concert

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

#WAYTOOBIG #WAYTOOLOUD is a collaborativespectacle of sights and sounds performed by a group of touring and local performers who have only recently met. It is a touring event that will hit four Canadian cities and incorporate over 500 performers on stage. It is a show featuring the music of Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, arranged by Grammy-nominated composer Amritha Vaz utilizing choirs, orchestras and bands – all rehearsing privately, to come together for a one-night-only artistic collaboration.

Buck 65 With Guests

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Buck 65 - "a major rhymer, performer, storyteller, humanist visionary, and student of the DJ arts" (Robert Christgau) - will release his new album 'Neverlove' on Warner Music Canada. "Neverlove is a divorce record, plain and simple," he says. "The old albums were made of wood; this one is made of steel.

Bahamas

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Knox United Church
All Ages

BAHAMAS aka Afie Jurvanen (pronounced AYE-fee yer-van-an) today previews a new song “Stronger Than That” and a national tour in support of BAHAMAS IS AFIE, the forthcoming album from BAHAMAS, due August 19, 2014 (via Universal Music Canada). "The album was more or less finished when we decided to go back in and cut 'Stronger Than That'. It's a song about believing in someone, someone who doesn't really believe in themselves. It's about encouragement, which is something I think we could often use more of. Plus, listen to that stratocaster!

The Wooden Sky with High Ends

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Republik
Licensed 18+, No Minors

New single, ‘Saturday Night’ marks the return of Toronto's The Wooden Sky and is the first single from their new album, 'Let's Be Ready’ due out September 2nd on Chelsea Records. Since the release of The Wooden Sky’s last LP in 2012, Every Child a Daughter, Every Moon a Sun, the intervening world has grabbed hold of the band, twisting and shaping the production of what will be their fourth album: Let’s Be Ready.

An Evening With Jill Barber

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Knox United Church
All Ages

At first listen, what sets Jill Barber apart is her distinctive voice. But it’s her ability to write an immediately memorable song that has made her one of Canada’s most recognizable artists. On Fool’s Gold, her 6th studio album, Jill continues to explore different musical styles, from traditional country, to jazz and Motown, though she rarely works neatly within the confines of any one genre. Instead she writes in the spirit of the Brill Building era where hook and melody reigned. “I can’t help but feel nostalgic for other eras of music.

Harry Manx

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Festival Hall

Harry Manx has been dubbed an “essential link” between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the Blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas. Once again, Harry brings these stories on the road with him.

Kim Churchill

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Festival Hall

Having completed international dates as the hand-picked support act on Billy Bragg’s epic Tooth and Nail tour, and headlined his own show at London’s Borderline; Australian musical nomad Kim Churchill is set to release his new album Silence Win on April 1st via Fontana North. Silence Win Kim Churchill’s 3rd studio effort was produced by Warne Livesey (Midnight Oil, Matthew Good). This album was recorded in the summer of 2013 in Ucluelet on Vancouver Island and is the first time Kim has entrusted a producer to hold the creative reigns.

Zucchero

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Jack Singer Concert Hall
All Ages

Zucchero, one of Italy’s biggest musical stars, is set to perform in Calgary in the Jack Singer Concert Hall at the EPCOR Centre for Performing Arts on Sunday March 23, 2014. Born Adelmo Fornaciari, Zucchero has sold more than 40 million albums and won the hearts of fans around the world with his blend of rock, blues and gospel music. In a career spanning four decades, he has built up an international profile by collaborating with artists such as Bono, Sting, Queen, Luciano Pavarotti, Miles Davis, Brian Wilson, Joe Cocker, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton.

The Neighbourhood

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
MacEwan Ballroom
All Ages

In early 2012 a mysterious band appeared online. The group, The Neighbourhood, revealed no biographical information, no photos and no backstory, offering only a moody track titled "Female Robbery." Fans and the press were confounded, scouring the Internet for any information that might lead them to the identity of these musicians. Pieces of the puzzle, some reflecting reality and some not so much, began to emerge. Although The Neighbourhood's identity remained hazy, it became clear that the music they were making felt transformative to critics and fans alike.

Kim Churchill

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Ironwood Stage & Grill

Having completed international dates as the hand-picked support act on Billy Bragg’s epic Tooth and Nail tour, and headlined his own show at London’s Borderline; Australian musical nomad Kim Churchill is set to release his new album Silence Win on April 1st via Fontana North. Silence Win Kim Churchill’s 3rd studio effort was produced by Warne Livesey (Midnight Oil, Matthew Good). This album was recorded in the summer of 2013 in Ucluelet on Vancouver Island and is the first time Kim has entrusted a producer to hold the creative reigns.

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