Club Information

COVID-19

Your health and safety is of the utmost importance. In partnership with local health departments and government guidelines, Chinook Musical Society will monitor local COVID-19 trends and determine if health checks and/or masking will be required to attend a show. In some instances, we may choose to exceed protocols mandated by local governments. Please check this page regularly for updates as guidelines are subject to change.

Though there may not be a mandatory mask requirement at any given time, we respect your right and choice to continue to wear a mask if you wish and ask that those in attendance do so in the same accord.

In the event that a concert must be cancelled due to a government mandate, full credit will be issued for future shows.

Location

Our club is proudly hosted by the Braeside Community Association located at 11024 Braeside Drive SW.

Parking

Parking is available on a first-come-first-served basis at the community hall, overflow parking is available on the street.

Accessibility

Due to changes at the community hall, wheelchair access is no longer available to the performance location on the second floor of the building. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, our standard show-day schedule is as follows:

Doors: 6:45 PM

House Band: 7:35 PM

Intermission #1: 8:30PM

Guest Set 1: 8:45PM

Intermission #2: 9:30PM

Guest Set 2: 9:55 PM - ~10:40 PM

Smoking

We ask that attendees only smoke in the designated areas outside the community hall and dispose of their refuse in the proper receptacles.

Minors

Unfortunately, due to our liquor licensing, we are unable to admit any attendees under the age of 18.

Food & Beverage

Our club offers a licensed bar with a selection of beer, wine, and spirits available for purchase. Drink tickets are available for purchase cash only at a cost of $4 each. Outside liquor is not permitted.

We also offer light snacks from our kitchen for purchase. Attendees are free to bring their own snacks to performances as well.

 

Volunteers

Operated by an elected volunteer Board of Directors, the Society does not have paid staff but rather, relies fully on club volunteers to stage our concert season.  Volunteers handle every aspect of the show operations; from planning the show bookings to preparing food and liquor for concession, setting up tables and cleaning up.  We are often looking for volunteers for specific duties for both the season and individual events. 

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Our House Band...The Beagle Boys

They’ve been making music together for the better part of two

decades. During that time the five piece folk/roots band from Calgary

has won a large and loyal following across the West.

In large part that is due to the band’s unique ability to shift

seamlessly from one style and genre of music to another.

As a result, any “Beagles” show is bound to include some country,

a dash of gospel, a sampling of rockin’ blues, two or three original

tunes, a dose of bluegrass and even the odd jazz styling.

This flexibility is the result of the musical virtuosity displayed by

keyboardist Guy Plecash, multi-instrumentalist Fred Mallette,

guitarist Phil Whitburn, drummer Dr. Bill and bassist Charles Frank.

Led by its four lead singers, the band offers up shimmering vocal harmonies that complement its multi-faceted musical stylings and the entertaining, humorous stage show that is a hallmark of all Beagle Boys engagements.

Having honed their talents in a number of seminal western Canadian bands like Village Paint, Prairie Crossing, Polkageist, The Joy Riders, and Legend, these highly regarded musicians proceeded to join forces in The Beagle Boys, and the rest as they say, is musical history.

Best known for their ongoing gig as the houseband at the legendary Saturday Night Special music club in Calgary where they have shared the stage with acts as diverse as Ian Tyson, Shari Ulrich, Lunch at Allen’s and Eric Bibb, The Beagle Boys are equally at home on festival stages, in intimate concert venues or laying down a contagious dance beat at commercial engagements.

Their CD, The Beagle Boys, Live at the Saturday Night Special, is a must listen for anyone who enjoys original and classic roots music.

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