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Ironwood Stage & Grill reopens with live music!

The Blackbelts (Aaron Young, Jory Kinjo & Steve Jackson) perform live at the Ironwood, June 21st. Photo: Kevin Warren

Health experts are concerned that singing may be a dangerous vector for the spread of COVID-19. How can live music venues overcome such a seemingly insuperable obstacle? This Calgary venue operator may have found a solution.

photo: Kolese Walker

In trying to come up with a way to safely reopen his beloved Calgary live music venue, Ironwood Stage & Grill owner/operator Pat McIntyre hopes that he’s hit on an innovative solution that will not only help his own venue, but may also point the way for the whole live music scene all across Canada to get back on track.

Recently Pat joined CKUA’s Grant Stovel to share more about reworking their stage to incorporate glass performing area, separating singer from bandmates and audience:


For their upcoming event schedule visit the Ironwood facebook page.