1429 9th Avenue SE, Calgary (403) 262-2666

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An update for all our fans, patrons and musicians:

Well it is May 25th 2020 and some of the restaurants and bars in Calgary are opening under certain restrictions.  Many of you have questions so let's try and answer a few:

1)  When are we going to open again?  We don't have an exact answer for that yet.  We have decided not to open under restrictions.  Specifically, no dance floors, no bar service and only 50% capacity.  That doesn't sound like much fun for anybody.

2)  Is there anything we can do?  Yes, absolutely.  Be patient!  A lot of this is out of any of our control so we have to stay positive and be confident that our leaders are doing whatever they can to balance keeping us all safe while attempting to maintain as much of our existing infrastructure as they can.  Not all businesses will be saved, big or small.  The smallest are at the highest risk and unfortunately we are one of the smaller ones.

3)  What about financial help?  Yes, we need financial help.  Without it we may not be here after this is all over.  Our suppliers and landlord are being cooperative (Thanks for that!).  In the meantime we are working on putting our merchandise online (check back soon) as well as accepting donations, whether from the “Donate” button below, an email transfer to donate@thebluescan.com or any other act of kindness you can think of.  If you are the letter writing kind of person, maybe an email written to your MP or other politician expressing a desire to not have our entire hospitality industry wiped off the face of the earth would help.
p.s all monies donated will be distributed to musicians, employees or suppliers based on need.

4)  Are we still streaming?  Yes, we are still committed to streaming.  We are streaming as often as we can and posting old streams onto our Facebook page so anybody jonesing for a Blues fix can tune in there.

5)  What about take-out/delivery?  We have never been setup for take-out or delivery.  We have purposely kept our prices rock-bottom and have never had the extra 25 to 30% required by Skip, Uber etc.  As far as take-out goes, we have seen little interest.  If our patrons really miss our food let us know and that is something we could possibly look into depending on how long this disruption goes on.

We will do our best to answer any other questions any of you have if you send them to info@thebluescan.com.

The Blues Can Management and Staff.