What to do in Saskatoon: Chester Fest (PA), Skratch Bastid, Natural Sympathies

Chester Fest

Get ready for one of Saskatchewan’s comfiest music festivals. Chester Fest, which takes place this weekend in Prince Albert, features over 25 different acts, three stages and 100 vintage couches. Bringing in acts like The Dead South and Close Talker, this is likely going to be one heck of a time! Put your feet up and stay a while!

Skratch Bastid and The Gaff

Remai Modern’s summer Block Party returns this July with special guest DJ Skratch Bastid. Come dance dance dance this Friday at your friendly neighbourhood modern art gallery.

Natural Sympathies and Zinnia

Natural Sympathies is back! An eclectic mix of playful vocal harmonies, urgent lyrics, elemental drum machine beats, organ, twisty guitar and synth, this Regina force of nature explores inner life through fantasy, using dance and otherworldly projections and occasionally performing with a coven of back-up dancers called The Mutual Affection. This Friday at Amigos.

Saskatoon’s Cadillac of Karaoke: The Golden Age

Karaoke and live oyster shucking? You betcha! Happening this Sunday at the Rook and Raven, come bust out your favourite showtunes and suck back an oyster or three.

The Dead Don’t Die and Exhibit Man

A special presentation this Saturday at the Roxy, come check Jim Jarmusch’s newest flick The Dead Don’t Die along with a special short film presentation: Trevor Mirosh’s Exhibit Man, which co-stars local actor Mark Dozlaw.