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Death metal band XUL prepare for Western Canada tour

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Death metal band XUL prepare for Western Canada tour

Death metal band XUL touring Western Canada from May to June Death metal band XUL are hitting the road for a tour across Western Canada. The five-piece band from Vernon, B.C. follows in the footsteps of bands such as Behemoth, Dissection and Immortal. Last year XUL released their first full-length album, Malignance, which can be […]

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Tanner James heading to Nashville to pursue music career

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tanner James heading to Nashville to pursue music career

Calgary musician Tanner James is ‘On the Road’ to Nashville Former Nix Dicksons frontman Tanner James has impulsively set off for Nashville to pursue his dream of becoming a folk musician. Three weeks ago the 27-year-old musician quit his job. Two weeks ago he packed his bags and set out for Nashville. Tanner James doesn’t have any […]

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Calgary Folk Festival announces Steve Earle, M. Ward added to line-up

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Calgary Folk Festival announces Steve Earle, M. Ward added to line-up

Steve Earle, M. Ward and Kurt Vile have been added to 2013 Calgary Folk Festival line-up Calgary Folk Music Festival officials have announced a trio of big-name acts who will be performing at this year’s festival. Steve Earle and the Dukes, M. Ward and Kurt Vile and the Violators will be among the 70 artists […]

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Fish & Bird ready to tour Canada and record fourth album

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Fish & Bird ready to tour Canada and record fourth album

Fish & Bird touring Canada and preparing for their fourth album Canada’s alternative-folk band Fish & Bird have a busy year in front of them. They’ll be touring Canada for the next two months and are also preparing to record their next album. Fish & Bird have announced the currently untitled album will be released […]

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Calgary jazz crooner Johnny Summers releases third album

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Calgary jazz crooner Johnny Summers releases third album

CD release for Johnny Summers’ third album on March 16th at Rosza Centre By Krista Sylvester Flowing with passion and brimming with soul, local jazz singer and composer Johnny Summers’ latest album is a culmination of influences. While he may be considered a jazz singer, Summers’ music is a blend of soul, funk, gospel, blues […]

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Edmonton’s Rend band on the road to Canadian Music Week

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Edmonton’s Rend band on the road to Canadian Music Week

Rend playing series of shows before performance at Canadian Music Week Edmonton pop-rock band Rend will perform at Canadian Music Week on March 20 and 22. Rend is playing in support of their upcoming EP and new single ‘Battlecry’ set for release on March 26. Along the way to Canadian Music Week they will be performing a […]

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Emma-Lee and Peter Katz to collaborate on Canadian tour

| March 6, 2013 | 1 Comment
Emma-Lee and Peter Katz to collaborate on Canadian tour

Emma-Lee and Peter Katz will perform in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia Toronto singer-songwriters Peter Katz and Emma-Lee will be joining each other on stage for a national tour from April 3 until May 8. The singer-songwriters will pass through Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Emma-Lee, who became a fan of Katz by listening to his […]

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Petunia & The Vipers Return Home to Canada

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Petunia & The Vipers Return Home to Canada

Folk Alliance, Petunia Solo Show, “A Few” New Albums? The year has started off on the right foot for Petunia & The Vipers. January saw then take the UK by storm, earning rave reviews, selling out venues and interviewing on the BBC, which called them simply “amazing”. They started it off with a showcase at […]

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Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents Beethoven Lives Upstairs

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Show is part of Symphony Sundays for Kids series by Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents Beethoven Lives Upstairs, at EPCOR CENTRE’S Jack Singer Concert Hall Beacon Staff Reporter   As part of the Symphony Sundays for Kids series, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents Beethoven Lives Upstairs, at EPCOR CENTRE’S Jack Singer Concert Hall on Sunday. The fun […]

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CPO’s Musical Camp for Kids coming to Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
CPO’s Musical Camp for Kids coming to Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary

Musical Camp for Kids offers a unique music education program Beacon Staff Reporter Fluor Canada, a Calgary engineering company, will present CPO’s Musical Camp for Kids program at two Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary this month. The CPO’s Musical Camp for Kids provides children with the opportunity to enjoy a unique music education program, […]

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