Upcoming Events

Steve Hill

Friday, September 20 at the Lyric Theatre.
The truest definition of a one-man band; Hill performs standing up while singing and playing guitar, his feet playing bass drum, snare drum, hi-hats and with a drum stick fused to the head of his trusty guitar.

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Jill Barber

Friday, October 4 at Walker Place.
Jill Barber is a three-time Juno Award nominated singer-songwriter with an unforgettable voice once heard, never forgotten.

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Daniel Champagne

Saturday, October 19 at Art Gallery of Swift Current.
Coupled with an exhilarating guitar talent that transcends mere acoustic playing to replicate a whole band, Champagne is just magical.

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Jimmy Rankin

Saturday, October 26 at the Lyric Theatre.
Jimmy Rankin is stripping away the stereotypes about Maritime music. He rocks as much as he folks.

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Hawksley Workman

Wednesday, November 27 at the Lyric Theatre.
Hawksley Workman boasts an impressive catalogue of 15 solo releases and accolades including multiple JUNO nominations and wins.

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Downchild Blues Band 50th Anniversary Tour

SPECIAL CONCERT: Tuesday, November 12 at the Lyric Theatre.
THE LEGENDARY DOWNCHILD BLUES BAND are celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year with a brand‐new show featuring hits like “Flip, Flop & Fly,” as well as fan favourites and hidden gems from throughout their illustrious career.

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Jack Semple

Friday, December 6 at the Lyric Theatre.
An epic guitarist and a soulful singer, Semple’s music is like Stevie Ray Vaughn meets James Brown meets Robben Ford.

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Altameda

Saturday, February 22 at the Lyric Theatre.
Altameda repurposes country while being tinged with Americana and classic rock.

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Reuben And The Dark

Tuesday, February 25 at the Lyric Theatre.
The group makes chilling, emotive folk and soul driven by dark, introspective lyrics that explore the duality of misery and joy.

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Tanika Charles

Saturday, March 7 at the Lyric Theatre.
Charles addresses moments of vindication, uncertain love, forbidden fruit and the state of the world today.

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Ryan McMahon

Saturday, April 4 at the Lyric Theatre.
He’s always been a genre fence sitter, hanging out on the edges of country just enough to say he isn’t; Ryan is both a whisper and a scream.

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Roxanne Potvin

Saturday, April 25 at the Lyric Theatre.
Genre bending Roxanne Potvin’s style is southern soul, breezy pop, and bittersweet balladry.

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Kaia Kater

Saturday, May 2 at the Lyric Theatre.
Described as bluegrass meets Nina Simone, Kater’s plaintive and mesmerizing voice will have you hooked from the first song.

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BLENDERS 2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON

Get your friends together!  Organize your co-workers.  Reserved tables of 8 are available for any show. Email culturalfest.swift@gmail.com.

Spectacular live music ranging from folk, soul, rock, world, roots, and blues performed by Canada’s best musicians.
Our regular season for 2019-2020 has a total of twelve great concerts.

Regular price for all twelve concerts is $410, but … a SEASON PASS is only $325 (that’s almost three concerts for free!)

Season passes and individual concert tickets are on sale NOW at Pharmasave, 390 Central Ave N, Swift Current, or online at eventbrite.com.

Get the Season pass add on!! Downchild Blues Band for only $35 with the purchase of a season pass! Contact culturalfest.swift@gmail.com. to redeem your add on. NOT available at Pharmasave.

We’re running some contests!!

Over the months of August and September, we will be running five different contests to give away VIP packages every week! We have an amazing line-up!

THE AMAZING VIP PACKAGES:

Four each of three VIP prizes packages which will be given away that include two tickets to each specified show, reserved seats, snacks, and a bottle of wine to be shared at the VIP table. The packages are:
Package A: two tickets each to Steve Hill, Daniel Champagne, Hawksley Workman, Altameda, Tanika Charles, and Roxanne Potvin (Four packages each with 12 concert tickets)
Package B: two tickets each to Jill Barber, Jimmy Rankin, Jack Semple, Reuben & The Dark, Ryan McMahon, and Kaia Kater (Four packages each with 12 concert tickets)
Package C: Downchild Blues Band – our special concert not part of the regular season (Four packages with 2 concert tickets each)

August 12-17
Blenders Guitar Case Draw

Find the Blenders guitar case at local events and businesses throughout the week. Everyone is encouraged to enter our draw. The guitar case will be in two locations every day. Locations will be announced on social media, through our email, and on the radio. One entry per person. We will be drawing one of each package A, B and C. Contest ends Saturday, August 17 at 5pm. Winners will be announced at 8pm.

August 19-23
VIP Selfie Contest

Snap a selfie with our “I’m a Blenders VIP” poster outside The Lyric Theatre!
Post it to Facebook and/or Instagram – your account or ours, tag us @blendersmusic and use #BlendersVIP to be entered to win! One entry per person. We will be drawing one of each package A, B and C. Contest ends Friday, August 23 at 5pm. Winners will be announced at 8pm.

August 26-30
Blenders Sponsor Bingo

Visit our sponsors (listed on our website, social media accounts, and email newsletter) and collect enough stamps to form any straight line to be entered to win. Sponsors will have bingo cards to give out for free. One stamp per visit per person. Players must scan or photograph their completed cards and and post to Facebook or Instagram- your account or ours, using #BlendersVIP or @blendersmusic. We will be drawing one of each package A, B and C. Contest ends Friday, August 30 at 5pm. Winners will be announced at 8pm.

September 2-6
VIP Treasure Hunt

New clues posted each day on our social media and the radio will lead you to VIP passes hidden in the community! We will be giving away one of each package A, B and C. They will given to the first people who find the VIP package location. Contest ends Friday, September 6 at 5pm. Winners will be announced at 8pm.

September 9-13
Declare your Love of Live Music and Blenders!

Collect a declaration paper from a Blenders sponsor (listed on our website, social media, and e-newsletter) and collect signatures from the sponsors. Eight sponsor signatures collected earns two tickets to any concert (excepting the special concert) – subject to ticket availability. Sponsors may only sign each declaration paper once and may only give one signature per person per day. Contest ends Friday, September 13 at 5pm. Completed declarations can be redeemed at the first Blenders concert on September 20. Only the first 25 declarations will receive free tickets!