Saskia & Darrel - The Great Plains @Charslanding
Sun, Sep 10th, 2:30-4:30pm, Concert Saskia & Darrel - The Great Plains
Fabulous Canadian Music with Celtic, Bluegrass, Country and Folk Flavors
Enjoy a heart-warming show filled with music, merriment, and mayhem as Saskia and Darrel deliver a fun blend of music, an unpredictable series of songs that change every time you see them. They delight their audience with tales about Grain Elevator, War brides, Patchwork quilts, and history makers such as Louis Riel and David Thompson. They will share tender songs about their spiritual journey or break into Swiss yodeling, sing in Gaelic, Dutch, German or French.
Great Plains are a veteran touring act; with an easy, crowd-friendly style that instantly endears them to any audience. This is true Canadiana; real songs, drenched in our culture and heritage delivered in comfortable highly skilled sets with oodles of self-poking humor. A taste of Celtic, a dab of bluegrass, a touch of Old Tyme Country all wrapped around extremely beautiful melodies.
They perform throughout all of Canada and Western Europe and have cultivated an immense following winning over their fans one town, one hall at a time.
Brag Section! They have toured extensively with Gary Fjellgaard for 10 years, performed with Valdy, and have notables like Daniel Powter, Darby Mills, Steve Dawson, Valdy, Gary Fjellgaard, Ken Hamm, Bill Hicks (Powder Blues), and Nolan Murray (Tillers Folly) appearing on their 10 CDs. Opened for Roy Forbes, Good Brothers, Stampeders, Emerson Drive, Ian Tyson, and many more.They were awarded Top Folk /Roots Album in Holland; Artist, Album, and Songwriter of the year from SCMA, received Top 5 Peoples choice awards, and have enjoyed many years airplay on the Top Indie folk/roots charts in Europe.
One of the Great Songwriters in Canada. 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. Todd Maclean. The Guardian, Charlotte Town, Prince Edward Island,
Advance $15 (Showdate $20 / Senior $15 / Kids $15) now
@Chars from 4pm daily,
charge by phone (778) 421-2427,
FMI http://alberni.ca/events/23129 Chars 19+ Lounge open 5:30-12midnight 365+ days a year www.charslanding.com Chars Landing, 4815 Argyle @5th. Port Alberni V9Y 1V9
Char's Landing (View)
4815 Argyle St.
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 1V9
|Minimum Age: 19|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|