|Posted on 12 February, 2015 at 14:20|
So much has happened in the last little while! We have been busy planning and preparing for a busy year. We are planning to head into studio in the spring to record a new single and there are rumors of a concert being planned in Moose Jaw for the spring! Stay tuned for more details about upcoming excitement!!
We recently had the privilege of attending a workshop in Regina with the prestigious Tom Jackson from Nashville, Tennessee. Jaimie and I particularly enjoyed his sense of humor and we all found him very down to earth. We especially enjoyed the team of experts he brought with him. We learned more about stage presence and about how to connect with our audience in ways that we have always wanted to but didn’t know how to. You will have to let us know how we do the next time you see us at a show.
Sweet Saturday with presenter Tom Jackson (Jan. 2015)
Sweet Saturday had the chance to work with presenters at the Tom Jackson workshop on 'performance skills'. (Jan. 2015)
Another recent development for Sweet Saturday is the addition of the very talented instrumentalist and our friend, Darius Wilson. Darius has certainly set the bar higher for us and has brought a new look to Sweet Saturday. In fact, we were recently told that we should all try to look more like Darius at our shows. He was of course delighted to hear such things and well…we are still deciding if we can manage that! All kidding aside though, we are very happy to have welcomed Darius into the band and love all that he brings to the group.
As you may have noticed, this week Sweet Saturday is releasing a series of three acoustic session videos to YouTube. We had a great time filming these live videos, and enjoying the wine and cheese that accompanies such endeavors. A huge thank you goes out to the audience of special fans that joined us for the performance and to the guys at SplitArt Media that filmed and edited the video production. SplitArt did a great job and have such enthusiasm for projects like this one.
Sweet Saturday on set for the live Acousitc Session Video Series. Photo Credit Jeremy Ratzlaff SplitArt Media. (Jan, 2015)
Last but not least this week we have the distinct honour of performing the Canadian National Anthem at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. We are privileged to sing at the opening ceremonies, the closing ceremonies and a few draws in the middle. We can’t wait to make Moose Jaw proud and to help welcome some great athletes to ‘The Friendly City’.