Bison Homecoming with the Matt Masters Duo Friday, 10 March 2017
Ticket Update (March 7, 8:00 PM): The event is over 80% sold! 14 tickets remain at Little Country Cappuccino and 15 tickets remain online.
Your $20 ticket includes an evening of history, culture, ecology, music, and local fare! The evening's agenda begins with a First Nations Blessing from the Stoney Band and then listen to stories of the reintroduction from Bill Luxton (Luxton Foundation/Bison Belong), Bill Hunt (Banff National Park VP Resource Conservation), and Wes Olson (bison expert). Add to this a full performance featuring award-winning musician Matt Masters, while enjoying light appetizers and dessert provided by Little Country Cappuccino and special refreshments from Banff Ave Brewing Company. We hope you'll join us for this very memorable evening!
YOU ARE INVITED! After over a century, wild bison have returned to Banff National Park. Celebrate their historic homecoming by sharing in an evening of first-hand stories from the reintroduction, live entertainment by award winning musician Matt Masters, and local fare.
More on the Matt Masters Duo: Canadian country and western singer Matt Masters is a native of Calgary, Alberta. Over the past 17 years Matt has toured extensively around Canada and has performed in 10 other countries as well. He has recorded 5 albums of original music and worked in theatre and film, both as an actor and as a composer. A married father of three, Matt also works as the Program Leader of the Alberta Music Cities initiative. An engaging storyteller with a voice as big as the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Matt Masters is a rambling troubadour with a cowboy hat and a well-worn passport. Career highlights include: travelling to Austria to perform for the Canadian Ambassador (2016); narrating the official Centennial show of the world famous Calgary Stampede from horseback to over 150,000 people (2012); and performing as the house band for the Calgary Flames (2009). Since 2007, Matt has been a member of the Barney Bentall’s Cariboo Express, a fund raising band that has raised almost one million dollars for western Canadian charities. Matt has performed alongside and opened for: Jeff Healey, Jim Cuddy, Buddy Guy, Johnny Reid, Paul Brandt, Corb Lund, Neko Case and many many more.
Tickets are available for $20 at: -Online: www.sdaas.eventbrite.ca -Little Country Cappuccino in Sundre (cash or cheque only)
Drinks $4 – Complimentary Light Catering Doors Open at 7 PM - Event Starts at 7:30 PM - Rush Seating *No ATM at the Facility - Please Cash or Cheque Only* Sundre Arts Centre, 100 2nd Avenue NW, Sundre AB www.sundreartscentre.com
This celebration event is cosponsored by: Banff National Park, Bison Belong, and the Sundre & District Allied Arts Society. This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada's 150th, a collaboration between Bison Belong, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.