Conexus Arts Centre to launch outdoor community stage this summer with live performances July and August


Conexus Arts Centre in Regina. 

To help re-start the live events and entertainment industry in Regina and southern Saskatchewan following the pandemic, Conexus Arts Centre will be creating and launching the Brandt Community Stage this summer.

The stage will be located on the front lawns of the Conexus Arts Centre and will run from mid-July to the middle of August with ten performances on the schedule so far, ending August 12 and 13.

Funding the event is the Brandt Group of Companies, City of Regina, Tourism Regina, Tourism Saskatchewan, SaskTel and SGI, along with numerous other corporate sponsors.

“We are absolutely thrilled to get back to work, to be bringing our staff back to work, and to start welcoming guests back!” Conexus Arts Centre CEO, Neil Donnelly said in a  news release. “It has been an incredibly challenging year in our industry with so many venues, artists and employees not able to work. We are just so happy this project is able to move forward, and we can all start doing what we love to do,” Donnelly added.

Event Schedule:

July 17 – Shania Twain a tribute to Shania Twain featuring Donna Huber

July 22 – Laughs on the Lake with Kelly Taylor, Johnny Bagpipes, Big Daddy Taz

July 23 – Jack Semple with the Regina Symphony Orchestra

July 24 – George Canyon & Aaron Pritchett (Presented by 620 CKRM) 

August 4 – Rory Allen: Tribute to Elvis with special guest JJ Voss

August 5 – Serena Ryder

August 6 – 8 – Regina Folk Festival Programming

August 10 – Jeffrey Straker

August 12 – Tom Cochrane, Five Man Electrical Band and Toronto

August 13 –  Streetheart, Honeymoon Suite and Headpins

Further acts are expected to be announced as well throughout the summer.

More details, including ticket information can be found at

COVID-19 safety precautions will be in effect, including capacity being limited to 50 percent of normal to create space, and hand sanitization stations throughout the festival grounds.

Patrons will also be encouraged to wear masks while moving around the festival to their seats.

Thanks to the pandemic, the Conexus Arts Centre had been forced to close its doors for most of the last 15 months.



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