5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, July 24

Jul 23 2019, 4:21 pm

Whether you’re planning to catch some live music or check out some stand-up comedy, this Wednesday, July 24, is full of great events to attend around Calgary!

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Music in the Plaza

What: Heritage Town Square presents Music in the Plaza throughout the summer. From roots and country to blues and swing, this line-up of free concerts offers something for everybody. Each week starts with a rising star of tomorrow from the Stampede Talent Search topped off by a featured act.

When Wednesday evenings until August 28, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Heritage Town Square, Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive NE
Admission: Free

What: Backstreet’s back, alright. Be ready to get down and move it all around as the boys head out on a world tour to promote their 10th studio album, DNA.

When: Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Starting at $49 online

Salon Series: Kent Merriman Jr.

What: An conversation with Calgary artist Kent Merriman Jr. led by Glenbow Museum curator Nancy Tousley about Merriman Jr.’s exhibition Remnants and his unique and labour-intensive artistic approach. Refreshments will be provided.

When: July 24, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9 Avenue Southeast Calgary
Tickets: Online

Ten Foot Pole

What: California punk rockers Ten Foot Pole perform at Broken City with special guests Bring on the Storm and Julius Sumner Miller.

When: July 24, 2019
Times: Doors 9 pm
Where: Broken City – 613 11 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Stand Up Comedy in Kensington

What: Jupiter Comedy presents a night of stand-up at the Oak Tree Tavern. This week’s headliner is Mark McCue.

When: July 24, 2019
Time: 8 to 9:30 pm
Where: Oak Tree Tavern – 124 – 10th Street NW, Calgary
More Info: Online

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