What is Edmonton's music scene like?
Edmonton has a busy and multi-faceted music scene with shows and venues appealing to every taste. Take in big-name acts like U2, Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Muse, Simon and Garfunkel. Brooke & Dunn, Our Lady Peace, and Nickleback at Rexall Place or Commonwealth Stadium. Or head downtown or to Whyte Avenue for a more intimate experience in one of Edmonton's many nightclubs showcasing touring acts and local artists. If classical is more your bag, take in evening and interactive late-night Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performances at the Winspear Centre. And never fear you blues and jazz fans, Edmonton's celebrated clubs Yardbird Suite and Blues on Whyte will feed your need.
As if that weren't enough Edmonton's long summer nights bring out the music festivals such as the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Blues Fest, and Symphony Under the Sky.
Edmonton's local music scene is dynamic, so the best place to find out about them is in the local weeklies, SEE Magazine and Vue Weekly.
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