Music on the Avenue

International Avenue is excited to present East Town Get Down! A brand new independent music festival taking place along 6 blocks on International Avenue. Over 60 bands will fill 8 venues to the delight of Calgary’s amazing music fans. Check out for all the details!


International Avenue is home to a very active music scene. There are a variety of venues to hold shows or concerts, as well as to watch and listen to live music.

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Ding Ricon performing at Pacific Hut Restaurant & Bake Shop

You can also make your own music by stopping by Harmony Lane and purchasing an instrument and/or lessons too!

Live Music Venues on International Avenue

Below is a list of businesses that also play host to live music. Be sure to check out their website, give them a call, or come down to their location for a visit for the latest news on live entertainment!

Big Al’s Bar & Grill
1915 31 Street SE
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Border Crossing Pub
1814 36 Street SE
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Pacific Hut Restaurant
3223 17 Ave SE
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County Line Saloon (Town & Country Motor Inn)
1825 50 St SE
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Bars’n Bands Listings
Tropicana 2000
1806 35 St SE
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EC Fusion & Lounge
#207, 4909 17 Avenue SE
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Fiebre Latina
1832A 36 Street SE
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Entertainment & Music Schedules

Big Al’s Bar & Grill

Bobby Gosse Jam every Thursday at 8pm & Saturday at 4pm!
Live bands every Fridays & Saturdays at 9pm!


Border Crossing Pub

Curt Rock Variety Jam every Wednesday from 7pm – 11pm
Mike Peters Jam every Thursday from 7pm – 11pm
FTS Altbilly Jam every Saturday from 3pm – 7pm
Country Jam every Sunday from 5pm – 9pm.

The Border Crossing Pub features live events Tuesday to Sunday. Genres include: Rock, Altbilly, and Country – to name a few! To see Border Crossing’s latest music schedule, visit the calendar on their website!

Check out Local musician Phyllis Wheaton!