concert

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.

Billy Bragg

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 7:00pm
Location: 
MacEwan Hall
Licensed 18+, No Minors

January 16, 2013 (Calgary, AB) — Billy Bragg releases his first new studio album in five years, Tooth & Nail, on Cooking Vinyl records on March 18, 2013. Tooth & Nail will be available on CD, LP and a limited special edition CD+DVD book pack. Beginning this March, Bragg will tour with a band across North America in support of the new release, including a stretch of Canadian dates that run from Vancouver Island across the prairies, stopping in Calgary on Monday, April 8 at MacEwan Hall.

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 7:00pm
Location: 
MacEwan Ballroom
All Ages

(Calgary, AB) February 20, 2013 – Michael Bernard Fitzgerald is refreshing, optimistic and modest. He grew up in Calgary. He spent most of his time as a child outdoors with his family camping, biking and hiking in the mountains. “My name is Michael Bernard Fitzgerald. I sing and write songs. I'm a dog man with a good plan and two hands. I love, love. I love simplicity, my bicycle and tank tops. I don’t need much. I love my family, and will one day have one of my own. I aim to create music that connects with many people and to do this well into my 60's. I am myself complete on stage.

Stars

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Saturday, March 30, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
MacEwan Hall
All Ages

Having just wrapped a Canadian arena tour supporting Metric this November, STARS promptly decamped to Europe to continue the musical journey of their latest and greatest album, The North. Released on September 4, 2012, The North debuted #5 on the Soundscan Album Chart and #3 on the Digital Albums Chart in Canada – marking the highest debuts for the band in their career. They also earned a Top 50 Album Chart debut in the U.S. Today, STARS announce international, headline tour dates beginning in February through to April 2013, and taking the quintet to Australia, Asia, the U.S.

Whitehorse

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Knox United Church
All Ages

October 11, 2012 — Canadian roots-rock band, Whitehorse, the husband and wife duo comprised of singer-songwriters Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland, will perform at Knox United Church on January 31, in support of the group’s second studio album release, The Fate of the World Depends on This Kiss. The Fate of the World Depends on This Kiss is everything the talented pair’s first full length promised. As a whole, the album reveals the expanding range of creative possibility as Whitehorse develops and focuses their sound.

Tegan and Sara

Event Info
Event Date/Time: 
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
MacEwan Hall
All Ages

Having spent this fall opening for The Black Keys and The Killers throughout the US and UK, these newly announced dates will give Tegan and Sara fans their first live look at the new album’s full tracklisting and accompanying stage production. In other news, GET ALONG, Tegan and Sara’s 3-part DVD released last year, has been nominated for a Grammy for Best Long Form Music Video, alongside U2, Mumford and Sons, Sade, and Esperanza Spalding.

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