Tag Archives: 2013

Shows This Weekend (May 23 – 28)

Rain, rain, go away… There’s lots to do in Calga-ray! That rhyme was awful, but this weekend won’t be! We’ve got Jenavive, Open Air, T. Buckley, Septembryo and Daywalker, PLUS a TON of bands at the In Our Blood Indie Music Festival, including Throne of Vengeance, Thrill of Falling, Kingdom of Few and MORE!

Thursday:

Bleeker Ridge with guests Jenavive and The AllensCome down to the Palomino (109 – 7th Ave SW) for a great show with Orillia, Ontario’s Bleeker Ridge, Calgary’s Jenavive and The Allens! More info: Bleeker Ridge with guests Jenavive and The Allens

Ironwood Stage & GrillFlying Fox & the Hunter Gatherers and Raleigh are live at The Ironwood (1229 – 9th Ave SE)! More info: Ironwood on Facebook

Friday:

All Hands on Jane, BickerBro's, Open AIRTonight is the fourth and final show for The Road to Indie Week Alberta! Come down to Studio 37 (1690 – 37th St. SW) to find out who the last band chosen from Calgary will be. Will it be All Hands on Jane, BickerBro’s or Open AIR? And check out guest headliner Kingdom of Few! More info: The Road to Indie Week Alberta: Calgary – May 24

IN OUR BLOOD MUSIC FEST AND SOFT BALL TOURNAMENTEveryone’s favourite time of year: The In Our Blood Indie Music Festival!!! (!) Friday through Sunday, join the softball tournament, frolic in the beer gardens and enjoy some kickass music, including (but definitely not limited to): Throne of Vengeance, Kingdom of Few, A War Within, Thrill of Falling, Raise Your Weapon, Puttin’ on the Foil and more! More info: In Our Blood Music Fest and Softball Tournament

Saturday:

IN OUR BLOOD MUSIC FEST AND SOFT BALL TOURNAMENTIn Our Blood continues!

Ironwood Stage & GrillThe fantastic T. Buckley is at the Ironwood (1229 – 9th Ave SE) with his band! More info: Ironwod on Facebook THRILL OF FALLING, SEPTEMBRYO & JENAVIVE LIVE AT STUDIO 37

Join Thrill of Falling, Septembryo and Jenavive at Studio 37 (1690 – 37th St. SW) for an evening of pure delight. More info: Thrill of Falling, Septembryo & Jenavive Live at Studio 37

Tuesday:

BROKEN CITY TURNS 9! Featuring Barn Burner, Falcon, Daywalker and Outlaws of RavenhurstGet rowdy at Broken City (613 – 11th Ave SW) as they turn nine! Great night featuring Barn Burner, Falcon, Daywalker and Outlaws of Ravenhurst! More info: Broken City Turns 9!

Shows This Weekend (May 16 – 19)

LONG WEEKEND! Buy some beers, grab some friends and put on your party hats, because this weekend is gonna be stellar. Lots of shows, including Million Dollar Fix, Hunger Hush, Taylor Cochrane & 36?, Deluge, King Dylan, Throne of Vengeance, The Heartwicks, Chron Goblin and more! Yippee!

Thursday:

 *Shakeout* Million Dollar Fix, Electric Revival, John Lesbian Seagull @Drum &MonkeyTonight: Beatroute’s 2013 Shakeout Festival! Party your pants off at The Drum & Monkey (1201 – 1st St. SW) with Million Dollar Fix, Electric Revival and John Lesbian Seagull!
More info: *Shakeout* Million Dollar Fix, Electric Revival, John Lesbian Seagull @ Drum & Monkey

Friday:

Dead Pretty, Jenavive, MallardIndie Week Alberta at Studio 37 (1690 – 37 St SW) with Dead PrettyJenavive and Mallard!
More info: The Road to Indie Week Alberta: Calgary

Hunger Hush - 20 Centuries of Stony Sleep - The Fortunate Isles - Chris HoDelicious evening at The Blind Beggar (5211 MacLeod Trail SW) with Hunger Hush, Twenty Centuries of Stony Sleep, The Fortunate Isles and Chris Ho!
More info: Hunger Hush – 20 Centuries of Stony Sleep – The Fortunate Isles – Chris Ho

The Fifth Reel Presents: BACK TO THE FUTURE - 50's PROM PARTY feat 36?The Fifth Reel presents: Back to the Future! Bring your Earth Angel to a ’50s prom party at The Plaza Theatre (1133 Kensington Rd NW) featuring 36?!
More info: The Fifth Reel Presents: BACK TO THE FUTURE – ’50s PROM PARTY feat 36?

