to a dusty prairies city at dawn."

Son of a Baker https://sonofabaker.bandcamp.com/ "Mickey Hayward is Son of a Baker. Writing music that evokes similar emotions to sitting on your porch in the early hours of a summer morning, Hayward's vulnerable vocals and soft guitar lines make for a unique and intimate indiegaze sound."

Jess Tollestrup - Musician https://jesstollestrup.bandcamp.com/ "Jess Tollestrup is a traveling musician and spoken word poet from rural southern Alberta. Using a looping pedal, they fuse guitar, vocal harmonies, piano, mouth percussion, and spoken word."

Fawns Music https://fawnsyql.bandcamp.com/ "fawns seeks to bring a nostalgic brand of alternative rock to stage, offering their own take on the tones and feelings centered on growing up in the 90s."

This event is intended to be safe for all! There is zero tolerance for oppressive or discriminatory behaviour and/or language of any kind. Please treat others with kindness and respect. We would also like to acknowledge that this event is taking place on the Traditional Territories of the Niitsitapi, Tsuut’ina, Stoney Nakoda and Métis peoples. ♥ "

The Splendiferous Quagmires of Mr. Filliam Crowe

Acacia Hall, 10433 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Follow the follies of Filliam Crowe as he bumbles and blunders his way through life. What would be a casual errand for most, Filliam turns into a bizarre trial of clumsy antics, mumbled misunderstandings, and well-meaning bungledom. With improvised slapstick comedy and artful musical accompaniment, Filiam's misfortunes are downright delightful!

The Splendiferous Quagmires of Mr. Filliam Crowe

Acacia Hall, 10433 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Follow the follies of Filliam Crowe as he bumbles and blunders his way through life. What would be a casual errand for most, Filliam turns into a bizarre trial of clumsy antics, mumbled misunderstandings, and well-meaning bungledom. With improvised slapstick comedy and artful musical accompaniment, Filiam's misfortunes are downright delightful!

The Splendiferous Quagmires of Mr. Filliam Crowe

Acacia Hall, 10433 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Follow the follies of Filliam Crowe as he bumbles and blunders his way through life. What would be a casual errand for most, Filliam turns into a bizarre trial of clumsy antics, mumbled misunderstandings, and well-meaning bungledom. With improvised slapstick comedy and artful musical accompaniment, Filiam's misfortunes are downright delightful!

The Splendiferous Quagmires of Mr. Filliam Crowe

Acacia Hall, 10433 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Follow the follies of Filliam Crowe as he bumbles and blunders his way through life. What would be a casual errand for most, Filliam turns into a bizarre trial of clumsy antics, mumbled misunderstandings, and well-meaning bungledom. With improvised slapstick comedy and artful musical accompaniment, Filiam's misfortunes are downright delightful!

The Splendiferous Quagmires of Mr. Filliam Crowe

Acacia Hall, 10433 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Follow the follies of Filliam Crowe as he bumbles and blunders his way through life. What would be a casual errand for most, Filliam turns into a bizarre trial of clumsy antics, mumbled misunderstandings, and well-meaning bungledom. With improvised slapstick comedy and artful musical accompaniment, Filiam's misfortunes are downright delightful!

Featuring the physical comedy stylings of David Rae and the talents of Jess Tollestrup on keys, Filliam Crowe is all-ages friendly production welcome to those may be hard of hearing or deaf.

Join Filliam for his silly stories at Venue 10: Acacia Hall during the 2019 Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival. Tickets go on sale on August 7 at noon.

The Splendiferous Quagmires of Mr. Filliam Crowe is produced in association with Sorry, Not Sorry Productions, an Edmonton-based improv troupe that aims to discover stories through the art of improvisational theatre. Come laugh with us!

The Splendiferous Quagmires of Mr. Filliam Crowe

Acacia Hall, 10433 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Follow the follies of Filliam Crowe as he bumbles and blunders his way through life. What would be a casual errand for most, Filliam turns into a bizarre trial of clumsy antics, mumbled misunderstandings, and well-meaning bungledom. With improvised slapstick comedy and artful musical accompaniment, Filiam's misfortunes are downright delightful!

Featuring the physical comedy stylings of David Rae and the talents of Jess Tollestrup on keys, Filliam Crowe is all-ages friendly production welcome to those may be hard of hearing or deaf.

Join Filliam for his silly stories at Venue 10: Acacia Hall during the 2019 Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival. Tickets go on sale on August 7 at noon.

The Splendiferous Quagmires of Mr. Filliam Crowe is produced in association with Sorry, Not Sorry Productions, an Edmonton-based improv troupe that aims to discover stories through the art of improvisational theatre. Come laugh with us!

Coming Out in Faith Monologues

McKillop United Church, 2329 15 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB

"The Coming Out in Faith Monologues is a collection of performances based on the real lived experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals from the Lethbridge area and their stories of how their faith and queer identities intersect and exist together.

Please join us for our 3rd annual performance in the McKillop United Church sanctuary. Refreshments will be provided. Event is free, no tickets needed. Rush seating.

Wheelchair accessible. Please let us know if you have difficulty getting to the venue, we will seek to connect you with a ride!

Thank you to OUTreach Southern Alberta and McKillop United Church for sponsoring the event!"

https://www.facebook.com/events/2268690220120509/

FUNdrive 2019: Musical Monarchy

The Pixie Pub, 402 2nd Ave S, Lethbridge, AB

"KXU 88.3 FM presents the MUSICAL MONARCHY!

