Forget the Summer of ‘69. How about the summer of 2012?

Local young composer Ryan Lee’s creative and original piano composition entitled ‘Max the Mouse’ won first place at this year’s ‘11 years and under Class 1, Category A’ Saskatchewan Registered Music Teachers’ Composer Competition.

The Finals show of Big Dog 92-7/Astral Media’s “The Next Big Thing” country talent competition was held June 20 at The Pump Roadhouse in Regina, with Blake Berglund (Kennedy SK), Jannecke (Saskatoon), Myshel Pajuaar & The Midnight Roses (Swift Current) and Foxx Worthee (Regina) aiming to convince an esteemed panel of judges that they should be selected as this year’s winner. Following confident performances by all four artists and a nail-biting wait for a decision by the judges, Myshel and her band was declared the winner.

For the past ten years, Swift Current music lovers have celebrated the longest nights of the year at Long Day's Night Music Festival, held in conjunction with the Windscape Kite Festival from June 21-24. The event brings fantastic performers from across North America to play in a big-top tent at the corner of Marston Street and 11th Avenue SW in Swift Current. This year's lineup features four nights of incredible music, with both headline acts and opening performers.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012 16:51

Swift Current Music Festival a success

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After three weeks of performances, the Swift Current and District Music Festival hosted their 2012 X-Travaganza Awards Ceremony on May 4. The evening was an opportunity for the community to enjoy some of the incredible musical talent right here in the Southwest.

Fasten your seat belts folks as The Flippin’ Fiddler and his band will soon be back in Medicine Hat as part of a cross Canada tour.  The Scott Woods Show — FIDDLE LEGENDS —will be presented one night only at The Monarch Theatre on Monday, June 4  at 7:30 p.m. and in Swift Current on Tuesday June 5th.

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