Country Music Week in Calgary

Country Music Week in Calgary
Country Music Week in Calgary

Country Music Week in Calgary

Your Guide to 2022 Country Music Week

Country Music Week returns to Calgary September 8-11, 2022 celebrating all things country music! The CCMA Awards presented by TD take place Sunday, September 11, 2022. This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the CCMA Awards, and the 10th time the Awards have been hosted in Calgary, making it the most visited city in the history of the Awards! With nine music events over four days, get ready to celebrate the best in country music with Country Music Week in Calgary.

Supress from menu

Country Music Week Events

CCMA Songwriters Unplugged

CCMA Songwriters' Unplugged: Session 1

September 8, 2022
Celebrate the stories behind the words to some of your newest favourite country songs.  Session 1 artists include Jason Benoit, Aaron Goodvin, Nate Haller, Madison Kozak, Mackenzie Leigh Meyer, Tyler Joe Miller, Mariya Stokes and Tim & The Glory Boys.

Tenille Townes

Top of the Country Concert Finale

September 8, 2022
Cheer on finalists Josh Ross, SACHA, and Shantaia as they battle for the title of Top Rising Star in country music. Who will be crowned the winner and take home $25,000?

Off Country Music Festival

OFF COUNTRY Music Festival

September 8-11, 2022
CCMA OFF COUNTRY Music Festival is happening all throughout Country Music Week. Over 60 artists will be performing in a variety of unique spaces along the Music Mile and in various venues across Calgary, all for free.

Lindsay Ell

CCMA Legends Show

September 9, 2022
Experience the history of country music come to life through never-before-seen artist collaborations and performances from the next generation of country stars.

Songwriters Unplugged

CCMA Songwriters' Unplugged: Session 2

September 9, 2022
Session 2 artists include Don Amero, Kyle McKearney, Griffen Palmer, Meghan Patrick, Kelly Prescott, Owen Riegling, Dave Sampson and Shantaia.

CCMA House

CCMA House Presented by Amazon Music and Alexa

September 9, 2022
Calgary's Palace Theatre comes to life for a night of a night of rowdy, country-filled fun. Grab your cowboy boots and all your friends and get ready to have the best night of live country music.

CCMA FanFest

CCMA FanFest Presented by Pure Country

September 10, 2022
Meet your favourite country stars for the ultimate selfie! Get up close and personal with Awards nominees Jade Eagleson, Lindsay Ell, Tyler Joe Miller, Robyn Ottolini, MacKenzie Porter, Dallas Smith, Tenille Townes, Brett Kissel and more.

Songwriters Unplugged

CCMA Songwriter's Unplugged: Session 3

September 10, 2022
Celebrate the crafting of original songs and the stories behind the words to some of your newest favourite country songs.  Session 3 artists include Dean Brody, Kelly Archer, Brad Rempel (High Valley) and Phil Barton.

CCMA Awards

Canadian Country Music Awards

September 11, 2022
Be red carpet ready for the CCMA Awards presented by TD in Calgary. Tickets start at just $50.

Enhance your trip to Canada's country music capital

Where to stay in Calgary

Discover accommodations close to Calgary’s Music Mile with Hotel ArtsHomewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown , Fairfield Inn & Suites Calgary Downtown , Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel, or Alt Hotel East Village. Other great hotels in Calgary’s core include  The Westley, The Dorion, Fairmont Palliser, and Le Germain Calgary Downtown.

Check out our map to find more great accommodations in Calgary.

Top places to eat & drink in Calgary

Dinner and a Show
To enjoy live music with your meal, check out The Palomino Smokehouse , The Blues Can , the King Eddy , Ironwood Bar & Grill , Ranchman’s Cookhouse & Dancehall or find more restaurants with live music.

BBQ and Smoked Eats
If you’re looking to try some lip smacking, finger licking smokey eats, try Comery Block Barbecue, Hayden Block Smoke & Whiskey, South Block Barbecue & Brewing Co., Gyu-kaku Japanese BBQ, Big T’s BBQ or check out a full list of the best BBQ joints in Calgary.

Unique to Calgary
For a dining experience unique to Calgary, make a reservation at Major Tom, Ten Foot Henry, Model Milk, Bridgette Bar, Modern Steak or discover more great places to eat and drink in Calgary .

Looking for more inspiration? Check out these must-try dining experiences in Calgary and Calgary Craft Beer by style.

What to do in Calgary

Make the most of your trip to Canada’s country music capital and discover Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, visit the iconic Calgary Tower, step up your selfie game at SNAP Foto Club, explore free activities, or check out what’s going on in Calgary this week. Calgary has a ton of great attractions to keep you busy no matter your interests or budget.

Supress from menu

Proudly supported by:

Government of Alberta Logo

Supress from menu