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Dec 31, 2017

Best Of 2017 - CalgarySoca's annual recap

Happy New Year! Time again for our annual 'Best Of' Soca radio show. Alot has happened for 2017 and each of the crew weighs in on their picks for the best in the genre from the entire year. We debate the Best Groovy Song, Best Power Song, Best Riddim, Best Artist, Song of the year and more. This year we're joined in studio by the Calypso Legend 'Crazy', special guest Kupid aka Q from Orlando, and DJ DAT joins us over the phone from Bermuda.

After the recap, Uncle 'Crazy' ends the show with one of his latest releases for 2018.  Enjoy!

Oct 12, 2017

MASK Returns for 2017

CalgarySoca presents our annual Halloween Soca fete at Local 522. Break out your masks and costumes, (traditional or otherwise) and join DJs Drew Atlas, DJ Majesti and Sherman Hype for another night of revelry. Saturday October 28th

Adv Tickets $15 (on sale from Fri Oct 13)

Sep 9, 2017

Calgary, get ready for the return of RedBull Thre3style Champ: DJ Puffy

This is the third instalment of the IEC SUMMER SERIES!!! UTOPIA II featuring the reigning 2016 Red Bull Thre3Style World DJ Championship, known as "the Caribbean’s Finest", hailing from the beautiful island of Barbados, – DJ PUFFY at The Eden Nightclub.

DATE: Saturday, September 9th 2017

LOCATION: The Eden Nightclub



- Regular Tickets - $25
- Door - $30
- Purchase Tickets Online:

Aug 31, 2017

TBT KingBubba, Teddyson John and DJ Rusty G takeover CJSW Radio!

Soca stars King Bubba and Teddyson John were in town for Calgary's 'Carifest' festival along with Bermuda's DJ Rusty G. After 'mashing-up' the parade, they decided to take over the studio and deliver the heat to the whole city. They may even have collaborated on a new hit in studio live. Check the show out now. This one was pure heat!!

Download mp3 (zip file):

Aug 14, 2017

Carifest 2017 Location Map

Don't miss out on a minute of the liming this year!  The Carifest 2017 Parade route, warm-up fete, MONARCHS 2017, downtown Calgary parking, and closest hotels are all laid out for you on the map below.  Bookmark for yourself, and share to your friends so they don't miss out on the action either.

Aug 10, 2017

Warm-up Fete and Carifest Parade for FREE

CalgarySoca continues our Carifest warm-up tradition with the return of the 'Rooftop to Basement' Caribbean party at the Eden nightclub on Friday Aug 25th! 

This year we team up with the Trinidad and Tobago Canadian association of Calgary on the road to play Mas as well!  

FREE Registration for your place in 'Pure Mas - Parade in white' begins Friday Aug 11 at 9:00am. (We need to know numbers for refreshements) Remember to come DRESSED IN WHITE for the parade. Feters also get a FREE ticket to the warm up fete "Rooftop to Basement" at the Eden nightclub on Aug 25th! for tickets and full event details.

Aug 8, 2017

Listen to the 50 BEST Kerwin Du Bois, Teddyson John and King Bubba tracks 2017!

LISTEN NOW!  Get warmed up for Calgary's Soca concert of the summer with this mix of 50 of the best tracks from this year's MONARCHS 2017 headliners! Its the best of Kerwin Du Bois, Teddyson John, and King Bubba!

Get your tickets now!

Download mp3 and tracklist (zip file)

Jul 26, 2017

Edmonton feters can now board 'D Bacchanal Bus' to Carifest!

ETR events is making it easy for Edmonton revellers to come to Carifest Calgary this year! A round trip on 'D Bacchanal Bus' which will get you to the heart of the action so no need for a Car if you are coming into town.

All of this year's festival events and concerts are happening in the heart of downtown Calgary, so once you are here you won't need a car to get to everything.  The trip includes discount codes the Monarchs concert and for hotel stay

The Friday night lime, Parade Start, Festival Grounds, and Monarchs concert are all within blocks of each other plus the downtown C-Train line is free of charge if you need to get between points quickly.

Contact ETR events for more details today

Jun 30, 2017

Calgary's biggest Soca concert, MONARCHS 2017 returns!

CalgarySoca is proud to present 2017's biggest Soca Concert in Alberta! MONARCHS 2017 is all about multi talented Soca artistes in Calgary's best concert venue, The Palace Theatre! On Saturday Aug. 26th, Superstar writer/producer/artiste KERWIN DU BOIS out of Trinidad, is alongside the multi talented St. Luican, TEDDYSON JOHN to bring their 'New Day Experience' to Calgary; and are joined by the massively popular 'Bajan' sensation, KING BUBBA FM.

Advanced tickets $45 Limited Early Bird Tickets on sale July 3rd 2017.

Jun 19, 2017

We liming Canada Day!

This Canada Day we bring you our fist ever 'Live-to-Air' Caribbean Patio Party.

The crew will be broadcasting live from Ricardo's Hideaway, Calgary's premiere rum destination with over 75+ different rums on shelf!

Join us from 1pm-7pm either inside, or on the patio as we play strictly Caribbean rhythms and even get some live Steel Pan music in the mix! 

Great Food, Resort inspired Rum drinks, & genuine island music, all on Canada Day in Calgary for something truly different.

Get on the guest list asap!

 ***Due to extremely limited capacity, Guest list unfortunately DOES NOT guarantee admission. Ricardo's also will NOT be taking reservations on Canada Day but rather attendance will be on a first come, first serve basis.

**Update - A huge thank you to everyone that came out to for the entire day!  We honestly were drinking more than we were taking pictures, but you can see what were up to here:  on our FB Page

Apr 22, 2017

The best of Trinidad Carnival 2017 mix

Still have a Carnival tabanca? Worse yet, you have a tabanca and can't make it to a CalgarySoca fete? Here is 100 minutes of the absolute best of tracks heard throughout Trinidad Carnival 2017. No talk just straight Soca Heat delivered by Drew Atlas. If you're getting ready to go out, or just 'cyah make', this ones for you. Enjoy!

 Download the mp3 and track-list (zip file):

Mar 26, 2017

CalgarySoca turns 6 at RED 2017!

CalgarySoca's annual birthday celebration returns on Saturday April 22nd to Local 522.  COME DRESSED IN RED and enjoy a night of Soca and Reggae music alongside the entire CalgarySoca team.  Music by Drew Atlas, DJ Majesti, Sherman Hype and DJ DAT. Regular tickets $25.  As a huge 'thank you' to all our supporters on our 6th anniversary, the Early Bird tickets were COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS!
Don't miss out on the balance of the regular priced tickets available while they last! 

Jan 21, 2017

FFC 2017 - The First Fete for Carnival is here!

The countdown to Trindad and Tobago Carnival is on! CalgarySoca presents the first Soca Fete for the year to celebrate at Local 522 on Friday Feb 17th 2017. Its a night of all the biggest releases for the season delivered by DJs Drew Atlas and DJ Majesti. (Just added to the bill, Sherman Hype back from St. Lucia, and introducing DJ DAT from Bermuda) Tickets through all CalgarySoca team members and online at

Tickets $15.00

Jan 8, 2017

Year End - Best Of 2016 Soca - Radio Show

Its time again for our annual 'Best of' show and what a year it was for the music. We take a look back a the best of 2016! The entire crew weighs in on this year's picks for Best Groovy & Power tunes, Artist of the year, Riddim of the year and more. The list is by no means definitive, be we get the perspective of a few 'Trinis', a Bermudian, and a 'half-a-Bajan' Enjoy! 

 Check the crew's picks below.