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The Banff Centre is a Performing Arts Mecca

posted by: Canmore Mountain Lodge on: May 30, 2014 06:05:35 PM


Located just 20 minutes from our Canmore Mountain Lodge, the Banff Centre is home to world-class performing arts facility that’s a must-see for anyone staying at our hotel. This June, an eclectic and exciting variety of performances are taking place at the Banff Centre. These concerts are essential additions to the itinerary of any performing arts lover visiting Canmore over the next few weeks.
 
Saturday Night Jazz Finale | Saturday, June 7
The capstone to the Banff Centre’s acclaimed series of jazz concerts, the Saturday Night Jazz Finale features performances from the jazz stars of tomorrow, trained in the Banff Centre’s prestigious jazz program.
 
So Blue: Louise Lecavalier | Wednesday, June 18
A legend on the Canadian contemporary dance scene, Louise Lecavalier has a decorated career that has included collaboration with David Bowie. So Blue is her first production as a choreographer and it features a duet with Frederic Tavernini and the music of Mercan Dede.
 
Performance in the Park | Friday, June 20 & Saturday, June 21
This annual 2-day outdoor music festival takes place in beautiful surroundings and hosts some of Canada’s top indie acts. Headliners for 2014 include Sarah Harmer, Corb Lund and Elliott Brood.
 
Dawn Upshaw | Friday, June 27
Dawn Upshaw is a world-class Opera singer with a repertoire spanning centuries of musical history. For this very special concert, Dawn will be performing the vocal music of Bolcom, Bartok, Schubert and Debussy.
 
Kevin Drew | Saturday, June 28
Best known as the frontman of iconic indie rock band Broken Social Scene, Kevin Drew has seen nearly as much success with his solo career. This concert in Banff is one of the first dates on his cross-Canada tour in support of his new solo album Darlings.
 
If you’re heading in from out of town to attend any of these concerts at the Banff Centre, we encourage you to stay at our Canmore Mountain Lodge. We offer the area’s best value for high-quality accommodations.
 
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