Shows

Nikko Forsberg

Nikko Forsberg

October 30, 2020 8:00 pm

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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Halloween Murder Ballad ExtraVaganza

Halloween Murder Ballad ExtraVaganza

October 31, 2020 8:00 pm

‘Twas a dark and stormy night …

Songs of Murder, Death and Other Good Will

This year, the Executioners will be:

Tim Williams
Justine Vandergrift
Nikko Forsberg
Scott Arnold

Bua Ha Ha Ha

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Tricia Edwards

Tricia Edwards

November 6, 2020 8:00 pm
Tricia Edwards “Have You Met Miss Jones?”

Just who exactly was Miss Jones and why did she get to be immortalized in this favourite jazz standard? And exactly how many jazz standards can you think of that include a girl’s name in the title? Join Tricia Edwards, piano, Friday October 30 at the Asylum for Art for a selection of some of these great tunes.

 

Tricia Edwards’ musical journey has taken many ...
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Heather Blush

Heather Blush

November 7, 2020 8:00 pm
Heather Blush performs mostly original music that is witty and engaging. Armed with her unique guitar playing style and a silky voice “that could melt the chrome off a Cadillac” she adapts her performance to suit the crowd in the moment. Come join Heather on an adventure that leads you through gritty self observations, lighthearted stories about finding love through tropical fruit, and everything in between.

Doors Open at 6:00 with a bonus Happy ...
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Film Festival

Film Festival

November 10, 2020 7:00 pm
November 10, 2020 9:30 pm
November 11, 2020 8:00 pm
November 12, 2020 7:00 pm
Join us for our November Film Festival featuring the famous works of Jim Henson, Bob Ross and Monty Python. Bring your pals, grab some of our amazing nachos, craft beers or select sodas and cozy in for two nights of back to back hits!

 

Tuesday, November 10 – Jim Henson

7:00 – The Dark Crystal

9:30 – Labyrinth

 
Wednesday, November 11 – Bob Ross ...
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Chelsea Wyte

Chelsea Wyte

November 13, 2020 8:00 pm

Chelsea Wyte is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Hailing from Calgary, Alberta she has been writing music from a young age, drawing influence from artists such as Daughter and Chelsea Wolfe.Chelsea crafts moody lyrics/melodies both haunting and dark. Unafraid to be brutally honest, her music evokes an atmosphere of melancholy favouring the macabre. Her debut EP, Funeral, was released in 2018. Most recently though she has released a single, The Sun, in February of this year. A reflection of a project to ...
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Jory Kinjo

Jory Kinjo

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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Vine & Dine

Vine & Dine

November 21, 2020 6:30 pm

Linda Garson is the creator of Vine & Dine. She has always been a ‘foodie’ with a passion for wine, so it was a natural starting point for her overseas to work with products that translate easily into other markets.She has worked with Chateaux in France, wineries in Romania, vineyards in Italy, Germany, Australia, and South Africa, Pisco producers in Chile, Vodka producers in Sweden, distilleries in the UK, cocktail manufacturers in Singapore, RTD manufacturers in Montreal and many more, ...
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Jim McLennan

Jim McLennan

November 27, 2020 8:00 pm

Attention Guitar Geeks: Jim McLennan’s reputation as a fingerstyle guitarist, composer and arranger has produced an enduring legacy as one of Alberta’s finest guitarists. He recorded for Stefan Grossman’s iconic Kicking Mule record label in the 1970s, and has been featured in Guitar Player magazine.

Upon its release, Jim’s solo CD, Six-String Gumbo, was chosen “CD of the Week” by CKUA Radio. The CD was a Western Canadian Music Award finalist for Instrumental Recording of the Year. His performances highlight fingerstyle ...
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Annie Lux

Annie Lux

November 28, 2020 8:00 pm
A Canadian born Filipina, Lux keeps it cool and spicy. Drawing diverse influence from the beautiful landscapes of east & west, she fuses South-East Asian orchestral instruments to produce alternative R&B and electronic sound design. 🌞🌺⛰️

At 17 Annie was featured on ‘A-Side’ the theme song of Disney’s ‘The Next Step’. She’s also been featured on several Spotify editorial playlists in South-East Asia such as ‘Chillax Ka Muna’, “Dope AF” & ‘我的微醺夜’. Recent ...
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Yves and the Talent

Yves and the Talent

December 4, 2020 8:00 pm

Hailing from Montreal, Yves Gravel’s sound is edgy, distilled, and raw.

Yves first picked up the guitar at age 8 and at age 14 found a kindred spirit in Leonard Cohen – beginning a life long journey with Cohen’s romantic, somber and avant-garde devotion to songwriting, poetry, and literature. Yves spent over a decade between Montreal, Vancouver and Kelowna exploring purist theology and philosophy before relocating to Alberta.  It was here that his desire for personal renaissance manifested into songwriting – resulting in bilingual Canadiana anthems of love, anguish and resolve.

Yves has explored diverse genres and ...
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Jeremy Gignoux

Jeremy Gignoux

December 5, 2020 8:00 pm
Jeremy Gignoux is ever oscillating between calling himself a violinist or a fiddler. Playing within those lines, he has developed an original sound and technique. His main project the Acoustic Ensemble plays lyrical instrumental music that defies genre classification, stretching from Parisian Swing to folk experiments. His compositions are featured in his first album Cinacoustic. Based in Calgary, AB (Mohkinstsis), he loves collaborating with other performing arts, being part of two Decidedly Jazz Danceworks productions, a dance piece by ...
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Clinics

Jory Kinjo Clinic

Jory Kinjo Clinic

February 15, 2020 12:00 am
  • Constructing simple bass lines
  • Using Bass notes/lines in guitar comping
  • Comping reggae & ska on the guitar
  • Singing and playing at the same time
  • Industry related artist stuff: Booking, net working, social media, etc

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, ...
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Tim Williams FingerPickin' the Blues

Tim Williams FingerPickin’ the Blues

May 3, 2020 12:00 am

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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