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E Day by Jason Chinn

A political comedy set in an NDP campaign office during the historic 2015 Alberta provincial election.

Oct 24 - 8:00PM

Jim Head Quintet

Oct 25 - 7:30PM

Celeigh Cardinal

Spirited Soul-Folk Songstress from Edmonton

Oct 25 - 7:30PM

Mboya Nicholson at Alberta College

Edmonton jazz pianist Mboya Nicholson, former student of jazz great Ellis Marsalis, and Alberta jazz masters Charlie Austin and Bill Richards, performs classic jazz pieces by seminal figures, including Abbey Lincoln, Mary Lou Williams, and others, as well as Mboya’s original compositions.

Oct 25 - 8:00PM

Dreamstruck featuring Joe Fonda, Marilyn Crispell and Harvey Sorgen

After many years of playing together in various combinations, bassist Joe Fonda, pianist Marilyn Crispell and drummer Harvey Sorgen have formed Dreamstruck, a new trio and a new recording exemplifying lyrical beauty and masterfully controlled power in a superb album of creative free jazz, a remarkable example of the modern piano trio.

Oct 26 - 7:30PM

Westward Ho!

The band will perform an exciting program of music that celebrates the North America West

Oct 26 - 8:00PM

Kollage featuring Alexis Baro

Kollage is Canada’s premiere hard bop band. Over the years Kollage created a name for themselves with their own original music and has become an institution that has received recognition with numerous awards both nationally and internationally.

Oct 27 - 3:00PM

Brahms 1: In the Footsteps of a Giant

The Concordia Symphony Orchestra proudly opens its third season featuring German composer Johannes Brahms’s Symphony No. 1, Swiss composer Frank Martin’s Ballade, and Canadian Jocelyn Morlock’s "My Name is Amanda Todd" (2015), an intense, inspiring work based on the legacy of Amanda, a 15-year-old from BC who tragically took her life in 2012 after suffering for years from cyberbullying.

Oct 27 - 7:30PM

Season Recital 2 - Zemlinksy Quartet

The Zemlinsky Quartet is a much lauded example of the revered Czech string quartet tradition.

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The Ballad of Peachtree Rose

From one of Canada’s best emerging writers comes a thriller that forces audiences to ask: “What is Justice?

Nov 1 - 7:30PM

Duo Melis, Guitars

Since their debut as Duo Melis in 1999, Spanish guitarist Susana Prieto and Greek guitarist Alexis Muzurakis have been increasingly recognized as one of the top guitar duos performing today.

Nov 1 - 8:00PM

Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz - Friday, November 1

The Edmonton Jazz Society is proud to present the Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz's first event, a double bill concert featuring the Tevet Sela and John Roney Duo, and Gordon Grdina's The Marrow.

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The Particulars by Matthew MacKenzie

The darkly funny and subtly powerful story of one insomniac’s struggle to maintain a daily routine in the face of a home invasion.

Nov 2 - 6:00PM

40th Anniversary Ruby Celebration Fall Dinner

The Anne Burrows Music Foundation is excited to host a charity dinner with musical performances by world renowned violinist, Ewald Cheung, accompanied by pianist, Henry Mokken, in support of post-secondary music students and the local music community!

Nov 2 - 8:00PM

David Francey

David Francey is known as one of Canada’s finest tunesmiths and a champion of the Everyman, admired for his less-is-more approach to writing.

Nov 2 - 8:00PM

Yarbird Festival of Canadian Jazz - Saturday, November 2

The Edmonton Jazz Society is proud to present the Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz's second event, a double bill concert featuring the Chandelle Rimmer and Tom Van Seters Quintet, and the Jodi Proznick Sun Songs Project.

Nov 3 - 3:00PM

Baroque Chamber Music Treasures

The Alberta Baroque Music Society presents Baroque Chamber Music Treasures, featuring Susan Flook, Anna Kozak, and Laura Veeze - Violins, Colin Ryan - Cello, and Tammy-Jo Mortensen - Harpsichord.

Nov 3 - 3:00PM

Wondrous and Terrible

From the visceral to the cerebral, the natural world compels a tremendous range of responses from humanity.

Nov 3 - 3:00PM

Choral Music from the Pacific Rim

Exciting and exotic sounds from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Sumatra, Taiwan.

