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Garth Brooks.
Garth Brooks. Submitted/garthbrooks.com

Garth Brooks to play six shows in Saskatoon, breaks Sask. sales record

By News Talk Radio Staff
April 29, 2016 - 10:40am Updated: April 29, 2016 - 12:41pm

Garth Brooks has proven his star power by smashing a provincial record for ticket sales in Saskatchewan.

On Friday, Brooks sold more than 86,000 tickets for SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, with more tickets still on sale -- a pace of 42 seats a second.

Roland Corrigal.
Roland Corrigal. Submitted Photo/Roland Corrigal

Air Ronge man named Aboriginal country artist of the year

By Nigel Maxwell
April 26, 2016 - 7:24am Updated: April 26, 2016 - 7:56am

Roland Corrigal is still soaking in the news that he is the 2015 Aboriginal Artist of the Year.

He was presented with the award last weekend during the Saskatchewan Country Music Awards (SCMA) gala in Saskatoon.

Corrigal said it is an unbelievable achievement. 

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