Entertainment

Afternoon Stage Entertainment (1-5pm)

Enjoy the talents of our local musicians and entertainers on the Legacy Park Bandshell stage.

Steven Sware – 1:15 pm performance start time

Steven Sware

With a talent for songcraft, a versatility as a vocalist and composer and a natural, easy charm as a performer, Edmonton’s Steven Sware is poised to become a recording artist and pop music stylist of note in the very near future.

Although only in his early 20s, Sware is a veteran of nearly a decade on the local music scene, beginning at age 15, grinding his way through various bands and solo incarnations, with this crucible setting the foundation for the artist his has now become.

Sware is set to release his latest single, Back to You, the buzz for which has already begun to set the social media-verse alight in the modern incarnation of ‘industry buzz.’

Another local favourite that’s ready to entertain on Canada Day.

Steven Sware Music

David Unsworth and Band – 1:55 pm performance start time 

David Unsworth and Band

David Unsworth is a 24-year-old singer-songwriter based out of Edmonton, Alberta. He combines intricate lyricism with rhythmic guitar, soaring vocals and a loop station to create personal, thought provoking songs, while still giving listeners a reason to dance. His first single: Someone Else's Eyes released on July 21, 2020.

Having performed at events like the Canmore Folk Music Festival and the Edmonton International Fringe Festival, David captivates audiences with his effervescent stage presence and introspective lyricism. His debut EP: Wait, was aired on Edmonton radio stations CKUA and CJSR, and his unique ‘one-man-band’ sound was recognized by CBC Music producer Del Cowie during the 2017 CBC Searchlight Competition. More recently he won the adult division of the 2018 K-Days Talent Search, and in 2019, completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz and Contemporary Music from MacEwan University. David and his band are ready to bring their unique style to Fort Saskatchewan’s Canada Day.

David Unsworth Music

Harold Reichstein – 2:30 pm performance start time

Harold Reichstein

Harold Reichstein is a well-known local musician who entertains around the area. He entertains you with Classic Rock, Blues, Country and Originals with that unmistakable style and hits that spans decades and bridges generations…something for everyone to enjoy!! He is presently working on his 3rd CD to be released by fall.

Rachel Gleddie – 3:10 pm performance start time

Rachel Gleddie

Rachel Gleddie is a singer/songwriter from Edmonton, Alberta, who has performed with various musical groups both locally and internationally. With lyrical honesty, heartache, and contemplative melodies, she writes original music that doesn't beat around the bush. While she enjoys exploring many genres, her own music is recommended to anyone who enjoys a mix of acoustic, folk, and a pinch of country. Her exciting debut EP, Silhouette, is out now on all platforms! Rachel is ready to play Fort Saskatchewan Canada Day for the first time!

Rachel Gleddie

Evening Stage Entertainment (7-10pm)

After a busy day of activities for all ages in Legacy Park, the evening entertainment takes the stage at 7 p.m. with a powerhouse, all-Canadian lineup that is sure to entertain.

CONCERT HEADLINER – The Strumbellas

The Strumbellas

Formed in 2008, multi-award winning internationally renowned alternative rock band The Strumbellas have built their career on crafting exceptional songs, easily connecting with fans through their honest and relatable lyricism and versatile sound. The two-time JUNO Award winners have spent much of their time on the road, delivering standout performances at such notable festivals as Bonnaroo, Governor’s Ball, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits and more. Their 2016 studio album Hope gained international attention with single ‘Spirits’ topping the Billboard Alternative Songs chart, earning them the JUNO Award for ‘Single of the Year’ and a coveted performance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. ‘Spirits’ has since been certified 3x Platinum in Canada and Italy. The Strumbellas recently reconfigured from six to seven members; the latest iteration of The Strumbellas look to the future of the band, working towards the next chapter of their career; ever evolving, adapting and growing. For more information about our headliner, please visit: thestrumbellas.ca

  

FEATURING – Nice Horse

Nice Horse

Nice Horse is wild: wildly talented, wildly entertaining, fun, fresh, fierce and feisty, and they’ve established themselves as one of the most buzzed-about and fast-rising groups in the Canadian music industry. A live act to be reckoned with, the self-contained all-female band has performed at high-profile festivals across the country. Accolades garnered in their four short years together include three CCMA nominations, and five Country Music Alberta Awards. Learn more about Nice Horse at: nicehorsemusic.com

OPENING ACT – Hailey Benedict

Hailey Benedict

Recognized as a five-time North America Country Music Association International Youth winner, including Most Promising Female Entertainer & Songwriter, Hailey Benedict continues to make her mark as a rising talent in the Canadian music industry. This dynamic, guitar-wielding Singer-songwriter started the year as the first artist to simultaneously secure the iHeart Radio Future Star and Stingray Trending track. See more about Hailey at: haileybenedictmusic.com