Saturday, January 27:  Folk Rockin’ It At The Ballroom

Digging Roots, Scenic Route to Alaska, and  Local Openers (TBA)

Ramada Hotel Ballroom, 7:30 pm

Tickets $30 + GST & service fees  

Available online  or from Studio 2880 and Books & Company

Digging Roots

Juno-winning First Nations power couple Shoshona Kish and Raven Kanatakta have built their sound on a unique musical marriage of unvarnished truth and unconditional love. Digging Roots’ new song and video AK-47 has both, in spades. AK-47 packs the punch of Digging Roots’ live anthem Hwy 17, adding the romantic optimism of For the Light, the title track of their most recent album. Like the latter video, AK-47 articulates an aesthetic deeply rooted in human love, but takes the approach to a new level.

website: diggingrootsmusic.com

Scenic Route to Alaska

Substance and accessibility are often considered opposing forces when it comes to pop music, making it all the more impressive when a band like Scenic Route to Alaska so effortlessly delivers ample doses of both.

The easygoing Edmonton-based trio, comprised of Trevor Mann on lead vocals and guitar, drummer Shea Connor, and bassist Murray Wood, effortlessly weaves catchy vocals and memorable melodies through rich arrangements – instantly engaging but begging to be heard again and again. It’s a coveted combination within the crowded sphere of indie rock – and one that’s rarely the product of anything but time, talent, and heaps of hard work. Of course, Scenic Route to Alaska are no strangers to any of those.

website: scenicroutetoalaska.com

Local Openers TBA

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Tickets $30 + GST & service fees  

Available online  or from Studio 2880 and Books & Company