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Scroll down to see what shows are coming up. We stream everything that happens at MOB Cafe @ The Asylum for Art. When the shows are over, we will put them up for you to watch

Join us most Tuesdays for Campfire Guitar Pickin' 'n' Grinnin' Bootcamp 101 at 5:30. I'll publish the new songs we will do here  before class. See you then!

 

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Doug Waite
August 22, 2020

Aaron Young
August 15, 2020

Nikko Forsberg
August 1, 2020

Czarkologie
July 25, 2020


Upcoming Events

 

Annie da Silva

Annie da Silva

September 26, 2020 8:00 pm

Annie da Silva is a musician from the west coast currently living in Calgary. After growing up across Canada and experiencing both musical coasts, they fell in love with storytelling and words at a young age. Through poetry and song, they began their journey of composing music over the last eight years and have explored genres such as folk, indie, soul and RnB. Having written and produced several entrancing tracks and five albums, Annie has found a wonderful medium to share ...
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Alexanne Soble

Alexanne Soble

October 2, 2020 8:00 pm

Alexanne Soble is a Canadian singer and songwriter originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She recently graduated from Selkirk College’s Contemporary Music and Technology program in Nelson, BC where, as a Vocal Major she studied Performance, Songwriting, and Music Production. Working and collaborating with various producers and fellow musicians Alexanne’s true passion has become songwriting. Starting with a singer/songwriter approach Alexanne adds hybrid electronic elements to create ambient and catchy alternative pop tunes. Alexanne has performed at various venues in Manitoba and ...
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Elliot Freedman

Elliot Freedman

October 10, 2020 8:00 pm

“Very, very good avant fusion” (Guitar Player magazine) captures the essence of Elliot Freedman‘s music: harmonically elegant, rhythmically muscular, and an uncompromisingly adventurous update on the electric jazz of the 1970s. Elliot, whose baritone and classical guitars accentuate his innovative chordal work, will perform his own compositions, as well as pieces by Keith Jarrett, Kenny Wheeler, Bill Evans, and others. Having spent his formative years in Calgary, Elliot is thrilled to return to perform solo at Asylum for Art! Thanks ...
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Jory Kinjo

Jory Kinjo

October 17, 2020 8:00 pm
November 14, 2020 8:00 pm

Jory Kinjo brings a unique history to his music and draws from his experiences playing and performing Soul, Ska, Reggae and Rhythm & Blues all over the world.

Kinjo grew up in Calgary, AB. playing old-school soul music with long-standing soul band, Mocking Shadows. In 1999, he joined the band and warmed the stage for Canadian 3 tours with the B.B. King and other artists such as ZZ Top and Buddy Guy.

In 2007, Kinjo toured Europe playing bass for ...
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Past Shows

Tim Williams in Concert

Tim Williams in Concert

Tim Williams, a 40 year veteran of the roots music scene in North America, is a blues-based singer/ songwriter/ multi- instrumentalist, and is in constant demand. Inspired by the Hillbilly and Western Swing music he heard as a child, Tim absorbed late Fifties Rhythm & Blues and Rock & Roll, Hawaiian and Mexican music, early Sixties Folk, and Bluegrass “like a sponge” before discovering a passion for traditional blues styles which was fueled by seing many first generation blues musicians ...
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Halloween Murder Ballad ExtraVaganza

Halloween Murder Ballad ExtraVaganza

‘Twas a dark and stormy night …

We have assembled a great cast of executioners for this show.

Tim Williams
Steve Pineo
Scott Arnold

Songs of Murder, Death and Other Good Will

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Bob Erlendson Trio in Concert

Bob Erlendson Trio in Concert

Highly respected in jazz circles, Bob has played piano professionally for over 50 years!  Best known for educating Lenny Breau in jazz theory, his original composition “Lullaby” was published in “Guitar Player Magazine” 1983.  He was featured for the documentary “The Genius of Lenny Breau” (1999) and was a consultant on the book “One Long Tune: The Life and Music of Lenny Breau” published in 2006 by University of North Texas Press and written by Ron Forbes-Roberts.

Bob studied jazz arranging with Gordon Delamont in Toronto ...
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Jory Kinjo

Jory Kinjo

Jory Kinjo brings a unique history to his music and draws from his experiences playing and performing Soul, Ska, Reggae and Rhythm & Blues all over the world.

Kinjo grew up in Calgary, AB. playing old-school soul music with long-standing soul band, Mocking Shadows. In 1999, he joined the band and warmed the stage for Canadian 3 tours with the B.B. King and other artists such as ZZ Top and Buddy Guy.

In 2007, Kinjo toured Europe playing bass for ...
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Bryson Waind House Concert

Bryson Waind House Concert

Bryson Waind is a folk and country singer who was born and bred in Canada’s Niagara Region.  He spent 15 vintages working in the wine industry, running tractors up and down the vineyard rows.  Years on the farm gave him the opportunity to develop the genuine Canadian folk and country style that he plays today.  On the guitar or mandolin you can hear the deep roots and love of home that are his trademarks.  Now living in Calgary, his style ...
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Sid Marty House Concert

Sid Marty House Concert

Sid began playing folk music and original songs in Calgary long before there was a Calgary Folk Music Club or an Edmonton Folk Festival. People in those days were indifferent to local songwriters, to put it mildly. Sid is a fourth generation Albertan and a former park warden who worked in the mountain national parks for many years.  He is also the award-winning author of five books of nonfiction and five books of poetry. The songs on his second album, ...
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Mike Watson House Concert

Mike Watson House Concert

Take the influences of 1920s and 1930s Delta blues, play it through amps and recording technologies of the 1950s, and filter it through the musical sensibilities of a child of the grunge-era 90s, and you have Mike Watson’s band, The 6L6’s.

