The Calgary Downtown Association (CDA) is currently recruiting performers (musical and non-musical) for the Stephen Avenue Live year-round Performance Series and Special Event Series for 2020. Performers chosen to participate will be contacted by the CDA to book performance dates.
Stephen Avenue Walk is Calgary's only pedestrian mall, featuring a year-round pedestrian experience with shopping, restaurants and entertainment venues. You will find nine major shopping centres/department stores, some of Calgary's finest restaurants, pubs, cafés and bars, an eclectic mix of boutiques and galleries
To showcase local Calgarian talent Stephen Avenue Walk has three (3) strategically placed pitches giving peak exposure of performers talent. Stephen Avenue walk is a unique high traffic pedway where artists can perform for upwards of 30,000 of people daily during the week. The Calgary Downtown Association is committed to elevating Calgarians’ experience on Stephen Avenue and supporting local performers.
Please note: The Stephen Avenue Live year round Performance Series is a true street level performance - compensation is via audience tips. Performance and compensation details for the Stephen Avenue Live Special Event Series are event specific and will be released once the event details have been finalized.
Special Event Schedule 2020 - Sneak Peak:
- Stephen Avenue Patio Party
- Flashback Fridays
- Canada Day
- Stampede 2020
- Canadian Country Music Week
Supported arts: Live Music
Supported music types: Cover Music, Original Music
In-House sound available: No
Minors allowed: Yes
Serves food: Yes
Special event liquor license allowed: Inquire
Designated performance areas provided by the Calgary Downtown Association
Not provided, artists must provide their own sound equipment when playing amplified** Excluding special events