15 Minutes of Fame

Published Monday, August 4, 2014

 

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Rosebud Valley is alive with the sound of music at 9th Annual Outdoor Music Festival Aug. 31

Musical performances at the 15 Minutes of Fame Music Festival  include John Wort Hannam, Joal Kamps, Fools Tongue; Me & the Mrs. and many others,

plus a Dubstep DJ from Edmonton; an interactive Improve Dance Group; a Fire Dancer and an all-male choir.

Rosebud, AB “The 15 Minutes of Fame Music Festival is a diverse, one-day music festival featuring an eclectic mix of established artists as well as up-and-coming and amateur musicians from Alberta and BC,” says Event Manager,  Carmen Paterson.

“During the course of the day you will hear everything from the sounds of blue grass and hip-hop to rock and roll and folk music.  There may even be some ‘fire-breathing’.  And definitely children dancing and singing. The Festival will also include a Vendor’s Lane and an Artistic Alley featuring local visual artists.  Food and beverages will be supplied by local chefs from Wild Horse Jack’s Bistro and Grill and the Thorny Rose Café.Also, for the fourth year in a row one lucky audience member will get to be the subject of a free15 Minute of Fame Painting by local artist Randall Wiebe. For $18 (advance single ticket & $45 for a family) you won’t find a better outdoor entertainment package than what we are offering at The 15 Minutes of Fame Music Festival.”

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Talented painter Randal Wiebe will create a large canvas painting for one lucky music festival guest.

Among the acts performing for the first time at Rosebud’s outdoor music festival will be Juno Award nominee and Canadian Folk Music Award winner, John Wort Hannam. The Fort MacLeod native’s style has been compared to the likes of John Prine, Louden Wainwright III, and Steve Earle. Also making their inaugural performance at the music festival are Gillian Genevieve Moranz (Fort MacLeod, AB); Rob Lagace (Calgary, AB); Mitch Belot, (Calgary, AB); The Giving Stories-Allison Zwozdesky & Alicia Ward (Improv Dance group focusing on audience base interaction, Calgary, AB); The Dearhearts (Rosebud, AB).

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Adds Paterson, “We are also pleased to announced the return of The Badland Boars (Rosebud, AB); Me & the Mrs. (Rosebud, AB);  Men of the Bud (choir-Rosebud, AB); Jessica Benini (Victoria, BC); The Peacocks (Rosebud, AB); Cassia Schramm (Rosebud, AB); Natalie Gauthier (Rosebud, AB); Taliex (Dubstep DJ, Edmonton, AB); Joal Kamps, (Calgary, AB); Loose Kannons (Fort MacLeod, AB); International Cold Beats (Calgary, AB); Fools Tongue, (Edmonton, AB); The Rosebud River Valley Boys (Rosebud, AB) and Brilliance (Fire Dancer, Calgary, AB).”

The 15 Minutes of Fame Music Festival is held at the West Opera House Square (on Main street between the Opera House and the Thorny Rose Cafe) in Rosebud, Alberta, on Sunday, August 31 of the Labour Day Weekend. Rain or shine, the Festival runs from 12:00 PM until dusk (with gates opening at 11:00 AM).Tickets can be booked in advance through the Rosebud Theatre box office: 1-800-267-7553.

Click here  to watch 15 Minutes of Fame promo video

WHO & WHAT: 15 Minutes of Fame Music Festival – Rosebud (the hamlet’s) 9th annual outdoor Music Festival. a diverse, one-day music festival featuring an eclectic mix of established artists as well as up-and-coming and amateur musicians. Also enjoy local arts & crafts vendors, great food & beverages and ice cream.

WHERE & WHEN:  West Opera House Square (on Main Street between the Opera House and the Thorny Rose Cafe) in Rosebud, Alberta, on Sunday, August 31 of the Labour Day Weekend. Festival operates from 12:00 PM until dusk (with gates opening at 11:00 AM)

COST:  Advance tickets are $18 (individuals) or $45 (family). Tickets in day of event are $20 (individuals) or $50 (family)   .Tickets can be booked in advance through the Rosebud Theatre box office: 1-800-267-7553. Tickets purchased on the day of the event are cash only.

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15 Minutes of Fame began in 2006, when two local artists combined parties and emerged with one fantastic celebration. Each year the event has evolved to encompass more elements of art and to grow in attendance. The festival has become about celebrating emerging arts that evoke the human senses.  rosebudmusicfestival.com

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For more information, interviews and hi-rez pictures, please contact:

Ms. Carmen Paterson, Event Manager, (587) 435-5624 15minutesoffamefestival@gmail.com

Mr. Neil Bousquet APR, Media Relations, (250) 689-1856 prwizard@prwizard.ca @prwizard