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Ruth Purves Smith & the 581

Ruth Purves Smith & the 581

Folk / Singer/Songwriter / Adult Contemporary Calgary, AB, CA  CA


  • 2014

    Sep 22

    Calgary, AB, CA | 6:30pm

    Join Ruth as she OPENS for Lyle Lovett at The Jack Singer Hall on September 22nd, 2014. She will perform an 1/2 hour solo show.

  • 2014

    May 25

    Calgary, AB, CA | 1:30pm
  • 2014

    Apr 19

    Calgary, AB, CA | 8:00pm

    Ruthie & the band will be performing the middle set for this triple bill show!! Message Ruth for advance tickets!

  • 2014

    Mar 29

    Calgary, AB, CA | 8:00pm
  • 2013

    Oct 11

    Calgary, AB, CA | 6:30pm

    As you may have already heard, a set of flood relief shows are happening in Calgary on October 11 & 12th, 2013 for internationally-renowned local guitarist Amos Garrett. Like many people in Southern Alberta, he was greatly impacted by the floods as a resident of High River and all genres of musicians have rallied to perform for this two day event. Amos has such acclaim that there are flood relief benefits happening across the nation; with this as the biggest event.


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  • KIKE GOYA (Artist)
    Had to stop by for a dose of your music… Love it!!! https://www.facebook.com/KikeGoyaMusical
  • egon erger (Artist)
    egon erger
    great songwriting and delivery! dig them all. best wishes and success, egon erger
  • Just Playn Blond (Artist)
    Just Playn Blond
    Love your CD!! and the socks :)
  • M_Beazy (Artist)
    Love The Vibe
  • Pat Savage (Artist)
    Pat Savage
    Awesome tunes! A new fan :)
  • Joel Wilson & The Revival (Artist)
    Joel Wilson & The Revival
    Greetings from Oklahoma !!! Diggin your songs here!!! Stop by and have a listen to us, and fan us back !!! Thanks !!!


  • "Dance..., Cowboy..."
  • "Poster from our 1st Ironwood Gig!"


Sounds Like: Stevie Nicks, Lucinda Williams, Gretchen Peters

Label: independent

Manager: Jack Zenert

Bio: Ruth’s childhood rambled the prairie highways between urban and country homes. Her mother, a cultured English teacher, lived in the city, and her father and stepmother operated an antique woolen mill in Rural Alberta. This paradox is apparent in Ruth’s music. While the stories may appear to be si...See Full Bio

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