Live Performance

Slocan Ramblers
Indie Roots/Bluegrass

  April 26, 2018, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Thursday

Rooted in the tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocans were the 2015 Edmonton Folk Fest Emerging Artist Award recipients.

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Séan McCann
Singer - Songwriter/Folk

  April 27, 2018, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Friday

Four years after leaving his internationally renowned folk band Great Big Sea, Séan McCann is back on the road for another intimate North America tour, performing songs from his fifth solo album, There’s a Place.

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Piotr Lemańczyk Trio

  May 10, 2018, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

After rave reviews, Piotr Lemańczyk returns to artsPlace! Join us for an intimate evening of jazz with the award-winning sounds of the Polish bass player and composer.

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Tuesdays with Morrie
Presented in partnership with Pine Tree Players

  May 11, 2018 — May 13, 2018  | 3 performances: Friday May 11 at 7:30pm, Saturday May 12 at 7:30pm and Sunday May 13 at 2:00pm

An autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor.

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Brett Forte was born in 92' but we're pretty sure he grew up in the 80's. He's constantly embarrassed by his generation... and thinks you should be too. For Brett, frustration leads to comedy. If something rubs him the wrong way, you'll be sure to get a laugh out of it!

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Obsessions Octet
Classical/Jazz/World Fusion

  May 19, 2018, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Saturday

Obsessions Octet channels emotions into something more romantic. It’s not romance in a predictable style, but a robust sound that supports a flood of musical communication.

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Folk Duo

  May 24, 2018, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Thursday

hummingBird is an acoustic singer songwriter duo blending gripping vocals, beautiful and intense harmonies and a variety of instruments.

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Bird of Paradise
Jazz Interpretations of the Music of Bob Marley

  June 2, 2018 — June 3, 2018  | 2 performances, Sat June 2 & Sun June 3 at 7:30 pm

Join us for an evening of jazz interpretations of Bob Marley timeless classics, featuring Canmore native, vocalist Tracey Wilkins, and a Calgary-based 12 piece jazz ensemble.

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“there’s a camel on my back”
Presented in partnership with Ariole Alei Dance

  June 15, 2018 — June 17, 2018  | 2 performances: Fri. Jun 15, at 7:30 pm and Sun. June 17 at 7:30 pm

"Ariole Alei is extraordinarily graceful … so vibrant and energetic. She captures the audience's imagination while her movements tell stories. It's hard to avoid smiling" - CBC Winnipeg. "there's a camel on my back" is one of Ariole's solo dance performances that features seven independent, yet connected solo works that take audiences on a journey of self-discovery.

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Of poets, Laureates and Generals
An Evening of Spoken Word and Music

  June 16, 2018, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Saturday

Bask in the transportive words of guests Richard Harrison, winner of this year's Governor General's Award, joined

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Join the folks with the Canmore International Improv Festival for a weekend of laughs, performances, kids shows, and workshops.

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