Barney Bentall & The Grand Cariboo Opry - 2014
Benefit Concert for: Habitat for Humanity’s Renewal/Flood-Repair Program & Bragg Centre
(Organizational partiicpants: Bragg "Live" Events, Bragg Centre and The Cariboo Opry Gang)
Saturday, Nov 29th, Bragg Creek Community Centre Doors 7 pm Showtime 8 pm
They’re “back” after a sensational sell out show last year – “The best ever say many”
Hear & Dance to incredible music & Laugh.
This fund raiser will support and introduce The Habitat for Humanity (flood repair) Renewal Program which is currently operating in Bragg Creek, assisting people with repairing their ravaged homes. It will also continue to support the Bragg Creek Community Centre.
In typical fashion, Habitat for Humanity is looking for local volunteers to come together to assist with the repairs to people’s homes. They will provide the materials, co-ordination and instruction. They will have a table at the concert for more information. Drop by say hello and get to know what they are up to.
Bragg Creek Community Association is an organization, which operates a multifunctional facility providing a wide variety of activities & many opportunities to develop community spirit.The Bragg Creek Community Centre faces the challenge each year to meet its operating costs. It requires approximately $475,000 per year for operations and relies on fund raising events such as this one to help cover yearly costs.
Let's all celebrate with "Bragg Cariboo Opry Day - 2014".
The West Bragg activity trails, Highway 66 & Hamlet Stores and restaurants are "Open for Business"
You’re “Always Welcome” to come to Bragg Creek to: Dine, Shop, Play, Take in the Opry & Stay at one of our Bed & Breakfast spots. (www.visitbraggcreek.com ).
Ticket Cost (Don’t be disappointed - get your tickets now before we sell out)
1) $43 But No GST No ticket processing fee No parking fee Discount $3 ea to $40 for Cash, E-transfer or Cheque
2) With each ticket purchased coupons for savings at restaurants in the Bragg Creek area will be emailed to you to celebrate Cariboo Opry Day. Come out
early and Play, Shop, Dine & Save.
1) Reserve your ticket(s) on the registration page www.ble1.ca
2) you will get a confirmation with the amount owing.
3) Make payment per options given.
4) Within a week of receipt of payment your tickets will be emailed to you with coupons.
a) Cash to: Rick, One of our Ticket Distributors or at The Bragg Centre Office (9 to 4).
b) Interac E-Transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org
c) Cheque payable to Rick Godderis (PO Box 269, Bragg Creek, AB, T0L 0K0 –(Must be received by Nov 17th or tickets will be released to others –
allow for 6 days regular mail delivery time from Calgary)
d) Credit Card: Call The Bragg Centre 403-949-4277 or Visit the Bragg Centre.
Yours truly: Ricky G / Bragg "Live" Events Rick@davincibb.net
PS: DETAILS & SINGER BIOS
Whatsup: Listen Dance Laugh - 11 incredible performers join Barney Bentall on stage in Opry style format. Enjoy singers: Barney, Dustin Bentall, Kendel Carson, Ridley Bent, Wendy Bird, Angela Harris, Leeroy Stagger and Matt Masters, and The Goldrush Allstars. Backed instrumentally by: Guitars galore, fiddle, stand-up bass, mando, banjo, pedal steel guitar and drums.
Saturday, Nov 29th. 2014 Doors open 7 pm. Music & Dancing 8:00 to 10:30.
(GCO - 2 sets+ with humorous entertaining dialogues by B.B. & friends before songs).
Greeter Band from 7 until showtime - “Elbow River”
Note: Concert Seating 1st come, 1st choice.
Full Bar & Concession - Coffee, Nachos, Chocolate Bars, Bag Chips
Where: Bragg Creek Community Centre, 23 White Ave, Bragg Creek, AB, T0L 0K0.
Barney Bentall - 14 albums - 1 Juno – Golden Quill Award - Americana / folk / rock - vocals, guitar, piano, harmonica - Web link: www.barneybentall.com. Solo artist but also leads Barney Bentall and The Legendary Hearts, BTU and B.B. & The High Bar Gang (a bluegrass band).
Dustin Bentall - 4 albums - country rock - vocals, guitar, harmonica - Link: www.dustinbentall.com. Leads "Dustin Bentall & The Smokes", one of the current hottest young Cdn country singers. The current album topped the charts. He recently opened for 25 shows for Blue Rodeo and 12 for John Prine. Also tours internationally (England and Europe) as a duo with Kendel Carson.
Kendel Carson - 3 albums – country-rock / roots - vocals, fiddle, guitar – And I quote: "a rock and roll roots fiddle player who plays and sings like a sultry demon". Link: www.kendelcarson.com. Plays with Belle Starr, Dustin Bentall and The Smokes and was recently chosen by both Elvis Costello and John Prine to sing and play along with them on stage during concerts. Kendel and Dustin tour internationally as an incredibly talented and entertaining duo.
Ridley Bent - 3 albums - country / roots- vocals, guitar - Web: www.ridleybent.ca - "one of Canada's strongest singer-songwriters, an exceptional lyricist who seems to have an endless cast of odd characters in his songs”. 7 time BCCMA winner, 2009 CCMA nominee.
Angela Harris– 3 albums in Folk, Country and Blue Grass. “Her voice is smooth and thick as molasses, reminiscent of Patsy Cline. Has garnered 24 award nominations in categories like Female Vocalist of The Year, Socan Songwriter of The Year, Outstanding Roots musician.
Wendy Bird - 1 album "Natural Wonder", with many appearance on other albums - Web: www.beaumontclassicrecords.com - "one of the secrets of the Vancouver music scene, A natural singer blessed with a deep blue voice and a lot of soul”.
Leeroy Stagger – 9 albums since 2004 – latest 2013 “Truth Be Sold” - alternative country rock - vocals, guitar, harmonica - Web: www.leeroystagger.com - " Leeroy is an extraordinarily talented singer, songwriter and player” says grammy award winner/producer Steve Berlin who produced the latest album.
Matt Masters –Funny Sidekick Co-hosting with Barney - 5 albums - country - vocals, guitar - Web: www.mattmasters.com - " a guitar playing songwriter of original country and western music with a contemporary edge”. Has produced the Spaghetti Western Music Festival in Olympic park for 6 years. Has shared the stage with greats like Paul Brandt, Blue Rodeo, Sam Baker, Jeff Healy, Billy Cowsills &of course Barney Bentall.