COLUMN: Linda Jensen — June 5, 2014

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E.A. Rawlinson Centre

Last night, June 4, we unveiled Fall 2014 season. 

Our fall programming consists of a 12-concert subscription series, one concert in the Canadian Tire Series, 1 concert in the Spotlight on Local Talent Series, a special gala event celebrating the arts in Prince Albert plus two additional concerts.

The programming is varied, offering a mix of high profile artists and emerging artists performing in a wide variety of musical genres.

The season opener on Sept. 16, God Save the Queen pays tribute to Queen, the legendary rock band and is described by Rolling Stone Magazine as “the greatest tribute ever.” Terri Clarke performs on Sept. 21 as part of the Canadian Tire concert Series.  

For fans of the blues, Monkey Junk, one of the most decorated blues bands in recent memory, will perform on Sept. 23.

Enjoy an intimate evening with the legendary Art Garfunkel (whose concert is part of the Arts Walk of Fame Gala) on Sept. 26.

One of the bands from the British Invasion, Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone will perform their many hits on Oct. 2.

Next on the roster is Saskatchewan’s Own Country Blue Grass Band and the 2014 SCMA Rising Star Award winner, Moonlight Roses.

One of the extra concerts The Fred Eaglesmith Travellin’ Steam Show will come to our stage on Oct. 5.

On Oct. 8, a band whose name is synonymous with Acadian music throughout the world, Vishten will take to the stage. They are known for their beautiful harmonies and dazzling Acadian and Celtic instrumentals.

Classical music fans take note. Angèle Dubeau one Canada’s most prominent violin virtuosi, will perform in a concert entitled A Time for Us with her with all-female string orchestra, , La Piet which she formed in 1997 

The E. A. Rawlinson Centre puts the spotlight on local talent on Oct. 29 with Tim Toutant and his band.

On Nov. 6, one of the world’s best acoustic and slide guitar players, Britain’s Martin Simpson will perform.

On Nov. 18, Norman Foote takes to the stage with a mass choir made up of children from Prince Albert.

On Nov. 21, Fiddle Frenzy features Saskatchewan’s Own multi-award winning Donny Parenteau and Brian Sklar.  

On Nov. 23, one of the best loved groups in the Celtic world, The Barra MacNeils will delight with their unique Christmas show.    

Performers from Prince Albert and area will be featured in the Broadway North Musical from Dec. 5-13 and in Festive Magic on Dec. 19. 

Fall 2014 ends with popera trio Tenore who will present  seasonal and non-seasonal favourites on Dec. 21.

Season tickets are available now and single tickets go on sale on June 17.

See you in the theatre.

Organizations: Prince Albert, Canadian Tire Series, Local Talent Series Rolling Stone Magazine E. A. Rawlinson Centre

Geographic location: Saskatchewan, Canada, Britain

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