Market Collective | Musician Schedule | May 2017

We are proud to present 13 live musicians and DJs with special guest takeovers hosted by reps from two of southern Alberta’s best music festivals: FrogFest Friday and Sled Island Saturday. Both music festivals will have booths this weekend and will be selling tickets for the summer festivals. Be sure to swing by and give them a warm MC welcome:

Friday, May 5 >>> Two Pair Pat (Frogfest) <<< 4-6pm
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FrogFest Music and Arts Festival happens annually on the Canada Day long weekend in the beautiful boreal forest of Clearwater County, Alberta. A stage emerges from the flora, featuring local independent artists and stunning art installations. FrogFest proudly focuses on community, sustainability, and inclusiveness. It is a chance for people to connect in a natural setting that supports metamorphosis on a cultural level.

Friday, May 5 >>> Rak & Targus (Frogfest) <<< 6pm
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Friday, May 5 >>> Jared Andres & Juicy Jamey (Frogfest) <<< 7-9pm

Saturday, May 6 >>> Morgan Cairns (Sled Island) <<< 10am-Noon
Saturday, May 6 >>> Lindsay Bowman (Sled Island) <<< 1-3pm
Saturday, May 6 >>> DJ Hard Pass (Sled Island) <<< 4-6pm
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Sled Island is an annual five-day music and arts festival that brings together 250+ bands, comedy, film and art in 35+ venues across Calgary, Canada. This year’s lineup includes visionary producer, rapper, DJ, label owner and filmmaker Flying Lotus as guest curator, beloved metalcore pioneers Converge (who will perform an intimate show at the #1 Legion), noise-rock phenoms Cloud Nothings, post-rock meets shoegaze act MONO (Japan), raw indie-rock songwriter Waxahatchee (who will perform a special solo show at the Central United Church), minimalist indie-rock legends Low, influential electronic experimentalist Silver Apples, pop-punk party band Shonen Knife, atmospheric black metal band Wolves In The Throne Room and Ethiopian jazz great Hailu Mergia.

Saturday, May 6 >>> Kirsten Ludwig <<< Noon
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Although blooming from the suburbs of Calgary, AB, Kirsten Ludwig belongs to no set of roads and dwells in transition. A nomad at heart, Ludwig finds true solace in her quiet ambition, gentle voice, and mellotron-induced thoughts. With a soft demeanour and heavy mind, Kirsten Ludwig achieves simultaneous vulnerability, strength, grace, and madness.

Saturday, May 6 >>> Jarrod Sterling <<< 3pm Screen Shot 2017-05-04 at 12.39.56 PM

Sunday, May 7 >>> Tom Mannix <<< 10am-Noon
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Sunday, May 7 >>> Bardic Form <<< Noon
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Bardic Form plays with a passion and energy that drove them to their unique sound. Justin and Reece perform original compositions, sets and arrangements of traditional tunes, and their performance is as dynamic as their influences to keep your attention from the start. They incorporate influences from Celtic traditional tunes and sets (including the use of the Celtic whistle), Eastern European melodies and progressions, percussive rhythmic flavours of Flamenco, and intense passages from melodic metal. Another prominent aspect of their music is the incorporation of dynamics, which can be excellently portrayed by the acoustic guitar. Each song is painstakingly crafted, and they are continually pushing themselves to explore and experiment with their intuitive complementary styles.

Sunday, May 7 >>> Big Curly <<< 1-3pm Screen Shot 2017-05-04 at 12.54.57 PM
BIG CURLY aka Chantal Padavattan is a born and raised Calgary girl with a love for all things local (events, food, music – you name it). Her musical tastes are a reflection of her diverse background and heritage. Expect sweet island beats mixed with classic old-school bangers for a vibe that feels like summer time, all year long.

Sunday, May 7 >>> Rondel Roberts <<< 3pm Screen Shot 2017-05-03 at 2.15.04 PM
The Rondel Roberts Band” is a neo-soul band from Calgary, Alberta. “Neo-soul” is a broad facet of music that borrows from a variety of classic and modern genres such as Motown, Post Bop Jazz, Hip Hop and Funk. “The Rondel Roberts Band” is a groove/backbeat oriented project with contemporary original content and a variety of timeless influences. The band offers audiences authentic interpretations of these influences with performances that adorn Reggae, Dancehall, Pop and even some 60’s Rock music.

Sunday, May 7 >>> Flutes <<< 4-6pm
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