Friday, July 22, 2016

Preview in the Plaza - get a sneak peek at some hot musical acts this August

Did you know this year is the Year of Music in Calgary? To help keep the party going we have organized a number of free concerts in Olympic Plaza from noon to 1 p.m. So grab your lunch and maybe even your dancing shoes and come on down.

Add a little Latin spice

Wednesday, Aug. 3 come down to hear the acts kicking off this year’s Expo Latino. International recording artist Natalie Castro and Grammy-nominated Cuban superstar Wil Campa with his orchestra will be entertaining anyone who comes to Olympic Plaza. 

East meets West

Wednesday, Aug. 10 Plaza goers will get the chance to The Futhers. This Iranian band will be sharing their unique blend of Middle Eastern folk melodies and contemporary western music. The band will then be playing at the Tabestoon Festival, happening Aug. 12 and 13 if you find you want to hear more. 


Take a short break to the Caribbean

Thursday, Aug. 18 we are previewing the rhythmic reggae of Aktivate. This group is Calgary-based and will be performing later that week at Reggaefest, which runs Aug. 19 and 20.

Learn more about the Year of Music at visitcalgary.com/push-play or check out our events calendar for more information on different festivals and events around Calgary, including other free music events such as our Music in the Park

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