Music

The 34th annual Medicine Hat Symphonic Society Concerto Competition saw many from outside of Medicine Hat dominate the winners’ circles. The event took place at Medicine Hat’s picturesque St. John’s Presbyterian Church Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

Monday, 03 December 2012 06:35

Steven Page coming to Swift Current Dec. 11

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The Swift Current Allied Arts Council is pleased that Canadian singer-songwriter Steven Page will be the fourth performance for the 2012–2013 season of Stars for Saskatchewan on Dec. 11.

Friday, 30 November 2012 12:06

Blenders presents Del Barber at the Lyric Dec 8

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Singer / songwriter Del Barber looks at his family’s blue collar history to find the inspiration for his award-winning music. Barber will bring his Americana-style folk rock to the Lyric Theatre’s stage on Dec. 8 as part of the Blenders concert series.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 14:17

Local musicians release albums Nov. 29

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Local musicians Dave Cyca and Mark Penner will be hosting a joint CD release concert on Nov. 29 at the Lyric Theatre in Swift Current. The two have been hard at work both as solo artists and as a duo, and even did instrumentation and backup vocals on each others' recordings.

Twelve years ago, three young Canadian musicians discovered a shared interest in traditional Québécois and Irish music. After meeting frequently at the same parties, festivals, and live shows, the group decided to form their own band, and began sharing their love of traditional music with audiences across the country. Now, Genticorum has recorded four albums and have played close to 900 concerts over the past decade.

 

Sixteen SCCHS students got to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity last week, when the vocal jazz group won a contest that got them onstage with Juno-nominated Canadian pop-rock group Marianas Trench.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 13:49

Hawksley Workman hits Lyric stage Nov 1

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Although his first venture into music was inspired by a simple desire to prove himself to a girl, singer / songwriter Hawksley Workman has managed to become a prolific multi-instrumentalist, with thirteen albums under his belt. Worksman will be bringing his blend of cabaret pop and glam rock to the Lyric Theatre on Nov. 1, as part of the Blenders special concert series.

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