Music lovers don’t need to look any further than Black Diamond and Turner Valley to get their fill of great live tunes.
The Westwood by Treeline Outdoors on Government Road in Black Diamond brings in about two Canadian musicians each month to perform a variety of original music ranging from folk to country.
Turner Valley singer/songwriter Deni Kobi recently began an intimate concert series in Black Diamond called Live 306 Sessions. The series features some of the lesser-known, up and coming talent in the region with performances once a month at 306 Government Road. For more details go to lyxstudio.com
At the corner of Black Diamond’s only set of lights is the Black Diamond Hotel, which will entertain its patrons with humour and music this year. A Yuk Yuks comedy night is scheduled for May 6 and musicians will pay tribute to the legendary Johnny Cash in June and Neil Diamond in September.
Three kilometers west on Highway 22, the Beneath the Arch Concert Series hosts concerts at the Flare ‘n’ Derrick Community Hall in Turner Valley from September through to April. Last year’s line-up included such talents as Old Man Luedecke and the Tim Williams Band. Visit www.beneaththearch.ca for more information.
Also in Turner Valley, Cougar’s Sports Bar and Grill brings in live music and hosts karaoke on Friday and Saturday nights.