Live Performance

Grizzly Paw Comedy Nights: Ken Valgardson

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

A self-professed “original comedian” and “miserable old fart”, Ken Valgardson headlines the next Grizzly Paw Comedy Night at artsPlace! A 30 year veteran of comedy clubs, this Edmontonian started out a normal, well-adjusted kid…then he discovered comedy and much to the dismay of his mother, has never looked back!

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The Lester McLean Band

  July 21, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Sunday

Get your groove on with classic Soul, R&B, Funk and Pop delivered by The Lester McLean Band! A stellar musician in his own right, vocalist/saxophonist Lester McLean has surrounded himself with equally accomplished artists, Juno award-winning guitarist Michael Occhipinti, and bassist/multi-instrumentalist Louis Simao.

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The Sunglasses Monologue
A One-Woman Show

  July 25, 2019 — July 27, 2019  | Two Performances! Thursday July 25 & Saturday July 27 at 7:30 pm

The Sunglasses Monologue is about embracing vulnerability and change. A decade in the making, Vivian Chong created this living memoir in response to endless questions about her day to day life as a person living with blindness.

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Canmore AMPfest 2019
Canmore Alternative, Metal and Punk Festival

  July 28, 2019, 4:30 pm — July 29, 2019, 12:30 am  | Fully Licensed (all ages) - Doors at 4 pm

Canmore's first ever Metal and hardcore punk festival featuring 12 bands from Banff, Canmore, Calgary, Regina and Montreal. This is a fully licensed event, but open to metal and hardcore fans of all ages.

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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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~ Celtic Roots

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

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

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Friday Night Comedy at artsPlace: Pete Zedlacher

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

There's laughter in the mountains! Versatile comedian, actor and writer Pete Zedlacher is a 20+ year veteran of the comedy scene and one of the premiere headliners in the country.

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Seth Anderson & Jon Snodgrass ~Folk
Presented by Mountain FM

  August 17, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Saturday

Canmore's own Seth Anderson is joined by Colorado-based singer-songwriter Jon Snodgrass (singer for iconic alt-country band Drag the River and acoustic punk outfit, Armchair Martian).

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Scott Cook and the Second Chances
In partnership with the Canmore Folk Festival

  August 25, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm  | Sunday

A roots balladeer with a rare personal warmth, Canada's Scott Cook has managed to distil the stories collected over eleven years touring across Canada, the USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and elsewhere into straight-talking, keenly observant verse. Road-worn, painfully honest, and deeply human, his tunes weave threads of folk, roots, blues, soul and country over spacious fingerstyle guitar and clawhammer banjo arrangements.

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