Taking place on June 29 at 10am MDT, this workshop and live interview will offer tips and insights for aspiring artists and music industry leaders, and explore Brendan’s creative career as an artist – from his work with Broken Social Scene, as well as many other bands and solo material, to providing soundtracks for TV and film, and everything in between.Read More >>
Sled Island and MRG present Godspeed You! Black EmperorSled Island 2015 guest curators Godspeed You! Black Emperor make their triumphant return to Calgary on March 14, 2022. Tickets on sale now!
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Brendan CanningJoin us on June 29 at 10am MDT for a workshop and live interview with Brendan Canning of Broken Social Scene! Register for free today!
The Sled Island Lemonade Stand Vol. 1 & 2Check out our two-volume collection of over 50 unreleased tracks from Calgary artists that were set to play the 2020 festival. The compilation is a "pay what you can," by donation release with 100% of proceeds going the Black Health Alliance and the Legacy of Hope Foundation.
Donate to Sled IslandSupport Calgary's music and arts scene by supporting Sled Island. (Photo: Jarrett Edmund)
That’s right. Shows are coming back in a big way, so don’t miss your chance to catch the Sled Island 2015 guest curators as they make their triumphant return to Calgary as part of their 2022 world tour!
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The Sled Island Music & Arts Festival and Byta, the platform for sending digital audio files and streams, are proud to announce three more events in our series of free, online conversations about the changing landscape of music called Tête-à-Têtes. The series continues May 4th at noon MDT with Kicking Against It: Ageism & Women In The Music Industry.
If "rock & roll is a young man's game," then where exactly does that leave women over the age of 25? Compounding the myriad of issues relating to sexism in the music industry, there is an added layer of ageism that, to this day, applies wrongfully and exponentially more to women looking to progress their artistic or professional practices than it does to men. The unfair race against time creates very real barriers to women picking up instruments for the first time, experiencing the long-term success and credibility that they could otherwise rightfully earn, and moving into positions of authority within the overall industry to enact change. As a result, we are all, quite simply, missing out.Read More >>