The Checklist: Reducing-edge chamber music to have fun summer time solstice

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An Edmonton group selling one of many oldest types of music is without end placing a recent spin on summer time.

The Edmonton Chamber Music Society is presenting its annual solstice competition that includes among the most proficient gamers within the style lined up for live shows operating June 20-24 at just a few venues round Edmonton’s southside.

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Violinist Gabrielle Després and viola participant Ryan Davis combine classical compositions with digital types and expertise, and the two seem in CBC’s record of Sizzling Underneath 30s Classical Musicians. They’ll kick off the festivities and set the tone with a present Tuesday at Mill Creek Café, 9562 82 Ave.

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The next night Ulysses Quartet, the previous quartet-in-residence at New York’s famed Julliard College, performs the primary of the competition’s three fundamental live shows at Trinity Lutheran Church, 10014 81 Ave. It is going to be the group’s Edmonton debut performing new and up to date compositions demonstrating the evolution chamber music has skilled. The group will play once more Thursday night time in a extra intimate setting at Kaffa Roastery and Studio, 10928 88 Ave. with a 6:30 p.m. begin.

Ticket costs have been diminished for anybody below 30, starting from $16-36 for particular person reveals whereas competition passes are $36-86, obtainable on-line together with a whole record of performers and live performance particulars at


6/16-7/10: KIAS fifteenth Anniversary (FAB)

6/17: Hanna Pawilkowska’s Slavic Soul (Holy Trinity Anglican Church)

6/22-7/8: No Concern! Members Present (Harcourt)

6/24: Jerry Weston’s City Artworks (Trinity Gallery)

Via 6/30: Craig Talbot’s Quick Time period Reminiscence Loss (Metro)

A bit from artist Craig Talbot’s newest assortment, Quick Time period Reminiscence Loss, which can be displaying at Metro Gallery from June 1-30. Photograph by Craig Talbot /Equipped

7/7-9: Whyte Avenue Artwork Strol

Via 9/3: Unstructured (Lowlands Yards)

Via 10/15: From Warhol to Banksy (AGA)

Via 11/26: ᐋᐧᐸᑲᐧᓃᐊᐧᐣ Wâpakwanîwin (To bloom, it has many flowers) (AGA)

Via 12/31: Damian Moppett (AGA)

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6/20: Jann Arden: My Story (Jubilee)

7/25: Carolyn Redl’s 4 Seasons by the Salish Sea (Audreys)

10/3: Bryan Stevenson (Myer Horowitz)

11/19: Christine Sinclair (Edmonton Conference Centre)


6/15: Legends Stay With Shayla Shananigans (Evolution Wonderlounge)

6/15-18: Joey Avery (Comedian Strip)

6/15: Ellie Stomach Selection Hour (Grindstone)

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6/16: The Comedian Strippers (Arden)

6/16: Jimmy Carr (Jubilee)

6/16: Joe Avati (Italian Cultural Centre)

6/22-25: Gianmarco Soresi (Comedian Strip)

6/27: Darcy and Jer (Winspear)

6/29-7/2: Michael Palascak (Comedian Strip)

7/5-9: Grindstone Comedy Competition w/ Scott Thomson as Buddy Cole (Grindstone)

7/6-8: Abby Roberge (Comedian Strip)

7/6-10: Scott Thompson, Che Durena, Sophie Buddle, Garrett Jamieson, others (Grindstone)

7/13: Steve Hofstetter (Union)

7/13-16: Mo Mandel (Comedian Strip)

7/14&16: The Nice Outside Comedy Competition w/ Theo Von and Invoice Burr (Kinsmen Park)

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7/20-22: Carlos Mencia (Comedian Strip)

7/21: Ola Dada (Grindstone)

7/27-30: Sophie Buddle (Comedian Strip)

8/3-6: Craig Conant (Comedian Strip)

8/26: Dan Soder (Comedian Strip)

9/2: Nurse Blake (Jubilee)

9/13: Dara Ó Briain (Myer Horowitz)


Via 6/18: On the Path of the Monarch Butterfly (Musée Héritage Museum)

Via 10/9: The Artwork of the Brick (TWOSE)

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6/14-24: Improvaganza (Fast Hearth Theatre)

6/16-17: Soundtrack Competition (Kinsmen)

6/16-18: Rock the District (Fan Park)

6/22-25: Alberta Circus Arts Competition (La Cité)

6/23-24: Bomfest (Fan Park)

6/26-27: UFest (Borden Park) 

6/28-7/2: Jazz Fest (Numerous venues)

7/6-10: Grindstone Comedy Competition w/ Scott Thompson, Che Durena, Sophie Buddle, Garrett Jamieson, others (Grindstone)

7/6-17: The Works Artwork & Design Competition

7/6-17: Edmonton Worldwide Avenue Performers Competition 

7/7-8: River Cree Summerfest (River Cree South East Grounds)

7/20-30: Style of Edmonton (Churchill Sq.)

7/21-30: Okay-Days (Edmonton Exhibition Lands)

8/4-6: Disco within the Park (Louise McKinney Park)

8/5-7: Edmonton Heritage Competition (Edmonton Expo Centre)

8/10-13: Edmonton Folks Music Competition (Gallagher Park)

8/11-13: Cariwest (Churchill Sq.)

