Canadian artist Coleman Hell will take the stage at this year’s 126th annual Westerner Days. Last year, the Thunder Bay, Ontario native released his debut album Summerland, which he said was like an homage to where he grew up. “It was about leaving there and moving to a big city and trying to find myself, and spending all this time doing that and then coming home and realizing that what I was looking for was there all along,” said Hell.
Tom Cochrane is still riding that highway of success after many years of entertaining audiences around the world. He will making a stop at Red Deer’s Westerner Days on July 21st with Red Rider and couldn’t be more excited. “I’ve been there quite a bit over the years, and feel right at home there,” he said. Part of the reason is the many friends he has here. “Somebody a lot of people might not have heard of, but Ron MacLean,” he said with a laugh.
Ryan Langlois, who currently resides in Red Deer is in this year’s Top 12 artists for Project WILD. “It was quite a surprise. I was sitting at an open mic night with a buddy of mine who was turning 40 that day, so we were singing a few tunes and I checked Twitter and boom – it was there,” said Langlois, adding that it feels amazing to be selected.
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