Tag Archives: Sled Island

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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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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Milk, Brunch Club and Walrus go Sledding at Nite Owl, Calgary

Nite Owl, in Calgary, was one of over 30 venues for musical talents across Canada (and beyond) that got going last night with the annual Sled Island music and arts festival. Brunch Club First up was Brunch Club, a trio … Continue reading

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Night Committee gather the Calgary crowd into The Ship & Anchor for Sled Island

Night Committee Local, highly respected Calgary band, Night Committee hung up their wet anoraks Friday night and squeezed under the spotlights on the cozy corner stage at the Ship & Anchor to belt out their brand of high tempo anthemic punk, … Continue reading

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