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Local Artists & Community Groups

  • Arts & Culture Foundation of Cochrane
    Celebrating and promoting Cochrane's amazing arts community.
  • Cochrane Music Society
    The mission of The Cochrane Music Society is to promote shared musical expression and cultural heritage by providing affordable, flexible, effective music education to adults in the community. and promoting Cochrane's amazing arts community. Bands include Band on the Bow (a concert band), Undercurrents (a beginner band), Riverside Jazz, and Choral Waves (an adult choir).
  • Cochrane Vision Theatre
    Based out of the Town of Cochrane, Vision Theatre Players Guild began in 2000 when a few friends sat together lamenting the lack of live theatre in town. Since then the group has gone on to perform at least two live shows per year, including full length plays, murder mystery, and charity fund raisers.

Folk Clubs & Folk Festivals

Alberta Folk Clubs
Western Canadian Music Festivals
Other Calgary Area Music Venues
Other Canadian Music Venues

Supporters of folk, roots & blues music

  • Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta
    The Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta is dedicated to the maintenance, development and growth of a strong touring arts industry in Alberta.

  • Banff Centre
    The Banff Centre is a globally respected arts, cultural, and educational institution and conference facility serving the local arts community with high quality musical programmes.
  • Calgary Folk Music
    A site devoted to information about Folk, Fiddle and Celtic music in Calgary Alberta and nearby communities.
  • Cantos
    Cantos has nearly 2,000 musical artifacts in its collection including one of the largest collections of keyboard instruments in the world, vintage recording equipment and the latest technology in recording and sound synthesis.
    The National Music Centre is the vehicle for Cantos to becoming a national catalyst for discovery, innovation and renewal through music.
  • The Range - 106.1 FM
    The Range is your Perfect Music Mix serving the communities of Cochrane, Airdrie, and others to the west of Calgary.
  • CJSW - University of Calgary Radio Network
    Calgary's only campus and community station, broadcasting at 90.9 FM (Radio on the Left Side of of the Dial).

  • CKUA Radio Network
    CKUA is recognized as the voice of Alberta artists, musicians and cultural enthusiasts. Blues, Jazz, Classical, Celtic, Folk, Contemporary and Alternative music all make up CKUA's broadcast day.

  • Home Routes
    Home Routes is about world-class musicians, known and unknown alike, performing complete concerts in the comfortable intimacy of private homes and other non-traditional spaces.