Bjørn BergeThe Norwegian musical sensation makes his Calgary debut entertaining fans with his unique take on everything from the Delta blues to folk to Everlast and Motörhead covers.
When: April 13
Where: Epcor Centre’s Engineered Air Theatre
More info: www.epcorcentre.org
Spontaneous CombustionFeaturing the Decidedly Jazz Dance dancers, a live band and sensational vocalist Jackie Richardson, experience jazz from the inside out at this soulful performance.
When: April 13-22
Where: Theatre Junction Grand
More info: www.decidedlyjazz.com
Jumble BoogieEnjoy an afternoon of vintage shopping, brunch, cocktails and music at this pop-up shop featuring a variety of fashion vendors and musical guests Carter Felker and Rotary Park.
When: April 14, 12pm–5pm
Where: Broken City, 613 11 Ave. S.W.
More info: www.calgaryculture.com
Calgary Spoken Word FestivalThe 2012 edition of this popular week-long festival features 50 spoken word artists from around the world, performing readings, workshops, panels, launches, poetry slams, music, storytelling and dance.
When: April 17-22
Where: Various locations
More info: www.calgaryspokenwordfestival.com
Joel Plaskett EmergencyThe Canadian indie rock musician and former Thrush Hermit frontman performs songs from his new project, "Scrappy Happiness." With special guest Frank Turner.
When: April 18
Where: MacEwan Ballroom, University of Calgary
More info: www.primeboxoffice.com