Red Lake Wilderness Entertainment Series

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Red Lake Wilderness Entertainment Series

Red Lake Wilderness Entertainment Series is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing live entertainment to the Red Lake District of Northwestern Ontario.

TICKET SALES:

Individual tickets are $25 each. (except for Terri Clark – $30.00) Other ticket options include a 5 Show Flex Pass at $100 or a Season Pass $140 (All prices include HST).

Tickets are available at the door, online , or locally at The Water Buffalo on Highway 105 in Red Lake.

 

CONCERT LOCATIONS:

Concerts will taking place at the  Red Lake District High School, and the Red Lake Royal Canadian Legion

All Performances begin at 7:30 p.m.


 

OUR 2016-17 PERFORMANCES

 

ALYSHA BRILLA | September 20, 2016 | Great Concert!

Red Lake District High School | 7:30PM
 Juno-nominated, Indo-Tanzanian-Canadian Alysha Brilla has been hailed as the “next Amy Winehouse.” Her sound is as eclectic as her influences, which range from jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, as well as Joni Mitchell, Bonnie Raitt, and Bob Marley. She plays piano, guitar, drums, trumpet, and also produces music. www.alyshabrilla.com

 

TERRI CLARK – BACK TO MY ROOTS – Solo Acoustic Tour | October 13. 2016 | BUY TICKETS NOW

Red Lake District High School | 7:30PM
Originally from Montreal, Juno award-winning country superstar Terri Clark has enjoyed success in both Canada and the U.S. Clark got her start in the 80s, playing gigs at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge in Nashville. Now, with 10 albums under her belt, she is one of Canada’s most successful musicians. www.terriclark.com

 

ENNIS SISTERS – Christmas Show | November 21, 2016

Red Lake District High School | 7:30PM
Hailing from St. John’s, the Ennis Sisters are otherwise known as Newfoundland’s sweethearts. Come sing along to their annual Christmas tour, an East Coast Christmas, which has become a beloved tradition for many families across the country. The Ennis Sisters’ music is rooted in contemporary folk, with a classic Irish Newfoundland twist. www.theennissisters.com

 

EVERYTHING FITZ | January 19, 2017

Red Lake District High School | 7:30PM
Everything Fitz is a family band influenced by the high-energy fiddling and step dancing of the Ottawa Valley, but they also dabble in musical styles including traditional jigs and reels, bluegrass, jazz, and swing standards. Their award-winning group step dancing will have you dancing on the edge of your seat.   www.everythingfitz.ca

 

ROYAL MANITOBA THEATRE CENTRE – Last Train to Nibroc | February 9, 2017

Red Lake District High School | 7:30PM

The Royal MTC’s regional tour brings a wide variety of professional theatre performances to rural communities. This season, enjoy their rendition of Arlene Hutton’s Last Train to Nibroc, the story of two charming Americans, May and Raleigh, who meet on a 1940s east-bound cross-country train and form an unlikely bond.  www.mtc.mb.ca

 

KAHA:WI DANCE THEATRE - THE HONOURING | April 7, 2017

Red Lake District High School | 7:30PM
A “highly charged” blend of Indigenous and new dance, Kahawi Dance Theatre is one of Canada’s top contemporary dance companies. The Honouring pays homage to First Nations warriors of the War of 1812, featuring Onkwehonwe families who sacrificed to protect Haudenosaunee sovereignty, culture, and land.  www.kahawidance.org

UNION DUKE | April 25, 2017

Red Lake Royal Canadian Legion | 7:30PM
Union Duke’s founders joined forces as high school students to jam on battered old instruments in a run-down workshop. Today, the Toronto folk quintet is “taking the world by storm” with their unique fusion of indie rock-bluegrass. Get ready for a boot-stomping good time; Union Duke is known for their high energy live performances.   www.unionduke.com

 

Look Who's

Performing in 2015-16

With help from our generous

Sponsors and Supporters

The Red Lake Wilderness Entertainment Series would like to acknowledge the generous support of our sponsors:

GOLDCORP – RED LAKE GOLD MINES ~ CKDR

 Trout Forest Physical Therapy ~  Gillons’ Insurance ~ Dryden GM ~ Dryden Rotary Club ~ Red Lake IGA  ~ Wilsons Business Solutions ~ Nature’s Inn

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News and Reviews

CORB LUND KICKS OFF THE WILDERNESS ENTERTAINMENT SERIES WITH A TWANG

The Northern Sun News

Popular Alberta alternative-country singer-songwriter Corb Lund rocked the Red Lake High School’s gymnasium last Friday as he performed to a packed house. The crowd, in which the younger generation of Red Lakers was well represented, was enthusiastic and appreciative….more

WELCOME TO THE 2014-15 SEASON

Welcome to the Red Lake Wilderness Entertainment Series! We have 7 great shows scheduled for the 2014-15 season with a wide ranging selection of talented performers. Kicking off this year is the high-energy country sounds of Corb Lund….more

KEN LAVIGNE SINGS “HALLELUJAH”

Ken Lavigne “Hallelujah” “Hallelujah” – Leonard Cohen I’ve heard there was a secret chord That David played, and it pleased the Lord But you don’t really care for music, do you? It goes like this The fourth, the fifth The minor fall, the major lift The baffled king composing Hallelujah Hallelujah, Hallelujah Hallelujah, Hallelujah Your …..more

TOP CANADIAN ACTS COMING TO A GYM NEAR YOU!

Top Canadian acts coming to a gym near you! The Northern Sun News – September 6, 2012 By Jennifer Thurbide Looking for something to beat the impending winter blues? The Wilderness Entertainment Series (WES) says their seasonal line-up will bring the heat as representatives announced last week their first concert series showcasing an impressive list…more

Past Seasons

Red Lake Wilderness Entertainment Series

2015-2016 SEASON

SARAH HARMER | Septermber 23, 2015

MOTUS O DANCE THEATRE | October 16, 2015

SUSAN AGLUKARK | October 27, 2015 

MUDMEN | November 18, 2015 

ROYAL MANITOBA THEATRE CENTRE – THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES | January 28, 2016

THUNDER BAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | February 26, 2016

TOM ALLEN’S JUDGEMENT OF PARIS | April 8, 2016


2014-2015 SEASON

CORB LUND  |  September 26, 2014

JOHN MANN  |  October 23, 2014

KEN LAVIGNE  |  November 22, 2014

ROBERT POST  |  January 20, 2015

ROYAL MANITOBA THEATRE CENTRE  |  February 26, 2015

THE BROTHERS LANDRETH  |  March 26, 2015

CHANTAL KREVIAZUK  |  April 20, 2015

 


2013-2014 SEASON

BRUCE COCKBURN | September 28, 2013

ROSE COUSINS TRIO |  October 22, 2013

JESSE PETERS TRIO  |  January 11, 2014

BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS |  February 5, 2014

THUNDER BAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (with Pierre Schryer) | February 13, 2014

BARNEY BENTALL |  April 8, 2014

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