Jan 18

Downtown Events Week of January 18th, 2016

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Steam whistle Unsigned – Jan 22

Steam Whistle’s UNSIGNED concert series presents hometown heroes the HighKicks with Port Juvee & Dream Whip on Friday, January 22 at The Palomino Smokehouse & Social Club. Doors open at 8pm. $5 at the door.

Get amped up by the self-described party rock of the HighKicks whose unique Sheepdogs meets Velvet Revolver sound highlights all of the best assets of Rock and Roll. Sharing the stage are the catchy and thought provoking quintet Port Juvee and the power punk ladies of Dream Whip.


Little Prince Musical – Jan 19 – Feb 28

Theatre Calgary in Association with Lamplighter Drama, London, UK presents the World Premiere of The Little Prince – The Musical based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry adapted by Nicholas Lloyd Webber and James D. Reid Directed by Dennis Garnhum

Based on one of the most universally-cherished books of all time, the story comes to life in a spectacular new musical celebration of imagination and the artist within us all.

Life, Death & the Blues – Jan 19 – 31

Blues Jam meets an evening of theatre – and a whole lot of toe-tapping tunes. This is the true life tale of a typical Canadian kid from a South Asian / Irish background, who just can’t help lovin’ the Blues. Actor and musician Raoul Bhaneja is joined on stage by Juno Award-winning R&B star Divine Brown, and some of the finest Blues musicians in Canada. Plus, every night, a different Calgary blues legend joins the show for a finale.


Calamity Town – Jan 23 – Feb 21

It’s 1940, and there is nowhere in the country seemingly more charming than Wrightsville. The Depression has abated, and the New England town is booming once again. There is hope in Wrightsville, but Ellery Queen has come looking for death.  The mystery author is hoping for fodder for a novel, and he senses the corruption that lurks beneath the apple-pie façade. A jinxed house, poisonings and murder are all on the menu, as Queen sits back, waiting for crime to come to him…


Downtown Libations – Jan 27
Join Downtown Calgary for a new monthly happy hour gathering called Libations. Each event will take place the last Wednesday of each month from 4-6PM at a different location Downtown and will feature happy hour promotions and surprises.

We’ve partnered with Calgary’s newest downtown dining spot the Cactus Club Cafe for the first Libations event on Wednesday January 27.

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