The Keystone Centre Grounds in Brandon Manitoba will be playing host to the premier Summer Lights music festival this Saturday. The 12 hour event starts at noon and focuses on local indie music along with a headlining set from Said The Whale.

Other artists set to take part include Joel Plaskett and Terra Lightfoot along with Crooked Brothers, Attica Riots, Sol James, Begonia and Slow Leaves.

The festival was created as an extension to the city’s three date Summer Lights concert series of free shows that have been taking place for a number of years. The new event will sit alongside Brandon’s pre-existing annual folk festival on the music calendar.

Along with being the director of the festival Dylan MacDonald is also a member of Brandon band the Middle Coast and intends to establishing Brandon’s musical reputation and show that Brandon is a spot for touring musicians should play in future.

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