Grandstand - Collaborative Festival of Calgary Independent Music & Art

From Calgary - Various Artists • At The Big Secret Theatre

GrandstandCalgary’s next-gen indie bands, unleashed on the Big Secret Theatre stage!

Get your engines revving at Midway, then head to Grandstand where the party ignites. Calgary’s indie bands are getting play around the world, but their choicest, most explosive concerts are reserved for hometown crowds. What happens when you’ve got two bands, primed for greatness and you put them on stage together? Each night, local acts will pair up and storm the stage for unpredictable collaborations and wild experiments, spinning you down a radiant whirlpool of noise.


  • The Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir
  • The Consonant C
  • Jay Crocker
  • The Summerlad
  • Vailhalen
  • Woodpigeon
  • and more!
Curators: Kenna Burima, Arran Fisher and Mark Hamilton

Show Information:

Friday, January 11 & Saturday, January 12 at 11 pm - ADMISSION: $14

Friday, January 11th

11:00-11:30 PM: Consonant C and The Summerlad
11:45- 12:15 PM: Beija Flor and Jane Vain & the Dark Matter
12:30 -1:00 PM: Vailhalen and Dojo Workhorse

Saturday, January 12th

11:00-11:45 PM: Woodpigeon & the Neighourhood Council with members of Azeda Booth

12:05 - 12:50 PM: Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir and Jay Crocker and the Electric Apes

At The Big Secret Theatre: 2nd Floor Centre Court: 225 - 8 Ave. S.E.

New this year, purchase your Tickets online here!

Or order by phone:

Ticketmaster (403) 299-8888

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Curated by Michael Green

Managing Producer: Stephen Schroeder

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