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A Summer Night With Fred Penner
A free community concert presented by the Allied Arts Council of Pincher Creek
Come one, come all! Join us for this fun, FREE, outdoor, community concert hosted with everyone in mind from the young to the young at heart!
The Allied Arts Council of Pincher Creek is excited to present Juno award Winning Canadian performer Fred Penner live in concert at the historic Lebel Mansion on Wednesday, August 16th, 2023.
Fred Penner is a gentle man with an undeniable ability to make you feel good about yourself. This musical master brings more than 40 years of commitment, consistency and depth to a career that blends the many genres of performing and communication. Fred continues to grow and create music for his generations of “Fred Heads”.
When: Wednesday August 16th, 2023
Gates open at 5:30pm Fred Penner will perform from around 6:30-7:30pm
Where: Lebel Mansion Grounds
Cost: FREE! Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs for a cozy spot to sit.
Parking will be available in the South parking lot of Schofield Street and in the parking lot across the street. NO parking will be available on Kettles Street in front of the Mansion.
This free community concert event is made possible with the support of Alberta Foundation For The Arts, The Town of Pincher Creek, The M.D. of Pincher Creek, Pincher Creek and District Public Library, Co-op Pincher Creek, McRae Silver, Allied Distributers, OK Tire, Long and McQuade, The Crowsnest Connect, Heritage Inn, and the Crowsnest/Pincher Creek Landfill Association.
Learn more about Fred!
From hosting the United Way National conference in Saskatoon to emceeing the renowned Polaris Music Awards and being part of the C3 Legacy Expedition supporting the truth and reconciliation process in remote parts of Canada, apparently retirement is not in the cards for our Fred. The phone is still ringing! And his concert touring continues.
His latest Juno Award / Canadian Folk Music Award / Western Canadian Music Award winning CD project, Hear The Music is dedicated to all who have travelled with him on his musical journey. He is thankful to the generations for allowing him into their lives, listening and singing along.
In his career Fred has delivered a prolific 13 CD’s to families across North America and countless energetic live shows for eager audiences.
In his television life Fred composed the music for YTV’s Tipi Tales and is especially known for over 900 episodes in 13 seasons of acclaimed Fred Penner’s Place TV series - CBC (Canada) and Nick. Jr. (USA).
Fred’s visibility has allowed him the privilege and joy of using his voice to support organizations like UNESCO, World Vision, UNICEF and the Canadian Down Syndrome Society. In 2005, Fred journeyed to Zambia, Africa with World Vision to host a program for Child Sponsorship in the Western World.
Expanding his connection to dedicated teachers, as keynote presenter at numerous early childhood conferences, he has, without a doubt, established himself as a fundamental part of the North American family educational/entertainment scene. Fred has received two honorary doctorates and received the Order of Canada for his life’s work.
Whether it’s through cd’s, concerts, videos, books or television, his cornerstone philosophy remains the same:” Never underestimate your ability to make a difference in the life of a child”.