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Buffy Sainte-Marie Begins Atlantic Canadian Tour

October 27, 2017 | Buffy Sainte-Marie, one of Canada’s most celebrated artists and activists, is coming to Atlantic Canada for a string of performances and speaking engagements in several smaller communities as part of the Atlantic Presenters Association (APA)’s Canada 150 Performance Series.

The acclaimed Oscar, JUNO, and Polaris Prize-winning artist has six performances and one speaking engagement in a handful of Eastern Canadian communities as part of the tour. In concert, she’ll be performing songs spanning her vast catalog, including selections from her upcoming album, Medicine Songs, set to release November 10.

“Buffy Sainte-Marie has rightfully earned the distinction of being one of Canada’s most exciting and in-demand performers,” comments Laurie Gillis, APA’s Executive Director. “We’re thrilled to have her and her band taking part in our Canada 150 Performance Series, bringing a spectacular show to some of our lesser-served markets and venues. This will surely be a highlight of our programming this year and we’re very proud to be sharing it with several of our communities.”

The Canada 150 Performance Series, presented in partnership with RADARTS, began in April 2017 and runs through to March 31st, 2018, featuring multi-disciplinary artists from the six Canadian regions – Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, the Prairies, British Columbia, and Northern Canada – in celebration of Canada and its diverse cultures and communities. Other performers with upcoming dates include Susan Aglukark, Breabach, and Old Man Luedecke, and Dave Gunning & James Keeleghan.

Buffy Sainte-Marie Canada 150 Performances:

Oct. 30, 2017 – Souris Show Hall – Souris, PE *SOLD OUT

Nov. 1, 2017 – Harbourfront Theatre – Summerside, PE

Nov. 2, 2017 – deCoste Performing Arts Centre – Pictou, NS

Nov. 4, 2017 – King’s Theatre – Annapolis Royal, NS *SOLD OUT

Nov. 5, 2017 – Acadia Performing Arts Series – Wolfville, NS

Nov. 7, 2017 – Acadia Performing Arts Series (Speaking Engagement) – Wolfville, NS

Nov. 8, 2017 – Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society – Lunenburg, NS

For more about the APA’s Canada 150 Performance Series, including a complete list of upcoming tour dates visit http://atlanticpresenters.ca/canada-150/performance-series.php.

APA and RADARTS gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the Government of Canada for this project.

ABOUT THE ATLANTIC PRESENTERS ASSOCIATION: The Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) is the regional arts presenter’s organization for the four Atlantic Provinces: Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. It is a leader in the presentation of the performing arts and promotes the development of performing arts touring in the Atlantic region. The APA’s mission is to enable our members to enhance, promote, and facilitate diverse, quality live performances, and to provide an exchange of best practices and ideas. Visit www.atlanticpresenters.ca for more information.

ABOUT RADARTS: Réseau atlantique de diffusion des arts de la scène (RADARTS) is the francophone Atlantic presenters network that counts more than 40 members located in the four Atlantic provinces. RADARTS works mainly at the presentation and touring of the performing arts. It also promotes professional Acadian and francophone performing artists in the Atlantic provinces. The « FrancoFête en Acadie» is our annual contact event and will take place in Dieppe, NB, from November 1rst to the 5th, 2017. Visit http://www.radarts.ca for more information.

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