Swift Current Arts Council

Upcoming Performances

George Canyon Acoustic

George Canyon Acoustic
When: Tue, Oct 8, 2024 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Event Centre
George Canyon, an iconic Canadian country music star, boasts a remarkable career spanning numerous awards and honors, including Juno, CCMA, and ECMA Awards. With 12 albums under his belt and hits like "Just Like You" and "I Believe in Angels," Canyon's influence extends beyond music; he's a dedicated humanitarian supporting causes like the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Canada's Armed Forces. His versatility shines through his acting roles in popular TV shows and movies. Canyon's latest venture includes a memoir, "My Country," unveiling his journey from rural Nova Scotia to Nashville success. His latest single, "My Country," echoes his heartfelt narrative, available on all streaming platforms.
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The Wardens

The Wardens
When: Wed, Oct 23, 2024 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Event 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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Ryan McMahon

Ryan McMahon
When: Tue, Nov 19, 2024 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Event Centre
Ryan McMahon has been creating music for the past twenty-five years. Although the music industry told him he didn't fit into any particular genre, he remained steadfast in his desire to share his inspired songwriting with the world. Ryan's music has the power to change your mind with its soulful and thought-provoking lyrics, and he has the ability to challenge even the wittiest poets as he conveys the trials and triumphs of life through his songs. In 2023, Ryan toured with some of Canada’s greatest rock icons Burton Cummings and Tom Cochrane and received rave reviews from audiences. This November, he will be bringing a duo show to Saskatchewan, featuring his longtime friend on keys, Uncle Joel Spillette.
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The Acoustic Sessions Christmas

The Acoustic Sessions Christmas
When: Sun, Dec 15, 2024 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Event Centre
"An Acoustic Sessions Christmas" was born out of the touring theatre show "The Acoustic Sessions", which features performers Heidi Munro, Scott Patrick, and Chris Henderson. We had a desire to create feelings of hope, pure joy, generosity and see strangers smiling at each other. This show accomplished that. In 2024, Canadian Rock icon Jay Semko of the Northern Pikes will be joining the Acoustic Sessions line up. This show includes refreshing medley arrangements of Christmas classics, pop classics, and original songs. Heidi, Scott, Jay, and Chris perform many songs together as well as feature their own individual works for a magical evening of storytelling and music to lift the spirit.
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Prairie Debut presents the Prairie Sons

Prairie Debut presents the Prairie Sons
When: Thu, Feb 27, 2025 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Event Centre
The Prairie Sons, cellist David Liam Roberts, and pianist Godwin Friesen, draw inspiration from the vast Canadian West. They met at the Glenn Gould School of Music and share a deep connection to their Prairie roots. Both awarded and featured in CBC's Hot 30 Classical Musicians Under 30, their concert program reflects their expansive perspective. The Prairie Sons' energy and innovation offer a fresh perspective on their homeland, inviting you to see the everyday as a miracle in the picturesque Canadian landscape.
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Susan Aglukark - This Child 30th Anniversary Tour

Susan Aglukark - This Child 30th Anniversary Tour
When: Mon, Mar 24, 2025 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Event Centre
Susan Aglukark, Canada's first Inuk Juno winner with 4 awards, holds a Governor General's Performing Arts Award and is an Officer of the Order of Canada. Beginning in the early 1990s, she embarked on a career as a singer-songwriter, releasing her major label debut album "This Child" in 1995. Throughout her journey, Susan has released 10 albums, founded the Arctic Rose Foundation, authored children's books, and continues her advocacy through music and storytelling. Celebrating her 30th anniversary tour of "This Child," Susan's work emphasizes learning, healing, and sharing through her platform.
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Jack Semple Band Gordon Lightfoot Tribute

Jack Semple Band Gordon Lightfoot Tribute
When: Sat, Apr 5, 2025 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Event 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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Burnt Thicket Theatre presents Every Brilliant Thing

Burnt Thicket Theatre presents Every Brilliant Thing
When: Mon, Apr 14, 2025 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Event Centre
Experience the hit comedy about depression & gratitude: EVERY BRILLIANT THING, by Duncan Macmillan, with Jonny Donahoe, starring Sarah Robertson. "You’re seven years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy. You start a list of everything worth living for. 1. Ice Cream. 2. Rollercoasters. 3. Peeing in the lake and nobody knows... You leave the list on her pillow. You know she's read it because she's corrected your spelling." Twenty years & thousands of things later, the list takes on a life of its own. This astonishingly funny, unforgettable solo performance dives deep into mental health & the lengths we go to for those we love. Based on true & untrue stories. "Hilarious... one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see." -The Guardian
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Jeff Newman

Jeff Newman
When: Fri, May 2, 2025 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Event Centre
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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Lisa Brokop Present's "The Patsy Cline Project & Hank LIVES

Lisa Brokop Present's "The Patsy Cline Project & Hank LIVES
When: Fri, May 9, 2025 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Event Centre
Lisa Brokop, alongside Paul Jefferson, stands out for their remarkable musical pedigree. In 2016, Lisa Brokop embarked on "Lisa Brokop: The Patsy Cline Project," a heartfelt tribute to the iconic Patsy Cline. Lisa skillfully renders classics like "Sweet Dreams," "Walkin After Midnight," and "Crazy," while also crafting original material. Paul Jefferson, a celebrated country artist and accomplished songwriter (known for Aaron Tippin and Keith Urban), channels the spirit of Hank Williams Sr. in an astonishingly authentic performance. Lisa, who began her career as a young talent in Surrey BC, boasts over 30 years in the industry, 9 albums, and numerous chart-topping hits. Paul Jefferson, hailing from Nashville, pays homage to Hank Williams Sr. in "Hank Lives," blending classics with captivating tales from Hank's life. This is a must-see for Patsy Cline and Hank Williams Sr. fans everywhere!
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