Live Performance

Canada’s Rising Stars
~Classical

  March 23, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Saturday

The beloved Rising Stars concert is back for another year! Join us for an inspiring evening featuring the next generation of Canada’s truly outstanding young classical musicians – in collaboration with internationally acclaimed pianist and Canmore resident Susanne Ruberg-Gordon. You will be wowed, moved and blown away!

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AFTER THE FIRE
from award-winning creator of "Bears" Matthew MacKenzie

  April 4, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Thursday

Set in the aftermath of the wildfire that nearly destroyed Fort McMurray in the summer of 2016, After the Fire is a dark comedy centered around two couples whose lives have been deeply affected by this ‘natural’ disaster.

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Madison Violet
~ Roots/Pop

  April 5, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Friday

After 20 years together, this JUNO nominated duo, Lisa MacIsaac and Brenley MacEachern, are as much wanderers as they are musicians. Multi-instrumentalists, singer-songwriters, and harmonizers, they’ve received mass acclaim and have been variously described as pop, roots, indie, dance and Americana.

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Edgy Encounters: Poetic Explorations
Spoken Word

  April 7, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Sunday

An evening of spoken word that takes the traditional meaning of poetry to the edge, exploring how words can move, exhilarate, and surprise in unexpected ways.

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Soul Stories
Contemporary Dance

  April 12, 2019 — April 14, 2019  | Fri & Sun at 7:30 pm (two performances)

Canmore dancer and choreographer Ariole K. Alei presents her newest solo dance production. Soul Stories is a powerhouse of six explosively kinetic and visually spellbinding dances.

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“Powerful simplicity make Miss Caledonia a prime example of the scope and spirit of Canadian theatre.” – Mooney on Theatre

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Grizzly Paw Comedy Nights: Garrett Clark
with Fangzhou He

  April 19, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Friday

There's laughter in the mountains! Join us every month as we present hilarious stand up comedy acts in partnership with Yuk Yuk's and The Grizzly Paw Brewing Co.

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The Elements Cabaret from Lori Reid and Friends
~ presented by Mountain FM

  April 20, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Saturday

Lori Reid, Canmore-based songwriter and founding member of Alberta group The Fates, explores the unique and ever- changing environment of the elements that make up our lives.

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Calgary Opera Emerging Artists in Concert
~ Opera

  April 25, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Thursday

Calgary Opera’s engaging Emerging Artist Program Ensemble features talented young singers from across Canada as they take to the spotlight of the professional opera scene.

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Smith Fraser Duo
~ Folk

  April 27, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Saturday

Andrew Smith and Neil Fraser are caught in the middle between folk and jazz – and the result is magic.

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DeMayo
~ Latin

  May 11, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Saturday

Based out of Calgary and Canmore, DeMayo performs its own blend of Latin Guitar music.

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Grizzly Paw Comedy Nights: Kevin McGrath
with Amy Trofimuk

  May 24, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Friday

There's laughter in the mountains! Join us every month as we present hilarious stand up comedy acts in partnership with Yuk Yuk's and The Grizzly Paw Brewing Co.

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Elk Run & Riot
~ presented by Mountain FM

  June 1, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Saturday

Join Canmore favourites Elk Run & Riot for their high-energy brand of alternative folk.

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Jacob Cordover
~ Classical Guitar

  June 8, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Saturday

Internationally acclaimed concert and recording artist, Jacob Cordover returns to artsPlace to perform a diverse recital from Baroque to contemporary works, all celebrating the evocative, dynamic and passionate character of the classical guitar.

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Grizzly Paw Comedy Nights: TBA

  June 14, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Friday

There's laughter in the mountains! Join us every month as we present hilarious stand up comedy acts in partnership with Yuk Yuk's and The Grizzly Paw Brewing Co.

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Breakwater
~ Celtic Fusion

  June 21, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Friday

Breakwater fuses traditional music with the progressive trends of popular styles. Bandleader Jeff Farragher’s mash-up arrangement of classical, Celtic and popular styles injects with the virtuosic and improvisatory energy of James Desautels and Rob Maciak, blending the calm waters of tradition and the turbulent waves of change.

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Bellflower
~ Indie/Jazz

  June 27, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Thursday

"Bellflower’s ingenuity seems limitless; it’s not quite jazz, not quite orchestral pop, and it’s not quite alternative. Their sound is dense, intricate and tastefully layered."

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Fin de Fiesta Flamenco
~ Spanish Music & Dance

  July 13, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Saturday

“An absolutely breathtaking performance.” - The Whole Note “Intense, passionate, emotional.” – The London Free Press

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Grizzly Paw Comedy Nights: Ken Valgardson

  July 19, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Friday

There's laughter in the mountains! Join us every month as we present hilarious stand up comedy acts in partnership with Yuk Yuk's and The Grizzly Paw Brewing Co.

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JOIN US FOR A WEEK OF MOUNTAIN-CULTURE INSPIRED FILMS, WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS!

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Summit Pass
great savings to access the Mountain Culture Summit events!

  August 8, 2019 — August 14, 2019  | Only a limited number of festival passes will be sold! Be sure to get yours early and reserve your seats for all events.

Attend ALL Mountain Culture Summit FILMS & TALKS for one low price AND get a 20% discount on Mountain Culture Summit workshops!

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Mountain of Laughs Night!
part of the Mountain Culture Summit

  August 10, 2019, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm  | Saturday

Flavourful adventure stories, fantastic local films and free-style comedy improv equals a mountain of laughs!

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Dervish
~ Celtic Roots

  August 15, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Friday

“The most compelling, most soulful Irish traditional folk band playing today.” - Stuart Bailie, NME, UK

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Grizzly Paw Comedy Nights: Pete Zedlacher

  August 16, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Friday

There's laughter in the mountains! Join us every month as we present hilarious stand up comedy acts in partnership with Yuk Yuk's and The Grizzly Paw Brewing Co.

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