We are looking forward to hosting more outdoor concerts again this coming summer! Tentative dates for concerts are:
Wednesday, July 6th
Wednesday, July 20th
Wednesday, August 10th
Wednesday, August 24th
Watch for posters, Facebook posts and newspaper ads! See you in the Community Hall park!
It was great to be a part of the community events for Bassano’s Small Town Smoke Down weekend on June 3rd and 4th. We were pleased to present Calgary’s “Bobby Gosse Band” in concert! Thanks to all of you who came and had fun – a sold-out evening with GREAT music!
Summer 2021 Review:
On July 7th, we hosted a Concert in the Park with Jamie Allanach! And on July 21st, we had a great time with the Red Hot Hayseeds! On August 4th, we had a wonderful evening with Lyndsay Butler. Marcus Trummer, a 20-year-old from Calgary, joined us in the park on August 19th and astounded us with his original tunes and great covers! On Wednesday, September 1st – the band RUTSTUR thoroughly entertained us even though the weather was very cool and windy!
We are thankful for financial assistance from the Government of Canada, the Department of Canadian Heritage, and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts!
On September 10 and 11, 2021, we hosted the 2nd Bassano DamFest and Culture Days! All events were FREE of charge!!
Our Mission: Bassano Arts Council believes in the power of the performing arts to ignite the imagination, stimulate thought, provide enjoyment, and enhance our community members’ quality of life and well-being. Through our concerts and programs, we strive to integrate the performing arts into the lives of people in Bassano and area.
Our Vision: Bassano Arts Council values diverse artists, art and education. All community citizens have access to the arts, are able to participate in the arts, value the arts, and are enriched by the arts.
Our Artistic Vision: Bassano Arts Council engages professional performing artists and connects people of all ages to the arts, We create a place where all people are welcome and encouraged to participate fully and contribute, where they are respected and valued for their ideas and opinions.
Our Venue: The Bassano Community Hall is at 610 – 2nd Ave in Bassano. It has a number of parking spots for people with disabilities directly in front of the doors, and is completely wheelchair accessible.
Acknowledgement: In the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), as well as the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.
Annual financial assistance from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and Canadian Heritage is gratefully received in order to make our concert series possible. We are also proud to be a member of the Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta.
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