December 11, 2023

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Alberta nation music star Brett Kissel is headlining the Keyano School Gala on Nov. 4. Tickets go on sale on Sept. 8.

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Kissel will carry out at a gala impressed by Nashville and the Grand Ole Opry. The occasion itself will probably be on the Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre.

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This upcoming gala marks the forty second anniversary of the annual fundraiser for the faculty. Funds raised on the black-tie affair go in the direction of packages at Keyano. This contains lecturers, sports activities, theatre, commerce packages and capital initiatives. Final yr’s gala featured performers Calleigh Cardinal and Loverboy.

“It is a chance for alumni, buddies, and supporters of the faculty to return collectively to have a good time increased training,” stated Chantal Beaver, Keyano’s affiliate vice chairman of technique and enterprise transformation.

Kissel, who was raised on a ranch in St. Paul, Alta., has gained 18 Canadian Nation Music Affiliation awards, three Junos, and gold and platinum plaques for his extra common tracks.

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This yr he’s releasing 4 albums in what’s being referred to as the Compass Challenge. The primary album, South Album, was launched in January. Kissel described the album in an announcement following its launch as having “the heartbeat of Nashville pulsing by means of.”

This launch will probably be adopted with East Album, described as a “coastal-inspired” document. West Album will probably be a standard nation music album that pays tribute to Kissel’s Alberta roots. North Album is billed as a dwell album and billed as a tribute to his followers.

-with recordsdata from Chad Huculak and Jenny Feniak

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