Femme Wave returns from November 15 - 18, 2018!
We're presenting the festival's multidisciplinary Kickoff Cabaret featuring film, spoken word and comedy, plus music from Natmi, Polly Dactic and Body Lens.
Learn more at FemmeWave.com!
Sled Island presents the Forbidden Dimension 30th Anniversary & Album Release!
Saturday, October 20
Doors at 7pm
Palomino Smokehouse & Social Club (109 7th Ave. SW)
Tickets $12 advance
These ghoulish purveyors of garage punk celebrate 30 years of yowling and spreading darkness by releasing a killer new album and hosting a party for the ages.
Fiends included in this evening of punk, metal, psych-rock, synth and twang are Napalmpom, The Shiverettes, DRI HIEV, Conniving Cadavers, Body Break, Polly Orgy, Los Greasy Bombers, DS Lori and Liquor Mountain.
Our legendary Halloween bash at the #1 Legion is back!
Friday, October 26
Doors at 8pm, bands at 9:15pm sharp
Royal Canadian Legion #1 (116 7th Ave. SE)
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 celebrates Calgary's FM "anchor" with more than 15 local bands covering iconic yacht rock, surf rock and beachy summer classics on the main floor, a dance party upstairs and karaoke in the basement! Lineup coming soon.Read More >>
We're teaming up with Afros In Tha City to present UMOJA featuring Bonbon Kojak, Dudu Sauce, DJ Wale and Ra / Sol on September 29 at BLK RBT!
POP Montreal runs September 26 - 30, 2018! If you're in Montreal or making the trip, don't miss our showcase featuring Wolf Parade and Sled Island alums Freak Heat Waves at La Sala Rossa on Sunday, September 30 at 9pm.
The soaring choruses, rousing anthems, sprawling guitars and chaotic keys that make up Wolf Parade are on proud display over the course of Cry Cry Cry, the band’s thunderous first album in seven years. That unique combination of sounds and influences, spearheaded by electric co-frontmen Spencer Krug and Dan Boeckner—a complex yet relatable, energetic brew of glam, prog, synth-rock, and satisfying discomfort—helped define 2000s indie rock with three critically celebrated albums, and propelled a growing Wolf Parade fandom even after the band went on a then-indefinite hiatus in 2010.Read More >>