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RYGA Arts Festival 2019



  Centre Stage Theatre

Address: 9518 MAIN

City/Town: Summerland

State/County: BC

Postcode: V0H 1Z0

Region: South Okanagan

Country: CA

  Event Date & Time

Start: August 24, 2019, 7:00 pm

End: September 1, 2019, 10:00 pm


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Date(s) - 24/08/2019 - 01/09/2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Centre Stage Theatre


Ryga Arts Festival - CelebrationCELEBRATION!  Words, music and more, inspired by George Ryga.

Summerland’s Center Stage Theatre Saturday, August 24th at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $30

Celebrating the range of George Ryga’s writing, performed by many of the professional artists at the 2019 Ryga Arts Festival. Including excerpts from One More for the Road, Just a Ploughboy, a new documentary film about Ryga’s early life; songs from George Ryga’s ground breaking plays, and more. Performers include:  david sereda (singer-songwriter), Ahmad Meree (Adrenaline, Ryga Arts Festival 2017), Dick Clements (Summerland Legend), Roark Critchlow, Sergei Ryga (TBC) and other special guests. (Availability may change).

Facebook event linkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/704908329944365/

Ryga Arts Festival - Acoustic BlendACOUSTIC BLEND: unplugged Folk and Jazz

Center Stage Theatre on Friday, August 30th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $30.

An evening of music with Ed Henderson, david sereda and our Summerland ‘pop up’ choir.

Ed Henderson: An ‘unplugged’ evening with Juno award-winning BC musician Ed Henderson performing solo guitar music from his dynamic and wide-ranging career, including iconic Canadian band Chilliwack, to the Olympic opening ceremonies and almost everything in between.
“…A dazzling display of low-key acoustic virtuosity.” …“marvelously lyrical” Georgia Straight

david sereda with Summerland Community Pop-up Choir– The second half of the evening will feature our Summerland community pop-up choir with david sereda, Canadian musician, singer, actor, playwright and activist, performing folk songs and more, plus an array of David’s own songs and poetry- and there may even be surprise guests.

Facebook event linkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/668537830240591/

Ryga Arts Festival - InterweavingInterweaving
Saturday, August 31st 7:00pm
Tickets are $30.00
Centre Stage Theatre
A remarkable evening of music.

Experience iconic Haida artist, performer and activist Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, joined by Bill Henderson (from Canadian band Chilliwack), Claire Lawrence (early Chilliwack), Jodi Proznick (Juno nominee, bass), and talented vocalists Saffron Henderson and Camille Henderson.

Virtuoso artists and activists coming together with the spirit of improvisation that lives in both the Haida culture and jazz improvisation. We’ll hear songs in Haida and maybe hear songs from Grass and Wild Strawberries, the album Bill Henderson co-created with George Ryga.

Facebook event linkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/363811124333256/

For more information on these events and many other events by Ryga Arts Festival, please go to www.rygafest.ca

Here is a full schedule of all Ryga Arts Festival Events!