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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

July 15, 2023
Amy Nelson, Bobby Dove, Liquor Mountain
July 14, 2023
Tribunal, Liminal Shroud, Upir and Pearl Malle
July 14, 2023
Rifle County Players, Elliot C Way, Bastards & the Buzzards
July 2, 2023
GOLD STANDARD Patio Pop-up / Takeover
July 1, 2023
The Electric Revival’s “Comeback Special” with The Hi-Tops and Good Grief
June 30, 2023
The Peelers, The Ringwalds, The Shillelaghs
June 29, 2023
Forbidden Dimension, Caveman & The Banshee, Psychic Alliance
June 25, 2023
Sled Island Wrap-Up Pig Roast
June 24, 2023
Sled Island 2023 - Saturday


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