Regina Mandolin Orchestra

Monday, May 22nd, 7pm
Westminster United Church 3026 13th Ave

All Ages

Directed by Natalia Osypenko, the Regina Mandolin Orchestra (RMO) is made up of more than 25 musicians, including mandolin, mandola, mandocello, violin, bass, flute and guitar players. The RMO has a varied repertoire including folk, classic, fiddle and wartime musical formats. The group has played for a great many audiences in Saskatchewan, most notably Regina’s Cathedral Village Arts Festival and Mosaic. The orchestra is available for bookings throughout the year.

The RMO also offers classes for anyone wanting to learn to play the mandolin. All instruction and rehearsals are held at the Regina Christian School, September through May, each year.

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The Jazz Band-Its

Monday, May 22nd, 8pm
Westminister United Church 3026 13th Ave

All Ages

The Jazz Bandits are an exciting group of 20 musicians who perform jazz, swing, and hit tunes with an energetic big-band sound. 

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Tyler Gilbert

Thursday, May 25th, 830pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave 
No Minors

Saskatchewan singer/songwriter Tyler Gilbert is nothing short of an indie sensation since releasing his 2008 debut to his current release The Montana Kid(2016). He has toured Canada and USA. 

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Lincoln Loggers

Thursday, May 25th, 930pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave 
No Minors

Hailed as Regina's "Second Best" Lumberjack themed bar band, The Lincoln loggers present an eclectic mix of random cover songs from multiple genres and comical original tunes. 

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JJ Voss

Thursday, May 25th, 1030pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave 
No Minors

J.J. Voss delivers a unique brand of gentleman/outlaw Country music derived from his rural roots in western Canada. His dedication as a relentless "live show" road warrior has paid off with prestigious appearances at major music festivals all across North America and Europe. His music is infused with honest, blue collar storytelling in a distinctly Americana flavour.  

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The Hourhand

Thursday, May 25th, 630pm
Holy Rosary Park Outdoor Tent

All Ages

The winner of the High School Battle of the Bands at Winston Knoll Collegiate, the Hourhand is a three piece that will blow you away with their classic rock interpretations and in-your-face all out rockin' oriiginals.

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Moonriser

Moonriser

Thursday, May 25th, 730pm
Holy Rosary Park Outdoor Tent

Moonriser is an electro-pop creation from multi-instrumentalists and singers Mackenzie Bromstad and Geoffo Reith. The pair recently relocated to Regina, SK and are supporting their debut EP, Luma (August 12, 2016).


 

Hearts&Knives

Thursday, May 25th, 830pm
Holy Rosary Park Outdoor Tent

All Ages

Emotion, notion, explosion! Orchestral electronic scores clash head on with catchy, in your face elements of indie rock to form what we have deemed HEARTS&KNIVES. From Steven Eisler’s epic, emotional vocals and melodramatic synth, to Alex Ready’s driving percussion; their sound is fastened together by Ethan Bender’s edgy guitars, and Dylan Fairman’s pulsing bass. Elements of The Cure, U2, 30 Seconds to Mars and Muse will leave you reciting their chorus’ for days after experiencing them live.

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Call Me Mildy

Friday, May 26th, 9pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave
- No Minors

Distinctive and fresh, Call Me Mildy easily sways into rock, blues, and reggae. Mildy’s debut CD, “It’s About Time”, has been downloaded across Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.

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Spellbound

Friday, May 26th, 10-1045pm and 11-1145pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave
- No Minors

While Spellbound’s focus is on the incredible music of Eric Clapton, the band also pays tribute to other outstanding recording artists, performers for whom it is always about the music.
 
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Sylvie Walker

Friday, May 26th, 830pm
St Mary's Anglican Church 3337 15th Ave  
All Ages - Minors must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian.

Sylvie is an award winning, french-Canadian singer-songwriter based in Regina, Saskatchewan. Her simple and melancholic songs will free your mind and help you find the beauty that lies within sadness. Inspired by ''real life'' thoughts and feelings, Sylvie explores through music and words the vast spectrum of emotions, humanity and life. 

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Post Script

Friday, May 26th, 930pm
St Mary's Anglican Church 3337 15th Ave  
All Ages - Minors must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian

Post Script are young, charming musicians, writing and performing songs like old souls, for modern times. The band is comprised of Steph Blais, Paul Cournoyer and Brayden Treble.

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Middle Coast

Friday, May 26th, 1030pm
St Mary's Anglican Church 3337 15th Ave
- All Ages - Minors must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian

Meet The Middle Coast, the Manitoba trio whose self-described ‘70s-style yacht rock will be the new soundtrack to your dockside daydreams and breezy evening drives.

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Playing for Change at the Cathedral Village Arts Festival

Friday, May 26th, 630pm - 1000pm
Holy Rosary Park Outdoor Tent


Many of the same local performers who have supported Playing for Change Day concerts in Regina for the past five years will make Cathedral's big tent shake Friday night!

