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Die Nasty: The Live Improvised Soap Opera
Die Nasty presents Paris 1919 - 1925: The Moderns. Genius! Passion! Nudity! Scandal! Easels!

Hey Ladies!
Hey Ladies! is Edmonton’s premier comedy, info-tainment, musical, game, talk show spectacular that’s suitable for ALL sexes!

Jubiloso! Bells of Concordia

A captivating drama that compassionately explores decisions that changed the world and their all too human consequences. January 20 to Febarury 7, 2016.

The 11 O'Clock Number
Enjoy an improv experience where a director guides us through all the scenes necessary to create a brand new musical on the spot. Every Friday night at 11pm.

Ursa Major
January 27 to February 7, 2016. After an horrific car accident, a retired couple must decide how to best deal with the injuries they’ve sustained.

New Works Festival Night A (Princess Bear and Raine)

An all-new saloon hall musical from Guys in Disguise. February 2 to 21, 2016.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Bard’s playful ode to the transformative power of love. February 4 to 13, 2016.

Curtains is an entertaining play within a play, as well as a "whodunit" musical comedy. February 3 to 13, 2016.

New Works Festival Night B (Maps to the Stars and The Wolves)

Boeing Boeing
“Fiancées are much more friendly than wives. And you don’t need all that many. I do very well with three.” A comedy about polygamy in Paris. February 3 to 13, 2016.

Brunch of Love and Silent Auction Fundraiser
Come share your love of the Freewill Shakespeare Festival by sweeping your Valentine off their feet with an delicious brunch and live entertainment in support of a great cause.

Once Upon a Trio in the West
Saddle on up and head out to WindRose Trio’s eleventh season. We’re starting our series in apple pie order with a bang-up piece for five winds and piano by the romantic Swiss composer Hans Huber. To wet your whistle we’ve also got a dazzlingly virtuosic woodwind quintet by Jean Francaix, and finally, Christiaan Venter’s brand spankin’ new trio: a trio with no name.

Chris Andrew Quartet
The Edmonton Jazz Society presents the Chris Andrew Quartet on February 12 and 13 at the Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way.

Song of the Martingale
From the creators of the hit shows “Forget Me Not” and “Valentine’s Train”, this new radio-style musical adventure is set in the 1950s and features a live five-piece band playing such hits as “Georgia On My Mind” and “Only You”.

Jazz at the Oasis with Carol Welsman
“In ALONE TOGETHER, her eleventh album, the briskly rhythmic swing of Carol’s piano playing, the warm, embracing sound of her voice, combined with her irresistible way with a lyric, brightly illuminate her rising ascendency to the upper levels of the contemporary jazz vocal world.”
DON HECKMAN - International Review of Music

5 Artists 1 Love
This exclusive one-night engagement explores the evolution of Black Music as it left Africa and landed on the shores of North America. From Soul to R&B, Jazz, Gospel, Reggae and contemporary sounds it’s all here. Even other genres such as Country, Folk and Classical music have received our unique soulful interpretations in the show. This along with a few surprises and you will be treated to a truly immersive musical journey. Just try stay in your seat!

In the Next Room or the vibrator play
An intellectual sex farce based on true stories. February 18 to 28, 2016

Featuring pas de deuxs from Romeo and Juliet, Moulin Rouge, Cyrano and Love Articulated, a new performance by Citie Ballet.

Jack Semple
The Edmonton Jazz Society presents Jack Semple on February 19 and 20 at the Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way.

Splash 'n Boots
Don't miss the stars of Treehouse TV in this fun filled, high energy family concert.

Stabat Mater - Songs of Mary
A Joyful Noise Choirs proudly present “Stabat Mater: Songs of Mary”: on Saturday, February 20 at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral (10035 – 103 St.). The concert repertoire is inspired by the life of Mary and will feature music from diverse genres, languages, and cultures

Winter Roots Women of Folkways
The Winter Roots Festival is an annual festival that focuses on knitting together the best of folk, roots and blues music through film, workshops and live performances.

Gary Bartz Quartet
The Edmonton Jazz Society Presents the Gary Bartz Quartet on February 21 at the Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way.

Mozart "Requiem" & Bevan "Nou Goth"
EdMetro Chorus presents a special “event” in Edmonton’s Winspear Centre for Music, W.A. Mozart’s “Requiem”, and Allan Bevan’s “Nou Goth Sonne Under Wode”.

