Saskia and Darrel: The Great Plains will be in Spirit River Friday Nov 29, 2013 at 7:30 pm at the Spirit of Peace United Church.
A Concert with Saskia & Darrel; The Great Plains
“Song of the Prairies”
Presented by/at: the Peace United
4902 – 45th Avenue Spirit River.
Advance Tickets $10/Person. Available from Ruth at (780) 864 3885 or Connie at (780) 864 4029. Tickets at the door $15/person. For More Info call Carolyn at (780) 864 2219
Expect to enjoy a heart-warming evening of music, merriment, and mayhem, as and Saskia & Darrel take the stage and enlighten their audience with tales of war brides, prairie elevators, ghost towns, Louis Riel, and life in rural Canadian communities.
(They have toured extensively with Canadian Juno Award Winners Gary Fjellgaard and Valdy)
They deliver an exciting blend of music, an unpredictable series of songs that change every night. They perform throughout all of Canada and Western Europe and are not afraid to tackle a new market. Under the shelter of their newly formed company and band name “The Great Plains” they are cultivating an immense following across Canada & Europe, winning over their fans one town; one hall at a time.
Brag Section! They have toured extensively with Canadian Juno Award Winners Gary Fjellgaard and Valdy, and have notables like Daniel Powter, Darby Mills, Steve Dawson, Bill Hicks (Powder Blues), and Nolan Murray (Tiller’s Folly) appearing on their 10 CD’s. Performed with Good Brothers, Stampeders, Emerson Drive, and many more….They were awarded Top Folk /Roots Album in Holland for May of 2010, Artist, Album, and Songwriter of the year from SCMA, received Top 5 People’s choice awards, Top 10 in Unisong. Made it to the top 100 in Billboard 1998 and still enjoy abundant airplay on CBC and many Indie Radio stations around the world.
Reviews!!! One of the Great Songwriters in Canada; By: Gary Fjellgaard”!!! “The Voice of an Angel”. Gerrit Vermeij. Radio 2 Holland !!! “Standing Ovation in Switzerland”. Signed Robert Collette, Ambassador, Berne/Canadian Embassy, Bern.!!! “Wild response from the Audience in P.E.I.”. Todd Maclean. The Guardian, Charlotte Town, Prince Edward Island.