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Music, Theatre & Performances

National Music Centre's Jam Club.
Everyday from Mar 17, 2022 - Oct 27, 2022 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the National Music Centre's free after-school Jam Club program! Youth ages 13-19 are invited to jam, practice their skills, and explore their creative potential, all while making new friends, every Thursday at Studio Bell. The best part? The program is free! Choose from the National Music Centre's extensive fleet of instruments, ranging from keyboards, acoustic and electric guitars with amplifiers, ukuleles and drum kits! Each week, participants will be supported by a team of skilled musicians, multi-instrumentalists, and experienced educators. As a drop-in program, students can drop in at any time between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm and there is no obligation to attend week to week. Snacks, drinks, and pizza are provided.
Location:Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (850 4 Street SE)
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:https://www.studiobell.ca/after-school-jam-club
Youth Engagement Squad.
Everyday from Jun 4, 2022 - Aug 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Quest’s Youth Squad is a FREE drama program for youth aged 14 - 18. Young people will work with and learn from Quest Theatre artists to explore theatre, music, improv, clown, mask, mask building, and performance. Exploration will produce a youth ensemble that will have opportunities in street performance at the Farmers and Makers Market at cSPACE and in the surrounding Marda Loop community. No experience is necessary, and youth do not have to come every Saturday to participate. Youth will: Gain volunteer experience Participate in a creative Internship Train, learn, and explore Acquire creative leadership experience Gain job skills Build friendships Receive unique perks Details Start Date: June 4th, 2022 When? Saturdays from 1 - 4 pm Where? cSpace How much? FREE End Date: August 20th, 2022 Ages: 14-18
Location:cSpace 1721 29 Ave SW Suite #125
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:https://www.questtheatre.org/youth-squad
Rosebud Theatre presents: Songs for a New World.
Everyday from Jun 10, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Enjoy a soaring musical song cycle about a series of moments in the lives of a startling array of characters who not only survive but thrive in the face of adversity. Rosebud Theatre anchors its 2022 Season with a summer musical all about hope!
Location:Rosebud Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://rosebudtheatre.com
Wagonstage 2022 presents: Bee-trayal.
Everyday from Jun 30, 2022 - Sep 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Bee-trayal features bees, wasps and hummingbirds in a hilarious and interactive performance where our creatures vie for the top spot as Pollinator Extraordinaire. Wagonstage Children’s Theatre is part of the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts.
Location:Wagonstage Children’s Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://arts.ucalgary.ca
& Friends in Concert.
Everyday from Aug 7, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
this five-week concert series will be hosted on the StoryBook Theatre grounds will feature some of the brightest stars and up-and-coming artists from Calgary and beyond. Each week will feature a wealth of talented performers from all ages and communities from across the globe. Take part in the Storybook community and be a part of the magic of live music!
Location:StoryBook Theatre grounds
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://storybooktheatre.org/and-friends
Calgary Wind Symphony.
Everyday from Aug 7, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join the Calgary Wind Symphony for a free family friendly concert in Riley Park on Sundays. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join for a wonderful afternoon of music.
Location:Riley Park
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgarywindsymphony.com
Heartbreak Hotel at Jubilations Theatre.
Everyday from Aug 13, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Have you ever wondered what it would be like at the Heartbreak Hotel? Well you’re in luck, because Jubilations Dinner Theatre is going to take you there. The legend never dies, and his music lives on, as we have some fun imagining Elvis and his gang all rocking and rolling at the Heartbreak Hotel.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
GlobalFest @ Elliston.
Everyday from Aug 18, 2022 - Aug 27, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
GlobalFest @ Elliston is an annual celebration of Calgary’s multi-cultural communities, featuring pavilions, performances, international food, children's programming and fireworks. Illuminating the sky with a colliding orchestra of light and sound, the 2022 event will showcase presentations produced by world-class pyro musical artists hailing from India, Austria, France, and Germany, plus a Canadian-produced finale.
Cost:$11.00
Location:Elliston Park 1827 68 St SE Calgary, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://globalfest.ca/
Storybook Theatre's Legally Blonde The Musical .
Everyday from Aug 19, 2022 - Sep 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances - this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal!
Location:Storybook Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.storybooktheatre.org/
Young Canadians Auditions.
Everyday from Aug 26, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We are holding auditions for Young Canadians School of Performing Arts for our 2022-2023 season! Ages 8-21 are welcome. Please Register for auditions on our Website by August 22! The Young Canadians School of Performing Arts is a dynamic performing arts program designed to develop confident, strong and empowered young people. The school offers Calgary and surrounding-area youth the opportunity to train in dance, voice, and performance. Training is provided by a diverse team of professional faculty who encourage technical development, artistic creation, and performance excellence.
Location:1302 6th St. SE Trans Alta Performing Arts Studios
Category:Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:calgarystampede.com/ycauditions
Barley & Smoke - Grillin' for a Cure.
> Saturday Aug 27, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
What’s better than tantalizing ribs and barbecue sauce or a flavour-bursting fresh hand-held or juicy, skewered meat? Pair it with samplings from a truly vast selection of local craft beers and ciders, then throw in sunshine and fun-packed entertainment, and you have the makings of a perfect summer day. ?This is the one and only ‘Barley & Smoke: Grillin’ for a Cure’ a fundraiser for children with cancer that draws together Calgary’s top chefs and brew masters to create the taste event of the year!
Cost:$95.00
Location:ENMAX PARK Elbow River Pathway & MacDonald Ave SE
Category:Festivals & Fairs, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:https://www.barleysmoke.ca/
Drag Brunch - Show Your Pride (Family-friendly).
