January 24, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Thursday
Welcome to the mythic world of Son of Town Hall, the unusual union of Ben Parker and David Berkeley, who have imagined a world that transcends time and space, complete with Victorian-era outfits, meditations about the sea and songs that beg you to sing along.
January 26, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Saturday
Drawing from Persian, Balkan, South American, and Turkish music, these four musicians effortlessly integrate musical genres and blend them into a contemporary classical framework. With a unique combination of instruments consisting of accordion, world percussion, cello, and piano, they create a distinct yet accessible sound into a memorable performance for all ages.
February 1, 2019 — February 2, 2019 | Two Performances! Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm.
Immigrant and refugee women from the Bow Valley share stories of their journeys to Canada, through a pair of shoes, in this very personal performance.
February 3, 2019, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Sunday
Join the local trio, Three Sistas, for a family-friendly musical extravaganza that will be sure to warm your body and soul! Suitable for kids up to 8 years old!
February 3, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Sunday
Fiery Juno award-winning bassist, singer, composer, Brandi Disterheft has been under the apprenticeship of Miles Davis’ bassist, Ron Carter, since she relocated to NYC from Vancouver. Brandi has recorded and performed with Hank Jones, Anita O’Day, Benny Green, Cyrus Chestnut, Jeremy Pelt and Renee Rosnes to name a few. At the age of 21, she had already performed at some of the world’s most prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall and the Vienna Opera House.
February 9, 2019, 7:00 pm — February 10, 2019, 3:00 am | Doors Open at 7pm
Come dance and be merry with your local Bow Valley Burning Man community to celebrate You, LOVE & Your neighbours at an eclectic dance & Valentine’s event complete with interactive art, performance, DJs, visuals, speed-connecting and beautiful people.
February 10, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Sunday
Known as the lead singer and founding member of multiplatinum country-roots group Prairie Oyster, Russell deCarle has spent the last decade carving out a solo career. Joined by Steve Briggs on guitar and Jeremy Holmes on bass, deCarle offers a mix of southern soul and restrained balladry, with obvious touches of jazz, blues, old-school country, and western swing.
February 15, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Friday
Winner of the 2014 Yuk Yuks Chase Your Butterfly Contest, Todd combines sharp whit, athletic endurance and ability to relate to middle class white people, to excel in the world of comedy.
February 22, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Friday
A concert filled with melody, rhythm and just good old-fashioned fun!
February 23, 2019 | Saturday
The improv show to end all improv shows!
March 2, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Saturday
Let cellist Chloe Dominguez and pianist Janelle Fung take you on a sublime and mystical journey inspired by fables, from Russian folklore to Italian commedia dell’arte to a child-like fantasy of princess and prince. Hear what happens when fairy tales and music merge, blend and blossom.
March 9, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Saturday
Created and performed by Shirley Truscott, this reflective dramatic portrait recounts the extraordinary personal journey of Elizabeth "Lizzie" Rummel.
March 10, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Sunday
Drag Queen Superstar Miss Ellen Q is a household name in the Bow Valley, but what do we really know about her?
March 15, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Friday
In his successful 20-year career, Matthew has turned everything life has thrown at him into a wonderfully original tale.
March 17, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Sunday
After a sold-out show in 2017, Canmore Folk Festival favorite Irish Mythen returns to artsPlace with her one-of-a-kind performance that will leave you by turns in stitches, riled up, amazed and moved to tears.
March 21, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Thursday
To say del Junco only plays the harmonica is like saying "Jimi Hendrix only plays guitar". He blows the blues harp through a prism - suddenly it seems he's holding every color in the musical rainbow right there in his hands. Simultaneously sophisticated and raw, his playing blurs the boundaries between blues and jazz delivering a seamless fusion of New Orleans second line grooves, swing, Latin, hip-hop or ska melodies, to swampy roots rock.
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!