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Event Archive - The Great Plains play benefit concert in Nanaimo: The Great Plains

Sun. March 16th 2014 - Sun. March 16th 2014 @  St. Andrew's United Church Nanaimo BC (All Ages)
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM doors at 2:30 PM
$12 at the door only.
Presented by: Bev Short, 2507531924
A fundraiser concert Presented by/at St. Andrews United Church.
Proceeds to St. Andrews Church Reno
Song of the Prairies with Saskia and Darrel
Sunday (afternoon) March 16th at 2:00 PM.
Advance Tickets $12/Person or $10/Seniors at Westcoast Floral, Fascinating Rhythm. Tom Lee Music or at the Church - 250 753 1924. For more info please call 250 754 6539 Tickets $15 at the door.

Last spring Saskia and Darrel were at St Andrews United Church with Gary Fjellgaard and now they are back for a concert filled with their own special brand of beautiful folk music.
Get ready to enjoy a heart-warming evening of music, merriment, and mayhem, as Saskia and Darrel deliver a fun blend of folk music, an unpredictable series of songs that change every night. They delight their audience with tales about Louis Riel, Prairie Elevators, Patchwork Quilts, War brides, and David Thompson and then surprisingly will break into Swiss yodeling; some fabulous blues, or sing in Gaelic, Spanish, Dutch, German or French. A show not to be missed!!!!


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The Great Plains (FOLK)

Saskia & Darrel are practicing spiritualists, long distance hikers, and part-time vegetarians. In their long and speckled musical careers they have taken day-jobs and were incarnated as loggers, fire-camp cooks, real estate aide-de-campes, and gandy-dancers. Ultimately though, despite the better advice of their children, love of music won out and ... more info