Inside a recreation centre in Virden, Man., entertainer Tom Jackson and his band could be found Tuesday night.
The actor and singer was one of the people stranded in the southwestern Manitoba community after a winter storm rolled through Tuesday, closing some roads.
Jackson was on his way from a show in Regina, Sask., to his next gig in Brandon when his tour bus had to pull over.
Hotels in the town of about 3,000 people, were booked solid.
Jackson and his band had stopped in the centre and and the room quickly filled up with the stranded travellers who heard about the special performance.
The snow and high winds which plagued the S.E. corner of Saskatchewan moved into southern Manitoba Tuesday.
R-C-M-P say 10 highways had been closed, including the Trans-Canada from Headingly to the Saskatchewan boundary.
Jeff McConnell, the mayor of Virden, tweeted the community was expecting dozens of stranded travellers and had opened up the local arena to accommodate them.
He also said actor/singer Tom Jackson, who was one of those caught on the storm, had decided to hold an impromptu concert Tuesday night and had invited local musicians to come join him.
In the meantime, a low pressure system passing just south of the province brought snow and blowing snow to southern Saskatchewan Tuesday.
The southeast corner of the province was hardest hit and continues to experience heavy snow high winds
Conditions should begin to improve Wednesday.
In Estevan, motorists had to deal with visibility down to about 400 metres between Monday and Tuesday.
Wind speeds of up to 57 km/h gusting to 72 km/h were reported during this time.
Snowfall totals estimated at 30 centimetres.