For Artists

Beach Audio

Main level, 619 11 Ave SE

A full service, world-class audio production facility.

Calgary Arts Academy

640 13 Ave SE

Youth Campus Education Centre

A progressive public charter school teaching the AB curriculum through arts immersion.


618 Confluence Way SE

Fresh, sustainable, local fare, fab Argentine wood-fired grill & great rooftop bar!

Live music Fri & Sat nights.

C-Square (Celebration Square)

4 St & 7 Ave SE in East Village

A lovely urban square where you’ll often find live music and special events in the summer.


Calgary Stampede

Home of the Indian Village during Stampede, Enmax Park has a large stage and beautiful grounds for outdoor festivals like Opera in the Village.

Fort Calgary

750 9 Ave SE

Telling the stories of the people who have shaped our city. Live music at summer festivals and from time to time in the Burnswest Theatre, including Black and White Movie Nights, the Make History Concert series and more.

Inglewood Night Market

10 & 11 St at 10 Ave SE

Artisanal street market with 2 live music stages, 5-11pm 2nd Fri of the month Jun-Sept

Lolita’s Lounge

2nd floor, 1413 9 Ave SE

Authentic Mexican cuisine and live music.

Jazz Fri nights, Carly’s Angels Sat nights

Parkette Amphitheater

Central Library outdoor “stages”

The new Central Library is now programming two outdoor spaces: Parkette on the south side near 9th Avenue and the Amphitheater on 3rd St at the south end of the building.

Pedal Pub

1417 9 Ave SE

Experience Music Mile on a 15-person pedal-powered patio!

Studio Bell

850 4 St SE

The home for music in Canada, with collections, hands-on exhibitions, live music, the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, date nights and much more.

Open Wed-Sun 10am–5pm plus evening concerts.

The Blues Can

1429 9 Ave SE

One of Calgary's premier live-music rooms, specializing in blues & full-on weekend dance parties.

Live music 7 nights a week and weekend afternoons.

Calgary Stampede Youth Campus

623-640 13 Ave SE

A vital creative campus focused on young people in the performing arts, featuring the Calgary Arts Academy charter school, Doherty Hall and the Transalta Performing Arts Studios.

CKUA Radio

851 4 St SE in the King Eddy building

CKUA 93.7 FM - broadcasting live from Music Mile!

Deane House

806 9 Ave SE

Fine dining in a historic Inglewood house. Live jazz with Sunday dinner year round from 5pm.

Esker Foundation Gallery

4th floor, 1011 9 Ave SE

A major contemporary art gallery with free public admission. Not a live music venue, but it’s a great addition to your Music Mile visit!

Gravity Espresso & Wine Bar

909 10 St SE

Family owned, family run, a wide offering of great coffee, food, alcohol and live music.

Live music Tues through Sat.

Ironwood Stage & Grill

1229 9 Ave SE

One of Western Canada’s finest live music venues.

Live music 7 days/week: Sun-Th 8pm, Fri-Sat 9pm, Sat & Sun afternoons

Music Pavillion

East Village RiverWalk

Between the Simmons Building and Fort Calgary.

A gift from our sister city, Quebec City, in honour of the Stampede’s 100th birthday.


1208 9 Ave SE

Since 1979, floor to ceiling shelves house a million obscure, classic and new records.


1003 9 Ave SE

Authentic Italian fare with contemporary twists.

Live music Sat 8pm. Little Comedy Show monthly.

Without Papers Pizza

1216 9 Ave SE (upstairs)

Passionate about all things pizza and art! 

Live music Sat night, family friendly all ages jam every second Sun, alt prog like karaoke/drag shows/trivia and more Fri night.

BMO Amphitheatre

623-640 13 Ave SE

Stampede Youth Campus.

An exciting outdoor performance and rehearsal space for Calgary’s youth to take their talent and passion to new heights.

Central Library

802 3 St SE

Calgary’s beloved new library has indoor and outdoor performance spaces, free post-production studios & a wide variety of events in the Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall and the Shikh Family Welcome Gallery.


East Village

Doherty Hall 

623 13 Ave SE

A historic style recital hall in a beautifully renovated church.

Live music 2+/wk

Festival Hall

1215 10 Ave SE

Diverse indie, roots, traditional, world music & more in an intimate performance & event space.

Visit website for concert dates.

The Hose & Hound 

1030 9 Ave SE

The Hose offers 16 beers on tap & comfort pub eats in a beautiful 1906 Firehall.

Live music Fri and Sat from 7pm.

King Eddy

438 9 Ave SE

Calgary’s newest (and oldest) place to be, featuring a stellar roster of local and out-of-town touring acts.

Live music most nights Tues-Sun, multiple shows on weekends.

Off Cut Bar at The Nash

925 11 St SE

An inventive menu & a dash of urban grit in the historic National Hotel.

Live music Thurs 8pm.

RiverWalk Plaza

500-506 Riverfront Ave SE

A beautiful park next to the river behind the Simmons Building in East Village.

St. Patrick’s Island

St. Patrick's Day

A beautifully revitalized 31-acre backyard with natural areas, ponds and playgrounds.

Reach St. Patrick’s Island by foot or bike from Riverwalk in East Village or Memorial Drive.


107, 535 8 Ave SE

An intimate East Village cocktail bar featuring live piano music.

Live piano music Wed

9th Avenue SE

Calgary, AB

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