Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Free Concert - Back Porch Swing - The Bailey Theatre (Camrose)

The Bailey Theatre
5041 50 St. Camrose, AB
ph: (780)672-5510
September 30th, 2016
Doors Open at 6:30pm
Show Starts at 7:30pm

Enjoy this free concert as part of Camrose Arts Society's Alberta Culture Days! 

Get your advance tickets at the Bailey Theatre box office and take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy one of Alberta's most exciting up and coming bluegrass and western swing bands!

Bio:

Since 2003 Back Porch Swing has been writing songs and performing at festivals and clubs across western Canada. Their hot licks, tight harmonies, and funny lyrics are delivered in ever-changing musical styles that will have you wondering "what don't they do?" From square dancing to western swing, from bluegrass to folk, their "cowjazz" flavor will surely leave you a fan!

Jim Malmberg: vocals, mandolin, and guitar
Penny Malmberg: vocals, guitar, and mandolin
Cam Neufeld: violin
Kevin Jacobson: bass

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Friday, September 23, 2016

#YEG Musical Mamas Singer Song Writer Support Group

New and Established Musical Mamas! 
We are ready for the Third Season of Musical Mamas Singer Song Writer Support Group for Women. Our most grand year ahead of us as a young forming society, we have established a board, a website, and are ready to launch our first Collective CD! 
Our Mission "To Encourage. Develop and Support Women in the Creation of Music" will be now shared with the World (well at least Edmonton!)
Join us on our magical musical journey! 
Membership are available for free, with donation suggestion of $20.00 for life time Membership. Meetings are open to all on a drop in bases for all ages and women only. Light refreshments will be available contributions to the snack table are always welcome.
Participation in the annual Compilation CD includes commitment to fund raising participation and voluntary performance at the CD Launch Party. Artist must be a Musical Mama Member, Bands can include male musicians who back the Musical Mama participating. One song submission per participant in Mp3 format.
Meeting Agenda:
6:30 doors open / mingle
7:00 Welcome and Introductions
7:20 Learning Segment - Stage Presence 
7:45 short break
8:00 Open Stage 
9:00 meeting ends
Musical Mamas Meet on the last Tuesday of Each month from September to May with a Break (No Meeting ) in December. 
For more information view our  upcoming (September 27) Facebook Event. Also visit and like our Facebook Group
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#YEG Free Admission Day - Sunday September 25, 2016

Free Admission Day is back for 2016! Free fun for everyone at participating City of Edmonton recreation centres, attractions and cultural facilities on Sunday September 25, 2016 from 10am-6pm*.
(*Some exceptions apply. Please check list of participating facilities and hours of operation.)

Participating Facilities

Attractions and Cultural Facilities

    Recreation Centres

    Select Family YMCA Community Centres:

    Don Wheaton Family YMCA Community Centre
    Jamie Platz Family YMCA Community Centre
    William Lutzky Family YMCA Community Centre
    Castledowns Family YMCA Community Centre
    Regular scheduled public skates throughout the day at the following arenas:
    Callingwood: 1:30-2:30pm
    Oliver: 4:15-5:15pm
    Kenilworth: 12:45-1:45pm
    Londonderry: 4-5pm
    Terwillegar: 4:45-5:45pm
    Please note: due to high traffic, parking will be limited at all facilities. The City encourages Edmontonians to make use of the Edmonton Transit System to get to their destination.
    ETS will be operating the Route 594 shuttle service from West Edmonton Mall to the Valley Zoo on an approximate 15 minute frequency between 9am-6pm on Sunday September 25. Regular fares apply for all ETS service.
    For fare, route and schedule information, or to plan your trip, visit takeETS.com or call 311 (780-442-4311 outside of Edmonton).
    Free Admission Day is only for the facilities listed above. It does not apply to other City of Edmonton services.

    Free Admission Day Tips:

    • Before you go, recheck this website to see updates to all the opportunities available
    • Map out your day so you can maximize your experience
    • Consider starting (or ending) your day with a swim or skate at one of the Recreation Centres
    • Follow twitter #yegFAD to check out lineups and parking
    • Travel by ETS or LRT instead of your vehicle

    For More Information

    Like the City of Edmonton on Facebook and follow them on Twitter @CityofEdmonton
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    Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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    Friday, September 9, 2016

    Camrose Street Performers Festival Performance Schedule

    Here's a copy of our performance schedule, for the 2016 Camrose Street Performers Festival. All performances take place on October 1, on the north side of mirror lake, west of downtown.

