Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite Guide To Exploring Calgary

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite come to Calgary
Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite come to Calgary
Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite in Calgary

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite Guide To Exploring Calgary

Experience the eclectic mix of traditional blues and modern sounds of Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite this Summer

The unique sounds of the iconic electric blues legends Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite are coming to Calgary in August. The Grammy winning duo brings their talent and dynamic sound to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, and this is a show you do not want to miss!

Here’s the ultimate itinerary for an unforgettable Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite inspired day, including fun activities and places to check out before and after the concert.

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
When: Monday, August 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $35 - $143+
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8:00 a.m. 'Get Up' and start the day off with a fresh and delicious breakfast

Start your day off right with OEB Breakfast Co., offering unique flares on classic breakfast favorites like bacon and eggs. This modern diner is sure to impress with their always fresh and delicious taste.

10:00 a.m. You’ve 'Found The One' place in the heart of Calgary where the past comes to life, and you need to check it out!

See and feel the past as it comes to life in front of your eyes at Heritage Park Historical Village. This family-friendly park showcases exhibits of Western Canadian history from the 1860s to 1950s and is a Calgary must-see. Ride the authentic steam train, make old-fashioned ice cream with the prairie townsfolk, explore our First Nations encampment, enjoy the antique midway, savour fresh baked treats from the Alberta Bakery, and enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride.

12:30 p.m. 'Don’t Look Twice' – this is hands down the most delicious pizza in town

UNA Pizza + Wine is a modern California inspired restaurant specializing in oven baked thin crust pizzas with Mediterranean influenced flavors. Located in Calgary´s popular Beltline community on 17th Avenue SW, this local favorite boasts flavors as awe-inspiring as Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite’s unique sound. While you’re here, be sure to try the famed Kale Caesar Salad and enjoy a couple glasses of boutique wines from around the world.

1:45 p.m. 'Movin’ On' to discovering the city’s beautiful sights

Explore Calgary from some of the city’s most knowledgeable locals! A tour with CalgaryWalks & Bus Tour is the best way to get up close to all the action and sights of the city. Get your camera ready for the best views in the city and discover first hand why Calgarians are so proud of this beautiful city, the gateway to the Rocky Mountains.

4:30 p.m. Savory dishes and refreshing drinks - Ox Bar De Tapas has it all covered so you have to worry about 'Nothing At All'

Treat yourself to a Spanish feast at Ox Bar De Tapas – a dynamic and vibrant restaurant serving authentic tapas. Indulge in some traditional Spanish sherry, served by the glass or the bottle – the perfect way to prepare for the ultimate night of music with Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite.

7:30 p.m. Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite take the stage

Jam out all night to the iconic tunes of the Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Get ready for a night you’ll never forget.

10:00 p.m. Keep the good times and music rolling

End the night off with some local brews at The Blues Can, a local blues bar along Calgary’s Music Mile featuring a nightly lineup of talented local blues, roots, and rock acts, as well as bigger-name Canadian musicians.

'Don’t Look Twice' – we can help you find the perfect place to relax and unwind!

There are plenty of great options for staying very close to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium to make your time in Calgary extra special. Hotels near the concert venue include Hotel Arts Kensington, Aloft Calgary University Hotel, Best Western Village Park Inn, and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Calgary University, all of which are located within walking distance to a C-Train station that will take you directly to the concert venue (get off at SAIT-ACAD-Jubilee Station).