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The Real Banff / Published: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 08:33

April Arts in Banff and Lake Louise

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From the historic grounds of the Cave and Basin, to the state of the art performance facilities at The Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity, Banff and Lake Louise has diverse selection of arts events during April 2017.

At The Cave And Basin…

Concert at the Cave - April 27th & 28th  

Banff & Lake Louise Tourism is proud to present Jill Barber and The Great Lakes Swimmers for Concert at the Cave 2017 in partnership with Parks Canada. Check out this incredible outdoor concert experience at the Cave and Basin National Historic Site - the birthplace of Canada’s National Park system. The event is free, but space is limited so be sure to claim your tickets!

At Banff Centre…

A Conversation with Jonathan Goldstein - April 1st, 2017  

A great month of programming at Banff Centre will kick-off with Canadian radio producer Jonathan Goldstein. If you haven’t heard Jonathan’s work on CBC Radio’s Wiretap or on This American Life, you may have read his words in The Walrus or GQ. His podcast, Heavyweight, launched in the fall with Gimlet Media to great acclaim. For more info on tickets visit here.  

An Evening With City and Colour - April 17th & 18th, 2017 - Sold Out.    

Canadian folk sensation Dallas Green will bring his solo act, City and Colour, to Banff Centre for two sold out shows during his Canadian Tour.

Tanya Tagaq - April 28th, 2017   

Juno award winning artist, activist and throat singer Tanya Tagaq will stun audiences with her unique sound in the Margaret Greenham Theatre at Banff Centre. Following up on her successful 2014 album Animism, Tagaq will perform songs from her newly released album, Retribution.  

For a full listing of events at Banff Centre in April, visit their comprehensive events calendar.  


At The Whyte Museum…  

Across The Great Divide: Paintings by John Hartman - Opening April 8th, 2017

From The Whyte: “The 320 km Great Divide Traverse from Jasper to West Lake Louise Lodge has challenged the passion, daring and cumulative achievement of numerous alpine enthusiasts. The exhausting distance, challenging mountainous terrain and ever-changing weather defy the probability of success. Yet, in 1967, Don Gardner, Neil Liske, Charlie Locke and Chic Scott succeeded in completing this arduous route in a mere 21 days. Captivated by their adventure and eager to embark on one of his own, Hartman set out on another western Canadian painting project to recapture their trek.”  For more information visit The Whyte Museum

Bert Riggall: I to the Hills Will Lift Mine Eyes - Opening April 8th, 2017

From The Whyte: “Bert Riggall’s photographs are both documentary and aesthetically stunning renderings of Rocky Mountain life and landscape. They speak to his relationship to the mountains; exposing hunting, ranching, and guiding juxtaposed with an attention to geology, plants, and animals in the area.” For more information visit The Whyte Museum