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8 concerts in Calgary to check out in January

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Yasmin Aboelsaud Dec 30, 2016 12:49 am 983

New year, new shows.

Get ready to kick off the new year with some music, Calgary! From rappers to country, and Canadian legends, start off 2017 right by checking out one of these concerts this month.

Happy new year!

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The Cmdwn

Toronto collective The CMDWN is bound to start off your 2017 right. Rappers Ca$tro Guapo and Fiji, and producer Teo Nio have shaken many club walls across the country and will do the same here this month. These boys are buzz worthy and for good reason.

Where: The Commonwealth Bar & Stage – 731 10th Avenue SW
When: Wednesday, January 11 at 9 pm
Tickets: Available online at $20. 18+

Tim Hicks and Chad Brownlee

Canadian country music singer-songwriter Tim Hicks is on the road with fellow Canuck Chad Brownlee. The JUNO Award nominees and CCMA Award winners will kick off the western run of their dual tour for 8 dates before going their separate ways.

Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive SW
When: Friday, January 13 at 8 pm
Tickets: Available online from $41.48 to $62.48. All ages

Deorro

Los Angeles’ Deorro has fast become one of the most sought after producers in the industry. In 2013, he worked with Steve Aoki and Diplo for his track “Freak,” and has also released “Flashlight” with R3hab. He recently worked with Elvis Crespo on his single “Bailar” and will definitely be playing the track at his show this month.

Where: Flames Central – 219 8th Avenue SW
When: Saturday, January 14 at 9 pm
Tickets: Available online at $40 to $50. 18+

T.I.

Atlanta’s T.I. might be known for his early tracks “Whatever You Like” or “Live Your Life” which featured Rihanna, but the rapper has recently released his Us or Else EP. Meet & greet tickets are also available for this show.

Where: Marquee Beer Market & Stage – 4630 Macleod Trail S
When: Friday, January 20 at 9 pm
Tickets: Available online from $49.95 to $100. 18+

Blue Rodeo

Blue Rodeo bring their 30 year career to Calgary for a few shows later this month. The band has sold over 4 million albums, won countless Juno awards, been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, and has a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame. Blue Rodeo are on the road with Ron Hawkins & The Do Good.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Avenue NW
When: Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 at 8 pm
Tickets: Available online from $33.50 to $63.50. All ages

SkiiTour

These mountain-electronic-music-addicts are well known in the local scenes of the West Coast. The Whistler, B.C, based SkiiTour are a producing and performing duo that’s bound to deliver a high energy show that you will not forget. Get your dance shoes on early this month!

Where: The Hi-Fi Club – 219 10 Avenue SW
When: Saturday, January 21 at 9 pm
Tickets: Available online at $20. 18+

Joel Plaskett

Canadian singer-songwriter Joel Plaskett released his latest record, The Park Avenue Sobriety Test, last year. The Nova Scotia native is a critic fave, and his album was a longlisted nominee for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, and was nominated for the “Adult Alternative Album of the Year” at the Juno Awards in 2016. He performs his debut with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra performing highlights from a twenty year career.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Avenue NW
When: Tuesday, January 24 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: Available online from $25 to $85. All ages

Bingo Players

Famed Dutch electronic producer Bingo Players returns to Calgary as part of the 10 Year Anniversary Tour. One of DJMag’s top 100 DJ’s, the once-due, Player is known for several hit singles including “Get Up (Rattle)” and “Knock you out.”

Where: Marquee Beer Market & Stage – 4630 Macleod Trail South
When: Friday, January 27 at 9 pm
Tickets: Available online at $35. 18+


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Yasmin Aboelsaud
Senior Staff Writer, music aficionado, fueled by coffee, travel & Drake.

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