Brian Webb Dance Company: Broken Sound
Brian Webb Dance Company's new work with local intermedia artist Gary James Joynes.

Hutchinson Andrew Trio featuring the Lily String Quartet: Hollow Trees CD Release
The Edmonton Jazz Society presents the Hutchinson Andrew Trio and the Lily String Quartet on February 26 at the Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way

The Jungle Book
50-60 K-12 local kids make up the cast of The Jungle book, with rehearsals during the week and performances on Saturday!

Grace and Glory
Vocal Alchemy's second performance of their 2015/2016 season features the music of Vivaldi, Haydn and Mendelssohn.

Songs of Travel - Music of Men and Merriment
On Saturday, February 27 the men of A Joyful Noise (Edmonton) join with Mannskor to explore musical themes about travel… the joys, the adventure, the romance of the open road, and also the longing for home and loved ones.

Champian Fulton and Cory Weeds
The Edmonton Jazz Society presents Champian Fulton and Cory Weeds on February 27 at the Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way.

Showcase Bands
Consisting of vocalists, horns and rhythm section, these dynamic groups will present a broad spectrum of contemporary popular music drawing from the repertoires of classic rock, funk, soul, and pop.

The Other
A sexy dark comedy about longing and not belonging. March 1 to 13, 2016.

Gidion's Knot
Gidion’s Knot brings us a parent teacher interview from hell; a teacher and mother’s worst nightmare. The anguished mother and emotionally overwhelmed primary school teacher must come to terms with the mother's son, Gidion, who may have been severely bullied—or an abuser.

This is War
This is War is written by one of Canada’s hottest playwrights Hannah Moscovitch, and centers around four Canadian soldiers returning from Afghanistan. Presented by Punctuate! Theatre.

Wish You Were Here - The Ultimate Traveller's Guide to the World!
Wish You Were Here is a love letter to the world as four passengers take to the seas and share their amazing journeys of love, fear, gossip and joy. March 4 to 12 at the Backstage Theatre, 10330 84 Ave.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream contains some wonderfully lyrical expressions of lighter Shakespearean themes, most notably those of love, dreams, and the stuff of both, the creative imagination itself.

Moller-Fraticelli Guitar Duo
Swedish perfection and Argentinean passion!

The Bills
An extraordinary quintet, renowned for their instrumental virtuosity, lush vocal arrangements, evocative songwriting, and a refreshing sound that transcends musical boundaries and defies simple categorization.

"The Son & I" Album Release: Cynthia & Zadok Hamar

The Beat Goes On: Kita no Taiko’s 30th Anniversary Performance
Kita no Taiko is proud to present “The Beat Goes On,” our 30th anniversary performance. This show is a celebration of three decades of drumming and how our music has defined our journey.

Contemporary Combo Concert I
The Contemporary Combos draw from a wide range of MacEwan Music’s students. These dynamic musicians bring their talent and drive to a wide range of popular and jazz music.

Tim Williams / Ken Whiteley & the Beulah Band
Northern Lights Folk Club presents Tim Williams and Ken Whitely & the Beulah Band at Parkview Community Hall

Michael Blake Quartet
The Edmonton Jazz Society presents the Michael Blake Quartet on March 5 at the Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way.

Pops and Classics
The Mill Creek Colliery Band is a traditional British-style brass band consisting of an enthusiastic group of Edmontonl professional and amateur musicians dedicated to promoting excellence in brass banding throughout western Canada.

A Capella Ensemble and Jazz Combo
Kent Sangster directs a sizzling combo of brass, woodwind, and rhythm instruments that provides sophisticated freshness in an intimate setting. Sunday March 6 at 7:30pm.

A tour-de-force of virtuostic dancing and cutting-edge technology.

Is there a one-act play you’ve always wanted to produce? We provide the professional adjudicator, the audience and the venue. You provide the talent! The 2016 Edmonton Region Adult One Act Play Festival lovingly called Stage Struck! will take place on March 11 & 12, 2016 at La Cité, 8627 rue Marie-Anne-Gaboury (91 Street).

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Experience the meeting place of baroque art and music on this magical journey to five European homes where works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, and Marais are performed against a backdrop of paintings by Vermeer, Canaletto and Watteau.

Pram Trio
The Edmonton Jazz Society presents Pram Trio on March 11 at the Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way.

Composition Concert I
This impressive group of new talent features the work of highly motivated students who are intrigued by how music works. Young composers have been encouraged to develop their personal style and potential. Audiences will be delighted with this fresh-sounding concert.

