Downtown Live

Downtown Live

Downtown Live


Presented by the Downtown Business Association, Downtown Live is a summer series of live performances at various venues across Downtown.

From August 4 to September 30, catch one of 40+ micro-events, whether it’s an indie singer on a restaurant patio, an opera performance overlooking the river valley or an Indigenous singer in a Downtown park. It’s an unforgettable summer of music, theatre, dance and the performing arts in unique Downtown locations. *



Schedule of Artists & Participating Businesses

August 1  Matthew Cardinal,  The Citadel Theatre Road Shows,  Maddie Storvold,  100 Mile House at  Michael Phair Park.  11:15 am – 3:30 pm
August 2  Aladean Kheroufi (DJ) at  Rocky Mountain Ice House  patio.  4:30 pm
August 5  Derina Harvey at  Cask & Barrel  patio.  7 pm 
August 12  St. Arnaud at  The Parlour Italian Kitchen & Bar  patio.  7 pm
August 20  Mercury Opera at  The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald  patio.  2 pm

We’ll announce new shows weekly so check back regularly or sign up for our newsletter to receive regular updates.

* All businesses hosting an event are expected to comply with all applicable laws, permits and Alberta Health Services COVID-19 requirements.


I’m a Downtown business owner. How do I request an artist to play at my business? It’s easy! All you have do is thoroughly read and fill out the Downtown Application Form and we’ll match you with a Downtown Live artist. The DBA will issue up to $750 to cover the performers’ fee and audio expenses if needed. The DBA will also help promote and provide promotional support to your hosted event. If you’re a performance artist who’s interesting in participating in an event as part of Downtown Live, please fill out our Artist Application Form here.