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20 for '16 in the Year of Music: Hello Moth

This profile is part of a series of 20 pieces spotlighting members of the Calgary music community. The attached video is one of several special performances recorded at the Calgary Herald as part of this project. 544 more words


Calgary 2016: Year of Music puts the city's rich musical history in the spotlight

On Thursday, Jan. 7, Mayor Naheed Nenshi stood on the observation deck of the Calgary Tower and, with a panoramic view of the city enveloped in dusk, made it official. 404 more words


Sled Island Music Festival announces Peaches as 2016 guest curator

By: Staff –

Calgary’s Sled Island Music Festival has announced provocative musician-producer-filmmaker-performance artist Peaches as 2016 guest curator. Peaches’ curatorial selections will join over 250 additional bands, comedians, filmmakers and artists chosen by the festival in more than 35 venues across the city. 139 more words


Sled Island announces Canadian artist Peaches as guest curator for tenth anniversary event

Ten years in, things are looking pretty peachy for Sled Island.

Er. Sorry, Peaches.

On Tuesday, the Calgary alternative music and arts festival announced that it had brought Canadian artist Peaches on board as the guest curator for its 2016 event, which will take place June 22-26 at various locations around the city. 591 more words


Sled Island Music & Arts Festival generated $3.4M for Alberta, report claims

Tourism Calgary says the 2015 Sled Island Music & Arts Festival generated $3.4 million in economic activity for Alberta, according to a Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance review. 110 more words


Shelter from the Storm.

“You picture in your sympathy their life of only pain
And unlike you and what you do they have never tasted fame
Be careful with your presumptions brought on by another’s dress… 810 more words


2014 music festival deaths prompt national safety recommendations

With music festivals and large gatherings like the Stampede on the horizon this summer in Calgary and the rest of Canada, a report on Thursday by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse puts forth new recommendations to prevent alcohol and drug-related harm during theseĀ events. 649 more words

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