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Milestones: Corey Hart exhibition launch
March 22
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Milestones: Corey Hart exhibition launch
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come see this new exhibition at Studio Bell in partnership with The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), honouring 2019 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Corey Hart.

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Duelling Pianos
March 23
1:00 pm
Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Duelling Pianos
1:00 pm

Two of NMC's finest pianists are facing off for this special performance of Duelling Pianos! Join musician educators Cam Buie and Peter Exner for an all-Canadian piano battle that's sure to wow the whole family.

Alberta Spotlight: The Prairie States with Kaley Bird
March 23
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
Alberta Spotlight: The Prairie States with Kaley Bird
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

The National Music Centre is pleased to present rising country stars The Prairie States as part of the Alberta Spotlight series.

Backstage Pass Tour
March 24
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Every Brain Needs Music - Wiring Up for Resilience
March 30
1:00 pm
Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Every Brain Needs Music - Wiring Up for Resilience
1:00 pm

Join Kelly Lynch (CPCC, CNTC) and Shirley Wright (BMus, BEd) for an afternoon of learning about music and the brain. They'll explore how to wire your brain for empathy, patience, and productivity, and round it all off with a cello performance.

Backstage Pass Tour
March 31
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

NMC & Sarb Akal present: String & Rhythm
April 6
Doors open: 6:00 pm, showtime: 6:30 pm
NMC & Sarb Akal present: String & Rhythm
Doors open: 6:00 pm, showtime: 6:30 pm

Sarb Akal Music Society and National Music Centre present String & Rhythm featuring Maestro Llyas Khan, Maestro Nawab Khan, and Maestro Hanif Khan.

Backstage Pass Tour
April 7
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
April 10
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we're bringing it back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.

Backstage Pass Tour
April 14
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Alberta Spotlight: The Shiverettes with Wares and Mademoiselle
April 18
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alberta Spotlight: The Shiverettes with Wares and Mademoiselle
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The National Music Centre is pleased to present punk rock outfit The Shiverettes with Wares and Mademoiselle.

NMC Artist in Residence Workshop: Jae Sterling
April 20
1:00 pm
NMC Artist in Residence Workshop: Jae Sterling
1:00 pm

Calgary-by-way-of-Jamaica rapper-producer Jae Sterling was raised on a healthy dose of jazz, reggae, and golden-era hip hop, and those influences continue to permeate his music.

Backstage Pass Tour
April 21
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
April 28
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

NMC & CPO present: John Corigliano's Mr. Tambourine Man
May 2
Doors open: 6:00 pm, showtime: 7:30 pm
NMC & CPO present: John Corigliano's Mr. Tambourine Man
Doors open: 6:00 pm, showtime: 7:30 pm

As part of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra's Under the Influence Festival, NMC is thrilled to present internationally acclaimed composer, John Corigliano.

NMC Artist in Residence Workshop: Wish Lash
May 4
1:00 pm
NMC Artist in Residence Workshop: Wish Lash
1:00 pm

Wish Lash is the solo moniker and experimental electronic fever dream of Calgary-based Kerry Megan, who builds ambient, dark-leaning techno from layered synths, heartbeat drums and otherworldly voices.

Backstage Pass Tour
May 5
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

NMC & Sled Island present: Ian William Craig
May 10
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
NMC & Sled Island present: Ian William Craig
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

Blending choral, ambient and noise influences together into this customized array of tape decks, Ian William Craig moves you over shifting tectonic plates of operatic improvisations, fields of tape hiss and haunting pastoral melodies.

Backstage Pass Tour
May 12
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
May 14
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we're bringing it back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.

Alberta Spotlight: Karl Hirzer with Allyson Hop
May 16
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
Alberta Spotlight: Karl Hirzer with Allyson Hop
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

The National Music Centre is pleased to present Karl Hirzer with Allyson Hop as part of the Alberta Spotlight series.

NMC Artist in Residence Workshop: nêhiyawak
May 18
1:00 pm
NMC Artist in Residence Workshop: nêhiyawak
1:00 pm

nêhiyawak hails from amiskwaciy in Treaty 6 Territory. Their music is a resonant expression of indigeneity in the modern world.

NMC & Tooth Blackner present: Jenn Grant
May 18
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
NMC & Tooth Blackner present: Jenn Grant
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

A heralded singer and songwriter from Prince Edward Island, in Canada’s Maritimes, Jenn Grant has four albums and one EP under her belt; she is about to embark on a brand new journey with her best collection of songs to date.

Backstage Pass Tour
May 19
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

NMC presents: Steven Page with Port Cities
May 24
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
NMC presents: Steven Page with Port Cities
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

NMC is pleased to present legendary Canadian rocker Steven Page in two back-to-back performances on his 2019 Discipline Tour.