Featuring performances by: Shaela Miller Biloxi Parish Chief Mountain Tut Vespa & the Ghosts

Doors at 8pm, Music at 9pm $10 Cover at the Door The Pixie Pub - 402 2nd Ave S, Lethbridge AB (Level 2, accessible through the stairwell or elevator)

Come on down to ye olde Pixie Pub and enjoy an evening full of covers relating to music industry royalty! Rumor has it that there might be some exciting Radio Realm magic unveiled at this here event...

This event is intended to be safe for all! There is zero tolerance for oppressive behaviour and/or language of any kind. Please treat others with kindness and respect. We would also like to acknowledge that this event is taking place on the Traditional Territories of the Niitsitapi, Tsuut’ina, Stoney Nakoda and Métis peoples."

CKXU Presents: Love N' Cupcakes

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Lethbridge Public Library, 810 5 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB

"CKXU 88.3 FM and the Lethbridge Public Library are proud to present LOVE N' CUPCAKES!

Come on down to the Lethbridge Public Library on March 16 from 11am - 4pm to enjoy tasty locally made goods, browse through a specially curated selection of vendors, and enjoy some stellar musical talent by nêhiyawak, Jom Comyn, Outlaws of Ravenhurst, Phouka, Jess Tollestrup - Musician, Willy Big Bull

FUNdrive 2019: Legends of the Radio Realm fundrive.ckxu.com 03.15.19 to 03.22.19"

Poetry Workshops! (for all ages!)

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Amigos Cantina, 806 Dufferin Ave, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

"Kay Kassirer and Jess Tollestrup are professional spoken word artists here to help you make great poems and art! All ages welcome! 2:00 pm Kay Kassirer will help you explore gender and sexuality through your spoken word art! 3:15 pm Jess Tollestrup will help you mix music and words into something new and exciting! By donation - $10 per workshop or $15 for both, suggested donation Cash at the door

Exploring Gender&Sexuality through Spoken Word Poetry Delve into your identity as we write about our experiences with gender and sexuality. Kay Kassirer will lead us through writing exercises to help us better understand ourselves and others. Come prepared to hear some personal stories, and share your own if you’d like. All skill levels welcome. Just bring a pen/paper and your lovely selves.

Think Outside the Music Box There is a very thin veil between spoken word poetry and music. Sometimes they are indistinguishable. This workshop will explore incorporating sound as accompaniment and companion to poetry, as well as breaking down what can be called a ’song'. No musical experience necessary."

Past Shows

2022

2021

2020

 2019

2018

2017


2016

  • December 15¬†- The Almanac (Edmonton, AB) - Solo act + keys with Danielle Deighton¬†
  • November 14 - The Buckingham¬†(Edmonton, AB) - Duo with Kevin Lockwood at 'Rockin' 4 Dollars'
  • August 6¬†- Private Function (Fort MacLeod, AB) - ¬†David Harmon Band
  • May 28 - The Fairview Pub (Vancouver, BC)¬†
  • May 24, 25 - Vancouver Tap Dance Society (Vancouver, BC) - Jazz workshop
  • May 12 - Fox Cabaret (Vancouver, BC)¬†East Van Beauty Brawl.
  • May 7 - The Taphouse (Surrey, BC) - Keys with Six Figures
  • April 27 - Vancouver Community College (Vancouver, BC) - Ila Zbarsky's Graduation Recital
  • April 22 - Vancouver Community College (Vancouver, BC) - Classical Voice Concert
  • April 22 - Vancouver Community College (Vancouver, BC) - Colin Sankey's Graduation Recital
  • April 22 - Vancouver Community College (Vancouver, BC) - Max Ley's Graduation Recital
  • April 21 - Vancouver Community College (Vancouver, BC) - Riley Johnson's Graduation Recital
  • April 20 - Vancouver Community College (Vancouver, BC) - Jazz trio at the VCC Information Night
  • April 16 - Cottage Bistro (Vancouver, BC)¬†
  • April 11 - Vancouver Community College (Vancouver, BC) - Monday Night Swing with the PreBop Ensemble
  • April 1, 2 - The Taphouse (Surrey, BC) - Keys with Six Figures
  • March 11 - The Railway Club (Vancouver, BC)¬†
  • March 4, 5 - The Taphouse (Surrey, BC) - Keys with Six Figures
  • February 27 - Odd Fellows Hall (Vancouver, BC) - VCC Pre Bop Ensemble
  • February 20 - Fairview Pub (Vancouver, BC)¬†
  • February 19 - Prohibition (Vancouver, BC) - Keys with Six Figures
  • February 11 - VCC Pub Night (Vancouver, BC) - Keys with Six Figures
  • February 7 - Vancouver Tap Dance Society (Vancouver, BC) - Jazz quintet for a tap dance workshop
  • January 9 - Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (Vancouver, BC) - Solo piano during the Battle of the Arts Speedpainting Competition
2015
 
2014
2013
 

 

2012
 
  • New Year's Eve¬†- Smuggler's Saloon (Coutts, AB)¬†- Performed classic rock and blues tunes with Ann Tollestrup
  • August¬†- People's Poetry Festival Cabaret (Calgary, AB) - Performed original piano instrumentals and spoken word poetry
  • July ¬†- South County Fair, Lotus Stage¬†(Fort MacLeod, AB) - Performed originals and provided improvisatory music for poets, including Mary Pinkoski.
  • February¬†- Family Dance (Milk River, AB) - Keys for the local rock band Fragment.

2011
 
  • February¬†- Family Dance (Milk River, AB) - Keys and harmonica for the rock band Fragment; keys, vocals, bass, and harmonica for the metal band Alcatraz.