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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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Ticket Information

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Advance Ticket Information:
Tickets are available online at or in-person at Sloth Records (736b 17th Avenue SW)
Service charges may apply.

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

June 13, 2020
Ryan Kostel and Michael Grant DJ set
June 12, 2020
Future Language Patio Party with Helen Young and Kirch N'Destroy
May 15, 2020
Classic Water (NL) at The Palomino
May 10, 2020
MomentsFest after-party; DBoy, Wolfrik, Adolyne, No More Moments
May 9, 2020
Postponed - The Bridge City Sinners with The Devil's Sons
May 5, 2020
Dave Smalley & The Bandoleros with No Brainer and Foul English
May 4, 2020
INTER ARMA with Spurn and Locutus
May 2, 2020
Sunglaciers, Fitness, and Intimacy
April 25, 2020
Wares (Edmonton), Strip Mall and Vanity Pope


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