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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

August 9, 2023
Steph Strings with Samantha Savage Smith
August 7, 2023
Babe Corner with Window Lamp and Lushings
August 5, 2023
Echo Beach Patio Party
August 4, 2023
Summer Heat Patio Party
July 29, 2023
Ripcordz w/ The Motherfuckers, Bats Out!, Silly Bike
July 28, 2023
Sea of Lettuce, Tractor Beam, The Moon Runners
July 22, 2023
Mandible Klaw's Final Match vs. Western Death, No Brainer and Harsh
July 20, 2023
Doghouse Orchestra with Ellen Froese
July 15, 2023
The Jins, Crooked Spies and Kue Varo & the Only Hopes


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