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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

April 18, 2020
36?, The Bobby Tenderloin Universe and Sunglaciers
April 17, 2020
Ramblin' Ambassadors, The Modelos, fun stoppers, K.V. Raucous
April 16, 2020
Postponed - The Electric Highway Kickoff Party
April 15, 2020
Devarrow with I am the Mountain, Dana Sipos and Petey Cruiser
April 14, 2020
Wilsen (Brooklyn, NY) with Booty EP and guests
April 11, 2020
PEARS with Single Mothers and Harsh
April 10, 2020
Wine Lips, Little Lamb and Juniper Bush
April 9, 2020
Sled Island presents: WHOOP-Szo w/ Uncanny Valley & Brain Bent
April 4, 2020
Brother Ram (Edmonton), Foldhed and Cold Water


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