A Fundraiser Concert with Saskia & Darrel, The Great Plains
Sunday, March 11 at 7:00 PM
Presented by & at: The Mount Royal Emmanuel United Church
Everyone is WELCOME!!!!
Tickets $15/Person. Available from Barb at 306.249.2433 or 306.370.0136. Tickets also at the door.
An evening filled with laughter & friendship, this is a show not to be missed!!
Award winning Canadian Folk Duo Saskia & Darrel LOVE what they do & it shows in every song they sing. They have an easy, crowd-friendly style that instantly endears them to any audience.
This is “real” Canadian Music, woven around exquisite melodies, drenched in our culture & heritage delivered in comfortable highly skilled sets with oodles of self-poking humor. Enjoy a taste of Celtic, a dab of Bluegrass, some beautiful Gospel & some toe tapping favorites. Warning…..there might be some yodelin’!
They perform throughout all of Canada & Western Europe & have cultivated an immense following…… winning over their fans one town, one hall at a time.
…………. How do others presenters feel about an evening with Saskia & Darrel ………….
“We are so glad your “walking shoes” brought you to Montgomery Place tonight. You connect so well with your audience through the words you write & sing. You sing of roads & journeys, trains & elevators, lands that shape us, & of gratitude, faith & love. Just like in your elevator song where the grain pours out like “liquid gold,” your songs pour out over the audience like “liquid gold.” Until we meet again, we’ll “keep the porch light on.”
—– By: Lesley Newman, St. David Trinity United Church, Saskatoon
- 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
…………. What do the fans say ………….
Uplifted my Spirits!! I wanted to thank you both for the wonderful show. It uplifted my spirits & I could see many others around me. From the bottom of my heart, I just want to let you know how much your music, voices & spirits touch all who are lucky enough to be in the audience. Thanks again, we have a couple of CD’s now so we can listen again, & again………. —–Randi & Art. Nipawin
See you on stage! “The first time I heard the song “Laura’s Kitchen” I knew Darrel & Saskia had something special. The rest of the songs on this CD measure up to that standard. Heartfelt lyrics, friendly melodies, great vocals all supported by Darrel’s intricate acoustic guitar. Saskia more than holds her own with sensitive electric bass. Their live performance matches the quality of the CD. With the stories around the songs, it all adds up to an enjoyable evening of entertainment. A very comfortable visit to “Laura’s Kitchen”. See you on stage.” ——Gary Fjellgaard
Great Singing & Musicianship. Saskia & Darrel have assembled a great batch of songs on “songbirds”. They’ve obviously put in their time playing together, & it shows on this album; full of great singing, musicianship, & heart-felt original songs. ——Steve Dawson
Catch One’s Breath. Saskia & Darrel: What a fabulous show! Between hilarious stories & poignant song lyrics accented by extraordinary harmonies, there was hardly a moment to catch one’s breath. It was an evening none of us will forget for a very long while! Thank you on behalf of the Anne Murray Centre for an outstanding performance.” ——Susan Belliveau-. Springhill, Nova Scotia