Dancers perform in Salute to Vienna

Holiday Concerts

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us and it’s important to take a moment out for yourself, so go see a show. There are always a plethora of concerts to choose from and many have a holiday theme.

A promo photo of The Wardens

The Wardens

With original music and stories from the Canadian Rockies, The Wardens don’t just sing about the land, they’re part of it. This intimate concert proved so popular a second show has been added.

John Frosst hosts the Sled Island Gong Show

Sled Island Gong Show

A super fun, super weird talent show, this is your chance to compete in front of a panel of completely unqualified judges for one of several great prizes! So show off in support of Sled Island.

A poster for the Sookaapii Launch Party

Sookaapii Launch Party

Hosted by Indigenous Resilience in Music, be part of the Indigenous renaissance with a multi-genre showcase at the King Eddy. Drezus headlines alongside Cole The God, Pope Joan, TimberFang, and Third Generation.

A photo of Jack Semple performing

Jack Semple

The King Eddy is once again teaming up with the CKUA Radio Network, and this time, JUNO Award-winning blues musician Jack Semple is on the bill. This show is going to be unmissable.

A promo photo of Rattle and Strum


As the next artists to be featured as part of the National Music Centre’s Showtime concert series, Rattle and Strum get kids of all ages dancing, singing, and playing. Moms and pops with tots won’t want to miss this show.

Poster for Family Matters 3 at the Instrumental Society of Calgary

Family Matters 3

Marking their third appearance with the Instrumental Society of Calgary, Franklin Cohen, Diana Cohen, Alex Cohen, and Roman Rabinovich have enchanted and moved audiences around the world.

A photo of Bill and Joel Plaskett

Bill and Joel Plaskett

Many Canadian music fans know Multiple JUNO Award-winning songwriter Joel Plaskett. But in 2018 he’ll be sharing the spotlight with his earliest musical influence—his father, Bill. Mayhemingways open.

A photo of Ellen Doty through a relective window

Ellen Doty

Known for her world-class voice, Ellen Doty incorporates jazz, soul, folk, and indie-pop into a sound that is inimitably her own. Join the National Music Centre as it continues its Alberta Spotlight series.