Brit’s Picks Feb. 15 – 22

The Strumbellas


Capitol Music Club

With a new album Part Time Believer, and a new lead singer Jimmy Chauveau, The Strumbellas have plenty to celebrate and are out on tour. There’s is music you can sing, chant and stomp along to. You can take in all the hits including Spirits and Salvation have made them stars and you’ll love the new single Steam My Soul. Check out the Strumbellas at the Capitol Music Club for $48 – $71.

Click here for tickets and info.


Captain Jack and the Beanstalk        

Saturday – Feb. 19   

The Refinery   

Just in time for the February break from school Wide Open Children’s theatre are back with its take on Jack and the Beanstalk. This show has a pirate flair to get the kids excited to hear a familiar tale. Captain Jack is searching the clouds for a long lost treasure. This show will feature the muppet style puppets we all know and love as well as shadow puppets and singalongs. A show the whole family can enjoy together. Tickets are $12 – $17.

For all the puppet fun, click here.


RAM Motorsports Spectacular

Fri. & Sat.

SaskTel Centre

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! High octane fun is the name of the game this weekend as the monster trucks roll in for the RAM Motorsports Spectacular. Make sure you bring your hearing protection for this family friendly event because things get really loud in the arena. Tuff trucks, motocross racing and jumping and of course the monster trucks will all be racing for supremacy. Tickets are $19 – $30.

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Jack Semple’s Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot


Broadway Theatre

There’s nothing like an incredibly talented musician covering a Canadian legend. Jack Semple channels the late Gordon Lightfoot in a performance of the icon’s greatest hits. From The Wreck of the Edmond Fitzgerald to If You Could Read My Mind, Semple will take us on a musical journey through Lightfoot’s career. It’s an evening of pure Canadiana. Tickets are $50 and they are going fast.

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Nutrien Wintershines Festival (Discover Saskatoon)

Nutrien Wintershines Festival

Saturday – Feb. 24

Market Square

Winter is long here in Saskatchewan so why not get out with the family and celebrate the season? The Nutrien Wintershines Festival is back for another year. There will be a petting zoo, wagon rides, star gazing with Tim Yaworski, and a scavenger hunt. Don’t miss the soup cook-off Sunday and tour through Sparkle Park to see all the incredible work carvers have created out of ice and snow. Most of the events are free.

Follow this link for the full schedule.


60 Years of Summer…Players

Sat. & Sun.

The Bassment

The Saskatoon Summer Players is the oldest theatre company in town and this year marks 60 years of producing exciting musical theatre productions with a cast and crew of volunteers. These dedicated performers, most with “day jobs” create these productions in their spare time for the love of theatre. To celebrate the anniversary, the SSP has created a musical revue that pays tribute to the company’s history and looks to the future. It’s a show created by your friends and neighbours so why not head to The Bassment to cheer them on? Shows are 7:30p.m. on Saturday and a 2:00p.m. matinee on Sunday. Tickets are $25 – $30.

For more info and to buy your tickets, follow this link.

Aaron Pritchett


Capitol Music Club

Cast your worries aside and head to the Capitol Music Club to hang with the boys on the All Liquored Up Tour. Aaron Pritchett has been a force for more than 20 years on the Canadian country music scene and he’s making a stop with fellow musicians Cory Marks and Matt Lang in Saskatoon. It’s sure to be a party and don’t be surprised if someone asks you to Hold My Beer. Tickets are $55 – $109.

Here’s the link for more info.


High Valley


TCU Place

Alberta’s country and bluegrass group High Valley is out on the road this winter for it’s Small Town Somethin’ tour. The group has topped the Canadian country music charts since 2010 with hits like Make You Mine and Grew Up On That. The group has performed regularly at the Grand Ole Opry and conquered the barrier between the Canadian and American music scene. Tickets are going fast for $45 – $71.

To get in on the party, follow this link.