Nov 3 - 7:00PM

Lest We Forget: A Musical Tribute

Join us in celebration of Canada's servicemen and servicewomen with CMS on Sunday, November 3 for Lest We Forget: A Musical Tribute.

Nov 3 - 8:00PM

Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz - Sunday, November 3

The Edmonton Jazz Society is pleased to present the Jeff Antoniuk Quintet as part of the Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz.

Nov 7 - 8:00PM

Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz - Thursday, November 7

The Edmonton Jazz Society is pleased to present the Gentiane MG Trio as part of the Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz.

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Who Goes There?

Holy Trinity Anglican Church will present WHO GOES THERE, a fascinating drama that weaves a soulful plot from real life experiences of life, birth and death.

Nov 8 - 8:00PM

Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz - Friday, November 8

The Edmonton Jazz Society is pleased to present a double bill of Landline and Avi Granite 6 as part of the Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz.

Nov 9 - 7:30PM

Constantinople

Founded in Montreal in 1998 by its artistic director Kiya Tabassian, Constantinople presents creative and interpretive programs inspired by the musical traditions of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, as well as those of the Mediterranean and Middle East.

Nov 9 - 8:00PM

Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz - Saturday, November 9

The Edmonton Jazz Society is pleased to present the Effendi Jazzlab Orchestra as part of the Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz.

Nov 10 - 7:30PM

Music Among Friends: In Remembrance

Admission is by donation at the door.

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Convergence

Good Women Dance Collective presents Convergence at La Cite Francophone on November 14-16 at 8:00pm.

Nov 15 - 7:30PM

Russell deCarle

Southern Soul with deep Country roots.

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Seussical Jr.

Unlock the imaginations of Edmonton citizens when they bring the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie La Bird, the Whos in Whoville and other Seuss favorites to life with their production of Seussical JR.

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Dawn Tyler Watson

Hot on the heels of the release of her sixth album entitled Mad Love, Dawn Tyler Wat-son returns to the Yardbird Suite stage with her eclectic Soul driven Blues.

Nov 16 - 10:00AM

Edmonton Potters' Guild presents its 67th Annual Show and Sale

Get “Fired Up” for the holidays...view locally made pottery, complete your gift shopping and enjoy a homemade treat while you shop.

Nov 17 - 2:00PM

Yardbird Suite Jazz Orchestra directed by Stephanie Urquhart

Join us for the first Yardbird Suite Jazz Orchestra performance of the season, directed by local composer/pianist Stephanie Urquhart.

Nov 17 - 3:00PM

Heaven and Hell

Finding its genesis in the large work A Riveder Le Stelle by Swedish composer Lidholm, our musical journey will lead us through darkness and death to resurrection and renewed life.

Nov 22 - 7:30PM

Le Vent du Nord

Leading force in Quebec's progressive Francophone Folk.

Nov 23 - 7:30PM

Winter Wassail

Winter Wassail: Songs of Winter and Celebration

Nov 23 - 8:00PM

Lynne Hanson & Joe Nolan

Lynne Hanson is known for her hard-living style of music, mixing gritty ballads with driving roots-tinged guitar. Joe Nolan’s unwavering strength as a lyricist, and his wounded-heart delivery remind us of our humanity.

Nov 28 - 8:00PM

Martha Brooks and Mboya Nicholson Duo

Vocal artist Martha Brooks and pianist Mboya Nicholson present their wonderful repertoire from the American Songbook oeuvre, culled from the world of Tin Pan Alley and some of this past century’s greatest composers.

Dec 1 - 3:00PM

Music for a Festive Season

The Alberta Baroque Music Society presents Music for a Festive Season, featuring the Scona Chamber Singers, directed by John Brough.

Dec 1 - 3:00PM

A Winter Day

Featuring “A Winter Day” by Canadian Sarah Quartel; a five-movement work celebrating Canadian winters, composed for piano, cello and chorus PLUS "A Christmas Bell Medley", arr. by Kimberley Denis.

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Altar Boyz

Altar Boyz is a foot-stomping, rafter-raising, musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy-band on the last night of their national “Raise the Praise” tour.

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Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant...Ever!

