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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

December 2, 2022
Ghostkeeper, Hermitess, Gingerbeef
November 26, 2022
The Varmoors, Little Lamb and Cold Little Crow
November 25, 2022
Liquor Mountain, Christopher Sleightholm & the Beautiful Band, Pine Barrens and Krystle Robyn
November 19, 2022
Blessed, Stuck, Stucco, Still Depths, Invasives, Harsh
November 18, 2022
Hot Garbage, Crystal Eyes, Witch Victim
November 12, 2022
Skinny Dyck, Aladean Kheroufi, and guests
November 11, 2022
Ristrikt with Vargouille, The Motherfuckers, Cadaver Dog
November 10, 2022
Fitness, Temps and Brain Bent
November 6, 2022
A Celebration of Allen Baekeland


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