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Festival Place

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100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
Box Office: 780-449-3378 www.festivalplace.ab.ca

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September 2018
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Jack Semple “Can’t Stop This Love” Release Concert

September 21 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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Regina's own Jack Semple has reached an international audience for his songwriting, recordings and performances as a vocalist and flamenco-technique guitarist. Juno recipient, two-time winner of the Western Canadian Blues album of the year, Grammy ballot nomination for "Contemporary Blues Album" in 2018, and upcoming soundtrack for HBO's "Losing Our Religion" and two-time Gemini nominee, what Jack enjoys most is jamming live! Friday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m., Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park. For ticket info, call the…

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“An Evening With Terry Bozzio”

September 27 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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"An Evening With Terry Bozzio," is the first time he's touring a melodic solo percussion performance in North America — hitting 40 dates, playing on two-and-a-half octaves of tuned tom-toms and eight notes of bass drum. Terry Bozzio is one of rock drumming's most formidable and brain-circuiting forces playing on "the world's largest tuned drum and percussion set." Best known as the hurricane behind Frank Zappa's late ’70s and early ’80s work, and the hit-maker behind new wave powerhouse Missing Persons.…

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Wishbone Ash

September 30 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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Wishbone Ash embarked on the progressive rock scene in 1969, producing a distinctive brand of melodic rock. Having pioneered the use of twin lead guitars, the group has gained worldwide recognition based firmly on a regime of relentless touring. And their latest studio release, Blue Horizon, continues to solidify their reputation as a musical force to be reckoned with. With 24 studio releases, 11 live albums and five live DVDs to date, Wishbone Ash continues to prove they are not a…

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October 2018
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Marco Claveria presents: Algo en Comun

October 5 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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Marco Claveria returns to Festival Place to present his new album Algo en Comun for which he will feature special guests Jeremiah McDade, Shannon Johnson, Pro Coro Canada and a string section. In his most recent recording he challenges himself and experiments with Celtic instrumentation and Latin, creating a fresh and unique sound. A fusion of sounds such as Irish flutes, Bag Pipes, Pan Flutes, Charango (Andean Instruments) Tres, Cuatro, that perfectly lay over a solid Afrocuban beat. Marco has toured across…

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Claire Lynch Band

October 5 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. Her career has been decorated with many accolades including two GRAMMY nominations, six International Bluegrass Music Association awards and the prestigious United States Artists Walker Fellowship. Friday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m., Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park. For ticket info, call the box office, 780-449-3378, or visit: www.festivalplace.ab.ca/festival/view/buy  

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Buddy Wasisname and The Other Fellers “The Best of” Tour

October 10 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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For 35 years Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers have been touring Canada, splashing their unique taste of Newfoundland through more than 360 communities as far flung as Port Hardy, Iqaluit, Leading Tickles and Toronto. The flavour of the Buddy experience is one of home grown folk music, songs and humour. With poignant recitations, sublime song portraiture, beautiful traditional music and emotional travel anecdotes, liberally dosed with zany sketches and monologues to widen the emotional loop, their audiences are left…

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Colin Linden

October 10 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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Eight-time JUNO award winning Colin Linden is a genuine renaissance man of roots music. He’s a member of the highly successful trio, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, a singer and songwriter, an in-demand and prolific record producer, musical director on the hit TV show Nashville and sideman to the stars as guitarist for the likes of Bob Dylan, Bruce Cockburn, Emmylou Harris, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. Rarely touring as a solo Colin will offer an electrifying up close performance in the…

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Brent Parkin and Doug Andrew

October 12 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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Brent Parkin and Doug Andrew were first teamed as members of the Come On In My Kitchen series and in short order the Winnipeg-based Parkin and the Vancouver-based Andrew became a mutual admiration society. Parkin loved the dark, image laden story songs that Andrew pens, while Andrew marvelled at Parkin’s brilliant guitar playing. Parkin’s masterful blues licks and fine singing combined with Andrew’s steely, vintage Americana feel, covers a wide swath of roots music territory. Friday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m., Festival…

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Heather Rankin

October 14 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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After over 25 years of performing with her siblings Heather Rankin comes into her own with A Fine Line, her debut solo record. This is Heather Rankin like you have never heard her before, breaking away from The Rankin Family’s signature sound, and forging her own musical legacy with her poetic, intimate original songs, and an eclectic mix of others. Sunday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m., Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park. For ticket info, call the box office, 780-449-3378,…

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