What has the potential to be the worst pageant ever turns out to be the best one, as everyone learns the true meaning of Christmas.

Dec 12 - 8:00PM

Red Litmus

Red Litmus meld the nature of improvised jazz and the intensity of modern metal with odd time signatures, telepathic improvisation and infectious melodies.

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Sister Act

Presented at the Timm's Centre for the Arts on Dec. 13-15, Bellerose Composite High School's performance of "Sister Act" will be the best musical you see this year........bar NUN!!!

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Hey Ladies!

Hey Ladies! is an infotainment comedy show where the best shenanigans life has to offer are gathered to together and brought to the stage for your enjoyment.

Dec 14 - 2:00PM

The Second Annual Sing-Along Messiah

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra has provided music fans of Edmonton many opportunities to get to know and love Handel’s Messiah. Now, in the city that sings, comes the chance to experience Messiah as a member of the chorus.

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Girl Brain

Girl Brain celebrates the beauty, complexity, and messiness of everyday life through sketch comedy.

Dec 15 - 3:00PM

Little Match Girl Passion

The Little Match Girl Passion has become Pro Coro Canada’s annual Christmas concert and this year, we return the Passion to All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral.

Dec 21 - 7:30PM

A Perfectly Frank Christmas

Celebrate the Holidays with the perfectly timed show that has become a Christmas tradition in Edmonton!

Dec 31 - 7:30PM

A Pro Coro New Year's Eve

Spend New Year's Eve with Pro Coro Canada! Now in its third year, this concert will treat you to music meant to entertain and inspire.

Jan 17 - 7:30PM

T. Buckley

Alberta Roots with timeless, flowing melodies

Jan 18 - 8:00PM

John Gorka

John Gorka is a world-renowned singer-songwriter whose songs are multifaceted, full of depth, beauty and emotion

Jan 19 - 7:30PM

Good Life Here

We present some beloved music from our past six seasons, featuring several of the new Canadian compositions we’ve premiered and championed in recent years.

Jan 31 - 7:30PM

Amy Helm

Deep, soulful folk-rock.

Feb 2 - 3:00PM

18th Century Music from Austria

The Alberta Baroque Music Society presents 18th Century Music from Austria, featuring Charles Pilon, Viola.

Feb 2 - 3:00PM

Roots II: korinnya

Our second edition of the Roots series is presented under the direction of Mykola Hobdych, founder and director of the Kyiv Chamber Choir.

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1984

Based on the iconic novel by George Orwell, 1984 brings us the story of Winston Smith, a cog in the giant machine state of Oceania.

Feb 7 - 7:30PM

Misael Barraza Diaz

At home in both the classical and flamenco worlds, Misael Barraza Diaz is one of the most outstanding young Mexican guitarists.

Feb 8 - 8:00PM

Women of Folkways

The Women of Folkways concert is a celebration by women of women in the Folkways Records catalogue. This year’s show will feature Maria Dunn, Jean Hewson, Christina Smith, and Dana Wylie.

Feb 21 - 7:30PM

Jayme Stone

Finding new paths for the five string bango.

Feb 22 - 8:00PM

JP Cormier

A storyteller? A songwriter? An incredible multi-instrumentalist? The answer is simple, JP Cormier is undoubtedly - an entertainer.

Mar 6 - 7:30PM

Coco Love Alcorn

Soulful and Compelling with a dose of Gospel.

Mar 7 - 7:30PM

Canadian Connections IX

A welcome guest in Western Canada, the Elmer Iseler Singers under the direction of maestra Lydia Adams will present a choral kaleidoscope of a cappella selections from acress Canada.

Mar 7 - 7:30PM

Pizzazz!

Mar 7 - 8:00PM

Martyn Joseph

For one man and a guitar he creates a performance with a huge far-reaching sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. He is gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul with his expressive and poignant lyrics.

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The Children by Lucy Kirkwood

A taut eco-thriller from one of Britain’s hot new playwrights.

Mar 14 - 7:30PM

Passiontide

i Coristi presents Passiontide at Holy Trinity Anglican Church (10037 84 Ave NW) on Saturday, March 14 at 7:30pm.

