Sled Island 2018 early bird passes are here!
Discover everything the festival has to offer (250+ bands, comedy, film and art in 35+ venues!), plus enjoy perks galore like exclusive discounts, limited-edition merch and more. Save up to 25% when you purchase by January 16, 2018!
We have lots of big news to share in the new year (first up: our 2018 guest curator announcement in January!), but until then, read on for details about a special 2018 bonus show, our 2018 payment plan, plus travel and hotel deals to help you make the trip!Read More >>
Sled Island returns from June 20 - 24, 2018!
If you're as excited as we are, why not get your application in early? Submissions for music, comedy, film and art are now open at SledIsland.com/Apply.
The deadline for all submissions is February 16, 2018 at 11:59pm MST.
(Photo: Allison Seto)
Whoomp, there it is! Our legendary Halloween bash at the #1 Legion is back!
Each year, Sled Island teams up with CJSW 90.9FM to close out the CJSW Funding Drive with a three-floor Halloween blowout. This year's party will be our hugest yet, with more than 15 local bands covering iconic jock jams on the main floor, a dance party upstairs and karaoke in the basement!
Friday, October 27
Doors at 8pm, bands at 9:15pm sharp
Royal Canadian Legion #1 (116 7th Ave. SE)
Saturday, September 23
Globe Cinema (617 8th Ave. SW)
Tickets $15 adult, $13 student/senior
Sled Island is excited to be a community partner for the Calgary International Film Festival's presentation of Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk! Narrated by Iggy Pop, this doc features some of the most notable bands of the East Bay punk scene including Operation Ivy, Neurosis, Bikini Kill and Green Day, plus the 924 Gilman Street music collective.
Tuesday, September 19
Dickens Pub (1000 9th Ave. SW)
Tickets $15 advance
Giuda bring their blazing rock 'n' roll show to Calgary! This Italian five-piece have stunned listeners across the globe with their mix of anthemic '70s glam hooks and punchy UK punk. Working from the same three-chord blueprint as groups like Slade, T. Rex and The Sweet, Giuda will take you back to a bygone era when music was all about monstrous riffs, bousterous attitudes, high-energy experimentation and fun.