After years honing in on the most primal guitar sounds he could find, he began seeking out new sounds during the last few years of the King Eddy’s life while at the same time digging up old recordings of blues men, hill ...
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Timothonius

Timothonius

Timothonius (born April 10, 1991) is a Canadian jazz pianist, music producer, composer. He is the bandleader of the HAVEN Vanguard Trio, and the man behind the “HAVEN Party” – an event which takes place every last Monday of each month at Koi. He studied Jazz Performance at Mount Royal University (2011-2013), as well as Composition & Electronic Production at Berklee College of Music (2013-2015). Along with his Inner Circle of performing artists, composers, and music producers, Timothonius aims to ...
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Rodney ArtMusic

Rodney ArtMusic

Rodney Brent has been having musical adventures ever since he started playing guitar in junior high school.
These adventures have seen Rodney fronting many of his own odd ball, mad scientist type bands as well as having been side guy for so many projects of other musicians.
Multi Instrumentalist , Inventor, Educator, Composer and Performer. Seeing is Believing…. you really have to be there. Un predicable is a good place to start

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Darren Young

Darren Young

Multi-instrumentalist, composer, music director, and educator Darren Young is an exciting artist with a diverse palette. His music spans a wide array of genres, including classical, post rock, prog, shoegaze, electronic, noise, and jazz. A classically trained guitarist and double bassist, Darren’s music has received international press coverage from Prog Magazine, Metal Hammer, Classic Rock Magazine, and the CBC.
 
Darren’s busy concert schedule has taken him across Canada, the UK, US, and France. He has been a featured performer with the Calgary Philharmonic ...
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Kitchen Opening and Faculty Concert

Kitchen Opening and Faculty Concert

Doors open at 6:00 for our opening of the MOB Cafe Kitchen and Faculty Concert. This is a free show!
If you can’t make the show, tune in on www.AsylumKRP.com

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Aaron Young, Solo Guitar

Aaron Young, Solo Guitar

By the time Aaron Young was just 23 years old, he had already produced, arranged and performed on over 15 albums. It was clear that music wasn’t going to be in his future, it was going to be his future. With eclectic influences ranging from Lenny Breau, Jim Croce, Chet Atkins, James Taylor, Danny Gatton, Bruce Cockburn, Randy Rhodes, Glenn Campbell, Eddie Van Halen, Muddy Waters, Pat Metheny, and countless more, Young went on to perform in the world-beat stage ...
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Aurelien Sudan

Aurelien Sudan

Aurelien Sudan started playing the violin at the age of 3 at the Conservatory of Music of Fribourg, Switzerland. After having studied classical music for 12 years, he left the music world at the age of 15, needing a break. It was only 10 years later, in 2013, that Aurelien picked up the violin again. He progressively fell in love with free improvisation, as well as rock and folk covers. In 2015, he began performing under the stage name ‘The ...
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Alita Laurie, Harp

Alita Laurie, Harp

Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Alita Laurie began studying harp at the age of 8, after bothering her mother with the idea for a year. No one in Alita’s family can recollect where her love of harp sprung from! 

While growing up, Alita put on Harp solo concerts to fundraise for humanitarian efforts in Burundi. As a young adult, in 2017, Alita recorded her first CD entitled “Taking Wing”. Alita has completed her Royal College of Music Grade 10 Harp Proficiency Tests which include, ...
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Eileen Kosasih and Sam Tidd - Violin and Piano

Eileen Kosasih and Sam Tidd – Violin and Piano

Eileen Kosasih is a pianist, violinist, and artist.  She has a B.A.Music (violin), M.Music (orchestral conducting), piano diploma, and is an MFA candidate. Eileen is principle 2nd violin of Symphony of the Kootenays. She was concertmaster for the Rocky Mountain Symphony for two seasons.  As a crossover  freelance musician, she has performed all over North America. Eileen directed Calgary Arts Orchestra, her two-year creative project. She is the accompanist for UUphonia, and was resident accompanist for Calgary Multicultural Choir, Suzuki Talent Education Society, and Calgary Girls ...
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Czarkologie

Czarkologie

Czarkologie was created in 2010 by pianist/composer Anthony Czarnecki and violinist/
conductor Eileen Kosasih.  The music of Czarkologie is rooted in Anthony’s jazz compositions
(first performed/recorded by the Gerry Hebert Quartet).  Anthony rewrote his music in
classical style for the duo to perform as Czarkologie.  While the pieces are generally
through-composed, there are moments for improvisation.  The original music of
Czarkologie explores rich traditions of structure, color and rhythmic diversity from
classical and jazz to world and modern sources. Programs often feature guest
instrumentalists on ...
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Scott Arnold, Guitar

Scott Arnold, Guitar

Scott Arnold, RMT (ARMT), Off-Campus Instructor (MRU), Guitarist, Banjoist, Trombonist, Composer, Arranger, Guitar Guru (CBC), Counter-Culture Nomad (CBC), Author, Photographer, Dog Sledder, self committed member of The Asylum for Art, all ’round nice guy and graw as … (Tracy A Smith) believes that art is a reflection of society and making art is a balance of expressing your own beliefs within the framework of our culture, but at the same time advancing the language and technique and dedicating good time to ...
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Nikko Forsberg in Concert

Nikko Forsberg in Concert

Nikko forsberg is one of the most unique musicians in western canada. His skillsets go beyond jazz guitar to insane vocal ability as well as modern composition of his version of jazz tunes that truly stand alone in this era of cookie cutting copycats. Nikko is working on his 5 th text book. Melodic minor flat 5 (or any mode you like) is the title. He graduated from one of the best jazz programs and studied with geoff younge of ...
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