    Plan to take in this free, family event that's part of the Camrose Arts Society's program for Alberta Culture Days.






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    Wednesday, September 7, 2016

    Hot Cottage with Blues Dance Class

    Edmonton Blues Society
    Hot Cottage with Blues Dance Class
    September 17 7:00 PM
    German Canadian Cultural Association
    8310 Roper Road

    Edmonton Blues Society presents Hot Cottage to kick-off their fall/winter season!
    BONUS - this date only...Edmonton's largest blues dance class taught by Nova Blues Dancers.


    • 7:00pm - doors open
    • 7:30 - 8:30pm FREE group dance class
    • 8:30pm - Midnight live music by Hot Cottage
    • EBS Members $10; Guests $15
    • All ages welcome. Cash only venue. Hot food available
    • FREE parking. Large hardwood dance floor
    • ADVANCE TIX starting Aug 19 at Myhre's Music, Acoustic Music, Blackbyrd Moosik or info@EdmontonBluesSociety.net or 780-717-7604

    Legendary local blues band and Edmonton Blues Hall of Fame inductees, Hot Cottage will have you grooving and feeling many years younger! 

    The Hot Cottage lineup consists of three original members: STEVE BODDINGTON on guitar and vocals, BRIAN KOEHLI on bass and LINSEY UMRYSH on drums who are joined by MIKE YUZWENKO on Hammond organ and piano and 'Atomic JOE' PICOOLO on horns and vocals. Their musical style spices up traditional blues sounds by mixing in jazz fusion, samba and jungle rhythms. This mixture has made Hot Cottage versatile, tight and powerful! 

    Learn some new dance moves! Nova Blues Dancers will start the evening with a FREE group Blues dance lesson from 7:30-8:30pm. They're aiming for a larger class then last time. If you haven't seen or tried Blues dancing, you're in for a treat!

    Get your advance tickets now and arrive early for best seats.
    Thank-you for supporting live blues! www.EdmontonBluesSociety.net

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    Friday, September 2, 2016

    Alberta Homegrown Music Festival

    September 22 - 24 2017
    Hawrelak Park Heritage Amphitheatre
    Edmonton, AB

    • Celebrating Alberta's local talent. 
    • 15 Local Bands will perform along with 6 acoustic acts.
    • The 3 day pass will be $99.00( transferable) early bird sale.
    • Daily passes will also be available
    Each day will have its own genre:
    • Friday: 6:00- 10:00pm Blues/Jazz
    • Saturday: 12:00- 10:00pm Bluegrass/Folk/Country
    • Sunday:12:00- 9:00 pm Rock, Celtic...other
    The capacity for assigned seating is 1100 and general admission seating up to 2400. This will be a not for profit event. We will only have food and beverage/bar vendors at this event. The venue doesn't have the capacity to support anything else. 

    As this event is FOR OUR LOCAL TALENT, we will need the talent to be engaged in the work associated with organizing and promoting this event.

    BANDS INTERESTED IN PERFORMING.
    PLEASE EMAIL albertagrownmusic@gmail.com
    A video of a live performance, you website, ITunes, information about your band and importantly a detailed list of what you will be doing to help organize/support/volunteer/sponsor this event.
    Thanks so much. A panel will review all submission received prior to Nov.30, 2016.

    Below is a list of Manager/Coordinator positions available.
    Please private message Pamela Schiwinsky with any positions you would be interested in and what experience you bring.

    For the first year, we will not know if we will break even or make a significant profit, so every one that commits to this event, is doing it knowing there is a risk no financial gain may be realized. 

    • We will require significant sponsorship to support this event.
    • Full transparency of funds and expenses will be available.
    • A budget of expected revenue and expenses will be provided on a regular basis.
    If you want to get into this event at the ground level and build an annual event, please let me know.
    We need hundreds of hands!
    Thank you  
    Pam 780 257 6057
    Leadership positions (detailed lists of work will be provided):

    Promotion: ticket sales and wrist bands
    Manager Sales Centre: cd and swag sales

    There will be more to add to this list and much more detail.


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