Thursday, 15 February 2018

Alberta Grown Music Festival - Stony Plain AB


July 13 - 15, 2018
Heritage Park and Pavilion
5100 41 Ave. Stony Plain, AB
Facebook Event

Alberta Grown Music Festival is a non-profit event created to inspire an appreciation for Alberta Musicians, while expanding their fan base.

32 Alberta bands, performing over 3 days. Each day has its own genre: Rock, Country, Blues!

Alberta Grown Music Society is a nonprofit organization created by a volunteer board of directors.

Our mission is to increase the awareness of exceptional local musical talent
and help to pave the way for their success.

The Society has created platforms for the sharing of ideas, best practices, and collaborative learning through our website, blog, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The society has come together to set the stage for local talent through festivals and events, and to cultivate mentoring and learning through workshops.
We are Alberta proud and we hope you will help us on our mission to help our local musical talent achieve success, not just locally but on a Global level. 


Tickets: $90.00 Weekend Pass, ($110 after Mar 31). $40 Fri & Sun Daypass, $50 ea after Mar 31. $50 Sat Daypass, $60 after Mar 31. U12 free
($2.99 e-ticket fee)
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Don J's Cancer Benefit - Edmonton



February 18, 2018
B-Street Bar 
11818 – 111 Ave.
Edmonton
Doors: 1:00pm Music: 2:00pm
(see below for ticket info) 

Don Johnston (Edmonton's Legendary Piano Man) and fundraising partner Dave Hiebert are hosting a benefit for Patient Funding - Alberta Cancer Foundation showcasing many local artists. Bobby Cameron is one of many Edmonton's finest talented musicians taking the stage! Due to his own battle with a rare form of Leukemia, this will be Don Johnston’s last performance. 

Throughout his 16+ years as the ‘piano man’ at Edmonton’s Rose & Crown Pub, Don has helped raise $100, 000+ for numerous charities working closely with celebrities and large charities including Kevin Lowe, Luke Richardson, the late John Berry and the Edmonton Christmas Bureau, STARS, Rainbow Society/Make A Wish and Shining Light Foundation. Shine a Light on Child Abuse.

A Silent Auction, a raffle, door prizes and 50/50 will be held during the event. Event sponsorship, Silent Auction donations and door prize contributions are very welcome!
Email us with your donation details and to arrange pick-up.

Edmonton’s legendary ‘Piano Man’ looks forward to you joining him later in the evening for his traditional piano sing-a-long. Don and Dave would like to thank you for your support to this worthy charity!


Door Tickets are $20. Buffet meal tickets are $20. Door tickets available through The B Street Bar, Myhre’s Music, Laurel Stewart-Downs, Rosalynn Ruptash or YEGcharity@gmail.com Limited tickets available at the door.

Friday, 9 February 2018

intelliFLEX "Next Generation Additive Manufacturing - Introduction to Flexible & Hybrid Electronics

February 20 & 21, 2018
Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre
11727 Kingsway Ave. Edmonton AM
Registration information at Alberta Council of Technologies Website

This one-day course provides an overview of printable electronics, flexible and hybrid
Electronics.  The course will review the supply chain from materials, to components and systems developed using such applications. It will differentiate between and cover in market technologies and evolving R&D solutions with in market solutions the emphasis.
Videos, case studies, use cases and physical samples will be incorporated in the materials to match the various learning styles of the participants. The one or two small group exercises and interactive discussions will focus on exploring the needs and opportunities of the participants for the different applications.
Who should attend:
  • Engineers and scientists that would like to learn about technology
  • Managers looking at new technologies, developing new products
  • End users that are looking for new technologies applications in automotive, medical, intelligent buildings, health care, aerospace, and defense.
  • Tech entrepreneurs that are looking for new technology opportunities
  • Tech visionaries that looking for new emerging technologies
  •  All other innovation stakeholders such as colleges, universities and government organizations that are looking at new technologies and creating new capabilities
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Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Hillbilly Wishbone - Outlaw Country Music in Wetaskiwin

Hillbilly Wishbone
February 16, 2018
9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
4617 50 st. Wetaskiwin, AB
Phone (780) 352-4604

Catch a rocking, outlaw country band, Hillbilly Wishbone, at Slicks Bar and Grill, in Wetaskiwin.

Edmonton singer/songwriter and roots musician, Cory Danyluk has teamed up with a great lineup of well known musicians, to form a new outlaw country band Hillbilly Wishbone. Okanagan, steel guitar/dobro player Gordon Forsyth, Edmonton musicians Larry Shelast (drums) and Dwayne Elias (bass) player, form the balance of this great, new group!  

All experienced musicians, Hillbilly Wishbone will be performing their versions of tunes by:
  • Classic country performers and bands (Lefty Frizzell, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Byrds, Bob Dylan)
  • Well known "outlaws" (Waylon & Willie, David Allan Coe)
  • Less known, but well published roots singer/songwriters (Guy Clark, John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Billy Joe Shaver)
  • Canadian singer/songwriters (Neil Young)
Hillbilly Wishbone will also be performing versions of Danyluk's original "Prairie Soul Tunes" tunes. 

To inquire about booking a performance by Hillbilly Wishbone please click here.
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Thursday, 11 January 2018

As numbers dwindle, final reunion planned for former Woodward's employees

A  reunion marking the 25th anniversary of the end of Woodward’s Department Stores is being planned in Edmonton. 

With the ranks of former employees thinning from year to year, members of the organizing committee have decided that the May 26 reunion will be the final one.

Anyone interested in attending the final reunion can contact Albarda at 780-466-0873. Alternatively people can contact other members of the organizing committee: Denis Brown (780-962-0569), Audrey Barner (780-988-6149) or Grace Morrison (780-474-7808).

Read Edmonton Journal article

Former Woodward's Employees are invited to join the I Worked For Woodward's Department Stores, Facebook Group that is not currently active in the Reunion.

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Friday, 22 December 2017

Hillbilly Wishbone - Sideliners Pub & Pantry - Edmonton

Hillbilly Wishbone - Outlaw Country Band
January 26, 2018 (9:00 P.M.)
Sideliners Pub & Pantry
11018 127 St
Edmonton, AB. 
Ph: (780) 453-6006
Entertainment charge in Effect, $5.00

Catch Cory Danyluk, Gordon Forsyth, Larry Shelast and Dwayne Elias to to hear their new outlaw country band, Hillbilly Wishbone, perform their versions of tunes of:
  • Classic country performers and bands (Lefty Frizzell, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Byrds, Bob Dylan)
  • Well known "outlaws" (Waylon & Willie, David Allan Coe)
  • Less known, but well published roots singer/songwriters (Guy Clark, John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Billy Joe Shaver)
  • Canadian singer/songwriters (Neil Young)
Hillbilly Wishbone will also be performing versions of Danyluk's original "Prairie Soul Tunes" tunes. 

To inquire about booking a performance by Hillbilly Wishbone please click here.

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Wednesday, 20 December 2017

End 2017 with Third Degree at The Alice Hotel, Camrose

December 29 - 31
9:30 p.m - 1:30 a.m.
5078 50 St. Camrose

3 Nights of rocking at The Alice Hotel, Camrose, with Camrose band Third Degree, to close off 2017. 

Attend any of the nights, but come and ring in the New Year on December 31.



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