Dan Cugnet to open up for Canadian icons at All Folk’d Up Audio Competition this weekend – DiscoverWeyburn.com

The All Folk’d Up Songs Festival will be taking position this weekend in the Village of Montmatre, and some community expertise will be using the stage, like Karissa Hoffart, Justin LaBrash, and Micah Walbaum.

New to the new music festival scene this calendar year is Weyburn’s Dan Cugnet, who will engage in on Saturday with his bandmates, Dion Hrynewich on drums, Todd Milleker on bass, and Forget’s Morgan Turk on lead guitar.

“We’re thrilled to be a portion of it,” explained to Cugnet. 

He reported the 4 of them have only been officially taking part in jointly for a handful of months.

“We try out to enjoy together each 7 days at least, so we are often noodling close to and it’s very good to hold out and make chemistry,” Cugnet shared. “We have acquired a long way to go right before we’re as limited as we want to be, and ideally we can just retain introducing a good deal more music to the repertoire.”


“I assume a lot of these summer months festivals kind of have the similar vibe, and that’s just people having out and getting alongside one another and being outdoors and just making the most of superior audio and hopefully a real very good assortment of music, and I think that’s what is actually so neat about All Folk’d Up is it’s really numerous.”


Weyburn-space expertise will pepper the weekend, alongside with some effectively-known Saskatchewan acts like Teagan small Main and Chris Henderson.

Cugnet stated it can be interesting to open up for Canadian new music icons Headpins, and Streetheart. 

“It really is a really huge selection of leisure, and in principle, hopefully there is a whole lot there for every person,” he commented. 

Crowd-satisfying cover tunes are part of the prepare for Cugnet and his band.

“I consider the set we have acquired is a pretty excellent blend with a couple of handles that should really be true favourites, and then some of my individual stuff. So you engage in those people covers, I feel, to get folks spending focus and listening, and they are group pleasers, but in the end, the target as a performer or a songwriter is to get your have things out there and for people today to get started to want to listen to all those tunes way too, suitable? So that is the fun of it, and which is the problem of it, as well. It’s can you create a track that persons want to hear once again?”


“I am as considerably a supporter as I am a performer at this matter, so it really is very neat,” he shared. “If you would requested me a year in the past, are you gonna be opening up for Headpins and Streetheart, that undoubtedly was not on my life bingo card, but I retain having some of these figures popping up that I didn’t believe we’re heading to so it can be really neat.”


He mentioned 1 of the rewards of a audio pageant is that they enable for publicity for rising artists. Quite a few admirers will go out to hear specific functions, and are introduced to performers they may never ever have heard of usually. 

“To get that publicity, you’ve got bought to enjoy a whole lot of tiny venues to get that several people in entrance of you, and you get into some of these festivals and you know, you have obtained an viewers of a couple of hundred or a few thousand, that ordinarily may not have viewed you, so it truly is a excellent way to get exposure and to to be a part of just a great celebration.” 

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Cugnet additional they will also be actively playing at the Riversdale Avenue Good in Saskatoon on July 22nd.

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