June 1, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm | Saturday
Join Canmore favourites Elk Run & Riot for their high-energy brand of alternative folk as they present a preview of their new album “Morning Light”.
June 2, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Sunday
Join Gerry Stephenson for an evening of stories from his adventures in over 24 countries around the globe! Proceeds will support artsPlace programming.
June 5, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | Wednesday
Join the Mountain Improv Alliance (MIA) and special guest musician Lori Reid for a night of laughter and song.
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.
June 14, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Friday
There's laughter in the mountains! Brittany is a nationally touring stand-up comedian who can be heard on CBC Radio’s Laugh Out Loud, SiriusXM and can be seen on Kevin Hart’s LOL Network.
June 15, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Saturday
Come hear some of Canada's next great opera singers and instrumentalists present chamber music from the 20th and 21st century. This is your chance to hear them before they take over the world's opera and concert stages!
June 16, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Sunday
Singer/pianist/composer Elizabeth Shepherd and guitarist/composer Michael Occhipinti have been featured in each other's projects for almost a decade. Occhipinti’s “miraculous” guitar work paired with Shepherd’s cool and soulful delivery has earned this duo a dozen JUNO nominations.
June 18, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Tuesday
Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with Celeigh Cardinal at artsPlace! To describe Celeigh Cardinal as simply a Métis singer/songwriter from the Peace Country of Alberta, is like saying the Grand Canyon is a nice place to visit. Her voice carries a rare blend of warmth, power, range and nuance that puts her in the company of world class vocalists such as Bonnie Raitt and Adele. A Celeigh Cardinal performance is a profound, soulful triumph of songs that blend roots, folk, rock and pop.
June 18, 2019 — June 25, 2019 | Four events between June 18-25!
Join us for these community events in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 18-25!
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.
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."
July 13, 2019, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm | Saturday
“An absolutely breathtaking performance.” - The Whole Note “Intense, passionate, emotional.” – The London Free Press
July 19, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Friday
There's laughter in the mountains! Ken was born in Edmonton in November 1956 to a normal family that had good values. So why did this normal kid dabble in stand-up over 30 years ago to become a full-time comedian? Ken didn't mean to let his mother down by going to the dark side, but he likes comedy and he is good at it.
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 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.