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Upcoming Performances

Jack Semple Trio - Gordon Lightfoot Tribute

Jack Semple Trio - Gordon Lightfoot Tribute
When: Fri, Oct 25, 2024 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Wynyard Civic Centre
Experience the magic of Jack Semple’s tribute to Gordon Lightfoot! Jack Semple with his mesmerizing guitar skills and emotive vocals channels the essence of the legendary Canadian folk icon Gordon Lightfoot. In this unforgettable concert Jack Semple takes you on a musical journey through Lightfoot’s greatest hits such as "If you could read my mind" "Sundown" and "The wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald". Each note and every word resonate with a passion and authenticity that made Lightfoot’s music timeless. Whether you’re a long time fan of Gordon Lightfoot or discovering his music for the first time this tribute concert promises an evening of pure enchantment. Join us for an unforgettable night of nostalgia, emotion, and musical brilliance as Jack Semple pays homage to the legendary legendary Gordon Lightfoot`. Don’t miss this extraordinary celebration of Canadian musical history.
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Jeff Newman

Jeff Newman
When: Thu, Nov 14, 2024 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Wadena Community Legion Hall
Mentalist and Magician Jeff Newman will mess with your head. He will influence your thoughts. He'll predict what you do before you know you're doing it. He will even read your mind. If you think this is a run-of-the-mill magic act, think again. Jeff will fool you badly, and you'll love every minute of it. For over a decade, Jeff's astounding, engaging mentalism act has made people laugh, gasp, and cheer as they take part in an unforgettable experience they've never seen before. Jeff has been seen and heard on CBC, CTV, and Global TV and has performed his award-winning shows to sell out crowds and rave reviews for cruise ships, theatres, and private events around the globe.
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Munro & Patrick

Munro & Patrick
When: Sat, Jan 18, 2025 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Wadena Community Legion Hall
Munro and Patrick command the stage with poignant originals and innovative renditions of beloved cover songs and were recently awarded SCMA Group of the Year for 2024. Their performances epitomize the duo's exceptional vocal harmony and undeniable on-stage chemistry. With years of audience interaction and honing their songwriting skills, Heidi and Scott effortlessly engage crowds with their stories and banter, akin to a warm summer night's campfire. Their soul-stirring original tunes captivate hearts, drawing inspiration from their musical roots, and their cover selection spans Motown, 70s Disco, RnB, jazz, country, and rock, delivering a blend reminiscent of Chris Stapleton, Emmylou Harris, Joe Cocker, and Bonnie Raitt.
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Becoming the Beatles: Unplugged

Becoming the Beatles: Unplugged
When: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Wadena Community Legion Hall
Becoming the Beatles is a captivating live musical documentary, blending over 300 projections, 20 live songs, and intimate stories to unveil the journey of the legendary band. Led by musician and storyteller Haley Marie, the show delves into the Beatles' rise to fame, their musical evolution, and the personal struggles of each member. It transcends mere tribute, offering profound insights into the band's origins, their resilience against rejections, and the cultural influences that shaped their iconic sound. From wartime hardships to triumphs on the global stage, experience the untold tales of the Fab Four's extraordinary legacy in this transformative theatrical experience.
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The Wardens

The Wardens
When: Fri, Apr 4, 2025 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Quill Lake Community Centre
The Wardens don’t just sing about the land, they’re part of it. The Rocky Mountain-based band’s stories and songs rise from the very land they’ve protected as Canadian national park wardens. With haunting three-part harmonies and chilling tales, the band’s mountain music - blending folk, roots and western styles " reflects Canada's protected wilderness areas. Celebrating the return of wild buffalo, wrangling grizzly bears, lonely nights on the packtrail and reflecting on an environment in crisis, a performance by The Wardens has been dubbed "the quintessential mountain-culture concert experience."
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