Country and Comedy Tours Coming to Calgary: Terri Clark and Kevin Hart Here This Fall


A former country music star from Alberta and a Hollywood comedian will headline shows in Calgary this fall as part of cross-border tours.

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Terri Clark kicks off the holidays early with her It’s Christmas… Cheers show at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on November 29.


“Christmas has always been my favorite time of year. I released my first Christmas album in 2020, so this year is the first opportunity I’ve had since to play some of these Christmas favorites live. I’m very excited to bring some Christmas Cheers and some family hits to select markets in Canada this year. It’s really coming home for the holidays.”

Hailing from Medicine Hat, Clark began playing for tips at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, a legendary honky-tonk bar across the alley from Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Now a member of the CCMA Hall of Fame, Clark has sold more than five million albums spawning hit singles like Better Things To Do, Poor Poor Pitiful Me, Girls Lie Too, Northern Girl and I Just Wanna Be Mad.

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Tickets start at $49 at Ticketmaster and $2 from every ticket sold will be donated to the Calgary Children’s Foundation, which raises money for small grassroots children’s charities in the Calgary area. All programs help support children with physical, mental, financial or social challenges.

Kevin Hart has just announced that Calgary has been added to the list of cities for his Reality Check tour.
Kevin Hart has just announced that Calgary has been added to the list of cities for his Reality Check tour. Photo by Getty Images /Getty Images for EIF and XQ

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Another big name recently added to the fall concert lineup is comedian Kevin Hart. He arrives at the Scotiabank Saddledome on December 8, near the end of his lengthy 2022 Reality Check tour.

Hart is hailed as one of the highest-earning stand-up comedians of 2019 by Forbes. His previous comedy world tour sold out more than 100 arenas around the world and sold more than a million tickets worldwide in 2018 during his Irresponsible Tour. Over the years, he too has become a Hollywood box office powerhouse, opening 10 No. 1 films at the box office. His films include the Jumanji sequels, The Upside, Undeclared, Scary Movie 3, Think Like a Man, Ride Along, The Secret Life of Pets, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Central Intelligence, and Fatherhood.

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In 2020, Hart released his seventh hour-long stand-up special, Zero Fu**ks Given, which earned him a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album. Hart also earned Emmy nominations for Die Hart, for Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series, along with an Emmy nomination for his documentary series Don’t F**k This Up.

This Calgary event will be a phone-free experience. Upon arrival at the venue, phones will be secured in individual bags that will be opened at the end of the event. Guests maintain possession of their devices at all times and may access them throughout the event only in designated phone use areas within the venue.

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