> Saturday Aug 27, 2022 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Show your pride at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo at our first ever Drag Brunch hosted by the talented Nada Nuff. Enjoy a delicious spread from the zoo’s award-winning culinary team and performances from talent at HireHeelsYYC. Get your tickets to this family-friendly celebration today!
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://www.calgaryzoo.com/events/dragbrunch
Squonk: Hand to Hand.
Everyday from Aug 29, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Grab a blanket, a snack, and the whole family for some fun at Olympic Plaza! For three days of catchy music and spectacle, Squonk is taking over Arts Commons’ front yard with their wildest open-air show yet, Hand to Hand.
Location:Olympic Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://squonk.org/hand-to-hand
Get in the Groove - Free Dance Event!.
> Wednesday Sep 7, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the fun at "Get in the Groove" - a FREE dance event! All classes for this event are 30 minutes and FREE! These trial classes provide youth dancers the opportunity to explore a variety of dance styles in a fun and welcoming environment. We have classes for three age groups: Age 4-5, 6-8 & 9-12. Stay for one class or stay for them all! Parents, we also have an event for you - "Fall in Love with Dance"! Check out our website freehousedance.com for details. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 403-282-0555 or by email at fhdp@telusplanet.net.
Location:Free House Dance Plus 2020 12th Ave NW
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:www.freehousedance.com
Disney in Concert: Frozen.
Everyday from Oct 7, 2022 - Oct 8, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This Thanksgiving, experience Disney’s Frozen like never before! See the film on the big screen as the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra performs Christophe Beck’s catchy score live.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgaryphil.com/events/disney-in-concert-frozen-2022-10-08/
Storybook Theatre's The Lightning Thief - The Percy Jackson Musical.
Everyday from Oct 14, 2022 - Nov 5, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This dynamic musical adaptation of Rick Riordan's bestselling book opened on Broadway in 2019. When teenager Percy Jackson discovers he's a demigod, he and his friends embark on an epic journey to find Zeus' missing lightning bolt and prevent a war among the gods.
Location:Storybook Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.storybooktheatre.org/
Storybook Theatre's Elf The Musical .
Everyday from Nov 25, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A title known the world over, Elf The Musical is a must-produce holiday musical that can easily become an annual tradition for any theatre. Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). This modern-day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear.
Location:Storybook Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.storybooktheatre.org/
The Calgary Philharmonic Presents Symphony Sundays for Kids – Firebird for the Family.
> Sunday Nov 27, 2022 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Firebird?comes to life with music and dance in this family-friendly concert featuring the Orchestra and members of Alberta Ballet School. Igor Stravinsky based this popular work on a folk tale about a prince who encounters a mysterious firebird and receives a magic feather that helps him defeat an evil wizard. The concert opens with?The Three-Cornered Hat, a ballet with traditional Spanish dancing choreographed by Léonide Massine to music by Manuel de Falla. Come early for the Instrument Discovery Zoo at 2PM. Program and artists are subject to change without notice.
Cost:$35.00
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall Arts Commons 225 8 Ave SE Calgary, AB
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:https://calgaryphil.com/events/firebird-for-the-family-2022-11-27-300-pm
The Calgary Philharmonic Presents Charlotte and the Music Maker.
> Sunday Jan 15, 2023 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Charlotte plays the trumpet on a cardboard tube, the xylophone with two knitting needles, and the drums on anything that bangs. Her musical talents are not appreciated at home, so she sets off into the wide world, where the Music Maker comes to her rescue. Families will enjoy this magical journey with Platypus Theatre exploring the sounds and colours of the instruments and the exciting possibilities that music has to offer. Come early for the Instrument Discovery Zoo at 2PM. Program and artists are subject to change without notice.
Cost:$35.00
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall Arts Commons 225 8 Ave SE Calgary, AB
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:https://calgaryphil.com/events/charlotte-and-the-music-maker-2023-01-15-300-pm
Storybook Theatre's Peter & the Starcatcher.
Everyday from Feb 10, 2023 - Mar 11, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors, Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, and written by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair... and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.
Location:Storybook Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.storybooktheatre.org/
The Calgary Philharmonic Presents Beethoven Lives Upstairs.
> Sunday Mar 5, 2023 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Young Christoph is quite upset when the composer Beethoven moves into his late father’s upstairs office. Being completely deaf, Beethoven is neither aware of nor cares about the noise he creates, and Christoph writes his uncle concerned about the ‘madman’ living upstairs. Through their letters, we learn about Beethoven as he works on his ninth symphony. Come early for the Instrument Discovery Zoo at 2PM. Program and artists are subject to change without notice.
Cost:$35.00
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall Arts Commons 225 8 Ave SE Calgary, AB
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:https://calgaryphil.com/events/beethoven-lives-upstairs-2023-03-05-300-pm
The Calgary Philharmonic Presents Will's Jams.
> Sunday Apr 30, 2023 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Will Stroet — former CBC Kids TV star and Juno-nominated musician — will rock out with you and your family. Singing his favourite songs, it’s a fun-filled symphony jam session your kids will love! Come early for the Instrument Discovery Zoo at 2PM. Program and artists are subject to change without notice.
Cost:$35.00
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall Arts Commons 225 8 Ave SE Calgary, AB
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:https://calgaryphil.com/events/wills-jams-2023-04-30-300-pm
Storybook Theatre Presents: Disney's Newsies The Musical.
Everyday from May 10, 2023 - Jun 3, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots). Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.
Location:Storybook Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.storybooktheatre.org/

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