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AN EVENING WITH LYLE LOVETT AND JOHN HI­ATT Mar 2 Th­ese two iconic coun­try and blues mu­si­cians first sang to­gether in the 1990s. They per­form al­ter­nately in this duet con­cert, oc­ca­sion­ally join­ing in on the other’s songs. $40.95 - $103.95. South­ern Alberta Ju­bilee Au­di­to­rium, 1415 - 14 Ave NW, 1-855-985-5000. Map 2, B3 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS Mar 7 The folk rock group is tour­ing Kings and Kings, a col­lab­o­ra­tion with male roots, blues, and coun­try mu­si­cians. $16 - $62.75; Arts Com­mons, Jack Singer Con­cert Hall, 205 - 8 Ave SE, 403-294-9494. Map 2, F6 www.artscom­mons.ca

BORGEOUS Mar 10 The Amer­i­can record­ing artist and DJ/pro­ducer is on tour with his first al­bum, 13. $30. Mar­quee Beer Mar­ket, 4630 Macleod Trail S, 403-287-2500. Map 2, H6 www.mar­queecal­gary.com

BRIAN WIL­SON Apr 13 The for­mer leader of the Beach Boys and part of the cul­tural canon per­forms Pet Sounds in its en­tirety. $55 - $125. South­ern Alberta Ju­bilee Au­di­to­rium, 1415 - 14 Ave NW, 1-855-985-5500. Map 2, B3 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

CHANGES: A TRIB­UTE TO DAVID BOWIE Apr 22 A sym­phonic rock trib­ute ex­plores David Bowie’s il­lus­tri­ous ca­reer, in­clud­ing hits like “Rebel Rebel.” $25 and up. Arts Com­mons, Jack Singer Con­cert Hall, 205 - 8 Ave SE, 403-571-0849. Map 2, F6 www.cal­gar­yphil.com

CHRIS BOTTI Mar 8 With four al­bums that reached No. 1 on the Bill­board jazz al­bums chart, trum­peter and com­poser Chris Botti has a rep­u­ta­tion for fus­ing jazz and pop mu­sic styles. $45 - $100. South­ern Alberta Ju­bilee Au­di­to­rium, 1415 - 14 Ave NW, 1-855-985-5000. Map 2, B3 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

CHRIS STA­PLE­TON Mar 24 The Grammy and CMA-win­ning mu­si­cian and song­writer is tour­ing his No. 1 solo al­bum. $36 - $70. Sco­tia­bank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE, 1-855-985-5500. Map 2, G8 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

COLIN JAMES Mar 3 Blues and rock singer-song­writer Colin James is tour­ing his lat­est al­bum, Blue High­ways. $45 - $85. South­ern Alberta Ju­bilee Au­di­to­rium, 1415 - 14 Ave NW, 1-855-985-5000. Map 2, B3 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

DAR­ING GREATLY Mar 10 Join this lo­cal five-piece roots-rock band for a night that prom­ises to an epic, yet in­ti­mate mu­si­cal ride as the per­form mu­sic from their al­bum Cor­ner­stones. $40 - $50. Stu­dio Bell, 850 - 4 St SE, 403-543-5115. Map 2, F8 www.stu­dio­bell.ca

DATSIK Mar 17 The mu­sic pro­ducer and DJ hits Cal­gary on his Ninja Na­tion tour. $30 and up. The Palace Theatre, 219 - 8 Ave SW. Map 3, F6 www.thep­alacethe­atre.ca

DELHI 2 DUBLIN Mar 30 Known for their highly en­er­getic stage shows, this band’s sound started as an elec­tronic fu­sion be­tween bhangra beats and Celtic fid­dle and has since grown into any­thing from dub reg­gae to break­beats to dance mu­sic. $20 and up. Com­mon­wealth Bar & Stage, 731 - 10 Ave SW, 888-732-1682. Map 3, H7 www.tick­et­fly.com

ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK Mar 9 Best known for hits such as “Re­lease Me” and “Af­ter the Lovin,’” bal­ladeer Engelbert Humperdinck has sold over 150 mil­lion records world­wide. $103.95 - $124.95. Deer­foot Inn and Casino, 11500 - 35 St SE, 1-855-985-5000. Map 1, L8 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

ERIC CHURCH Mar 11 The south­ern coun­try singer and song­writer is known for songs like “Drink in My Hand.” $38 - $94. Sco­tia­bank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE, 1-855-985-5500. Map 2, G8 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

JACK BROAD­BENT Apr 7 - 8 This blues mu­si­cian’s unique slide gui­tar stylings brought him mil­lions of views on­line, mak­ing him a vi­ral sen­sa­tion. $47.00 and up; Arts Com­mons, En­gi­neered Air Theatre, 205 - 8 Ave SE, 403-294-9494. Map 3, F8 www.artscom­mons.ca

