Love & Records Celebrates Music, Records, & Community on Sept 17 in Galt Gardens

Posted on : Wednesday, September 07, 2016


CKXU 88.3 FM, Lethbridge’s campus-community radio station is proud to present the 6th annual Love & Records Festival happening in downtown Lethbridge at Galt Gardens on Saturday September 17th, 2016 from 11am to 11pm – this all-ages community event truly has something for everyone!

Love & Records is a FREE outdoor music festival and record fair, and this year will be bigger and better with extended hours until 11pm.  Take in an amazing lineup of cross-Canada talent with performances from Delhi 2 Dublin (BC), Kytami (BC), Royal Canoe (MB), festival favorites Five Alarm Funk (BC), Megan Nash (SK), Boots & Hoots (AB) and many, many more!  All performances will be recorded live with select performances to be included on a compilation to be released in 2017.

Stock up your record collection from 24 premiere Western Canadian music vendors with a massive selction of new/used music (LPs, CDs, 45s, Tapes) to purchase as well as 14 additional artisan vendors offering additional goods and services ranging from skateboards to massages. Plan to stay all day as there will also be 13 food vendors onsite offering a wide array of culinary adventures, as well as Coulee Brew beer gardens! Don’t worry there will be an ATM onsite!

In addition to the all of the music offerings, there will also be a wide array of other activities to check out including;

By-donation FERRIS WHEEL RIDES with a full view of the stage! All proceeds will go towards two scholarships that will be available to local post-secondary students who are pursuing studies in media, journalism, and/or radio broadcast.
Cash raffle 50/50 draw, with proceeds going to the CKXU Radio Society and the winner.
Two Guys and a Pizza Place comedy tent, with a great selection of local and regional comedians.
“Living Wall” outdoor art gallery curated by local artists sponsored by Drunken Sailor and Owl Acoustic Lounge.
Kids Zone presented by River City Gymnastics featuring a bouncy castle, face painters, and balloon artists.
Green Fools Theatre Society and a Mini-Disc Golf Course.

Love & Records is Western Canada's largest FREE out-door record fair held annually at Galt Gardens in Downtown Lethbridge in September; featuring 12+ hours of live music, a massive single-day selection of new/used music (CDs, LPs, 45s, Tape), outdoor art gallery, beer gardens, Ferris wheel, food, family-fun, raffles, and more! Listen to the live broadcast at | 88.3FM

Additional Information:

Dehli 2 Dublin
Five Alarm Funk
Royal Canoe
Boots & The Hoots
Megan Nash
Geoff Berner
Kris Demeanor and his Crack Band
Lethbridge Symphony String Quartet Musaues
Ryland Moranz and band
Groove Apostles
Thunder Chief Productions
Lethbridge Girls Rock Camp

with MC

Geoff Berner
Mwansa Mwansa
Abby MorningBull

and also featuring:

Green Fools Theatre Society

Record & Music Vendors

Blueprint Entertainment
Bean Bag World
Round again records
Rich Records
Earl's Vintage Vault
Too North Records
Attic Records
Stallion Holdings
Banana Records
Wayne's Records
Dead Vinyl Society
Edmonton Music Collectors Show
King Of Trade / Serious Music Centre (Lethbridge)
Crawling Hand Records
Cabin Fever Books and Records
Whorled Records
403 Records
Offbeat Treasures
Beatnik Bus
Benny's Records
Chris' 8 Track Tapes
Groove Fab
London Drugs
and CKXU 88.3 FM's private ALMC collection,
PLUS band merch!


We are also proud to feature an eclectic mix of artisan vendors providing a wide array of goods and services:

Topless Pizza Skateboards
Sinking Ship Skateboards
Say Yes Clothing
Off The Cuff Brands
Relatively Disturbing Design

Twisted Balloon Creationz
Medieval Metals
Stuckey's Woodworking
Celtic Supervision Ltd
Winking Mutant Geek and Novelties
Angel Abundance 8
Aegle Aesthetics
Percevault Massage Therapy
Think Tank Events

also featuring:

TechBridge MakerSpace
Lethbridge Roller Derby Guild
Allied Arts Council Lethbridge
Shannon Phillips - MLA Lethbridge West
Lethbridge Public Library Bookmobile
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge College

Food Trucks

Love & Records is also known for being a culinary adventure - this year we are happy to announce more food options than before! Be sure to try something

The Grateful Grill
The Tail-Gators
Westwinds Kettle Korn
Tacos del Oso Muerto
Sweet Ideas Elephant Ears
Flamingo Floss
Crepe Affair
The Chopstick Truck
The Pizza Trailer (by Two Guys Pizza)
The Frozen Yogurt Spot
Fiery Greek BBQ & Grill
The Legendary Wing King
Piggyback Poutinerie


Ferris Wheel (rides by donation!)
Two Guys And A Pizza Place Comedy Tent
River City Gymnastics & Young People Sport Academy - Lethbridge Campus Kids Zone
Outdoor Art Gallery
Bouncy Castle, Face-painters, Balloon Artists
Mini Disc Golf
Coulee Brew Co. Beer Gardens

check out for more information!