As part of this evening showcase of cultures and powerful performances, singer-songwriter and soul/folk/rock warrior Joelle Fuller will lead North Central Kids Music performers in songs that show the powerful impact of music education in the community.

In addition to collaborations between the acts, the evening will feature:

Regina ensemble The Real Darrins bring an original and eclectic mix of music to the tent, with songs ranging from simple folk to aggressive rock, from dark and angry, to unexpected outbreaks of exuberant happiness.

The improv tribal-style belly dance group Yallah Habibi will jam with musicians to add colour and visual rhythm to the evening.

Several Regina singer-songwriters and recording artists will play sets:

     Indie sensation Tyler GiIbert has toured North America in support of his albums.

     Glenn Sutter’s honest, smart, and emotional folk-rock tunes will be backed by some bandmates from Rivertime. 

     Shannon McNabb will inject a country influence, showcasing songs she has recorded in Nashville.

     A fixture of the Regina music scene, Ryan Hicks plays heartfelt tribute to influences such as Brian Wilson, Paul McCartney and Fleet Foxes. 

The music of Sun Zoom Sparx, is a potent synthesis of rock, funk, jazz, and psychedelia infused with "down beat" from everywhere you've never been. They shape spaces, and shift moods.

Other Playing for Change artists will lend their talents to the evening, including singer/musician Christina Phipps Kante and percussionis tJeffrey Vancha.


Detailed Performance times:

630pm Christina and Prairie Sky School
645pm  Joelle Fuller and North Central Kids Music
715pm Shannon McNabb and Thom Drum Circle
740pm  Kenzie Sproat 
750pm  Collaborative Jam with Tyler Gilbert, Ryan Hicks and Glenn Sutter
845pm  The Real Darrins/ Yallah Habibi
915pm  Sun Zoom Sparx/ Yallah Habibi
945pm  Closing Collaboration


If you are not aware of the work that Playing for Change does, please check out their website and see how they are making a difference in our community and around the world -- with music!

Playing For Change Website


 

Jack Semple

Saturday, May 27th 11 - 11:30 am
Retallack Outdoor Stage

All Ages

Jack Semple is one of those rare guitar players who leaves a crowd speechless, one of those players who leaves a crowd in total astonishment, in absolute awe of what they have just experienced. Listening to and watching Jack play fills one with a sense of having witnessed an event in time, one not soon to be forgotten. Jack Semple is an absolute virtuoso of his art form, playing with unparalleled feeling and total technical control.

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Bob Evans

Saturday, May 27th 11:45 - 12:15 pm
Retallack Outdoor Stage

All Ages

Bob Evans is an award winning, Canadian finger-style guitarist. He combines an eclectic mix of contemporary finger-style guitar and traditional roots music with a warm vocal style, tilted sense of humour and down to earth stage presence to provide a refreshing performance experience for music lovers in general. Definitely not just for “guitar geeks”.

 

Marie-Veronique Bourque

Saturday, May 27th 12:30 - 1pm
Retallack Outdoor Stage
All Ages

Marie-Véronique (MV) has connected with some great musicians from whom she has learned a lot. First trained as a classical flutist, she has always kept her door open to new musical experiences which has allowed her to discover and develop different styles, such as world music, folk, baroque, cabaret and jazz. She is now a well diversed and wanted musician who enjoys performing with musicians from all backgrounds.

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Amy Nelson

Saturday, May 27th 1:15 - 1:45pm
Retallack Outdoor Stage
All Ages

The Queen city’s Amy Nelson is a force to be reckoned with. Her music sounds just like her personality…confident, strong, smart and independent. Her voice is straight ahead, solid and dead on.

Andino Suns

Saturday, May 27th 2 - 2:30pm
Retallack Outdoor Stage
All Ages

The music of Andino Suns may have been forged in the fire of Chilean revolt –which it undoubtedly is- but it is also rooted heavily in the fabric of the vast Canadian prairies.

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Kristan Couture

Saturday, May 27th 2:45 - 3:15pm
Retallack Outdoor Stage
All Ages

You Just Fooled Me, was released in the spring of 2016. Best described as Celtic influenced folk-pop, the album is a gorgeous mix of fingerstyle guitar, violin/fiddle and layered vocal harmony.



Donny Parenteau & Brian Sklar

Saturday, May 27th 3:30 - 4pm
Retallack Outdoor Stage
All Ages

One of Canada’s most awarded country music performers, Brian Sklar has built a reputation as a world-class entertainer in Canada, the United States and Europe. His credits include 40 albums, numerous chart singles, and over 350 network and syndicated television shows.



Swamp Fest is at the Cathedral Village Arts Festival!