Jaclyn Guillou Quintet featuring PJ Perry
The Edmonton Jazz Society presents Jaclyn Guillou Quintet featuriing PJ Perry on March 12 at the Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way.

Guitar Concert
Listen to some of MacEwan University's best guitar players in a unique showcase of their talents. Under the direction of Mo Lefever, selections in this concert will range from Jazz and Latin, to Blues, Funk and beyond.

A Picasso
A thrilling and hilarious cat-and-mouse drama about the arts of politics, culture and sex. March 16 to April 3, 2016.

Into the Woods
Into the Woods In Concert is proudly presented by Two ONE-WAY Tickets to Broadway productions, March 17 & 18. Tickets available through the Winspear Box Office.


20 Regions of Italy Extravaganza Evening
The Celebrating Italian Families of Edmonton Society (CIFES) is proud to present their annual 20 Regions of Italy Extravaganza evening on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Santa Maria Goretti Community Centre, 11050 – 90 Street.

Allison Au Quartet
The Edmonton Jazz Society presents Allison Au Quartet on March 18 at the Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way.

On with the Show
Kokopelli Choir is known for vibrant innovative performances that often combine traditional choral music with unconventional presentation. Incorporating movement, colour, energy, and passion, Kokopelli's choirs strive to push the boundaries of choral music.

Songwriters Concert
This professional sounding concert continues to serve as a platform for new music. Saturday March 19 at 7:30pm.

David Francey
A truly authentic folk singer, in concert David is a singer and a storyteller. His wry humour and astute observations combined with his openhearted singing style have earned him a loyal following. We are excited to welcome David back to the Northern Lights!

Steve Pineo's Elvis Show
Steve Pineo's tribute to Elvis Presley’s ground-breaking and history-changing music.

The Fusionauts
The Edmonton Jazz Society presents the Fusionauts on March 19 at the Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way.

Savour the Scene
Knowhere presents the first ever Savour the Scene, a full production dance concert featuring Edmonton’s finest local bands and DJ’s, March 19, 2016 from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM, at the Sands Inn and Suites (12340 Fort Road).

The Early Viennese School
The concert will feature Neda Yamach and Clayton Leung on violins.

Percussion Concert
Enjoy this ensemble percussion performance of precision timing and energy! Sunday March 20 at 7:30pm.

The Realistic Joneses
A dark comedy about morality.

The Kaufman Kabaret
A new play born of the history of birth control in Canada. March 23 to April 2, 2016.

Poema Poematis: Ben Sures with Horns and Strings

Resurrection: Music from the Ukrainian Sacred Choral Tradition
Over 50 singers from Canada and Ukraine are taking an impressive repertoire on tour across Western Canada this spring. This extraordinary concert series will mark the CD release of a Resurrectional Divine Liturgy composed by Fr. John Sembrat OSBM that was recorded by the same ensemble last year.

Heathers: The  Musical
A hilarious, heartfelt and homicidal new show based on the greatest teen comedy of all time. March 30 to April 9, 2016.

The fourth concert of Vaughan String Quartet's Canadian Journey series.

Composition Concert II
This impressive group of new talent features the work of highly motivated students who are intrigued by how music works. Young composers have been encouraged to develop their personal style and potential. Audiences will be delighted with this fresh-sounding concert.

Lizzy Hoyt Trio / Matt Patershuk
With the voice of an angel, Lizzy delivers music and stories with soaring melodies rooted in Celtic and folk traditions.

Contemporary Combo Concert II
The Contemporary Combos draw from a wide range of MacEwan Music’s students. These dynamic musicians bring their talent and drive to a wide range of popular and jazz music.

Big Band Concert
The MacEwan University Big Band is a combination of saxophones, trombones, trumpets and a rhythm section of piano, guitar, bass and drums - a powerful ensemble that's sure to appeal to everyone.

Glengarry Glen Ross
This 1992 American drama, adapted by David Mamet, depicts two days in the lives of four real estate salesmen and how they become desperate when the corporate office sends a trainer to "motivate" them by announcing that, in one week, all except the top two salesmen will be fired.

Ekachai Jearakul, Guitar
From Thailand - winner of the 2014 GFA Competition!

Virtuosic Brass with Steve Sykes
The Mill Creek Colliery Band is a traditional British-style brass band consisting of an enthusiastic group of Edmontonl professional and amateur musicians dedicated to promoting excellence in brass banding throughout western Canada.

