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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

January 10, 2020
Liquor Mountain, Child Actress, Sam Savage Smith & Window Lamp
January 4, 2020
Bad Habits Die Hard, As Above and Hunter Hansen
January 4, 2020
Electric Honey Presents Varmoors, Moonsnakes Pleasure Prevention
January 3, 2020
Lashes farewell show with Glam Garage and Craving Ways
December 31, 2019
Another Fabulous New Years Eve Celebration at the Palomino
December 31, 2019
Rangers Supporters Club presents Another British New Years
December 28, 2019
CASH; World’s Most Authentic Johnny Cash Tribute w/ Amy Nelson
December 27, 2019
Solid Brown, Truck and Row of Giants


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