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Strum N Sing

With Ian Tyson

Do you play the guitar, ukulele, banjo, or even mandolin? Are you looking to be part of something bigger for Canada 150?

On Saturday, July 1, 2017, join Arts Commons and The City of Calgary to celebrate Canada 150 with a city-wide flash concert! Calgarian string instrument players are invited to perform together alongside legendary Alberta musician Ian Tyson and host Tim Tamashiro on Olympic Plaza to celebrate Canada 150.

Here’s how to get involved:

  • Sign up on the Arts Commons website and join this Facebook group for access to sheet music and insider info by visiting
  • Practice playing Four Strong Winds in the key of A, a timeless Canadian song by Ian Tyson.
  • Arrive at Olympic Plaza on July 1st at 1:30pm ready to play and be part of something bigger for Canada 150!

All skill levels are welcome so spread the word and start practising today!

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