Sled Island Music Video Party

On April 7, Sled Island will announce our exciting second wave of artists for the 2015 festival!

To celebrate, we're headed to Local 510 for a free Sled Island Music Video Party featuring videos from 2015 festival acts, with DJs to follow. It's a great way to get acquainted with our lineup and party at the same time!

Tuesday, April 7, 8:00pm
Local 510 (510 17th Ave. SW)

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Sled Island Pre-Party with Andy Stott and Guests Announced

Sled Island and The Hifi Club are ecstatic that critically acclaimed UK producer Andy Stott will be joining us for a Pre-Party on May 6!

Stott has gained international respect for his jarring fusion of industrial harshness and choral beauty, and we couldn't be more thrilled to have him in Calgary for this special event. Tickets are on sale now.

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Lukes Drug Mart Sled Island Pre-Party Announced

Sled Island and Lukes Drug Mart are excited to announce the third annual Sled Island Pre-Party featuring Owen Pallett, Royal Canoe, BESTiE and Mark Mills.

Sunday, June 14
1:00 - 6:00pm
Lukes Drug Mart (112 4th Street NE)

Best of all, the event is free, outdoors and open to all ages! Warm up for Sled Island with an afternoon of fun in the sun!

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Internship Opportunities: Green Team Coordinator and Bike Coordinator

Each year, Sled Island’s Green Island team works to minimize the festival’s impact on the environment, achieving a greener Sled Island and a greener Calgary.

Want to get involved? Now's your chance! We're hiring a Green Team Coordinator and a Bike Coordinator.



Sled Island Comedy Showcases

Sled Island loves local comedy! We’re teaming up with two of Calgary's top comedy nights to present special showcases featuring their favourite local talents. We’ll be visiting these shows to scout out this year’s Sled Island Comedy lineup, which means performers will be pulling out all the stops! Expect top-notch sets from some of Calgary’s best and brightest.

The Jupiter Comedy Sled Island Showcase
Tuesday, March 17
Nite Owl (213 10th Ave. SW)
Doors at 7:30pm, show at 8:00pm
$5 cover
Jupiter Comedy has hosted a weekly sold-out show at the Oak Tree Tavern for over three years, and now they're branching out with a new weekly show at the Nite Owl. Everyone who comes through town wants a couple of minutes on their stage—you never know who’s going to show up (past guests include Bob Odenkirk and Key and Peele)! Hosted by Eric Steel.
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The Red Carpet Comedy Sled Island Showcase
Wednesday, March 18
Cafe Koi (1011 1st St. SW)
Doors at 4:30pm, show at 8:30pm
$10 cover
If you’re a fan of stand-up comedy, this show was created for you. Only new material is allowed at Red Carpet Comedy, making for a highly entertaining mix of moments that are incredibly funny, plus some that need a bit more work! For this special showcase, however, comedians will be bringing the finest of their Red Carpet Comedy material, telling their best jokes from previous shows. The show will feature Brittany Lyseng, Jeff Kubik, Derek Adams, Kristina Scaman, Tommy Mellor, Brandon Craig, Ben Cannon and Amy Bugg. Hosted by Jeff Toth.
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