Bella Voce: Good Strawberries in Your Garden
Bella Voce is an outstanding womens's choir composed of members of the Concordia Concert Choir and Community Chorus, as well as members of the wider Concordia community.

Little Trio on the Prairie

Three Musketeers
Since 1992, the “Nearly World-Famous” DuffleBag Theatre has wowed audiences of all ages across the country.

Miro Quartet and Colin Currie
Taking its name from the Spanish surrealist artist Joan Miró, the Miro Quartet embraces the traditional as well as the fresh and modern aesthetic of the 20th century.

The Supine Cobbler
April 14 to 23, 2016. The Cobbler is an outlaw. A genius, but an outlaw just the same. She meets the Doctor for a procedure at high noon, accompanied by her apprentice (a turncoat), her estranged sister (dead by hanging), and her former best friend (missing, presumed dead). Together they negotiate integrity in a lawless world.

Piper Kerman Live: A Fundraising Gala in support of Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton
Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black, live at The Sutton Place Hotel in Edmonton on Friday April 15, 2016.

Featuring Tierra and brand new performances by two emerging young Canadian choreographers.

Love Fail
Love Fail is an exciting new collaboration between Good Women Dance Collective, Pro Coro Canada and New Music Edmonton. April 15, 16, and 17 at Studio 96, 10909 96 Street.

A Choral Mosaic

Rent: The Musical
Come and experience this Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.

Jonathan Crow & Andrew Wan
Andrew Wan - Violin and Jonathan Crow - Violin, wiith guest violinists Robert Uchida and Jack Forestier.


2016 Dinner and Dance
Come and enjoy a terrific meal and great swing and dance music with the Swing Emporium Big Band on April 23rd!

Bach - Handel
The two greatest composers of their age worked at their art without ever meeting. Handel created some of the most festive baroque music and Bach some of the most introspective.

The Simplest Way
Chronos Vocal Ensemble's final concert of the 2015-2016 season will feature music from the 20th Century, including music composed by Edmontonian Trent Worthington.

Old wounds are opened, dark secrets are unearthed, and battle lines are drawn – this is one family reunion you’ll never forget. April 26 to May 15, 2016.

Choral Cantat!

Grease! Sing Along
Have you ever been watching a live musical and had the uncontrollable urge to burst into song and start dancing with the stars on the stage? Here is your chance to don your poodle skirt or black leather jacket, slick back your hair and let go of your inhibitions. April 30 at 7:30pm at South Pointe Community Centre, 11520 Ellerslie Road SW.

Ten Times Two
Shadow Theatre’s resident playwright David Belke delivers a rollicking romantic romp through the ages. May 4 to 22, 2016

City of Angels
CITY OF ANGELS is the rarest of musical comedies; one that is not only loaded with music and written in the contemporary jazz idiom, but also filled with sidesplitting comedy. ELOPE is one of Edmonton's oldest community theatre organizations - producing shows and opportunities for local audiences and performers for over 30 years!

Last Night of the Proms
The Mill Creek Colliery Band is a traditional British-style brass band consisting of an enthusiastic group of Edmontonl professional and amateur musicians dedicated to promoting excellence in brass banding throughout western Canada.

Or The Whale
An exhilarating voyage into the open sea - and the deepest recesses of the human soul. May 11 to 21, 2016.

Edmonton: City of Choristers
i Coristi Chamber Choir celebrates our city with a program full of music from or about Edmonton, with music written by the many composers with strong ties to our wonderfully musical city.

Our Home & Native Land
Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus will be performing with Inuit throat singers and drummers, Aboriginal musicians, dancers and artists.

Heart's Song
Vocal Alchemy's third performance of their 2015/2016 season focuses on the theme music about music, from the Renaissance to today.

From Cradle to Stage: A Evening of New Work
New, unproduced works will receive the benefit of work with a dramaturg and a workshop production of their new piece on the Walterdale stage.

An Original Composition
The last concert of the Vaughan String Quartet's Canadian Journey series.

Brian Webb Dance Company:  Vital Few
Vital Few is 605 Collective’s newest creation that will premiere early in the new year and immediately tour Canada.

Boundless: 20 Years of Kokopelli

Shumayela, Kikimasu, and Tamariki sing about the ties that join us together.

Hi Ho Windrose, Away!


At the height of the Cold War, two great chess masters – an American and a Russian – meet to battle for the world championship. Caught in the middle is one woman. July 6 to 16, 2016.

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