Saturday:

Boonstock Bandwarz Tour 2013Tonight is the Calgary stop of the Boonstock Bandwarz Tour! Come down to Studio 82 (510 Heritage Drive SW) for a huge night of bands, including A War Within, Kingdom of Few, Lucid, Septembryo, Stoning Mary, The Implicate Order, Three Head Cobra and Throne of Vengeance!
More info: Boonstock Bandwarz Tour 2013

SHAKEOUT 2013 PT 2: Deluge, The Bokonists, The Rumble EP Release, Pretty Archie, Spoon River, SC Mira, Greenback TrioShakeout 2013 Part 2 at The Palomino (109 – 7th Ave SW)! Upstairs from 5-9 is Pretty Archie, Spoon River, Sc Mira and Greenbank Trio; downstairs from 9-close is Deluge, The Bokononists and Scuzzy Garage Rockers!
More info: *Shakeout* 2013 Part 2

 HALF CHANCE HEROES w/ King Dylan, Burlap Sac, Mavis Beakin, Jordan Craig, & Shade GrayGreat night at The New Black (919 – 9th Ave SE) with Shade Gray, Jordan Craig, Mavis Beakin, Burlap Sac, King Dylan and Half Chance Heroes!
More info: HALF CHANCE HEROES w/ King Dylan, Burlap Sac, Mavis Beakin, Jordan Craig & Shade Gray

Ironwood Stage & GrillThe Heartwicks are at The Ironwood (1229 – 9th Ave SE) with The Kirby Sewell Band!
More info: The Ironwood on Facebook

Sunday:

 FREE show with Chron Goblin, The Wild, Fuck Off Dad and X-Ray CatThe 2013 Shakeout Festival wraps up tonight with a free show at The Drum & Monkey (1201 – 1st St. SW)! Tonight is the fantastic Chron Goblin, The Wild, Fuck Off Dad and X-Ray Cat! AND FREE SANDWICHES!
More info: FREE SHOW with Chron Goblin, The Wild, Fuck Off Dad and X-Ray Cat!

Shows This Weekend (May 9 – 14)

Your mom made you, birthed you and raised you. Now say thank you by spending the whole weekend out with your friends! There are tons of shows this weekend, including Roaming Storms, Bad Habits Die Hard, Throne of Vengeance, Million Dollar Fix, DangerFloyd, Chron Goblin, Boy&Gurl and BILLAPULOOZA! With all this happening, it’s no surprise that “MOM” upside down is “WOW”!

Thursday:

Three Days Of DissentThree Days of Dissent starts tonight at Dickens Pub (1000 – 9th Ave SW)! Presented by Calgary Beer Core and the Interfaith Food Bank, tonight’s line-up features Torches to Triggers, Cadavor Dog, Truck, Oh Shit, Doberman, Victimize and Paint the Damage! You don’t wanna miss this one!
More info: Three Days of Dissent – Thursday!

Friday:

Three Days Of DissentDay two of Three Days of Dissent! Tonight is the fantastic Throne of Vengeance, Bloated Pig, Class Action, Million Dollar Fix and Shotgun Dolls!
More info: Three Days of Dissent – Friday!

Prohab Helmet Society Fundraiser! Featuring Napalmpom, The Great Evil, Roaming StormsIt’s the Prohab Helmet Society Fundraiser at Broken City (613 – 11th Ave SW)! Raise money to protect your noggin while enjoying some awesome bands, including Napalmpom, The Great Evil and Roaming Storms!
More info: Prohab Helmet Society Fundraiser! Featuring Napalmpom, The Great Evil, Roaming Storms

Acres of Lions, Bad Habits Die Hard, Deepest OceanWicked night at The Palomino (109 – 7th Ave SW) with Acres of Lions, Bad Habits Die Hard and Deepest Ocean!
More info: Acres of Lions, Bad Habits Die Hard, Deepest Ocean

Saturday:

BILLAPULOOZAThe night we’ve all been waiting for: BILLAPULOOZA! Come down to The Blind Beggar (5211 MacLeod Trail SW) and celebrate Big Bill’s birthday, support the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank and enjoy a motherload of music with MUDD, Puttin’ on the Foil, Thrill of Falling, Countdown Arrest, Atacama Republic, Big Big Moose, 3 Head Cobra, Raise Your Weapon, Bloom, Kingdom of Few and the one and only Danny Nix! Help out and ROCK OUT!
More info: BILLAPULOOZA

3 Days Of Dissent May 11thDay three of Three Days of Dissent at Dickens Pub (1000 – 9th Ave SW)! Tonight is Stab.Twist.Pull, Chron Goblin, Kyoktys, His Last Words and more!
More info: Three Days of Dissent – Saturday!

 DangerFloyd @ May MeltCheck out DangerFloyd at May Melt! It’s a great day at the Sunalta Community Centre (1627 – 10th Ave SW) with live music, stand-up comedy, a lumberjack exhibition and lots more! The evening show also features Bitter Weed Draw, Dead Pretty, Mammoth Grove, All Hands on Jane, Robot Workers and more!
More info: Dangerfloyd @ May Melt

Tuesday:

Boy&Gurl live at 4th Spot supporting the Tom Baker Cancer Conquerors for the Ride to Conquer CancerBoy&Gurl is playing an acoustic night of music at 4th Spot Kitchen & Bar (2620 – 4th St. SW)! Great music, awesome food, raffles and prizes, and they’re raising funds for the Tom Baker Cancer Conquerors team for the Ride to Conquer Cancer!
More info: Boy&Gurl live at 4th Spot supporting the Tom Baker Cancer Conquerors for the Ride to Conquer Cancer!

