November 02, 2017

Studio Bell After Hours closes out season with CanCon Superstar Karaoke and more dancefloor-ready DJs

Last chance to dance as nighttime series closes out on November 24

(Calgary, AB — November 2, 2017) Join the National Music Centre (NMC) as it turns down the lights and turns up the tunes for the final 2017 installment of Studio Bell After Hours on Friday, November 24, from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

After a year of dancefloor-ready beats, games and good times, the popular nighttime series will offer party-goers one last chance to dance and belt out all their favourite tunes before the year ends.
“We’ve used our After Hours events as a test ground for interactive programming and are proud of the artists we’ve hosted over the past year—from DJ Shub and Braids to many well-known and emerging Calgary DJs,” said Adam Fox, NMC’s Director of Programming. “We're excited to cap off a year of programming After Hours, and looking forward to finishing 2017 in style.”

 The latest edition of Studio Bell After Hours will include:
  • Video and live band CanCon Superstar Karaoke hosted by Jett Thunders and featuring backing band The Guess What, including prizes for biggest crowd pleasers.
  • Live DJs spinning party-starting tunes. DJs TBA in the coming weeks.
  • Multi-level dance party in Studio Bell’s second level performance hall and the EV Lounge on the East Village Skybridge.
  • NMC Scavenger Hunt—complete the card for a chance to win a prize package worth $100.
  • Instrument interactives and music experiments.
  • Pop-up bars and complimentary bites.
  • Wine tasting from Pacific Wine & Spirits.
Whether it’s a date night out or a pre-game with friends, Studio Bell After Hours is the one-stop shop for tunes and interactive fun that you don’t want to miss.
Tickets for Studio Bell After Hours are $20 and $15.50 for students (18+) and seniors. Please visit for details on the entire night’s events and to purchase your tickets in advance.
Admission to Studio Bell After Hours is included with NMC Membership, so purchase your membership online today! Details at
Special thanks to partners East Village Calgary, PK Sound, Calgary Herald, BeatRoute, It’s Date Night, and Pacific Wine and Spirits.

About Studio Bell
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, is a new state-of-the art facility designed by Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture (Portland/New York). An international hub for music and technology, Studio Bell is the first national cultural institution of its kind dedicated to celebrating music in Canada in all of its forms. More than a museum, Studio Bell rises in nine interlocking towers, clad in glazed terra cotta in the heart of Calgary’s East Village. The 160,000 square-foot building includes five floors of exhibition space, a 2000+ piece collection of artifacts, instruments and music technology, and other features including recording facilities, workshops, classrooms, an event space, and a 300-seat performance hall. For more information, please visit

About the National Music Centre
The National Music Centre (NMC) is a national catalyst for discovery, innovation and renewal through music. NMC will preserve and celebrate Canada’s music story and inspire a new generation of music lovers through programming that includes on-site and outreach education programs, performances, artist incubation, and exhibitions. For more information, please visit


Media Contact:
Julijana Capone, Publicist
National Music Centre
T 403.543.5123 | C 403.710.4758


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