The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Arts and Entertainment

Fiddlers Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy may have sold hundreds of thousands of albums and earned Grammy and Juno wins, but they are turning to other musicians for help in writing for their next album.

COVID-19 restrictions have scrapped travel plans for many this summer, keeping Calgarians grounded and looking for ways to enjoy a safe, affordable and fun summer at home. 

Straight from Melvina’s home comes Tendavillage’s debut EP, due to release later this summer. A Calgary-based R&B, jazz, and soul singer/songwriter and keyboardist, Melvina records and produces all her own music. Check out this video to learn more about Melvina and her journey with music and the story behind her band Tendavillage.

Good news for those who seat-kick, talk during movies and don't mind annoying those around you with a glowing screen. The Calgary Underground Film Festival will be available for online viewing at any home in Alberta from June 22 to 28.