Shows This Weekend (May 2 – 5)

What do Star Wars nerds, Mexicans and Calgarians have in common? They’ll all have a fantastic weekend! Lots of shows going down in Cowtown, including Double Fuzz, Septembryo, Bloom, Dead Pretty (Black Phoenix Orchestra) and the Sled Island Rock Lottery Fundraiser!

Thursday:

Double Fuzz Tour Launch, The Escorts, All Hands on JaneIt’s the Double Fuzz tour launch! Come on down to The Palomino (109 – 7th Ave SW) and help them fundraise for their tour with great shows by them, The Escorts and All Hands on Jane!
More info: Double Fuzz Tour Launch, The Escorts, All Hands on Jane

Friday:

The Road to Indie Week: AlbertaWeek 1 of The Road to Indie Week: Alberta competition starts tonight at Studio 37 (1690 – 37th Ave SW)! Come cheer on Frankie McQueen, Septembryo, BLOOM and Candelora as they fight their way to the top!
More info: The Road to Indie Week: Alberta

 Come meet DEAD PRETTY, Columbia and MuddDead Pretty, the new face of Black Phoenix Orchestra, is here tonight to blow you away! Get down to the Dog & Duck Pub (5340 – 2nd Street SW) for a great show that also includes Vancouver’s Columbia and local boys Mudd!
More info: Come Meet DEAD PRETTY

Sled Island Rock Lottery Fundraiser!Woah – the Sled Island Rock Lottery Fundraiser! 25 of Calgary’s best-loved musicians will be at The Palomino (109 – 7th Ave SW) for a weird, wonderful and weirdly wonderful night that will involve drawing names from a hat and creating some new bands. What? Maybe you should come on down and see what it’s all about. Members of The Dudes, Stalwart Sons, The Gooeys, Falcon, Faux Fur and many, many more will be there!
More info: Sled Island Rock Lottery Fundraiser!

Shows This Weekend (April 26 – 29)

Did you know that cold weather makes fingernails grow faster? In other news, there are a lot of great shows this weekend! Jung People, Open Air, Chakobsa, Dojo Workhorse, Short of Able and more are stopping by, plus the Original Music Showcase wrap-up show featuring the top three bands, Thrill of Falling, Redhead Mack and Raise Your Weapon!

Friday:

Jung People/Violence/Viridians/The Alaska/Centuri (Western Canada Collective)Jung People are back from their six-week-long journey across the continent and are ready for some fun at Verns (622 – 8th Ave SW)! Joining them are Winnipeg’s Viridians, Van-City’s The Alaska, and Calgary’s own Violence and Centuri! More info: Jung People/Violence/Viridians/The Alaska/Centuri (Western Canada Collective)

One Bad Son, Open Air, DaywalkerCome on down to The Palomino (109 – 7th Ave SW) for a great night of music, featuring One Bad Son, Open Air and Daywalker! More info: One Bad Son, Open Air, Daywalker

Saturday:

 Calgary Beer Core and The Keith Morrison Band present the Callisto CD Release PartyCallisto is releasing their long-awaited album tonight at The Stetson (10002 MacLeod Trail SW)! Presented by the Calgary Beer Core and The Keith Morrison Band, this will be a great night that also includes Oh Shit, Chakobsa, Caught Off Guard and Franky Vallee! More info: Calgary Beer Core and The Keith Morrison Band present the Callisto CD Release Party

UNTAPPED Alberta with Dojo Workhorse, Clinton St.John, Jessica JalbertUntapped Alberta at The Palomino (109 – 7th Ave SW)! Another great night of Albertan awesomeness, including Dojo Workhorse, Clinton St. John and Jessica Jalbert! More info: UNTAPPED Alberta with Dojo Workhorse, Clinton St. John, Jessica Jalbert

Sunday:

 SELF-SPOKEN COMPETITION (ACCAPELLA)yyc.Check out something a little different Rio Bar & Grill (800 – 6th Ave SW) with the Self-Spoken Competition! This is a 100% ACCAPELLA spoken word competition that also features a live band, DJ dance party, live art/painting auction and crowd prizes! More info: SELF-SPOKEN COMPETITION

Original Music Showcase - Wrap up Party/ShowOriginal Music Showcase wraps up tonight at The Blind Beggar (5211 MacLeod Trail) with the top three bands all taking the stage! Winners Thrill of Falling, Redhead Mack and Raise Your Weapon will all be playing this free show you don’t want to miss! More info: Original Music Showcase – Wrap-up Party/Show

Monday:

Ironwood Stage & GrillEdmonton’s Short of Able is in town playing The Ironwood (1229 – 9th Ave SE)! We like them. More info: Short of Able at The Ironwood