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Cariwest parade individuals dance their approach by downtown Edmonton, Aug. 6, 2022. Photograph by David Bloom /Postmedia

8/17-27: ESO Outside (Numerous Venues)

8/17-27: Edmonton Worldwide Fringe Theatre Competition

8/18: OPM Summer time Fest (Union)

8/18-26: Edmonton Delight Competition (Numerous venues)

8/25-27: Purple Metropolis Music Competition (Numerous venues)

8/25-27: Edmonton Blues Competition

9/1-3: CEMR MetalFest (Rendezvous Pub)

9/15-17: Kaleido Household Arts Competition

9/21-23: Play the Idiot Theatre Competition


6/24: July Speak: Love Lives Right here (Metro)

9/21-10/1: Edmonton Worldwide Movie Competition (Landmark Cinema 9 and Metro)

10/20: The Rocky Horror Image Present that includes Barry Bostwick, the unique Brad Majors (River Cree)


6/15: Bob Log III (Temple)

6/15-18: Flight (Robert Tegler Corridor)

6/16: Glass Tiger, Prism, Toronto (Fan Park)

6/17: Raffi (Jubilee)

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6/17: Loverboy, Harlequin, Helix, Carole Pope & Tough Commerce (Fan Park)

6/17: 5 Artists 1 Love (Winspear)

6/17: Slavic Soul (Holy Trinity Anglican Church)

6/18: Murray MacLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas (Winspear)

6/18: April Wine, Streetheart, SAGA, Teaze (Fan Park)

6/22: Doug Paisley (Kaffa)

6/23: Harry Potter and the Thinker’s Stone (Jubliee)

6/23: The Melisizwe Brothers (Winspear)

6/23-25: A Gentleman’s Information to Love and Homicide (Capitol Theatre)

6/24: REO Brothers of Acloban (Union)

6/24: Nickelback, Brantley Gilbert, John Ross (Rogers)

6/24: Cimafunk & La Tribu (SoHo)

6/29: Blink 182, Turnstile (Rogers)

6/29: Amanda Marshall, Sophia Fracassi (Jubilee)

6/30: Laurier Tiernan (Rendezvous)

7/7: Bret Michaels, Blue Oyster Cult, Foghat (River Cree)

7/8: Invoice Currington, Gary Allan, Mackenzie Porter (River Cree)

7/8: Between the Buried and Me (Union)

7/8-9: Social Distortion, The Bellrays (Halfway)

7/11: Orville Peck (Halfway)

7/13: TLC, Shaggy (EEC)

7/19: Volbeat (Rogers)

7/20: Gogol Bordello (Halfway)

7/31: Grandson, Monowhales, No Love For the Center Youngster (Union)

8/4: Avenged Sevenfold, Alexisonfire (Rogers)

8/12-13: Bella White (EFMF)

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8/15: Rod Stewart, Low-cost Trick (Rogers)

8/19: Carly Pearce (River Cree)

8/25: Milky Probability (Jubilee)

8/26: NF, Cordae (Rogers)

9/8: The Chicks (Rogers)

9/19: U.S. Women (Starlite)

9/23: Bez Obmezhen (Union)

9/23: Beast In Black (Starlite)

9/24: Bonnie Raitt, Royal Wooden (Jubilee)

9/24: Destroyer, Wayfinding (Starlite)

9/24: Vaughan and Pals Quartet Fest 2023 w/ Josephine van Lier (Holy Trinity Anglican Church)

10/5: Daniel Caesar (Rogers)

10/12: Skid Row, Buckcherry (River Cree)

10/12-23: Invoice Eddins performs Bach (Winspear)

10/13: Wu-Tang Clan, Nas (Rogers)

10/13: Bell Witch, Spirit Possession (Starlite)

10/14: Randy Bachman (River Cree)

10/21: The Bouncing Souls, Anti-flag (Union)

10/22: The Hockey Sweater (Winspear)

10/23: Martin Kerr (Winspear)

10/24: The Doobie Brothers (Rogers)

10/24: Jeremy Dutcher (Winspear)

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10/27: Billy ExpertiseGOB, Calling all Captains and DJ Kwake (River Cree)

10/31: Ne Obliviscaris (Starlite)

11/6: Bruce Sprinsteen (Rogers)

11/10: KISS (Rogers)

11/12: Shania Twain, Tenille Townes (Rogers)

11/12: Vaughan and Pals Quartet Fest 2023 w/ Don Ross (Holy Trinity Anglican Church)

11/21: Depeche Mode (Rogers)

12/3: Vaughan and Pals Quartet Fest 2023 w/ Vertex String Quartet (Holy Trinity Anglican Church)

12/8-9: Handel’s Messiah (Winspear)

12/14: Tenille Arts (River Cree)

2/15-16/24: Star Wars: A New Hope – In Live performance (Jubilee)

4/26-27/24: Celeigh Cardinal w/ the ESO (Winspear)


Via 6/24: Improvaganza (Fast Hearth Theatre)

6/18: Jinkx Monsoon Every part at Stake (Jubilee)

6/20-7/23: CLUSTERFLICK: The Improvised Film (Mayfield)

6/22-25: Alberta Circus Arts Competition (La Cité Francophone)

6/29-30: Ghouls, Ghouls, Ghouls — A Burlesque Revue (Varscona)

7/14-30: All people Goes to Mitzi’s (Varscona)

7/18-30: Reeling: Dance on Display (MZD Society)

7/29: RuPaul Werq the World (Jubilee)

8/6: Peppa Pig’s Journey (Jubilee)

8/8-9/3: Freewill Shakespeare Competition (Edmonton Expo Centre)

9/2-3: Theresa Caputo (River Cree)

9/26-10/1: Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Instances of The Temptations (Jubilee)

10/6-21: A Phoenix Too Frequent (Studio Theatre)

24/1/19-2/15: Donna Orbits the Moon (Studio Theatre)

24/4/5-20: Sweet & The Beast (Studio Theatre)

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