Welcome to the 2023-24 Season
WILDERNESS ENTERTAINMENT SERIES
The Wilderness Entertainment Series has been providing Red Lake and its surrounding area with LIVE quality entertainment since 2013. WES is a not-for-profit, community based organization comprised of volunteers supported by our community and government partners as well as sponsorship from local businesses and individuals. Our generous sponsors help us to achieve our goals of bringing affordable, quality entertainment to the people of the Red Lake District.
With music, dance and theatre there is truly something for everyone in the 2022-23 Wilderness Entertainment Series….Enjoy!
7 GREAT SHOWS IN 2023-24
Friday, September 22, 2023 | RED LAKE LEGION
The Rowdymen is a musical project that grew out of the Canadian company of the hit musical phenomenon Come from Away. The Rowdymen have curated a rich blend of traditional, contemporary and original Newfoundland music that evokes the unique custom and spirit of the land and her people.
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 | RED LAKE LEGION
SULTANS OF STRING
This performance brings the magic of collaboration to the stage, with award-winning First Nations, Metisand Inuit artists from across Canada joined by 3x Juno award nominees and 3x FCMA winners Sultans of String! This is a multimedia extravaganza.
Friday, November 10, 2023 | RED LAKE HIGH SCHOOL
STEVEN PAGE with Kevin Fox and Craig Northey
Over the last thirty-five years, Steven Page has established himself as one of the most recognizable and enduring voices in music. As a co-founder, vocalist and songwriter for Barenaked Ladies, Steven sang and wrote classics Like “If I had a Million Dollars” and many more. Steven will be performing with Kevin Fox on the cello and Craig Northey on guitar.
Saturday, January 13, 2024 | RED LAKE LEGION
Belle Plaine is a singer, songwriter raised on the prairies near the hamlet of Fosston, Saskatchewan (pop:45). She has created a brand of roots music that combines vintage blues and swing tones of the 1940s with classic country styles made popular in the heyday of the Grand Ole Opry. Her greatest strength is an ability to weave stories, genres and emotions with her formidable voice.
Monday, March 4, 2024 | RED LAKE HIGH SCHOOL
ROYAL MANITOBA THEATRE CENTRE (Royal MTC)
Cory Wojcik’s Mixtapes from Mom
Interspersed with select songs found on his Mom’s old mix tapes, as well as a few original songs, Winnipeg theatre veteran Cory Wojcik, backed by a four-piece band, recounts a story of the most difficult yet one of the most amazing days of his life. A show with songs you know and love and a story so unbelievable it could only be true. It’s a concert, it’s a show.”
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 | RED LAKE LEGION
THE JOHNNY MAX BAND and THE WEBER BROTHERS
The Johnny Max Band is a 5-piece band that brings together the sounds and influences of New Orleans, Memphis, Toronto R&B, Soul, Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll.
The Weber Brothers
Ryan and Sam Weber have been in the backing band for Ronnie Hawkins, performed alongside Kris Kristofferson, Levon Helm, Jeff Healey and the Tragically Hip. Over the past 18 years, they’ve recorded 15 independent albums and toured extensively throughout Canada, the US and Euopre. Whether it be their unrivaled power as a full rock band, or their undeniable chemistry in a head-to-head duo performance, The Weber Brothers always deliver.
Thursday, May, 2, 2024 | RED LAKE LEGION
JUNO award-winning artist, a versatile and exceptionally gifted musician. She is known for her eclectic mix of various musical genres including blues, soul, folk, Americana, jazz, gospel and rock. Over the past few years Angelique Francis has established herself as a bona fide star on the Canadian music scene.