Where to watch live music in Alberta: August 16 to August 22

Where to watch live music in Alberta this week

As we hit the midway point of August, it's another a great week for live music in Alberta.

From a great show being put on by JazzYYC at Ironwood Stage and Grill to a bluegrass festival out in Sundre, here are some places to watch live music and enjoy some food and drink from August 16-22.


JazzYYC Presents André Wickenheiser Sextet at Ironwood Stage and Grill

Presented by JazzYYC, Calgary based trumpeter André Wickenheiser will be performing with his band at Ironwood Stage and Grill on Thursday, August 19th. The Ironwood is known for their great atmosphere and menu. The show starts at 7 p.m., be sure to grab tickets to this evening filled with music in the TD JazzYYC music series. 

Matt Blais at The Blues Can


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Roots-rock artist Matt Blais will be hitting the stage at The Blues Can in Inglewood on Tuesday, August 16th at 7 p.m. Blues Can is known for their signature Southern food menu and cocktails. Join Matt for a night of live music you don’t want to miss. 

Songsmith Sundays with Carter Felker at King Eddy

Country-folk singer-songwriter Carter Felker hosts a relaxed afternoon of stories and songs with a rotating cast of songwriter guests at the legendary King Eddy. On August 22nd at 11:30 a.m., head on down for an afternoon of live music and try out King Eddy’s amazing menu of food and drinks. 

Sherry Kennedy at Cornerstone Music Cafe

TD JazzYYC and Cornerstone Music Cafe present singer-songwriter Sherry Kennedy. Cornerstone Music Cafe’s menu has a variety of delicious items and drinks that make for a cozy afternoon. Check it out on Saturday, August 21st at 11 a.m.


JIMI at Say Uncle


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Singer-songwriter JIMI will be sharing live music at Say Uncle on August 19th at 7 p.m. Say Uncle is known for their signature southern barbecue, local beer and cocktails. Join JIMI for an evening of wonderful music.

Jay Gilday at River City Revival Hour

Canadian folk-rock artist Jay Gilday will be performing at River City Revival House on Friday, August 20th at 7 p.m. River City Revival House has a wide selection of great food and drinks including a lineup of delicious sandwiches. Jay Gilday brings a captivating sound to his music, you don’t want to miss it! 

Joe Nolan at Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market

On Saturday, August 21st at 12 p.m., Edmonton singer-songwriter Joe Nolan will be performing at the Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market. Joe brings an honest and authentic sound to his music, coming off the release of his latest album release, you’ll definitely want to check out his performance.

The Ugly Mugs at Sherlock Holmes Pub Downtown


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Edmonton based five piece band, The Ugly Mugs will be bringing their Celtic-Irish-Maritime sound to Sherlock Holmes Pub Downtown on Sunday, August 22nd at 4 p.m.


Bailey Kate and Zach Passey at Owl Acoustic Lounge


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On August 21st, Indie rock artist Bailey Kate will be joined by Zach Passey to perform at Owl Acoustic Lounge. Owl Acoustic Lounge is known for their great menu of food and drinks. Join Bailey and Zach at 9 p.m. for a night of great live music.


2021 Shady Grove Bluegrass Music Festival

At the Sundre Rodeo Grounds on Friday, August 20-22nd, the 2021 Shady Grove Bluegrass Music Festival brings a weekend full of live music featuring artists such as Denis Dufresne Band, Over The Moon and Steve Fisher Band along with beer gardens and food trucks, be sure to grab tickets!