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The Palomino Smokehouse Showroom is Calgary’s premier event space and independent live music venue. We happily accommodate private functions as well as live music special events. Unless otherwise noted we do not have regular operating hours.

The Palomino Smokehouse Showroom does not have fixed seating or reserve tables. 18+


Upstairs Shows - Always Free!

Unless otherwise noted, Upstairs shows are FREE and run from 5pm to 9pm.


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The Palomino offers live music of all genres from all around the world on both floors of our establishment throughout the week. We’ve been consistently nominated as one of the Top 3 Live Music Venues in Calgary and one of the Top 50 Live Music Venues in Canada in CBC Radio 3's Listener's Poll.

Firmly believing in the credo "the only music is good music", on any given night you might see folk, garage, blues, rock, country, punk, metal, or live hop-hop along with 200 sweaty new friends you didn't know you had. Please check our calendar for a complete listing of what we're up to this month.

Unless otherwise noted, shows are a $10 cover with doors at 9pm and bands at 10pm.

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Archived Shows

February 23, 2017
Jonathan Roy, The North Sound and Bebo Grove.
February 19, 2017
Pop-up Clothing Market and Brunch
February 18, 2017
I Am The Mountain / Andrew Phelan / Peach Pit
February 17, 2017
Bad Animal, Tigermilk and Crooked Spies
February 11, 2017
Palentine's Day with Mark Mills, Citysleep and Woohoo
February 10, 2017
The Ex-Boyfriends with The Allovers and The Synthetiques
February 5, 2017
Superbowl Sunday tailgater and chili cookoff
February 4, 2017
Jonathan Toubin's Soul Clap w/ DJ Tubbs, Carl, Crystal Eyes
February 3, 2017
Parab Poet and the Hip Hop Hippies, Heavy Mountain, Dawnzen


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