Mar 15 - 3:00PM

Harmonious Baroque

The Alberta Baroque Music Society presents Harmonious Baroque, featuring Joanna Ciapka - Violin and Allene Hackleman - Horn.

Mar 20 - 7:30PM

The Paperboys

Blending Celtic folk with bluegrass and world flavours.

Mar 21 - 7:30PM

The Roaring '20s: A Century of Music from 1920-2020

Join the Don Berner Big Band as they look back over a century of recorded music and we enter an all new “roaring '20's”!

Mar 21 - 8:00PM

Braden Gates & Over The Moon

Braden Gate's wit, charm, and ultimately incredible songs win the hearts of his audience & Over the Moon are known for their stellar harmonies, wide array of acoustic instruments, solid song-writing, and highly-engaging stage presence.

Mar 27 - 7:30PM

Jon Brooks

Quintessential Modern Folk Singer.

Mar 28 - 7:30PM

Raphaël Feuillâtre

Described as a musician of poetic sensitivity, extraordinary young French guitarist Raphaël Feuillâtre is the 2018 first prize winner of the Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition

Mar 28 - 7:30PM

Dénes Várjon

Pianist Dénes Várjon’s sensational technique, deep musicality, and wide range of interests have made him one of the most exciting and highly regarded participants in international musical life.

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5 @ 50

Five@Fifty is a raw and darkly comedic portrayal of turning fifty in contemporary society, and of the friendships we can't live without.

Apr 4 - 8:00PM

Pharis & Jason Romero

Singing vibrant duets, writing deadly songs, playing handmade banjos and loving old acoustic guitars.

Apr 10 - 7:30PM

Good Friday at the Winspear 2020

Two of today's most prolific composers will be in attendance when the choir performs their annual Good Friday concert at the Winspear.

Apr 16 - 7:30PM

Amarcord

Amarcord is a German male classical a cappella vocal group based in Leipzig, founded in 1992 by five former members of the Thomanerchor.

Apr 26 - 7:30PM

Hearts Afire

Chronos Vocal Ensemble presents a program of settings of Sara Teasdale's poetry, including enthralling works by the celebrated contemporary Latvian composer Eriks Ešenvalds.

May 3 - 2:00PM

Music Among Friends: Celebrating MacEwan Conservatory

Admission is by donation at the door.

May 3 - 3:00PM

A Baroque Bouquet

The Alberta Baroque Music Society Presents A Baroque Bouquet, featuring Elizabeth Koch - Flute, and Susan Flook - Violin.

May 10 - 2:00PM

A Mother's Song

In honour of Mother's Day, join us for a Fundraising Concert that features solo performances by many of our members as they sing songs that connect them to their mothers or to their own motherhood.

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From Cradle to Stage 2020

Walterdale Theatre welcomes local amateur playwrights to discover their dream script from its infancy to a staged realization. The Cradle to Stage program invites playwrights and theatre creators of any skill level to take part in a season-long program to create a new work.

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Brian Webb Dance Company: Fujiwara Dance Inventions: Eunoia

EUNOIA takes the audience on a verbal, visual and visceral journey. The conceit of the poem is introduced through games and then builds in complexity with fanciful narratives and semiotic play.

May 24 - 2:00PM

Emerging Artist Series - featuring Sonya Shin & Sarah Ho

Admission is by donation at the door.

May 30 - 7:30PM

Meeting Places II: Space

i Coristi presents Meeting Places II: Space at Holy Trinity Anglican Church (10037 84 Ave) on Saturday, May 30 at 7:30pm.

Jun 6 - 7:30PM

The Music of the Super Heroes!

Whether you're a fan of Big Band, live music, pop culture, movies, or Super-Heroes this performance is not to be missed! If you enjoy the spectacular scoring from the 1967 Spider-Man cartoon, or the amazing themes from the Pixar hit “The Incredibles!” this is your chance to hear those works and more performed live by Edmonton's best big band!

Jun 7 - 3:00PM

Moonshot II: tar swan

Inspired by the prize-winning poem tar swan by Calgarian writer David Martin, this program will shine a spotlight on humanity's treatment of nature and natural resources across the continent and here in our own backyard.

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Merrily We Roll Along

Merrily We Roll Along is Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's audacious musical about three lifelong friends who fall apart and come together trying to make their dreams come true.