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Wednesday, 16 August 2017 13:48

2017-18 Blenders Music Series announced

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The line-up for the 2017-2018 Blenders Art + Music Concert season has been announced. This year, there will be 13 regular season concerts. It gets under way at the end of September.

Saturday, Sept. 30
Lisa LeBlanc — Canadian singer-songwriter and banjoist, known for her enthusiastic Trash “Folk” performances. Opening act: Les Deuxluxes — a vintage surf rock duo.
Saturday, Oct. 21
Lanikai — A band that pulls together lush, sparkling, alt-pop vibes and swaggering ’60s soul groove to create a timeless, distinctive sound.
Saturday, Nov. 4
Sweet Alibi — Western Canada Music Award winners, this folk/pop band infuses its signature harmonies with influences of everything from folk to country to soul, without a hint of shame, with Jadea Kelly a songstress with big city soul.
Wednesday, Nov. 22
William Prince — Canadian folk and country singer-songwriter; winner of the Juno Award for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year 2017. Opening act: Bilingual singer-songwriter, Justin Lacroix.
Friday, Dec. 1
Michael Bernard Fitzgerald — A soul-infused folk-pop touring troubadour who spends most of his time on stage playing clubs, theatres and festivals across North America.
Saturday, Jan. 27
Sam Spades — A high energy, rockabilly band from Edmonton.
Saturday, Feb. 10
Nuela Charles — A Canadian, Swiss, and Kenyan musician, who plays a unique meld of soul, pop, R&B, jazz and hip hop music.
Tuesday, Feb. 27
Josh Ritter — Known for his distinctive Americana style and narrative lyrics, Ritter is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and author.
Saturday, March 3
Big Little Lions — The ferocious songwriting duo of Helen Austin and Paul Otten, both of whom are hugely creative musicians.
Thursday, March 15
Lindi Ortega — A Canadian country singer-songwriter, who has been described as a blend of Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, and Emmylou Harris.
Saturday, March 24
Red Moon Road — Live, Red Moon Road has a bigger presence than one would expect from a trio and incorporates impeccable three-part harmonies and subtle technological wizardry.
Saturday, April 7
Coco Love Alcorn — A Canadian pop and jazz singer who is true to her nature, and offers a universal interpretation that invites all listeners to jump in and sing along.  
Saturday, April 21
Slocan Ramblers — They are Canada’s young bluegrass band to watch. Rooted in tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound. Opening act: Alt-country band, Wolf Willow.
Regular price for all 13 concerts is $435. A season pass is $380 (close to getting two concerts for free). A limited number of season passes plus individual concert tickets are available at Pharmasave.
Reserved tables of eight are available for the entire season and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis by contacting Shann at 306-778-2686, or emailing:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Only 12 tables will be sold.
All Blenders Concerts are at the Lyric Theatre. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and music starts at 8:30 p.m.

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