Paul Brandt, the most awarded male Canadian country artist in history, will return home to celebrate the holidays with these special performances. Joined by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), Brandt will perform a collection of original songs and Christmas classics for the hometown crowd. Ten dollars from each ticket sold for these concerts goes to the "Not In My City" initiative, a movement launched under Brandt's Buckspring Foundation that is raising awareness and taking collective action to prevent and end…Find out more »
One of the most anticipated shows of the Dave Kelly Live (DKL) season is going down on December 14 and 15 at the Jack Singer Concert Hall inside Arts Commons. While the extra-special guest will remain secret until showtime (as will some other surprises), you can expect Kelly to be joined by DKL fixtures Mandy Stobo, Jim Button, Russell Broom, The Flat Whites and The Young Canadians. Shows begin 1.5 hours after doors open. Photograph courtesy of Dave Kelly Live.…Find out more »
Ring in 2020 with the music of Johann Strauss and other esteemed composers. This afternoon concert at the Jack Singer will feature European singers, ballroom dancer and ballet dancers performing alongside the Strauss Symphony of Canada and Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. This touring show has been entertaining audiences for 25 years with new additions to the program each year. Photograph courtesy of Attila Glatz Concert Productions.Find out more »
Cirque Flip Fabrique brings its winter-themed show to the Jack Singer Concert Hall on January 21 as part of Arts Commons Presents. The Quebecois troupe will showcase its skills in acrobatics, juggling, aerial hoops, trampoline and original music during the family-friendly performance. If you saw Cirque Flip Fabrique's Catch Me at The Grand in 2015, you'll know this show will be a special one. Photograph courtesy of Arts Commons Presents.Find out more »
This uplifting concert is a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life that takes place at the tail end of Black History Month. Led by musical director Damien Sneed, the program includes music by Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder (both of whom have collaborated with Sneed), Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and others. There will be also be spoken word in the mix, sourced directly from Dr. King's real-life speeches. Photograph courtesy of Arts Commons Presents.Find out more »
La Santa Cecilia is an ensemble changing the way people think about "world music." Named after the patron saint of musicians, the quartet plays a blend of jazz, bossa nova, tango, klezmer, rock and even more genres — they're about as peerless as a band can get. The band has been honoured with numerous Grammy nominations and one win, and has graced top-tier stages like the Hollywood Bowl and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Photograph courtesy of Arts Commons Presents.Find out more »
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