Brit’s Picks May 16 – 30



Oblong and Oboe Stir The Pot          

Now – Sun.             

The Refinery 

You’re invited to join the revolution in an interactive clowning comedy. Oblong and Oboe are two royals who’ve been raised in a world of privledge but the Rabble doesn’t like them so much and is getting others to join in in their opposition. This is a show that uses clowning to talk about our crazy world and the upheaval that’s all around us. Tickets are $25 – $30.

For more info and tickets, follow this link.



Thurs. & Fri.                   

Lakeview Church       

Do you have a hobby you love and want to share with the world? That’s the case for more than 200 members of Joy of Vox. The pops choir, led by Streetnix alumnus BJ Harris has it’s spring concerts all lined up for you . this is a mix of standards and pop tunes backed by a band, all in six-part harmony. Tickets are $28.

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The Reel Whirled                         

Now – June 28         

Various Parks in…


Regina & Area

Northern Saskatchewan

Saskatoon’s Sum Theatre is back with a brand new musical adventure for families. The Reel Whirled takes the audience into the online world as a trio of friends set out on a quest to get the attention of their favourite influencer. There’s music, giant puppetry and tons of audience participation. The performance is free, you just bring a lawnchair or blanket and enjoy the show. The tour will start in Saskatoon till mid-June and then heads out for dates across the province.

For the full schedule click here.


Wilfred Buck                  

Fri. – Mon.   

Roxy Theatre                  

A new documentary takes you on a time-travelling road trip for the story of Wilfred Buck or the Star Man. It follows Buck on a mission to share the elder’s knowledge of Cree astronomy with the world. Along the way we learn about Buck’s past growing up in 1960s Northern Manitoba. It’s a story of racism, displacement, wisdom and reconnection. The film was featured at the 2024 Hot Docs festival and is only being shown in a handful of theatres and Saskatoon’s lucky to be one of them. Tickets are $14 – $20.

For more on the film, follow this link. For tickets, click here.


Milestone Anniversary at the Cap         

Fri. – May 25

Capitol Music Club

One of Saskatoon’s hottest live music venues, the Capitol Music Club celebrates a decade of bringing incredible live acts to the stage. This weekend, you can see Juno Award winner singer songwriter Dan Mangan (Fri) with tunes from his latest album Being Somewhere, celebrated rapper and broadcaster Shad will take the stage (Sat), and Saskatoon music scene alumni Wide Mouth Mason are back in their hometown a pair of dates next weekend (May 24 & 25). Tickets range between $17 – $72.

For the full schedule of events and tickets, click here.


Bassment Bops

Fri. – May 25

The Bassment

It’s a mix of old faves and fresh new tunes at The Bassment this month. They’ve just come back from a string of dates in Europe and now Saskatoon’s surf rockers The Garrys are back for a pair of shows. This band is just blowing up you can see them this Fri and Sat night. The following weekend, Saskatoon blues legend BC Read is bringing his buddies together for a celebration of 70s rock with a tribute to the music of Crosby Stills Nash & Young. (May 24 & 25). $25 – $35.

For more on these shows, follow this link.


Musical Moments & Laughs

Now – May 24

TCU Place

Couple of cool shows at TCU Place that are just a sample of action in the theatre. The Fireside Singers return with A Broadway Spectacular Wednesday and Thursday. Saturday night Rick Mercer and Jann Arden are on stage for Will They or Won’t They tour. Their friendship began doing crazy stuff on the Mercer Report and they have plenty of stories to tell. The following weekend Queen It’s a Kind of Magic hits the stage. It’s a tribute act featuring some of the bands greatest hits. Tickets range between $66 – $120 depending on the show.

Click here for all the information.


Contemplative Arts Festival                  

May 23 – 26                  

Grosvenor Park United Church      

The festival that celebrates visual art, music, story, meditation and more is back in the city for another year. The Contemplative Arts Festival of Saskatoon invites us to open our mind, body, and spirit to all the possibilities of creative expression. Highlights this year include performances by the artist in residence singer-songwriter Coco Love Alcorn, as well as Saskatchewan’s Poet-Laureate Dee Hobsbawn-Smith, actor Kent Allen, and folk singer Paddy Tutty. There will be workshops in a variety of mediums, opportunities to meditate, a labyrinth walk and much more. Events are Free – $33.28

For all the details, follow this link.


Torch Songs                    

May 25                                  

Remai Arts Centre

It’s an unlikely story of a Canadian superstar choosing our city’s orchestra as the place to record her dream album. Julie Nesrallah teamed up in 2022 with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra to record Too Good To Talk About and next weekend, the singer will join orchestra musicians to give a sneak peek of the this mix of jazz and cabaret tunes before it’s release later this summer. Tickets are $45 – $50.

Grab your tickets here.


Dark Bridges Film Festival                   

May 30 – Jun 5                

Broadway Theatre

If you’re looking for something to get your heart racing, why not close out the month with the Dark Bridges Film Festival. Four days of new and classic horror movies that will have you shrieking with delight. The movies come from all over the world like  the creature feature Sting from Australia and from right here at home with Saskatoon’s Abhorrent. Tickets are $10 – $15 for single shows or $150 for an all access pass.

Follow this link for a fright!