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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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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 8, 2018
Palomino's annual Toy Drive for Women's Center of Calgary
December 7, 2018
Yvette LP release w/ I am The Mountain, ThomasThomas Heather May
December 2, 2018
Moe Shelley's Annual Holiday Handmade Market
December 1, 2018
La Armada w/guests Wolfrik & Run With The Hunted
November 30, 2018
We Hunt Buffalo, Black Thunder and Truck
November 25, 2018
DANG! Another Palomino Grey Cup Party; Cold Beers & Hot Wings!
November 24, 2018
Bazaraba, Culled dual album release with Begrime Exemious
November 23, 2018
36?, Funkensheist and Long Time No time
November 21, 2018
Look Vibrant (Montreal), Pancake and Figaro


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