This Week in Saskatoon: Marianas Trench, Arkells, Super Duty Tough Work

February 6 - 13, 2017

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This week’s live music pick showcases the life and legacy of producer/rapper/musician J Dilla. Working with the likes of The Roots, A Tribe Called Quest, Janet Jackson, Busta Rhymes and many others, Dilla, who passed away from a blood disorder in 2006, is credited with influencing a generation of the beatmakers of hip hop. Featuring Super Duty Tough Work, a Winnipeg based live hip-hop ensemble, along with locals featuring guest appearances by Eekwol, The North West Kid of Mob Bounce, Chapter Thrive, T-Rhyme and more, the first Saskatoon Dilla Day arrives on Saturday Feb 11, at Amigos Cantina.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6
– Arkells (Acoustic) at LB Distillers
– Marianas Trench at SaskTel Centre
– Arkells and Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls at Prairieland Park
– Trivia Night at Capitol Music Club
– South Carolina Broadcasters at The Bassment

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7
– Mitch Romancia and the Heartattacks at Buds on Broadway

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8
– Trivia Night at The Woods
– Simon King at Capitol Music Club
– The Fuss at Buds on Broadway

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9
– Trivia Night at Louis’
– Charly Hustle and Burke of Rock at The Woods
– The Fuss at Buds on Broadway

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10
– Ray Stephenson at The Bassment
– Roger Roger and In With The Old at Underground Cafe
– U of S Jazz Ensemble at The Bassment
– Lakeridge Preschool Band, Too Soon Monsoon and Kids on Coffee at Vangelis
– Basement Paintings, Toam, 3 Ninjasks and Potash Corpse at Amigos
– Clara Lessa, Rylan Schultz, Vultures and Dr. J at Capitol Music Club
– Screamer at Buds on Broadway

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11
– Big Wreck and Ascot Royals at O’Brians Event Centre
– Broadway In Love at The Bassment
– TJR at Saskatoon Event Centre
– SonReal and Clairmont the Second at Capitol Music Club
– Homo Monstrous, Baby Fats and BellaDonnas & the Temps at Vangelis
– Dilla Day featuring Super Duty Tough Work at Amigos
– Fear of Knowing at Buds on Broadway

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12
– Broadway In Love at The Bassment
– Benjamin Francis Leftwich and Brolly at Capitol Music Club

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13
– LadyBits and Pieces Show at Amigos
– Jack Mercer & The Whiskey Bandits and Sammy Lee & The Folks at Capitol Music Club