JACK­SON BROWNE Apr 25 The mu­si­cian, song­writer, and ac­tivist has writ­ten many enor­mously pop­u­lar songs such as “Take It Easy.” $52.75 - $102.75. Arts Com­mons, Jack Singer Con­cert Hall, 205 - 8 Ave SE, 403-294-9494. Map 2, F6 www.artscom­mons.ca

JAKE SHIMABUKURO Mar 9 The Amer­i­can ukulele vir­tu­oso and com­poser be­came in­ter­na­tion­ally fa­mous when a video of him play­ing “While My Gui­tar Gen­tly Weeps” was posted on YouTube with­out his knowl­edge and went vi­ral. $29 - $59. Arts Com­mons, Jack Singer Con­cert Hall, 205 - 8 Ave SE, 1-855-985-5000. Map 2, F6 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

KA­LEO Apr 1 In­flu­enced by folk and blues, this Ice­landic rock band is known for their dis­tinc­tive sound. $32.50. Univer­sity of Cal­gary, MacEwan Hall, 2500 Univer­sity Dr NW. Map 1, F4 mace­wan­hall.tick­et­fly.com

LIT­TLE SCREAM Apr 14 The singer, song­writer, and multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist is tour­ing her sec­ond al­bum, Cult Fol­low­ing. $14.99 - $18. Com­mon­wealth Bar & Stage, 731 10 Ave SW, 888-732-1682. Map 3, H7 www.tick­et­fly.com

MOTHER MOTHER Mar 20 The Cana­dian in­die rock­ers are fresh off the Fe­bru­ary re­lease of their new al­bum No Cul­ture. $32.50 - $39.50. South­ern Alberta Ju­bilee Au­di­to­rium, 1415 - 14 Ave NW, 1-855-985-5500. Map 2, B3 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

PROZZAK Apr 8 The an­i­mated pop band best known for their huge hit “Strange Dis­ease” has re­united and re­leased a new al­bum and a new sin­gle called “Love Me Tin­der.” $29.95. The Palace Theatre, 219 - 8 Ave SW. Map 3, F6 wwwthep­alacethe­atre.ca

ROCK THE NA­TION: A CEL­E­BRA­TION OF CANA­DIAN MU­SIC Mar 21 Cel­e­brate Canada’s 150th birth­day and jour­ney through the mu­sic that shaped a gen­er­a­tion with Cana­dian songs from the ’60s to the ’80s, a time when the na­tion was form­ing its own unique iden­tity. Fea­tur­ing mu­sic made fa­mous by Paul Anka, The Guess Who, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Tom Cochrane, and many more. $54.50 $74.50. Sco­tia­bank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE, 1-855-985-5500. Map 2, G8 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

SUGAR RAY Apr 8 Fa­mous for their 1997 hit “Fly,” this Amer­i­can skater rock band is still go­ing strong. $82.95 - $103.95. Deer­foot Inn and Casino, 11500 - 35 St SE, 1-855-985-5500. Map 1, L8 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

THE SEC­OND CITY GUIDE TO THE SYM­PHONY Mar 11 Or­ches­tral mu­sic meets com­edy re­vue in this one-of-akind per­for­mance with Toronto’s le­gendary im­prov troupe. $50 - $60. Arts Com­mons, Jack Singer Con­cert Hall, 205 - 8 Ave SE, 403-571-0849. Map 2, F6 cal­gar­yphil.com

THE TEA PARTY Mar 25 This Cana­dian rock band, which boasts a sound de­scribed as “Moroc­can roll,” is tour­ing in cel­e­bra­tion of the 20th an­niver­sary of their al­bum Trans­mis­sion. $39.50. The Palace Theatre, 219 - 8 Ave SW, 1-855-985-5500. Map 3, F6 www.thep­alacethe­atre.ca

WAYNE NEW­TON Mar 4 The Mid­night Idol is well known for ‘70s hits like “Daddy, Don’t You Walk So Fast” and his sig­na­ture song “Danke Schoen.” $61.95 -$82.95. Deer­foot Inn and Casino, 11500 - 35 St SE, 1-855-985-5500. Map 1, L8 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

WEEZER Apr 5 With over 17 mil­lion al­bums sold, this rock group has man­aged to achieve both cult sta­tus and com­mer­cial suc­cess. $79 and up. Grey Ea­gle Re­sort and Casino, 3777 Grey Ea­gle Dr, 1-866-943-8849. Map 1, J4 www.greyea­glere­sor­tand­casino.ca

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