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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

February 8, 2020
Jonathan Toubin's Soul Clap and Dance Off
February 7, 2020
F*ckboy / Time Boy dual album release w/ Pueblo The Magnificent
February 2, 2020
Super Bowl LIV Live at The Palomino Smokehouse
February 1, 2020
Return of the Sled Island Rock Lotto
January 31, 2020
Jr. Gone Wild, The Ramblin’ Ambassadors & Forbidden Dimension
January 30, 2020
CJSW presents Eamon McGrath, Amy Nelson and Lucid 44
January 29, 2020
Music Calgary AGM 2020
January 26, 2020
Femme Wave presents Begonia, Indigo Rose and God Spilt The Milk


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