Let the games begin! After more easter eggs than we can count and much speculation, Taylor Swift will finally drop her highly anticipated album ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ this week, but where will you be when it hits streaming platforms?

There will be no bad place to enjoy TTPD come April 19th, but there’s magic in numbers and we can’t think of a better place to enter this new era than with like-minded fans!

Are you ready for it? Here are just a few Taylor Swift listening parties that you can attend in Calgary.

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Lace up your dancing shoes! This Friday, check out Commonwealth for their big TTPD listening party. Featuring bangers, deep cuts and, of course, tracks from her 11th album, you’re in for quite the experience.

When: Friday, April 19th, 2024
Where: Commonwealth Bar & Stage, 731 10 Ave SW
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $15.91+


Have an outfit picked out for the Eras Tour? Break it in at National, where Swifties are encouraged to dress up and get down to a local DJ spinning everyone’s favourite Taylor tracks. As if it couldn’t get better – Swifites sing FREE in their Karaoke Lounge that evening AND the bar will be showing the concert film on a 25-foot screen before pressing play on the new album before anyone else! It’s going to be a blast.

When:  Thursday, April 18th, 2024
Where: 341 10 Avenue SW, Calgary
Time: 7 pm


Celebrate the release of Taylor Swift’s new album with shopping, drinks, charcuterie and, of course, music! A collaboration between Adorn and the Rain Dog Bar, you’re in for a ton of fun!

When:  Thursday, April 18th, 2024
Where: 1216 9 Avenue Southeast Calgary
Time: 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Cost: $13+

Bank and Baron P.U.B. 

With live Music, dance performances, drag, and circus acts, The Bank and Baron’s Taylor Swict Album release party will be one of the biggest in Calgary. Dress up, and enjoy music off the new album as well as deep cuts and fan faves.

When: Thursday, April 18th, 2024
Where: 125 8 Avenue Southwest Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $24+

And there you have it. Just a few Taylor Swift listening parties that you can attend in Calgary.