Summer @ the Plaza

A girl with blue-tipped hair plays a guitar in front of a grey background.
Rowan Jacques

Summer @ the Plaza

Thursday – Saturday evenings,

7:00pm – 9:00pm  

July 15 – September 4, 2021 

Summer @ the Plaza runs from July 15th - September 4th on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and, occasionally Sunday nights, from 7:00pm – 9:00pm.

Each night will feature a new local or regional talent. Look below for a list of nightly performers! 

The live music will also be accompanied by games for both adults and children to play, a concession provided by the Legion and a pet hydration station for the furry music fans in the Drumheller Valley.  

Picnic dinners are allowed, but please remember that alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the Plaza!

This event will only run weather permitting, so please keep your eye out for any weather updates! 

View our Events Calendar to see who’s playing on the Plaza Stage next!  

Two men play guitar and sing into microphones on the Plaza stage in front of a Canada flag.
Lanigan & Layne

Jammin' Nights @ the Plaza

Thursday evenings, 7:00pm - 9:00pm 

July 15 - September 4, 2021

We know that the Drumheller Valley is buzzing with talent, and we want to give the opportunity for locals and visitors to come down and experience an open mic night!  

So, join us on Thursday nights from 7:00pm – 9:00pm to enjoy some of the best emerging acts that the local Drumheller Valley music scene has to offer!  

All sound and equipment will be supplied at the Plaza, so all you need to do is come down to bring you, your friends and your family down to join us. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a karaoke star, we would love to hear you bring it on the Plaza Stage!  

In addition to this live entertainment and the opportunity to perform, there will also be a non-profit concession with proceeds going to the Badlands Drum Circle! 

Please call Litto Castillo at the Music Box by calling 587-795-0475 to register! 

Picnic dinners are allowed, but please remember that alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the Plaza. This event will only run weather permitting, so please keep your eye out for any weather updates! 

View our Events Calendar for a full list of the events schedule. 

Meet the July Performers

 

Friday, July 16 

Lanigan & Layne 

Lanigan & Layne is a rock and roll band (and we fully expect to see you all rocking and rolling along with them) from Carstairs, Alberta. Come on down to celebrate Summer @ the Plaza with these incredible guests! 

 

Saturday, July 17 

Flint & Feather 

Flint & Feather are a free-spirited husband and wife due that are passionate about connecting with people through sharing folk/roots music, stories and laughter. Come on down to the Plaza from 7:00pm – 9:00pm to make these connections and enjoy a beautiful night out!   

 

Saturday, July 24 

Rowan Jacques 

A love for music has taken Rowan Jacques to stages across Alberta, and Summer @ the Plaza is THRILLED to welcome Rowan to the stage on July 24 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm! 

 

Friday, July 30 

Benny & the Thunderskirts 

From old favorites to original creations, the performers on July 30 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm will play it all. Sit and listen, or feel free to get up and dance when... 

B-B-B-Bennie and the Thunderskirts take the stage!  

(PS. We wanted that to be in the fashion of Bennie and the Jets... Please let us know if you got that...) 

 

Saturday, July 31 

Isajah

Back by popular demand, Isajah will be taking the stage at the Plaza on July 31 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm!  

Isajah has performed at the Plaza in previous summers, but we are VERY excited to welcome him back to perform at our Summer @ the Plaza event this year! With a variety of covers with an Isajah twist, he is sure to never let the crowd down with his talents. 

Meet the August Performers

 

Friday, August 6 

Liz Christensen 

Liz Christensen is a singer-songwriter from rural Alberta, who harbours a deep-rooted passion for music. Her rural and country roots have influenced her love for music, and we cannot wait for her to share her talents with all of you!   

 

Saturday, August 7 

Band of Brothers 

From folk (which is what this week’s act will feature) to funk to rock and roll, our weekend line-ups are sure to take you out of any funk and put you in a fantastic summer mood!  

We are excited for Band of Brothers to take the stage and wow the Drumheller Valley with the talents that he has to offer! Come on... What could possibly be better than some live entertainment playing in the background while the sun sets? 

 

Friday, August 13 

The Arthrictics

On August 13 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm, The Arthrictics will bring some local flavor to the Summer @ the Plaza stage, and we couldn’t be more excited!  

Whether performing their own songs, or their unique takes on other people’s material, they have a sound unlike any other band. 

 

Saturday, August 14 

Sundown 

We are 100% convinced that nothing beats live acoustic music at SUNDOWN...  

And, funny enough, that’s the name of our guests on August 14 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm at Summer @ the Plaza!  

Country, classic rock, blues and rock are the words that sum up Sundown, though we want you to come out and experience them for yourselves. Don’t take our word for it! 

 

Friday, August 20 

Busker Bob 

If you’re downtown on August 20 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm and you hear music making its way through the streets... Don’t be afraid to follow the sound and join us at the Plaza!  

Summer @ the Plaza is excited to share the local talents of Busker Bob up on the stage, and we want to invite people to bring a chair or blanket to take in the Plaza atmosphere with us! 

 

Saturday, August 21 

Blacksheep 

It’s nearly the end of our summer together, but we can’t wait to see you at the Plaza on August 21 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm to celebrate while John Stagis takes the stage and wows us with his talent!   

 

Friday, August 27 

TBD 

 

Saturday, August 28 

Rachel Graf 

Alright, we are bringing up a bit of a Throwback Moment right now...  

But, back in 2015, Drumheller’s Got Talent was an event that proved that the Drumheller Valley was and is overflowing with talent... And we can confirm that fact, seeing as the winner of Drumheller’s Got Talent 2015, Rachel Graf, will be performing on the Summer @ the Plaza stage on August 28! 

Meet the September Performers

 

Friday, September 3 

TBD 

 

September 4 

Jaydee Bixby 

For Summer @ the Plaza’s final evening of live performances, we are excited to welcome Jaydee Bixby to the stage!  

Relatives that share the ‘Hillbilly Bixby’ name have highlighted stages across the Drumheller Valley and other areas in Alberta, and we are excited to invite Jaydee’s great lineage of raw, honest country music back up in the Drumheller Valley. 

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