Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Calgary

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List of Calgary bands, listed by their level of fame. This Calgary musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Calgary bands are included, as well as many Calgary musicians of underground status. This list of Calgary musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Calgary bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Tegan and Sara is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Tegan and Sara Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie Tegan and Sara is a Canadian indie rock/indie pop duo formed in 1995 in Calgary, Alberta, composed of identical twin sisters Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Keirsten Quin. Both musicians are ...more

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Feist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Feist Indie pop, Anti-folk, Folk music Leslie Feist, known professionally as Feist, is a Canadian indie pop singer-songwriter, performing both as a solo artist and as a member of the indie rock group Broken Social Scene. Feist ...more

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Loverboy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Loverboy Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop Loverboy is a Canadian rock group formed in 1979 in Calgary, Alberta. Throughout the 1980s, the band accumulated numerous hit songs in Canada and the United States, earning four multi-platinum ...more

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Chixdiggit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Chixdiggit Pop punk, Rock music, Power pop Chixdiggit is a pop punk band formed in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The idea of the band was conceived by three high-school students in 1990 when they started making band t-shirts for the as yet ...more

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Nivek Ogre is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Nivek Ogre Dark ambient, Synthpop, Electro-industrial Nivek Ogre is a Canadian musician, performance artist and actor best known as a founding member of the industrial band Skinny Puppy. Since that band featured another Kevin and was produced by ...more

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Jann Arden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Jann Arden Pop music Jann Arden is a Canadian singer-songwriter.

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Paul Brandt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Paul Brandt Country Paul Rennée Belobersycky is a Canadian country music artist, known professionally as Paul Brandt. Growing up in Calgary, he was a pediatric RN at the time of his big break. In 1996, he ...more

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Melissa O'Neil is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Melissa O'Neil Pop music Melissa Crystal O'Neil is a Canadian singer and musical theatre actress who was the winner of the third season of Canadian Idol in 2005. She was the first Canadian female winner.

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George Fox is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
George Fox Country George Fox is a country/western music singer/songwriter raised in Cochrane, Alberta, the son of cattle ranchers Bert and Gert Fox. His debut single "Angelina" reached No. 8 on Canadian ...more

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Chad VanGaalen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Chad VanGaalen Folk music, Electronic dance music, Indie rock Chad VanGaalen is a Canadian musician and artist from Calgary, Alberta.

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Raghav is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Raghav Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Raghav Mathur, known professionally as Raghav, is a Canadian singer, currently signed to Cordova Bay Records, recently also to Ultra Records. He is best known for his single "Angel ...more

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John Whynot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
John Whynot Traditional music, Rock music, Folk music John Whynot is nominated for Best Recording Engineer in the 2000 Juno Awards.

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Belvedere is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Belvedere Melodic hardcore, Skate punk, Punk rock Belvedere is a Canadian skate punk band formed in 1995.

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Dragon Fli Empire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Dragon Fli Empire Hip hop music Dragon Fli Empire is a Canadian hip hop duo formed in 2002 from Calgary, comprising Tarik Robinson, also known as Teekay, and Adam Hicks, also known as DJ Cosm. DFE's first album, Conquest, was ...more

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Kiros is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Kiros Pop punk, Rock music, Christian rock Kiros was a Canadian Christian rock band formed in 2002 in Calgary. The band's name, Kiros, comes from the Greek word meaning "a moment of divine time". Kiros has played in such gigs ...more

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Tetrix is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Tetrix Musical improvisation, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock Tetrix is a Canadian psychedelic rock/improvised music band formed in Calgary. The band was formed in 2001 with the intention of exploring connections between jazz, psychedelic rock, hip hop, ...more

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Stu Phillips is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Stu Phillips Country Stu Phillips is a Canadian-American country singer from Montreal, Quebec. Stu and his wife Aldona operate Long Hollow Winery in Goodlettsville, near Nashville. He is also an ordained Minister in ...more

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Pam Walker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Pam Walker Contemporary Christian music

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Lisa Lobsinger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Lisa Lobsinger Lisa Lobsinger is an indie rock singer from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is the lead singer for the band Reverie Sound Revue and is known for her powerful voice and distinctive hair styles. ...more

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Ours to Destroy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Ours to Destroy Anarchist folk rock, Experimental rock, Folk rock Ours To Destroy is a Canadian folk rock band from Calgary. The current line-up is David Morley, Steven Dodd, and Roland Griffith. The band's name is taken from Jeff Tweedy's reference to their ...more

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Reverie Sound Revue is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Reverie Sound Revue Indie pop, Pop music, Pop rock Reverie Sound Revue is a Canadian indie rock group formed in 2002 in Calgary. The group consists of Marc De Pape, John-Marcel de Waal, Bryce Gracey, Lisa Lobsinger and Patrick Walls. They are ...more

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Verbal Deception is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Verbal Deception Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Power metal

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Inner Surge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Inner Surge Metalcore, Heavy metal

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The Dudes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
The Dudes Rock music, Indie rock The Dudes are a Canadian indie rock band, formed in 1996 in Calgary, Alberta. Dan Vacon is The Dudes' major creative force in the band. The group also includes guitarist Bob Quaschnick, bassist ...more

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Midpoint is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Midpoint Pop punk, Pop music, Emo

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Boulevard is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Boulevard Rock music Boulevard is a Canadian band formed in 1983 in Calgary by Mark Holden. The band dissolved in 1991. They reunited in 2014 and played at Firefest in Nottingham, England. The band has also started ...more

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The Cape May is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
The Cape May Indie rock The Cape May are a musical act from Calgary, Alberta. Formed in 2003 by Clinton St. John and Jeff Macleod the band released their first album Central City May Rise Again on Flemish Eye in 2005. ...more

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Zuckerbaby is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Zuckerbaby Rock music, Pop rock, Alternative rock Zuckerbaby is an Alberta-based rock band who found success in the late 1990s. "Andromeda", "Heavy" and "Shampoo" were singles released from their debut, self-titled ...more

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Jo Hikk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Jo Hikk Country Jo Hikk is a Canadian country music group founded in Calgary, Alberta. This four-piece band is composed of brothers Kelly Sitter and Kenny Sitter, Al Doell and Don Jorgensen. Their first album, ...more

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Ganglion is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Ganglion Rock music, Experimental music, Electroacoustic music Ganglion was a Canadian electroacoustic rock band formed in 2005 in Calgary. It was the musical alias for the solo recordings of bandleader Ivan Reese. Their music featured diverse ...more

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WADE is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
WADE Rock music, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Five Star Affair is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Five Star Affair Ska Five Star Affair is a Canadian ska music group formed in 2004 in Calgary, known for playing a mixture of ska, reggae, rock, and punk music. The band is made up of Tristin Chanel, Jessie ...more

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Last Man Out is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Last Man Out Rock music, Alternative rock Last Man Out is a band from Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Woodpigeon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
Woodpigeon Indie rock Woodpigeon are an independent rock collective originally founded in Calgary, Alberta, led by and performing the songs of Mark Andrew Hamilton. To date, Woodpigeon have released six studio ...more

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This Is a Standoff is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Calgary
This Is a Standoff Melodic hardcore, Skate punk, Punk rock This Is a Standoff was a Canadian melodic hardcore/punk rock band. After the demise of their former band Belvedere, songwriter/guitarist Steve Rawles and drummer Graham Churchill were set on ...more