2020 Experience Medicine Hat Guide

JazzFest

Tongue on the Post

Tongue on the Post

JazzFest

Sounds. Intimate. Live music is not hard to find in the city of Medicine Hat.

Tongue on the Post Winter Folk Festival

andmembers of the community just looking to get out and enjoy the city. Medicine Hat JazzFest has grown from a grassroots community-based event, to a widely recognized world-class festival that has taken its place alongside the other great jazz festivals in Canada. Musicians from around the world performing at an eclectic mix of venues, running the gamut from a signature concert at the Downtown Bus Terminal Parkade to street side locations and rooftops, to the intimate atmosphere of nightclubs. JazzFest features both free and ticketed events plus a number of learning oppor- tunities including workshops, jams, and a concert for elementary school children. medicinehatjazzfest.com @medicinehatjazzfest @medhatjazzfest

January 2021 —Medicine Hatters love a good gathering, even during our long prairie winters. TOP leads off the week with informal day and evening cafe concerts throughout the city. Thursday night “Supper ‘n Song” is an evening of food and short music sets. Singer/ Songwriter Night at Medalta Potteries on Friday features short three song sets in an open-stage format that’s lively, intimate and informal. Themusic contin- ues all Saturday at Medalta Potteries on four stages from latemorning through the afternoon before concluding with its traditional three act evening gala concert. topfest.ca @mhfolkmusic @MHFMC1

Listen very carefully to the sounds that can be heard in Medicine Hat–our soundtrack is easy on the ears. Musicians can be found playing at venues throughout the city. Two popular festivals, Tongue on the Post Winter Folk Festival and Medicine Hat Jazz Fest are among the best in Alberta. Medicine Hat JazzFest June 2021 — Jazz music usually evokes images of smoky nightclubs on big city streets rather than sunny skies and prairie hospitality, but great things often happen in unlikely places. For over two decades, Medicine Hat has hosted one of Alberta’s most vibrant jazz festivals, offering a full week of concerts aimed at both true jazzheads

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