Category Archives: Music

Tunes from The Deep Dark Woods

Hanging from the Rafters From a look upwards at the exposed, pretty ceiling of Calgary’s Festival Hall in Inglewood, Calgary, I doubt you could hang from the rafters. A pity, given all the seats were filled and music lovers and … Continue reading

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Steven Wilson’s Expressions To The Bone

Social prog “It’s not what you’ll possess. It’s how you will express the essence of you.” So goes the opening lines to the final track, Song of Unborn on Steven Wilson’s new album To the Bone. Like other songs on … Continue reading

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Bellflower to pick at Calgary Folk Music Festival

As the end of July comes around, it’s time once again for the Calgary Folk Music Festival to turn over Prince’s Island into a smorgasbord of music from around the planet. One of the most exciting thing about being there … Continue reading

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Alex Cuba and more at Fiestaval Latin Festival 2017

Alex Cuba Calgary’s annual July journey into South American culture drew to a close on Sunday night at Olympic Plaza with a classy performance by Alex Cuba. The Cuban-Canadian artist who has lived for many years in Smithers, BC, is … Continue reading

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Sledding Fun @sledisland with @levimacdougall @TrannaWintour @MartyTopps @NourHadidi @BobbyWarrener & Carina Morton @niteowlyyc

Saturday night was comedy night in Calgary for the Sled Island Music and Arts Festival as Nite Owl turned around their downstairs bar to make it nice and cozy. There were chairs to sit on. Even tables to put your … Continue reading

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Heavy Metal Sledding in Calgary with @wittrofficial , Wilt, Oxeneer and Sigil @sledisland @DickensYYC

A hoard of heavy metal aficionados delved into Dickens, Calgary last night for one of the heaviest nights in the Sled Island Music Festival program this year. The pub was packed out, largely with black-cladded fans, many well-prepared with a pair of ear … Continue reading

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Ryan Adams playing with some cool cats in Calgary: gig review

Few artists have been as prolific as Ryan Adams in getting out their recordings. The Jacksonville, North Carolina-born singer, songwriter, producer and poet has released 17 albums, starting with Heartbreaker in 2000. Karen Elson Up first though was the support … Continue reading

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