Trail Arts Council



Kootenay Jazz Ensemble at Jazz at the Griff - SOLD OUT

November 22
Thu @ 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Blending melody, improv, harmony, and textures The Kootenay Jazz Ensemble deliver a lush sound that explores the delights of Jazz. The group features Donnie Clark on trumpet, Clinton Swanson on saxophones, Doug Stephenson on guitar, and Rob Fahie on... more »

Scary Stories: White Buffalo Storytelling

November 23 @ 7 - 9 pm

A chance to hear first-hand, real stories from real people and connect with them. This is your chance to tell your dinner party stories to a captive audience and recognize storytelling as an artform.  Stories must be short, true and related to the... more »

Sunday Cinema - Transit

December 2
Sun @ 4:30 - 6:15 pm

When a man tries to flee France after the Nazi invasion, he assumes the identity of a dead author whose papers he possesses. Stuck in Marseilles, he meets a young woman desperate to find her missing husband - the very man he's impersonating. Adapted... more »

Rotary Carol Fest Club of Trail presented by the Rotary Club of Trail

December 12
Wed @ 7:15 - 9:00 pm

The Rotary Club of Trail presents a Carol concert to get you in the holiday spirit. The show is a fundraiser for the Salvation Army and features: 7:15 Maple Leaf Band Prelude                     ... more »

Paige Culley: Shapes presented by Performing Arts Trail

February 5
Tue @ 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Paige Culley is a native of Rossland, who is a dance artist now based in Montréal. She studied at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, where she received a scholarship for young contemporary dance artists from the Hnatyshyn Foundation.  From... more »

TECK Family Series presents Worlds of Puppets’ Peter and the Wolf

March 9 @ 2 - 3 pm

In this beautiful telling of Peter and the Wolf by Worlds of Puppets , each character is portrayed by an amazing cast of intricate marionettes carved of wood, as well as other styles of puppets. The music leads the show in this performance, in an... more »

Hotel California

March 20 @ 7:30 - 10:00 pm

Hotel California Coming to Trail next Spring

The Original Eagles tribute, Hotel California, is coming to the Kootenays next March. This is no ordinary tribute, because for over three decades now, Hotel California have been recreating the... more »

TECK Family Series presents Bouge de là Dance Company’s The 26 Letter Dance

April 14 @ 2 - 3 pm

The 26 Letter Dance is a colourful, fun and educational interactive, multidisciplinary alphabet primer - a journey into the world of letters and words. In this bold and playful work, Bouge de là invite children to take part in a unique experience... more »

Sunday Cinema - Whitney

November 25
Sun @ 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Whitney Houston broke more music industry records than any other female singer in history. With over 200 million album sales worldwide, she was the only artist to chart seven consecutive U.S. No. 1 singles. She also starred in several blockbuster movies... more »

Studio Labelle Dance Productions presents

December 2 @ 6 - 7 pm

Feeling Christmas is an evening to celebrate our dancers hard work in the 2018 session.  A night of entertainment that will delight guests by capturing the feel of the Christmas season through dance. Tickets: Adults $15, Child $12 (includes... more »

Joy of Cooking at Jazz at the Griff

January 10
Thu @ 7:30 - 9:00 pm

The very definition of cool, easy-listening jazz, Joy of Cooking blend their styles to deliver great music! Led by guitarist Doug Stephenson, the ensemble includes Rick Lingard on sax/vocals, Tim Bullen on trumpet, Mark Spielman on bass, Steven Parish... more »

Melody Diachun Quintet at Jazz at the Griff

February 14
Thu @ 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Pick your favourite jazz standard, Broadway tune or pop song for Melody and her band to perform in this popular "We Take Requests" show for Valentine's Day. Melody, an award-winning Canadian vocalist-songwriter, has been hailed as a “jazz singer of... more »

E2: Experiments in Entertainment presents Worlds of Puppets – Metamorphosis

March 9 @ 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Trail & District Arts Council’s E2: Experiments in Entertainment presents Worlds of Puppets – Metamorphosis ! Through a collection of moving, hilarious and imaginative original short stories, Metamorphosis depicts the changing nature of... more »

