In honour of Latin American Heritage Month, Ay Caramba Theatre Company is helping to stage Yunta, a festival of Latin culture here in Saskatoon. There will be live music, cultural performances, a handmade craft market and even salsa and bachata lessons. This is an evening event for the whole family. Tickets are $15.
It’s been almost 2 years since SaskTel Centre hosted a live audience for a concert and they’re getting back at it with a bang. Country music superstar Eric Church is on his Gather Again North American tour and making a stop in our city. The tour is to promote his new triple album Heart & Soul. Reviews so far say this show is a great time and from Springsteen to Drink In My Hand, you will hear all the hits. Tickets start at $51.
After a long break, the curtains going up once again at Persephone Theatre. The first offering of the new season is Drew Hayden Taylor’s play about racial tensions and land rights. Cottagers and Indians is based on true story of a lake community in Ontario and was quickly divided when and Indigenous man tried to reclaim his right to the land by seeding wild rice on a lake which cottagers used for recreation. It’s a story about miscommunication and misunderstanding and it inspired a documentary about the real-life events. Tickets are $32.
If you’re looking for a party, look no further than the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra’s kickoff to its pops series. The Queen of Classical Music Thorgy Thor will be joining the orchestra on stage to play hits by Lady Gaga and Stevie Wonder as well as a few Halloween tunes to get you into the spirit. Thorgy is a star in the world of drag after appearing on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8 and All-Stars 3. The audience is invited to break out their costumes for this show and sashay along with Thorgy. Tickets are $60 – $82.
If you’re looking for a musical date night with a little singer/songwriter flair, look no further than The Bassment this weekend. Métis musician Electric Religious (Brandon Baker) is in town in support of his new album Tragic Lover. Another act that’s been ripping up the music charts lately, Saskatoon’s own, The North Sound will share the stage Saturday night. The duo is still riding high on their huge release As The Stars Explode. This is a double bill you’re sure to enjoy. Tickets are $25.