Bassano Arts Council (BAC)

July, 2021 Update:

We have missed you! And we have missed presenting live indoor performances! But – we are, once again, presenting some free concerts for you and your family this summer – 2021! 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!

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On Wednesday, August 4th – the concert in the park will feature Lyndsay Butler! With strong country roots and an outlaw, southern rock sound – Lyndsay is sure to keep us all entertained from 7pm to 8pm in the park directly east of the Bassano Community Hall. (610, 2nd Ave Bassano, AB) Bring lawn chairs…and bug spray!

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We are thankful for financial assistance from the Government of Canada, the Department of Canadian Heritage, and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts! We will be hosting the fourth August outdoor summer concert on Thursday, August 19th with Marcus Trummer. 

AND book September 10 and 11 on your calendar for the 2nd Bassano DamFest and Culture Days!

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We have now postponed the Tim Tamashiro concert, (originally scheduled for April 8, 2020) to Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022. The 2019/2020 season tickets will get you in to the show in February. (We have your name on a list too, if you have misplaced your tickets). 

This next year (2021-2022) will be our 38th year of presenting. We will let you know about upcoming concerts once we have confirmed dates. We look forward to welcoming you back to live concerts in the Bassano Community Hall and give our very sincere thanks to all of you for supporting us in the past. We hope you are all staying safe and healthy!

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.

Please use the links in the above menu to find out more about our upcoming season and ticket sales!

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