Category Archives: Music

Yo No Sé Mañana Expo Latino 2018!

Luis Enrique Luis Enrique, the Prince of Salsa was a real catch on the second day at Expo Latino, Calgary’s hottest outdoor festival, and one of the biggest Latino cultural events in Canada. He and his excellent jazzy-salsa band captivated … Continue reading

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Steve Poltz makes Canmore Folk Festival even friendlier

  Canmore Folk Festival always has a really nice feel about it. The location, set in Centennial Park, surrounded by the Rocky Mountains is breathtaking. The crowd is bright and eager to discover new music. And the musicians are usually … Continue reading

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DRI HIEV: where industrial post-punk meets Cabaret

This article is part of an occasional series on Writing about Images Prior to photographing the gig at The Palomino last night, all I knew about the music of DRI HIEV was what I had read in the Sled Island … Continue reading

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All Sled Island Wieners at Tubby Dog

  Sled Island Music & Arts Festival, Friday, June 22, 2018 I was managing a minor hockey team the last time I went to Tubby Dog. We took the young players in for a snack to celebrate the end of … Continue reading

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Music for National Indigenous Peoples Day at Sled Island

  National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada was celebrated on the Summer Solstice, June 21, with a variety of events in Calgary hosted by Sled Island Music & Arts Festival and Arts Commons. The Commonwealth Bar & Stage was the … Continue reading

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Bella, Eva Ayllón in Calgary

  It was about twenty years ago that I first saw Eva Ayllón performing in Peru. It was in a small club in the beautiful, old barrio of Barranco in Lima, a late show where she was passionately singing Afro-Peruvian … Continue reading

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Calgary’s got Soul in the City

Soul Town Cow Town became Soul Town on Saturday night at the Calgary Festival Hall. The Inglewood venue, in partnership with Calgary Folk Music Festival, hosted Soul in the City: Volume 2-A Seat at the Table, one of a series … Continue reading

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