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Backstage Pass Tour
November 10
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Sunday Funday at Studio Bell
November 10
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday Funday at Studio Bell
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday Funday is back by popular demand! Enjoy a special $12 admission on Sundays throughout November at Studio Bell.

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Science of Sound
November 10
1:00 pm and 4:00 pm
Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Science of Sound
1:00 pm and 4:00 pm

Join musician, educator and performer Evan Rothery in the Science of Sound Series, where we will pair musical instruments with the newest technology to gain a deeper understanding of what makes music tick.

Remembrance Day at Studio Bell
November 11
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Remembrance Day at Studio Bell
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us to honour our veterans at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, on Remembrance Day.

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
November 12
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Calgary, you love our $10 Date Night events, so we're bringing it back! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer evening hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell.

NMC ON: In Conversation with Nick Middleton (of The Funk Hunters)
November 15
3:15 pm
NMC ON: In Conversation with Nick Middleton (of The Funk Hunters)
3:15 pm

Vancouver EDM tastemaker Nick Middleton is a sought-after music producer, internationally-acclaimed touring DJ, artist manager, and label owner.

NMC ON: After Hours with Daedelus and guests
November 15
9:00 pm
NMC ON: After Hours with Daedelus and guests
9:00 pm

NMC’s popular late-night series returns with a headlining performance by Los Angeles beatmaker Daedelus, the producer with over two dozen releases on a variety of labels, and collaborations with musicians in many worlds.

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Spectacular Spectrograms
November 16
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Spectacular Spectrograms
10:30 am - 4:30 pm

You've heard sound, but have you seen it? Experiment with a spectrogram to see the sounds made by everything from instruments to your voice!

NMC ON: Buchla Masterclass with Suzanne Ciani
November 16
11:00 am
NMC ON: Buchla Masterclass with Suzanne Ciani
11:00 am

Dubbed the “Diva of the Diode,” Suzanne Ciani is an electronic sound designer and composer known for her decades-long relationship with, and mastery of, the Buchla 200e synthesizer and its predecessor, the Buchla 200.

NMC ON: Daedelus on ‘Inventing the Instrument’
November 16
1:00 pm
NMC ON: Daedelus on ‘Inventing the Instrument’
1:00 pm

Best known for his output on pioneering UK label Ninja Tune, Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint, and others, DJ and producer Daedelus (aka Alfred Darlington) helps bridge the gap between creator and observer.

Backstage Pass Tour
November 17
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Sunday Funday at Studio Bell
November 17
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday Funday at Studio Bell
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday Funday is back by popular demand! Enjoy a special $12 admission on Sundays throughout November at Studio Bell.

NMC ON: In Conversation with Markus Resch, Mellotron Re-inventor and Restorer
November 17
11:00 am
NMC ON: In Conversation with Markus Resch, Mellotron Re-inventor and Restorer
11:00 am

Markus Resch is the co-owner and contemporary creator of Mellotron, the iconic polyphonic tape replay keyboard used by the Beatles, David Bowie, the Rolling Stones, and many others.

Alberta Spotlight: Copperhead
November 22
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
Alberta Spotlight: Copperhead
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

Anchored by lead singer Liz Stevens' smoky, goosebump-inducing contralto, Copperhead immerses audiences in ambient, expansive soundscapes, blending lo-fi, post-industrial noise, R&B and minor-key murder ballads.

Backstage Pass Tour
November 24
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Sunday Funday at Studio Bell
November 24
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday Funday at Studio Bell
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday Funday is back by popular demand! Enjoy a special $12 admission on Sundays throughout November at Studio Bell.

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Cool Choir Christmas Sing-Along
November 24
2:00 pm
Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Cool Choir Christmas Sing-Along
2:00 pm

Get in the holiday spirit with the Cool Choir! Treat your ears to a performance of all your seasonal favourites, and get in on the fun yourself with a sing-along that's sure to get the whole family bopping along.

Showtime! with Maddie Storvold
November 27
11:00 am
Showtime! with Maddie Storvold
11:00 am

Showtimes! feature artist in October is CTV's The Launch winner, Maddie Storvold.

Wood Automotive Group: John McDermott Family Christmas
November 28
Doors open: 6:00 pm, showtime: 7:00pm
Wood Automotive Group: John McDermott Family Christmas
Doors open: 6:00 pm, showtime: 7:00pm

The Wood Automotive Group is proud to present - A John McDermott Family Christmas with special guests, Calgary performance group, Remix powered by Revv 52.

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Long Time No Time feat. the University of Calgary Jazz Orchestra)
November 30
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Long Time No Time feat. the University of Calgary Jazz Orchestra)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get the whole family grooving with this collaborative concert from horn band Long Time No Time and the University of Calgary Jazz Orchestra!

Backstage Pass Tour
December 1
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Soundboard Music Tour
December 1
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Soundboard Music Tour
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Explore the exciting world of classical music with the Soundboard Tour!

NMC & Sled Island present: LOSCIL with hundredmillionthousand
December 4
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
NMC & Sled Island present: LOSCIL with hundredmillionthousand
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

LOSCIL is the electronic music project of Vancouver-based composer and multimedia artist Scott Morgan. Morgan has released dozens of recordings under the LOSCIL moniker, mostly through the respected indie label Kranky based in Portland, Oregon.

Backstage Pass Tour
December 8
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Alberta Spotlight: Mariel Buckley
December 12
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
Alberta Spotlight: Mariel Buckley
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

Few performers combine the lyrical heartfelt authenticity of classic country music with a steely-eyed intensity that compels an audience’s attention like Calgary’s Mariel Buckley.

Backstage Pass Tour
December 15
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
December 22
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

Backstage Pass Tour
December 29
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
Backstage Pass Tour
12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

Take an exclusive trip behind the scenes at Studio Bell and see music come to life!

NMC presents Sue Foley and Crystal Shawanda
April 16
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm
NMC presents Sue Foley and Crystal Shawanda
Doors open: 7:00 pm, showtime: 8:00 pm

Sue Foley is a multi-award-winning musician and one of the finest blues and roots artists working today. She is a veritable triple-threat as a guitarist, songwriter and vocalist.