Saturday, May 27th 11am - 6pm 

Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave Minors must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian

Swamp Fest is a multidisciplinary arts festival that is hosting the daytime and evening events at our CNC this year. Based around the myth of the Wascana Marsh Monster they have built a day that includes various forms of visual art accompanied by a whole day of music.

DJ Set to Accompany the Daytime Activities at Swamp Fest:

        11am - Debbie Droner
        Noon - Letratone
        1pm - Dandelion
        2pm - Pulsewidth
        3pm - Guidewire
        4-6pm - DJ Sid

Swamp Fest Booth

Saturday, May 27th 1-4pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave


Oiseaux

Saturday, May 27th 930pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave 

No Minors

Existential terror, death drive, humankind's puny shape flailing hopelessly against the intangible body of the sublime, made immanent in ass-shaking, skull-shearing rock music.


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Snake River

Saturday, May 27th 1030pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave 

No Minors

Rugged psychedelia polished with a fine western boot oil, this band will take you on a journey through the town of Snake River on route to the edge of the universe.

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Melted Mirror

Saturday, May 27th 1130pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave 

No Minors

Calgary's Melted Mirror creates a widescreen vision of dark, radioactive synth-pop music. Years of post-punk experience might seep through the band’s rougher ends, but this is slick n’ sunglassed pop.

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DJ Submit

Saturday, May 27th Midnight - 2am
Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre 2900 13th Ave 

No Minors

Nathan Steadman is a veteran DJ based in Regina. Submit delivers a smart mix of psychedelic pop, soul, electro and indie rock. Submit's eclectic sets promise a night of dance floor heat!

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AVA Wild

Saturday, May 27th 9pm
Artesian on 13th Ave 
No Minors

From the living skies of Saskatchewan Ava Wild began to collect inspiration and translate her world through music. With a honey sweet voice laced in a red shoe attitude, she dances with crowns in folk-root soul and jazzy style.

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Gunner and Smith

Saturday, May 27th 10pm
Artesian on 13th Ave
No Minors

Evolving from Saskatoon folk artist Geoffrey Smith’s one-man vision, Gunner & Smith has emerged as an indie-country-rock outfit with their own unique sound culled from influences as diverse as roots, pop and psychedelia. Smith’s haunting baritone and shadowy lyrics are unmistakable touchstones that tie the songs together.

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Scott Richmond

Saturday, May 27th 11pm
Artesian on 13th Ave
No Minors

Scott Richmond is a Regina-based musician and songwriter with a soulful take on Folk-Country and Rock and Roll and a dynamic live show that has captivated audiences all across North America. 

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West of Mabou 

Saturday, May 27th 630 - 7pm
Holy Rosary Park Outdoor Tent

Named after a small town in Nova Scotia, Canada, West of Mabou performs lively dance music steeped in the rich traditions of Scottish and Cape Breton fiddle and pipe tunes.

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Private Drive

Saturday, May 27th 715pm
Holy Rosary Park Outdoor Tent

A Classic Blend of Country, Blues & Rock. Three part vocal harmonies, dual guitars & a toe tapping rhythm section.

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 Andino Suns

Saturday, May 27th 815pm
Holy Rosary Park Outdoor Tent

Andino Suns have been captivating audiences throughout Canada with fiery instrumentation and inspirational live performances. Hailing from the Canadian Prairies, these WCMA nominees fuse traditional Andean Mountain instrumentation with modern Latin grooves and rhythms. 
 
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Alexandria Maillot

Saturday, May 27th 830pm
St Mary's Anglican Church 3337 15th Ave 
- All Ages - Minors must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian.

Vancouver Island raised swoon-y bedroom/pop artist, Alexandria Maillot has lush vocals and reflective lyrical narratives, which have often garnered her comparisons to music heavyweights such as Feist and Basia Bulat.

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Etienne Fletcher

Saturday, May 27th 930pm
St Mary's Anglican Church 3337 15th Ave 
All Ages - Minors must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian

Étienne Fletcher, former member of the band Indigo Joseph, is recognized as a finalist at the FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE LA CHANSON DE GRANBY 2016 and for receiving the PRESS/MEDIA AWARD. He has also been recognized for receiving the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD and SONGWRITER’S AWARD at NOUVELLE SCENE and CHANT’OUEST in 2015. In his new self-titled project he brings together his French and English roots. Accompanied by his guitarist Sean McCannell and drummer Gaelan Malloy, he creates a high energy show with genres ranging from rock, blues, folk, pop and dance music. The project strives for each show to bring variety, connection and memorable experiences.

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Friends of Foes

Saturday, May 27th 1030pm
St Mary's Anglican Church 3337 15th Ave 
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All Ages - Minors must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian

Friends of Foes hit their listeners with a roaring wall of sonic talent. From soft, gentle melodies to full on audio assaults, the heavy drum lines and harmony-laden choruses mix musical finesse with raw power.

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