Craft beer, arts and music collide at Calgary's Big Winter Classic

Dec 19 2017, 10:54 am

Two venues, five stages, two patios and one one kick ass VIP lounge all packed into three days AND an endless imagination of craft beer collaborations and 40+ bands.

Big Winter Classic was born out of an idea to celebrate Calgary year-round and not just in the summer months. It’s where arts, music and local craft beer all collide for a three-day winter wonderland weekend.


Upstairs/downstairs, inside/outside, maybe even a sneaky stage out back in the alley, Big Winter Classic is all about using the community in the Beltline as a stage. From the cozy environs at Last Best to the hidden gem that is the Broken City rooftop patio, then downstairs for a mega party. There is even a VIP area in the shop, where Last Best are brewing their next big surprise, they’re pairing the best bands in town and beyond with some of the most delicious craft beer in the city.

Big Winter Classic 2016 Music lineup

  • Mounties
  • Bad Animals
  • The Wet Secret
  • Windigo
  • 36?
  • The Velveteins
  • Savk
  • Freak Heat Waves
  • Guantanamo Baywatch
  • Solids
  • Napalmpom
  • Betrayers
  • HighKicks
  • Lab Coast
  • Power-Buddies
  • Alright Gents
  • Miesha Louie
  • Fox who Slept the Day Away
  • We are not Ghosts
  • Raleigh
  • Pygmies
  • Manaray
  • Crystal Eyes
  • The Tontos
  • Hex Ray
  • The Rumble
  • The Shiverettes
  • ManCub
  • Night Committee
  • Bad Animal
  • LBJS
  • Sequicons
  • Mariel Buckley
  • Chick Magnets
  • Ashley Soft
  • Marlaena Moore
  • Strange Fires
  • Distance Bullock
  • Tiny Shrine
  • The CJs

Big Winter Classic 2016

Where: Broken City

When: January 28 to 30

Tickets: $70 general, $100 VIP you can purchase them here.

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