November News – Winter concerts and events

Upcoming Concerts and Events

As we hunker down and stay cozy at home this month and into the holiday season, let’s enjoy some music together and support some incredible artists – there are so many great shows happening!Join us – virtually – and enjoy.

Passenger – rescheduled for November 7, 2021

We are are please to let you know that Passenger’s Winspear Centre concert has been rescheduled for November 7, 2021.

If you don’t have your tickets yet, you can purchase them here, or contact The Winspear Centre.

**current and new ticket holders will be given access to an exclusive film of Passenger performing a set from his extensive back catalogue at the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London on January 10, 2021 at 9pm EST. Ticket holders will be emailed access link prior to broadcast. 

Passenger, aka Mike Rosenberg, is a multi-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter from Brighton, England. Although still known for his busking, he made the journey from street corners to stadiums with ‘Let Her Go‘, which reached number 1 in 19 countries and which has now notched more than two billion plays on YouTube. Yet ‘Let Her Go’ is just one song from a catalogue that extends across 12 albums in 13 years.

The consistency of his output, and his authenticity both on and off stage, has won Passenger a global fanbase and he continues to tour the world headlining some of its most famous stages.

The new album ‘Songs For The Drunk And Broken Hearted’ comes out on Jan 8th 2021 and is available to pre-order now from

Matthew Byrne – November 20

Have you got your tickets for two time CFMA award winner Matthew Byrne’s very special intimate on-line show on November 20 yet?   Visit for details and to purchase tickets.

Storytelling through song is a fundamental duty of traditional music and Matthew Byrne does this brilliantly. His repertoire has been shaped by his musical upbringing and Byrne supports this tradition with powerful vocals, polished guitar work, and a presence that fills the room.

Matthew was a highlight of the festival in 2016 and we look forward to being able to see him again!

Le Vent du Nord – November 21

Join festival favourites Le Vent du Nord Saturday, November 21 for an online concert sure to get you up on your feet!

Tickets are $20.00, available at
Family friendly and dancing encouraged!

The award winning and highly acclaimed band Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Quebec’s progressive francophone folk movement. The group’s vast repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while enhancing it’s hard-driving soulful music (rooted in the Celtic diaspora) with a broad range of global influences.

The Good Lovelies – December 11

Good Lovelies have announced their VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS TOUR 2020! Kicking off on December 10th, the tour will hit up communities across Canada, UK, and Australia.

The band had this to share about the tour; “For our 15th Christmas season together, we’re determined to keep the tradition alive! So we have teamed up with venues, partners, and charities to put on 10 Virtual shows. Each one will be performed live, feature a special guest, and support a charity local to our community partner. It’s an ambitious project, but it feels wonderful to know we can connect with our fans and friends through this community-driven and interactive model – we hope to “see you” out there!

Tickets available here.

Visit for details.

Hawksley Workman – December 11 & 12 

Hawksley Night in Canada at Christmastime

Hawksley Night in Canada is a 90-minute livestream show, tune in while Hawksley performs your favourite songs alongside special segments like Pet Songs and Hawk Talk. In an era of on-demand we’re throwing it back to must-see-TV for this live-only show, embracing the magic of collective experience.

Tickets available here.

Visit for details.

Foy Vance – December 12

Hope in The Highlands: A Concert Film from Dunvarlich, premieres 12 December at 9pm AEST, 9pm GMT, 9pm EST and 9pm PST.

Hope in The Highlands will be filmed in Foy’s Scottish home of Aberfeldy at a place dear to him, the historic Dunvarlich House. Part performance, part exploration of this beautiful highlands locale, the film promises to help viewers (and Foy) depart 2020 with at least a little well-deserved calm and catharsis.

Kate Rusby – December 12

Kate Rusby’s Happy Holly Day 2020

 A Special full-length Christmas gig KATE RUSBY’S HAPPY HOLLY DAY will be streamed worldwide 12th Dec 7.30 UK time. Kate’s only gig of the year, complete with full band, brass lads, Ruby Reindeer, sparkly lights, and sweet bells.

Tickets available at
Calgary Folk Club
~ Fall Lineup~
Our friends at Edmonton Ski Club have some great programs this season too!
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