Brit’s Picks Nov. 4 – 18


Fri. & Sat.                   

The Bassment

Get ready for a laid back show full surf rock stylings from Saskatoon’s The Garry’s. The trio has just realeased a new album Get Thee To A Nunnery and they’ll be playing a double bill at The Bassment this weekend. These two shows are just the thing if you want to reminisce about the magic of the Ness Creek Music Festival. This performance also features Saskatchewan’s own Wolf Willow. This group is all about honky tonk and Western swing and has just released  Old Guitars & Shooting Stars. Tickets are $20 – $25.

To grab your seats, follow this link.



Thurs. – Sat.   

Various Venues & Online

Take a deep dive into the world of Indigenous literature with the Ânskohk Indigenous Literature Festival. This is a celebrations of Indigeous poetry, fiction, spoken word and so much more. The events are happening both in person and online. The theme this year is From Woodsmoke to Bandwidth and features the evolution of Indigenous writers as they reflect tradition and the modern world. Along with readings, there’ll be panel discussions and a special screening of Indian Horse with screenwriter Dennis Foon in attendance. Get up close to writers like Louise Halfe, Lisa Bird-Wilson, Jesse Wente and Waubgeshig Rice. All the events are free.

To find out more here’s the link to the full schedule.


BEETHOVEN’S 5th                  


TCU Place & Digital

It’s a dream come true for 16-year-old Jerry Hu. The student at Walter Murray Collegiate in Saskatoon is taking a break from his studies to perform with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra in a celebration of Beethoven’s most memorable work. The composer is responsible for the four most recognizable notes in all of music and his most dramatic pieces will be performed by the SSO under guest conductor Nicolas Ellis. Tickets for the performance are $43 – $80. This performance will also be streamed on the SSO’s site. That subscription is $99.

Click here for all the info.


JON BRYANT              


Capitol Music Club     

From heartbreak to first love singer-songwriter Jon Bryant will have you feeling all the emotions. The Vancouver based artist has just released a new single Seafoam Green Apartment from his upcoming Psycidyllic Salutations which will be out Nov. 26. Bryant’s sweet melodies are perfect for a late-weekend date night. Tickets are $20.

To purchase tickets, click here.


DELFT BLUE                

Nov. 8 – 14                

YouTube & Facebook

A much-loved story of WWII is being re-aired online in honour of Remembrance Day by Burnt Thicket Theatre. Delft Blue by Andrew Kooman is the story of one couple’s struggle to keep their family together during the Nazi occupation of Holland. This is a reading of the performance that has been commissioned for a full-scale, live production in an upcoming season. It features local favourites Caitlin Vancoughnett, Amanda Trapp and Tim Bratton, among others. The performance will be streamed on YouTube and Facebook for free.

To watch the performance, click here.



IMAGINE VAN GOGH            

Now – Nov. 14 **EXTENDED

Thatcher Ave. Warehouse

Imagine stepping inside one of the world’s most iconic paintings. That’s the experience of Imagine Van Gogh on now in Saskatoon. It’s an immersive experience that combines floor to ceiling projections of the painters work with classical music. You can wander through The Starry Night or get a glimpse of Bedroom in Arles. This is the perfect date night and a sure bet for all those selfies. Tickets are $35 – $50.

For all the details, follow this link.



Nov. 13          

TCU Place

Prepare to be amazed as some of the top award-winning magicians take the stage in Masters of Illusion. This is a live performance based on the CW Network show of the same name. The performance will combine slight of hand, comedy and thrilling escapes. Tickets are $30 – $90.

Follow this link to buy tickets.



Nov. 18          

Broadway Theatre  

It’s one of the top bands in the country right now. Cosmopolitan magazine named The Weather Station #20 on its Best New Albums of 2021 list and now you have a chance to see the group live. Fronted by Tamara Lindeman, the band was shortlisted this year for the Polaris Music Prize and is on the road promoting its latest album Ignorance. The release focuses on the climate crisis and it’s beautiful, contemplative and laid back all at once. Tickets for this show are $29.

For all the details, follow this link.