International Avenue is chock full of great musicians and performance venues!
From Bluegrass to Afro-Beat to Punk Rock, we've got your musical tastes covered.
To celebrate the musical culture of East Calgary, we founded the East Town Get Down independent music festival.
And planning for the 2020 edition is underway - check out the website for more info!
Music Venues on the Avenue
Jane Bond BBQ
A charming BBQ house at the heart of International Avenue that offers live music on the weekends.
2014 36 St SE
Border Crossing Pub
Located at the heart of Forest Lawn, the Border Crossing is proud to offer live music with genres for every taste.
1814 36 St SE
County Line Saloon
One of the few true country bars left in Calgary, County Line has hosted some of the best local country talent around.
1825 50 St SE
Big Al's Bar & Grill
A great neighbourhood bar & grill featuring fantastic food, sports viewing, pool, and live music on weekends.
1915 31 St SE
EC Fusion & Lounge
Ethiopian Canadian cuisine, lounge and live music venue all rolled into one.
207 4909 17 Ave SE
A delicious Filipino stop which offers both a DJ and live music on the weekends.
3223 17 Ave SE
This cozy pub, proud home of the Forest Lawn Burger, features live bands on the weekends.
4408 17 Ave SE
Johnny 5 Bar & Smokehouse
A newcomer to the Avenue, this pub invites you to check out their schedule of live bands and stop in for Sunday Nights Blues Jam.
3908 17 Ave SE