Tag Archive: Grammy Award Winner

Did you not grow up listening to The Band?

KHC’s artistic director, Bill Usher writes: There’s many in our Live Kicks audience – of a certain age – who experienced The Band’s music first hand in concert or on the radio during our youth. For many, The Band epitomized the rural, back-to-the-land  ethos of the time – especially on those nights you came into…

Up On Cripple Creek: The Songbook of The Band – Oct. 10

Called “One of the top 15 shows of 2012” by the Calgary Herald, Up On Cripple Creek: The Songbook of “The Band” does a remarkable job covering the musical landscape created by Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel and Garth Hudson. This critically acclaimed show is comprised of western Canadian roots music veterans whose collective…

KHC Presents Joel Plaskett – Sept. 26

We’re proud to kick off the 2012-13 LIVE Kicks season with multiple JUNO and ECMA award winner Joel Plaskett. Opener for the night is up-and-comer Mo Kenney. From sea shanties to pop songs to blues rock—Joel Plaskett can do it all. A powerful voice delivers a powerful show. Memberships and Tickets for Joel Plaskett went…

A Video Retrospective of KHC shows at the Civic Centre

To celebrate our first season back inside the restored and enhanced Civic Centre, KHC gave photographer Claire Dibble an all-access pass to last season’s shows and the wonderfully artistic results of her work have now been fashioned by Matt Coté into a great, little video and uploaded to YouTube! The video features images from shows by…

Steve Earle Sold Out

We’re very pleased to say that the Steve Earle concert at the Civic Centre sold out 90 minutes after going on sale this morning at 10am. We also found it very hard to disappoint so many other people who have been coming to the door and phoning in. There was a line-up outside the gallery…

NEWS Kicks Release Nov. 23, 2011

It’s incredibly busy for us here at KHC as we keep up with all our usual programming and get ready for the opening of the Civic Centre late December. Drop smiles, hugs and cake off to AGOG… they’ll be greatly appreciated by all the KHC staff and volunteers! Check out this week’s Golden NEWS Kicks…

Alex Cuba Contest Winner!

Sorry for the delay in announcing the winner for posting a “comment” or “review” of the Alex Cuba show. We had to go out to dinner a few times and discuss whether we should give the tickets to Larry Sparks or Jan Rodman or Tracey Buckley… so we had to drink some more wine and…

There’s Gonna Be Prizes!

Go to the Alex Cuba concert on Sunday night and then write your review of the show here by adding a comment to this post and the best entry will win a pair of free tickets for the upcoming Banff Mtn. Film Festival night on Dec. 10. Do it right away because we’ll be making…

What does “Member Discounts Apply” mean?

Posted by Bill Usher Someone asked me the other day, “Your poster says $25 for a ticket but, then it says ‘Member Discounts Apply’. So what DOES a Member pay for a ticket?” My joking response was, “Depends on how fast you can make up your mind and get your butt in gear.” There’s more…

I’m often asked “Who books the shows?” I reply, “I do.”

Posted by Bill Usher, artistic and executive director of Kicking Horse Culture. I’m often asked “Who books the shows?” I reply, “I do.” Usually the chat then digresses into a whole bunch of topics like “how do you find them?”, “why do they want to come to Golden?”, “how do you fit them into a…

Tag Archive: Grammy Award Winner

Did you not grow up listening to The Band?

KHC’s artistic director, Bill Usher writes: There’s many in our Live Kicks audience – of a certain age – who experienced The Band’s music first hand in concert or on the radio during our youth. For many, The Band epitomized the rural, back-to-the-land  ethos of the time – especially on those nights you came into…

Up On Cripple Creek: The Songbook of The Band – Oct. 10

Called “One of the top 15 shows of 2012” by the Calgary Herald, Up On Cripple Creek: The Songbook of “The Band” does a remarkable job covering the musical landscape created by Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel and Garth Hudson. This critically acclaimed show is comprised of western Canadian roots music veterans whose collective…

KHC Presents Joel Plaskett – Sept. 26

We’re proud to kick off the 2012-13 LIVE Kicks season with multiple JUNO and ECMA award winner Joel Plaskett. Opener for the night is up-and-comer Mo Kenney. From sea shanties to pop songs to blues rock—Joel Plaskett can do it all. A powerful voice delivers a powerful show. Memberships and Tickets for Joel Plaskett went…

A Video Retrospective of KHC shows at the Civic Centre

To celebrate our first season back inside the restored and enhanced Civic Centre, KHC gave photographer Claire Dibble an all-access pass to last season’s shows and the wonderfully artistic results of her work have now been fashioned by Matt Coté into a great, little video and uploaded to YouTube! The video features images from shows by…

Steve Earle Sold Out

We’re very pleased to say that the Steve Earle concert at the Civic Centre sold out 90 minutes after going on sale this morning at 10am. We also found it very hard to disappoint so many other people who have been coming to the door and phoning in. There was a line-up outside the gallery…

NEWS Kicks Release Nov. 23, 2011

It’s incredibly busy for us here at KHC as we keep up with all our usual programming and get ready for the opening of the Civic Centre late December. Drop smiles, hugs and cake off to AGOG… they’ll be greatly appreciated by all the KHC staff and volunteers! Check out this week’s Golden NEWS Kicks…

Alex Cuba Contest Winner!

Sorry for the delay in announcing the winner for posting a “comment” or “review” of the Alex Cuba show. We had to go out to dinner a few times and discuss whether we should give the tickets to Larry Sparks or Jan Rodman or Tracey Buckley… so we had to drink some more wine and…

There’s Gonna Be Prizes!

Go to the Alex Cuba concert on Sunday night and then write your review of the show here by adding a comment to this post and the best entry will win a pair of free tickets for the upcoming Banff Mtn. Film Festival night on Dec. 10. Do it right away because we’ll be making…

What does “Member Discounts Apply” mean?

Posted by Bill Usher Someone asked me the other day, “Your poster says $25 for a ticket but, then it says ‘Member Discounts Apply’. So what DOES a Member pay for a ticket?” My joking response was, “Depends on how fast you can make up your mind and get your butt in gear.” There’s more…

I’m often asked “Who books the shows?” I reply, “I do.”

Posted by Bill Usher, artistic and executive director of Kicking Horse Culture. I’m often asked “Who books the shows?” I reply, “I do.” Usually the chat then digresses into a whole bunch of topics like “how do you find them?”, “why do they want to come to Golden?”, “how do you fit them into a…