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Global DJ Battle: Discover Calgary’s Best DJs

By RACHAEL FREY

Photo: David Seetoh Lang, courtesy Red Bull

Ready… set… scratch! Eight of Calgary’s top DJs put their best mix forward at the 2013 Red Bull Thre3style regional qualifiers on September 14. The winner will battle it out at the competition’s Canadian final on October 6 to determine who will represent Canada in November at the Red Bull Thre3style World Finals in Toronto—the world’ s largest DJ competition. (more…)

Hot Date: Must-See Live Music in Calgary Tonight

Photo: Commonwealth Bar & Stage

SIT Interiors plays host tonight to the Calgary Folk Music Festival kick-off party, where local band Eve Hell and the Razors will perform their unique brand of ’60s surf and rockabilly. The band will also perform this coming weekend at the festival. Craft beers by Village Brewery will be served. Admission is free, show starts at 7 pm. SIT Interiors 820 11 Ave SW.

Two of Calgary’s hippest 17th Avenue eateries, Una Pizza and Wine and Ox and Angela, are holding a customer appreciation night at Commonwealth Bar and Stage tonight. Local bands the Nix Dixons and Double Fuzz will be perform. Complimentary appetizers and drink specials, the event is open to the public. The celebration will include complimentary appetizers and drink. Tickets are $5 at the door, event begins at 7 pm. Commonwealth Bar and Stage 731 10 Ave SW.

Musician and songstress Carla Olive hosts the new singer-songwriter open mic at Café Koi. The intimate café features a diverse menu of Asian-fusion dishes with numerous vegetarian options. Delicious cocktails like the Rising Sun sake martini are a must-try. Café Koi 1011 1 St SW.