NMC presents: Steven Page with Port Cities
May 25
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
NMC presents: Steven Page with Port Cities
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

NMC is pleased to present legendary Canadian rocker Steven Page in two back-to-back performances on his 2019 Discipline Tour.

Backstage Pass Tour
May 26
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
June 2
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Seniors' Days at Studio Bell
June 3
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seniors' Days at Studio Bell
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

All seniors (65+) can enjoy FREE admission to Studio Bell on June 3 and 4 as part of Seniors’ Week in Calgary.

Seniors' Days at Studio Bell
June 4
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seniors' Days at Studio Bell
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

All seniors (65+) can enjoy FREE admission to Studio Bell on June 3 and 4 as part of Seniors’ Week in Calgary.

Backstage Pass Tour
June 9
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
June 11
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we're bringing it back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.

Speak Up! exhibition preview
June 13
NMC Members Only
Speak Up! exhibition preview
NMC Members Only

Be the first to see the Speak Up! exhibition, showcasing Indigenous artists who have, or are, making a social impact on a local, regional, or national level.

Speak Up! exhibition launch
June 14
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Speak Up! exhibition launch
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come and see the Speak Up! exhibition, showcasing Indigenous artists who have, or are, making a social impact on a local, regional, or national level.

Backstage Pass Tour
June 16
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
June 23
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Homegrown Country: Celebrating Canadian Country Music exhibition preview
June 27
NMC Members Only
Homegrown Country: Celebrating Canadian Country Music exhibition preview
NMC Members Only

To commemorate the Canadian Country Music Awards' return to Calgary, the National Music Centre is launching a six-month special exhibition profiling some of Canada's biggest country artists, industry builders, and new faces.

Homegrown Country: Celebrating Canadian Country Music exhibition launch
June 28
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Homegrown Country: Celebrating Canadian Country Music exhibition launch
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

To commemorate the Canadian Country Music Awards' return to Calgary, the National Music Centre is pleased to launch this six-month special exhibition profiling some of Canada's biggest country artists, industry builders, and new faces.

Alberta Spotlight: WAKE with Begrime Exemious
June 28
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
Alberta Spotlight: WAKE with Begrime Exemious
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

The National Music Centre is pleased to present grindcore act WAKE with Begrime Exemious on the rooftop terrace above King Eddy.

Backstage Pass Tour
June 30
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
July 7
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
July 9
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we're bringing it back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.

Backstage Pass Tour
July 14
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
July 21
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

NMC Artist in Residence Workshop: Jean-Michel Blais
July 27
1:00 pm
NMC Artist in Residence Workshop: Jean-Michel Blais
1:00 pm

Montreal-based Jean-Michel Blais blends his classical skill and precise pop sensibility with synthetic accompaniment.

Backstage Pass Tour
July 28
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

NMC and East Village present: Saturdays in C-Square
August 3
To be announced
NMC and East Village present: Saturdays in C-Square
To be announced

In collaboration with our partners at East Village, NMC delivers free live concerts on four consecutive Saturdays in August at Celebration Square. Bring your family and enjoy great local music in one of Calgary's fastest-growing urban neighborhoods.

Backstage Pass Tour
August 4
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

NMC and East Village present: Saturdays in C-Square
August 10
To be announced
NMC and East Village present: Saturdays in C-Square
To be announced

In collaboration with our partners at East Village, NMC delivers free live concerts on four consecutive Saturdays in August at Celebration Square. Bring your family and enjoy great local music in one of Calgary's fastest-growing urban neighborhoods.

Backstage Pass Tour
August 11
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
August 13
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we're bringing it back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.

NMC and East Village present: Saturdays in C-Square
August 17
To be announced
NMC and East Village present: Saturdays in C-Square
To be announced

In collaboration with our partners at East Village, NMC delivers free live concerts on four consecutive Saturdays in August at Celebration Square. Bring your family and enjoy great local music in one of Calgary's fastest-growing urban neighborhoods.

Backstage Pass Tour
August 18
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

NMC and East Village present: Saturdays in C-Square
August 24
To be announced
NMC and East Village present: Saturdays in C-Square
To be announced

In collaboration with our partners at East Village, NMC delivers free live concerts on four consecutive Saturdays in August at Celebration Square. Bring your family and enjoy great local music in one of Calgary's fastest-growing urban neighborhoods.

Backstage Pass Tour
August 25
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
September 1
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
September 8
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
September 10
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we're bringing it back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.

Backstage Pass Tour
September 15
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
September 22
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
September 29
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
October 6
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
October 8
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we're bringing it back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.

Backstage Pass Tour
October 13
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
October 20
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
October 27
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
November 3
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
November 10
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
November 12
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we're bringing it back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.

Backstage Pass Tour
November 17
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
November 24
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
December 1
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
December 8
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
December 15
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
December 22
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
December 29
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!