Meet the music-loving venues, parks and patios

on and around 9 Ave SE.


Ironwood Stage & Grill

1229-9th Ave SE

Accessible, all ages, ~140 seat restaurant and lounge, that hosts live music every night of the year. Call (403) 269-5581 to make a reservation.

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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.

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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.



618 Confluence Way SE

Fresh, sustainable, local fare, fab Argentine wood-fired grill & great rooftop bar! Live music Friday & Saturday nights.

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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.

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Deane House

806 9 Ave SE

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

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Festival Hall

1215 10 Ave SE

Diverse indie, roots, traditional, world music & more in an intimate performance & event space. Visit website for concert dates.


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 Tuesday through Saturday.

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The Hose & Hound

1030 9 Ave SE

The Hose offers 16 beers on tap & comfort pub eats in a beautiful 1906 Firehall. Live music Friday and Saturday from 7pm.

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The 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.

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Music Pavillion at East Village

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.

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Off Cut Bar @ The Nash

925 11 St SE

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



1208 9 Ave SE

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


Riverwalk Plaza


500-506 Riverfront Ave SE

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

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St. Patrick's Island

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.


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 more.


Esker Foundation

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!