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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

March 6, 2020
Lab Coast, Florida BC and NITE TWIN
February 29, 2020
Shuffalo, The Ashley Hundred and The Varmoors
February 28, 2020
The Northern Coast, Seth Anderson & His Band, Sarah Christine
February 27, 2020
Cry Baby presents Motherhood, Polly Dactic and Slut Prophet
February 22, 2020
The Dark Eighties - Calgary Debut!
February 21, 2020
The Gentlmens Club, Poke the Bear and Kyle Green
February 21, 2020
Wrasslin AIN'T EASY after-party with Rob Faust & The Godfather
February 21, 2020
Hammy's Retirement Skite at the Palomino Smokehouse
February 16, 2020
Pancake, Landos, Witch Victim and Sea of Lettuce


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