What to do in Calgary from Sept. 7-11 during Canadian Country Music Week 2022

Here's where to find live music during Canadian Country Music Week

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From September 7-11 the whole city of Calgary will be abuzz with live music to celebrate Canadian Country Music Week. From the CCMA songwriter series with some of Canada's brightest songwriters, the Legends Show featuring artists like Lindsay Ell, Patricia Conroy and Doc Walker, as well as showcases supporting up-and-coming talent at various venues throughout the city. Check the CCMA website for more information and keep an eye on your favourite local artists to catch them throughout the week.

All Woman Music: The Blue Jay Sessions at The Prairie Emporium (September 7-9)


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On September 7 to 9, The Blue Jay Sessions is teaming up with All Woman Music to put on three nights of music during CCMA Week. Expect cool cocktails with Park Distillery Spirits, Russell Brewing Co.'s Blue Jay Sessions Lager plus a ton of tunes.

Hosted by Nicole Rayy, performers include Parker Graye, Taylor-Rae, Jessica Sole, TAYLR, Dani Strong and many more! Grab your tickets via Showpass.

Blue Jay Dinner Sessions (September 8 and 9)

Join The Blue Jay Sessions at Carter Cadillac on September 8 and 9 for some great music and food. Tickets include a dinner made by some of Calgary's best chefs and songwriters' rounds featuring some of Canada’s top country talent such as Jason Benoit, Alessia Cohle, Chris Buck, Dan Davidson, and Desiree Dorion.

Tickets are $75 and include a three-course dinner plus live music, grab your seats now via Showpass.

CCMA Songwriters Unplugged Series (September 8-10)


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Some of Canada’s top singer-songwriters will be in attendance for the CCMA Songwriters Unplugged Series from September 8 to 10 . Head to Studio Bell to catch some of the stories behind your favourite country songs from performers such as Dean Brody, Don Amero, Madison Kozak and many more. Tickets available on the Studio Bell website.

Diamonds in the Rough Showcase (September 8-11)


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Sirroma Entertainment and an amazing group of sponsors will hold the Diamonds in the Rough showcase at The Metropolitan from September 8 to 11. Showcasing some of Canada’s up-and-coming artists, there’s an amazing lineup of music definitely worth checking out.

CCMA House presented by Amazon Music and Alexa (September 9)


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The Palace Theatre will host some of the amazing up-and-coming talent within the Canadian country music scene on September 9. Performers include Hailey Benedict, Kelly Prescott, Tyler Joe Miller and more. RSVP to attend via Eventbrite.

CCMA Legends Show (September 9)


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The Martha Cohen Theatre at Arts Commons will host the CCMA Legends Show on September 9. Featuring some of Canada’s top talent including Patricia Conroy, Doc Walker, and Lindsay Ell, make sure you grab your tickets before they sell out.

Blue Jay Sessions: Saturday Night Special (September 10)

Head to Carter Cadillac to catch some live music paired up with fun cocktails starting at 7 p.m. on September 10. Artists such as Doc Walker, Tyler Lewis, Chelsie Young and Jess Knights will perform, and there might even be a little Park Distillery cocktail competition too, so make sure you grab your tickets!

CCMA Presents Off Country: Taylor Entertainment Showcase (September 10)

If you've never had the chance to experience some live music inside the stunning Central Public Library in Calgary, now is your chance! This free event will feature an array of artists including Jade Turner, Jordyn Pollard, Brettyn Rose and more.

Make sure to pop into Lukes Central Library for a coffee and bite before the show starts inside the library theatre at 11:30 a.m.

CCMA FanFest (September 10)


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CCMA Fanfest presented by Pure Country will take place on September 10 at Studio Bell. Catch some of your favourite Canadian country artists like Jade Eagleson, Dallas Smith, and Mackenzie Porter. RSVP on Eventbrite to secure your spot.

CCMA Awards Show (September 11)

The official 2022 CCMA Awards will take place at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday, September 11. The event is hosted by Canadian-born country singer Tenille Townes and Blanco Brown. Performers such as James Barker Band, Jess Moskaluke and Tim Hicks will also take the stage to perform.

Grab your tickets for the big event via Ticketmaster.