Music for the Gut

Music for the Gut poster

9th Annual benefit concert for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada
Saskatoon's best variety show!

(presented by Miners Construction)

TCU Tickets:

Music for the Gut is honoured to be back to TCU Place for our second year! Our concerts raise awareness and funds for 270,000 Canadians living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. We are proud to have contributed $124,000 to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada the past 8 years! Over $90,000 the last 4 years!

The eclectic program features a 55-voice choir performing powerful uplifting pop/rock hits and musical theatre standards, in large and small groups, accompanied by our 14-piece orchestra, Gut Banda!

Solo Artists include:

  • Singer/songwriters: Jay Semko, Theresa Sokyrka, Brianna Burtt.
  • Instrumentalists: William Boan (violinist), Gerard Weber (saxophone), Erika Rybinski (trombone), Graham Pritchard (guitar).
  • Sensational harmonies of Doo-ly Noted Quartet.

Jordie Hughton, artistic director
Kristen Raney, choral director
Yuli Chen, pianist.
Emilie Kirchgesner and Heather Currie, choreographers
Lorna Batycki, stage manager
Jamey Hughton, mc.

Music for the Gut performers are all talented friends of Jordie Hughton – concert founder. Members come from many groups including the Fireside Singers, Saskatoon Summer Players, artists from Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, University of Saskatchewan Music students & graduates, and Saskatoon Academy of Music teachers and students.

2018 Music for the Gut concert Videos and Documentary:

More concert information and performer list at

Location  • 
TCU Place 35 22 St E, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0C8 (Map)
Category  •  fnd

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.