East Coast band gearing up for Kindersley

Pretty Archie will hit the stage at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre on Nov. 28 starting at 7:30 p.m.

East Coast band gearing up for KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The band Pretty Archie from Cape Breton is a music lover’s match thanks to its mixing of styles and the band is scheduled to play in town next Wednesday. Pretty Archie will hit the stage at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre on Nov. 28 starting at 7:30 p.m. The band’s…

Solo folk performer up next for arts council

Ian Sherwood, a singer-songwriter from Halifax, appears on the Norman Ritchie Community Centre stage on Nov. 9

Solo folk performer up next for arts councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion A talented folk artist from the east coast will be in Kindersley on Friday as the next performer up for the arts council’s Stars for Saskatchewan series. Ian Sherwood, a musician and singer-songwriter from Halifax, N.S., is performing on Nov. 9 at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre at 7:30 p.m.…

Established performer Coco Love Alcorn up next for concert series

Tickets for arts council shows are available at Lela’s Music Centre, LaBelle Boutique and Integra Tire

Established performer Coco Love Alcorn up next for concert seriesKenneth Brown of The Clarion Coco Love Alcorn has a career in music spanning two decades and the established Canadian musical artist is performing in Kindersley this Friday night. Alcorn hits the stage on Oct. 19 at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre starting at 7:30 p.m. The singer brings a breadth of performance and recording…

Screen Arts film series starts this month

Local series offers a taste of the Toronto International Film Festival

Screen Arts film series starts this monthKenneth Brown of The Clarion An opportunity for people to experience a taste of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is returning this fall thanks to a special film series. Kindersley Screen Arts runs an annual film series in town and the organization acquires the rights to films from TIFF. The group shows a film…

Hillsburn to rock the stage in Kindersley

Hillsburn, a five-piece band, is touring on the strength of its newest album titled The Wilder Beyond. They're here on April 26

Hillsburn to rock the stage in KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The final concert in the arts council’s 2017-18 series features an East Coast band known for its upbeat indie rock stylings and three-part harmonies. Hillsburn started as a roots-folk band in Halifax, but the group has transformed into an indie rock band in just a short time. Hillsburn hits the…

Folk musician up next for arts council

Stephen Fearing is one of Canada’s finest songwriters and has developed a national and international audience

Folk musician up next for arts councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion Well-travelled folk singer-songwriter and guitarist Stephen Fearing is performing in Kindersley this weekend as part of the annual arts council series. Fearing, a founding member of the folk-rock band Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, hits the stage at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre on April 14 starting at 8 p.m.…

Groups express concern over suspended grants

KCIP has provided community groups with as much as $45,000 in annual funding for programs and activities

Groups express concern over suspended grantsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The suspension of a local grant program means community groups will not be able to access roughly $40,000 in funding for 2018. Concerns are being expressed. Town council members passed a resolution at a meeting on March 26 to suspend the Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) for at least one…

Varying styles blend at musical fundraiser

Concert shows what you get when you mix a folk-pop-singer-songwriter with about a dozen members from the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra

Varying styles blend at musical fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Clarion An audience in Kindersley now knows what you get when you mix a folk-pop-singer-songwriter with about a dozen members from the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra. Jeffery Straker, a singer-songwriter-pianist from Punnichy, Sask., performed with 11 members of the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra (SSO) at a fundraiser on April 6 at the Norman…

Jeffery Straker to perform at musical fundraiser

Concert to support a future community centre as the new home for the performing arts in Kindersley

Jeffery Straker to perform at musical fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Clarion Saskatchewan singer-songwriter Jeffery Straker returns to Kindersley next week to perform at a special fundraiser, and he won’t be alone. Straker will be joined on stage by 12 members of the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra in a performance that features orchestral arrangements of his folk-pop songs. The concert is a fundraiser…

Sweet Alibi next up in arts council series

Trio of performers blend soulful and powerful vocal harmonies with the sincerity of folk music and energy of roots music

Sweet Alibi next up in arts council seriesKenneth Brown of The Clarion A trio of performers known as Sweet Alibi are coming to Kindersley next week to entertain and help people get over the hump of their work week. In the sixth of eight concerts in the Kindersley and District Arts Council’s annual Stars for Saskatchewan series, Sweet Alibi will hit the…

Rootsy duo up next for arts council

Tomato/Tomato offer a little bit of bluegrass, a little bit of folk and a little bit of country

Rootsy duo up next for arts councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion With a little bit bluegrass, a little bit folk and a little bit country, the next performers in the arts council’s 2017-18 series are an incredibly diverse married duo. The traditional sound of folk and bluegrass music comes to Kindersley on Saturday. Tomato/Tomato, a husband a wife duo, performs at…

New-generation recorder players opening eyes and ears

Flûte Alors! from Montreal is scheduled to perform at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre on Feb. 27 starting at 7 p.m.

New-generation recorder players opening eyes and earsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Jeanette Jackson of Kindersley has worked with local groups to bring a quartet of musicians to town that she says will have people thinking twice about the recorder. Flûte Alors!, an ensemble of four new-generation recorder players from Montreal, is scheduled to perform at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre on…