E2: Experiments in Entertainment presents The Slocan Ramblers

March 29 @ 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Trail & District Arts Council’s E2: Experiments in Entertainment presents The Slocan Ramblers! The Slocan Rambler’s  blend of lightning fast and devilishly intricate instrumentals with the sawdust-thick vocals of singer Frank Evans is... more »

TECK Family Series presents The Kerplunks

May 5 @ 2 - 3 pm

Get up and dance with The Kerplunks to celebrate another great season of Trail & District Arts Council’s TECK Family series. Enjoy a unique live performance by this multi-award-winning band, playing a variety of upbeat musical styles, from... more »

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy - A Celtic Family Christmas, presented by Kootenay Concert Connections

November 28
Wed @ 7:30 - 9:30 pm

This holiday season join Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, the award-winning fiddle virtuosos, in an intimate and unique Christmas concert series you will never forget. With the duo accompanied by an incredible array of talented session musicians,... more »

Sultans of String presented by Performing Arts Trail

December 4
Tue @ 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Celebrate the season with an adventurous musical trip around the world! Three time JUNO Award nominees Sultans of String deliver an exuberant performance featuring band originals, world-music inspired classics, and seasonal favourites to warm your... more »

E2: Experiments in Entertainment presents Bushel and Peck

January 18
Fri @ 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Trail & District Arts Council’s E2: Experiments in Entertainment presents Bushel and Peck ! Awarded MOST FRINGIEST SHOW at the London Fringe Festival, Alastair Knowles ( James & Jamesy ) and Stéphanie Morin-Robert ( Merkin Sisters /... more »

TECK Family Series presents DuffleBag Theatre in Romeo & Juliet

February 18 @ 3 - 4 pm

Come join DuffleBag Theatre for a fun BC Family Day out, at the opening show of the Teck Family Series, presented by Trail & District Arts Council! Be a part of the romance, comedy and sword fights – Romeo & Juliet has it all!  ... more »

Laura Landsberg at Jazz at the Griff

March 14 @ 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Singing classics made new with a simple twist,  Laura Landsberg’s versatile voice,  range of expression and emotion astound as she interprets a range of material in a jazz style to deliver songs in a way that is all her own.  Jazz... more »

Ô-Celli: Cello Octet presented by Performing Arts Trail

April 2 @ 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Ô-Celli is a musical project, characterized by its originality and dynamic presentation in the world of classical music.  Since its creation in 2010, through the initiative of Sébastien Walnier (Principal Cello of the Théâtre Royal de la... more »

Dean Brody: Dirt Road Stories

December 1
Sat @ 7:30 - 10:00 pm

Presented By Kootenay Concert Connection in association with EZ Rock  Dean Brody’s Dirt Road Stories- Acoustic Tour . Dean Brody is a major arena touring act in Canada, with 16 Canadian Country Music awards and two Juno awards under his... more »

Sunday Cinema - Colette

December 9
Sun @ 4:30 - 6:25 pm

Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms. After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as "Willy", Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is... more »

Snowed in Comedy Tour

January 30 @ 8 - 10 pm

The Snowed In Comedy Tour is coming back to Trail! A Canadian success story, the show celebrates its eleventh year. Four international comedians come together to create one amazing show with each bringing a unique and hilarious take providing something... more »

Motus O Dance: Prisoners of Tehran presented by Performing Arts Trail

February 26
Tue @ 7:30 - 9:30 pm

A unique collaboration between Marina Nemat and MOTUS O Dance Theatre.   A synthesis of  dance, theatre and story telling that deals with social justice on the theme of Oppression and Freedom.  The show is a multi-disciplinary... more »

Lizzy Hoyt: New Lady on the Prairie presented by Performing Arts Trail

March 19 @ 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Entwining traditional and contemporary elements, Lizzy Hoyt delivers a diverse evening of music with soaring melodies rooted in Celtic and folk traditions. Based on repertoire from her acclaimed album, “New Lady on the Prairie”, this show is a... more »

The Devil's You Don't at Jazz at the Griff - SOLD OUT

April 11 @ 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Performing original songs and covers from Swing to Bluegrass, Old Country to Rock 'n' Roll  The Devils you Don't use their eclectic instrumental savvy to deliver a unique sound.  The high energy five-piece band  features Brian... more »

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