8:30 a.m., Aug. 4)
Tickets going fast for upcoming season at the Shenkman
By Fred Sherwin
rocker Kim Mithcell will be performing at
the Shenkman Arts Centre on Nov. 10. File
of live theatre, comedy and musical performances are snatching
up tickets for the Shenkman Arts Centre’s upcoming season
which features a number of headline performers and a stacked
“Classic Albums” series featuring some of the best cover
bands in North America.
most popular tickets for the upcoming season among the
English programs are for Kim Mitchell, who will be performing
on Nov. 10, the Cowboy Junkies on Feb. 10, and the Arrogant
Worms on Feb. 17.
tickets for the Kim Mitchell show are limited to the last
eight rows, while the first two sections for the Cowboy
Junkies performance are also sold out. There were eight
tickets left in the first two sections for the Arrogant
Worms as of Monday, but they are not expected to remain
available for long.
hottest-selling tickets on the French program are for
Québécois legends Robert Charlebois, who will be performing
on Nov. 3 and Daniel Lavoie who will appear on April 21.
The English program kicks off on Oct. 12 with a performance
by Canadian funnyman Steve Patterson.
are 20 performances to chose from ranging from amateur
theatre to children’s performers and established names
like Mitchell, the Junkies and the Worms.
March 1, Juno Award-winning jazz and R&B vocalist Dione
Taylor will be joined by First Nations duo Digging Roots,
featuring Shoshona Kish and Raven Kanatakta. Fans of the
Shenkman Arts Centre’s annual New Year’s Eve Comedy Night
and After Party will be happy to learn that the event
is coming back for a seventh year.
ongoing Classic Albums Live series will bring the music
of the Canadian super group Rush to the Harold Shenkman
Hall, along with the Eagles. The Rush show on Dec. 2 will
feature the complete works of the band’s 2112 album,
and the Eagles show on April 13, will include all the
songs from the band’s Greatest Hits album. Tickets
for both shows are expected to sell extremely well.
you can’t wait until the fall, you can always buy one
of the last remaining tickets for the Elvis tribute concert
Double Trouble on Aug. 25 and 26, so called because it
features not one, but two Elvis performers – Pete Paquette
from Canada and Dean Z from the United States accompanied
by our very own Rockin’ Royals Showband and the Tonettes.
native of Branson, Missouri, Dean Z won the 2013 Ultimate
Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis, Tennessee. Tickets
for Double Trouble are $49 each and are available at the
Shenkman Arts Centre box office, or online at www.shenkmanarts.ca.
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