Music

Growing up in Cape Breton, professional fiddler Ashley MacIsaac started thinking about his career path at a very young age. When he got his first cheque at the age of eleven for playing violin, music was the only thing he wanted to pursue.

The Lyric Theatre will host Rocktoberfest on Sept. 30, during Swift Current’s great lineup of Culture Days events throughout the entire weekend. The event is a fantastic opportunity to see exciting local performers of all ages showcasing their talents on the stage.

As a result of the overwhelming response to the season ticket sales campaign, this season’s Stars for Saskatchewan series is nearly sold out.

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 17:00

Belle Plaine in Maple Creek Aug. 31

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Melanie Hankewich (aka Belle Plaine) deadpans a mock critique at her latest album, Notes From a Waitress.
“I'm really happy with Notes From a Waitress: not a lot of food value, but it’s a nice collection of songs.”
Cue drum rim-shot.

Thursday, 16 August 2012 09:53

Even more Blenders shows added for Swift Current

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In addition to a spectacular lineup of special concerts this fall, the regular Blenders music series promises 10 more fantastic shows for local music fans. With genres including Cuban, African, Indian, folk, blues, and even traditional Québécois, the series offers something for everyone.

Music lovers in Swift Current are in for a special treat this year. In addition to a regular Blenders concert series, event organizer Shann Gowan has also lined up four special concerts, featuring some of the best talent Canada has to offer.

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 14:51

Sky is the limit for talented southeast Albertan

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One would think someone who has seen as much success as 22-year-old country singer Mackenzie Porter has seen in her lifetime wouldn’t have a lot perspective on life.

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