concert

Daniel Romano and his Trilliums Band

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Ironwood Stage & Grill

September 10, 2013 (Calgary, AB) — Daniel Romano announces a Canadian Tour this fall, backed by his band the Trilliums, to promote this year's Come Cry with Me. Romano is in the midst of prepping a new live EP that will be for sale on the trip. Details are forthcoming, but the mini-release is set to feature concert-captured versions of songs from Come Cry With Me and Sleep Beneath the Willow, as well as new songs. Daniel Romano is a songwriter who delivers mosey croonin' and hard luck storytelling.

The Sadies

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Commonwealth Bar & Stage - Early Show
Licensed 18+, No Minors

The Sadies announce a new album, Internal Sounds, that will hit retailers September 17 via Outside Music, in additional to announcing a western Canadian tour. The band will bring their new tunes to Calgary on October 18 at Commonwealth Bar & Stage. The new album was produced by The Sadies’ singer-guitarist Dallas Good, who ensured the band took their time to explore their ‘Internal Sounds’. A full track listing is not yet available but the album is expected to hone The Sadies' blend of country and psychedelia and features a guest appearance from Buffy Sainte-Marie on the closing track.

Michael Kaeshammer

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
The Rozsa Centre
All Ages

On 2011’s KAESHAMMER (Alert Music/Universal), Michael Kaeshammer doesn’t simply wow you with his chops; he invites you in and talks to you. Yes, he’s a gifted singer and songwriter, a highly trained technician and interpreter and an incendiary piano player. But also, on stage and off, he’s a consummate host. Recorded at Toronto’s Drive Shed and Keen Studios in 2010 and produced by Ron Lopata (Jacksoul, Ron Sexsmith) KAESHAMMER plays like a love letter to life – A set of original songs as playful as they are contagious.

Braids

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Commonwealth Bar & Stage - Early Show
Licensed 18+, No Minors

Braids, the Canadian experimental pop group who released Native Speaker in 2011, have reinvented themselves in the making of their second full length. After 18 months of touring in support of their debut, along with the departure of a band member, the group secluded themselves in their Montreal studio for a year of writing and recording. While Native Speaker was written in an organic and live environment, the group sought to explore a more introspective and electronic approach to songwriting.

Lights

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Theatre Junction Grand
All Ages

Juno Award winner Lights delivers Siberia Acoustic on April 30, featuring ten acoustic versions of tracks from her 2011, certified gold studio recording, Siberia via Lights Music and Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Siberia Acoustic features guest appearances by Owl City, Max Kerman of Arkells and Coeur de pirate. The first Siberia Acoustic single, “Cactus In The Valley” feat. Owl City will be available March 19. Stay tuned to www.iamlights.com for more details.

Alex Cuba

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Local 522
Licensed 18+, No Minors

Alex Cuba has added a string of Canadian dates to a tour he has taken worldwide in support of Ruido en el Sistema (October 9, Caracol Records). These shows follow several European and American performances with the Colombian rock superstar Juanes. Ruido en el Sistema is the follow up to the self-titled album that won him the Latin Grammy for Best New Artist, a Grammy nomination for Best Latin Pop Album, and a heap of critical acclaim.

MGMT

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 7:00pm
Location: 
MacEwan Hall
All Ages

Cosmic forces were at work when MGMT's co-founders, Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser met over ten years ago at Wesleyan University. Drawn together by a mutual love of mystic paganism, the duo signed to Columbia Records in the eve of 2006. On a mission to sprinkle the music industry with weirdness and unpredictability the band delivered their debut album "Oracular Spectacular" in 2008. The record garnered the band three Grammy nominations, along with numerous accolades across the globe, including landing at #18 on Rolling Stone magazine's Top 100 albums of the decade.

Ron Sexsmith

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Theatre Junction Grand
All Ages

Warner Music Canada recording artist Ron Sexsmith has announced his first run of Canadian tour dates in support of his 12th studio album, Forever Endeavour, scheduled for release on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Fans can pre-order the album now from iTunes which also offers a Deluxe Edition of Forever Endeavour with additional tracks. Fans can also pre-order the regular version of Forever Endeavour available in CD and Vinyl formats atwww.ronsexsmith.com Forever Endeavour marks Ron’s return to working with producer Mitchell Froom.

Ron Sexsmith

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Theatre Junction Grand
All Ages

Warner Music Canada recording artist Ron Sexsmith has announced his first run of Canadian tour dates in support of his 12th studio album, Forever Endeavour, scheduled for release on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Fans can pre-order the album now from iTunes which also offers a Deluxe Edition of Forever Endeavour with additional tracks. Fans can also pre-order the regular version of Forever Endeavour available in CD and Vinyl formats atwww.ronsexsmith.com

Taj Mahal w/Shemekia Copeland

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 7:00pm
Location: 
MacEwan Hall
Licensed 18+, No Minors

Composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. This spring, Taj Mahal will tour his legendary music through Canada, with a stop at MacEwan Hall, Calgary, with special guest, Shemekia Copeland, a GRAMMY-nominated force to be reckoned with in the blues.

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