Arts Touring Alliance

Alberta Showcase 2018 is an arts marketing conference (music, theatre & dance) presented by the Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta. This conference provides Alberta theatre presenters the opportunity to see artists perform who might be suitable to bring to their community.

Now in its 41st year, Alberta Showcase attracts an upwards of 400 presenters, agents, and performers throughout Alberta, Canada and the United States. The conference also offers professional development workshops and a trade fair where artists, agents, and other arts professional stakeholders can market and attract customers to their business.

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The Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta is dedicated to the maintenance, development and growth of a strong touring arts industry in Alberta.

Find the latest up to date news, sector job postings, call for artists, and more via the Arts Touring Alliance website and our monthly e-newsletter: deTour.

Booking Opportunity: Union Duke, November 2018

Union Duke is a Toronto folk quintet with an explosive live show. Blending folk with country, bluegrass and indie rock, the group belts out harmonies with up to five voices on most songs. Always hard working, the band travels back and forth across Canada playing to fans young and old. Their enthusiasm is infectious; they […]

25th Anniversary Badlands Passion Play

Drumheller, Alberta, (July 4, 2018) – Alberta-based music has always been an integral part of the Canadian Badlands Passion Play. The performances began in 1994 as a choral-based presentation with a custom-built, 300-seat choir loft, at the rear of the Badlands Amphitheatre. Executive Director Vance Neudorf refers to the music of the play as an […]

Employment Opportunity: Cultural Business and Events Manager, City of St. Albert

CULTURAL BUSINESS AND EVENTS MANAGER OPPORTUNITY The Cultural Services Department is currently recruiting for a Cultural Business and Events Manager. St. Albert has a strong grassroots cultural community with a history of celebrating arts and culture. The City has a well established cultural department focused on nurturing and developing the arts and cultural sector through […]

The Alberta Touring Calendar hosted by the Arts Touring Alliance has a comprehensive list of events presented by Arts Touring Alliance Members throughout the province.

FREE Every Other Weekend

What happens when you’re newly divorced with kids? You go dating every other weekend! A new kind of relationship comedy. Because after marriage comes dating! Your whole life, you just wanted to get married and have babies. And just in the nick of time, you snagged a soulmate and started a family. But now your […]

Empress Theatre Centre Stage Concert Series

$180 per seat (6 concerts) ~ Centre Stage Concert Series: Rose Cousins (Sept 29), Jim Byrnes (Oct 11), Barney Bentall and the Cariboo Express (Nov 2), Harry Manx (Jan 26), Red Moon Road (Feb 22), Up on Cripple Creek (Mar 29). Subscription Series on sale until August 31. Single tickets on sale September 1. 1-800-540-9229

Mbira Renaissance Band / April Verch

Mbira Renaissance Band Genre: World “…Hypnotic African rhythms, syncopated vocal harmonies, significant reggae infusion..This band is fun”. – Rootsfan The Mbira Renaissance Band will have any audience on its feet and dancing! Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the band delivers an afro-fusion, Thomas Mapfumo, Andy Brown and Bhundu Boys inspired sound that pays homage to […]

Jake’s Gift @ The 37th Edmonton International Fringe Festival

Jake’s Gift first played at the Edmonton Fringe Festival in August 2008. Back then, the now multi-award winning play was a last minute replacement show, and as such it wasn’t even in the program. Thanks to a generous five star review from Colin MacLean, and dozens of Artists who encouraged their own audiences to see […]

Archaics /The Original CHU

Archaics Genre: Pop/Rock Archaics are a four-piece psychedelic art-rock band from Edmonton, Alberta. Their experimental tastes create anon orchestrated, cavorting atmosphere that accompanies one through thoughts of kaleidoscopic hysteria; a tangible swing from a twisted frame of mind. —————————————————————————————— The Original CHU Genre: Pop/Rock The original CHU is a Canadian producer, songwriter and lyricist who […]

Steve Newsome

Steve Newsome, is a country singer/ songwriter born and raised in the southern Alberta. He has played a number of songwriter showcases throughout Alberta.Shared the stage with Jason McCoy, Jake Mathews, Adam Gregory. He can be found playing the local establishments and venues.

A Night of the Classics with Terrell Edwards

Las Vegas Entertainer and Sherwood Park’s very own Terrell Edwards returns to Festival place for another unforgettable performance. Jazz standards, classic soul and a little Motown is on the bill. No one pays tribute to legends like Nat, Ray Charles and The Righteous Brothers to name a few, quite like this electrifying performer. Enjoy the […]

Aaron Goodvin

Raised in a music-loving family in Alberta, country singer/songwriter Aaron Goodvin’s versatility and passion for writing and performing is second to none. Goodvin released his debut album with Warner in the summer of 2017 with two Top 10 singles; he also went gold with his single, Lonely Drum. Goodvin was nominated for the Rising Star […]

Fred Eaglesmith

Fred Eaglesmith can talk to you about almost anything. Chances are, he’s had that car, tractor, job, relationship, idea, and hat. But throughout his life and experiences there is always one thing that has remained the same: his undeniable gift for writing a song. Aspiring songwriters and performers of all ages call and write Fred […]