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!
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.
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.
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.
August 8, 2019 — August 14, 2019
JOIN US FOR A WEEK OF MOUNTAIN-CULTURE INSPIRED FILMS, WORKSHOPS AND 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!
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!
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
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.
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).
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.