Hosted by filmmaker and longtime radio programmer Ramin Yazdi, SING TALK PLAY – Calgary Sessions features emerging Calgary musicians in unexpected locations around the city. Celebrate the Year of Music in Calgary and get the inside scoop on up and coming artists.

The Artist: Sykamore

Success has followed country singer Sykamore from the start, winning the CCMA Discovery Award, the ATB Financial All-Albertan Songwriting contest, and performing with international stars Paul Brandt, Donovan Woods, Lindi Ortega, and Adam Cohen. It is easy to see why Sykamore is ready for big things in 2016. 

Sykamore’s new single Houseboat is now available on iTunes. 

The Venue: Calgary Transit

The Sunalta station is a bustling hub of activity on the LRT line that offers panoramic views of Calgary just outside the downtown core. Calgary Transit aims to be the first and best choice for getting around Calgary by providing safe, accessible, reliable, and courteous services throughout the city. 

Experience Country Music in Calgary

Love Sykamore’s sound and want to hear more country music? Check out some of these venues and events that feature artists like Sykamore throughout Calgary

  • Calgary Stampede – Now Canada’s largest music festival, the Stampede features music from all genres, and events featuring both local bands and some of the world’s hugest stars

  • Country Thunder – A three-day celebration of Country Music and the only destination for the festival outside of the USA

  • Ranchman’s Cookhouse & Dancehall – A legendary spot to hear music, have a great meal, and meet new friends while trying your best to stay on the mechanical bull

  • Cowboys Dance Hall – Famous for hosting everyone from Prince Harry to Thomas Rhett, Cowboys hosts intimate concerts year-round featuring some of today’s hottest acts

  • Iron Wood Stage & Grill – See national and international artists who cover the spectrum of Jazz, Blues, Folk, and Alternative Country in an intimate, all ages music venue

  • Calgary Folk Music Festival – Featuring fan favourites and emerging artists, the Calgary Folk Fest is renowned for being a great music festival the whole family can enjoy

  • Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre – Check out the Country Music Hall of Fame and 22 stages, featuring interactive exhibits celebrating music in Canada

Book your music getaway to Calgary now with Air Canada - Tourism Calgary's official partner airline, flying from over 35 destinations directly into YYC Calgary International Airport.

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