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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

September 29, 2018
Ghostkeeper, Samantha Savage Smith and Ig Bo Lyn
September 28, 2018
Crooked Spies, Shuffalo, Meadow Drive and Flamingorilla
September 24, 2018
Mos Generator, Pelican Death Squad & Outlaws of Ravenhurst
September 22, 2018
Sore Points, The Real Sickies, Strip Mall and guests
September 22, 2018
Revival Sound System presents; SOUL Time!! Mod, R&B, Suede, 60s
September 21, 2018
Free upstairs; Conversations with Bears, Kakagi and guests
September 21, 2018
Bend Sinister, All Hands On Jane, The Northern Coast - Sept. 21
September 20, 2018
River Jacks, Greg Rekus & the Inside Job and Seth Anderson.
September 14, 2018
Territories Release w/Vicious Cycles, Paradise, Invasives, Vanta


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