Melodic folk duo to visit and entertain at the Beatty House

Culture in Rimbey is alive and well.

Culture in Rimbey is alive and well.

The Beatty House, a well-known landmark on Main Street Rimbey has been the scene of a number of interesting cultural events in the past and will continue to play a vital role in this capacity in the future.

The Beatty House Society plans to increase its support of Rimbey’s heritage and cultural scene, said Bronwen Jones, society member.

“As part of a new initiative of the Beatty House Society to increase its support of Rimbey’s heritage and cultural scene, the House is opening its doors on Friday May 30th at 7:30 for a House Concert,” she said.  The folk duo “Me and the Mrs.” are from Rosebud Alberta, who is touring Alberta to promote a new CD, will entertain.

Me & the Mrs. is comprised of husband and wife duo, Paul and Heather Zacharias, who come from the well-known hamlet of Rosebud, Alberta.

Upon the release of their debut album, “ghosts of what became”, in June 2013, they packed their 2002 Malibu full of instruments, sound equipment, CDs and love and headed out on the road.  During this month-long, 11,000 km journey to PEI and back, the duo played house concerts all along the way, making friends and warming hearts with their brand of melodic folk and earnest and humorous storytelling.

The couple has toured this spring, playing in living rooms across Alberta. They are looking forward to coming to Rimbey.

“We feel privileged to be playing our songs and sharing our stories in a home with such rich history and character.  Honoring the past and those who came before us, their way of life and values is something we can really get behind.  The nature of what we do is to craft songs and stories that can be shared, passed down and remembered; songs that are expressions of what it means to be human, past present and future.”

Paul and Heather Zacharias are recipients of AWLCO Radio’s recording grant, and plan to record an album in July of this year at Private Ear Studio in Winnipeg, Manitoba with producer John Paul Peters.


As well as making music with his wife, Paul does sound designing theatre shows for companies like Rosebud Theatre, or The Shakespeare Company and Fire Exit Theatre in Calgary.  He also mentors young up-and-coming musicians in Rosebud, and produces and records albums at his recording studio doG House Studio.  Heather is an actress who performs on stages in Rosebud and Calgary and teaches aspiring theatre artists at Rosebud School of the Arts.

Tickets can be purchased through the Beatty House and its board members, at the Pharmasave Drug Store, and at Stationery Stories and Sounds.  Please note that there are a limited number of tickets, and are limited to those of legal drinking age.


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