This year, 2016, will officially be the Year of Music in Calgary. Earlier this week mayor Naheed Nenshi issued a proclamation outlining the multitude of music events taking place in Calgary this year, as well as observing the talents of our local musicians and the economic benefits of the music sector.
Here are some of the few reasons why 2016 will be such a remarkable year for music in our vibrant city:
- 45th annual JUNO Awards
- Opening of the National Music Centre
- The new DJD Dance Centre
- The new Bella Concert Hall
- 60th anniversary of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
- 10th anniversary of Sled Island
- 30th anniversary of High Performance Rodeo
- 50th anniversary of Alberta Ballet
- Over 150 other festivals to come this year!
Stay tuned for more details about Year of Music in Calgary and don’t forget to check out our Events Calendar!