Rejected Sled artists do-it-themselves, while Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra pops off at Heritage Park.

Friday and Saturday: Sled des Refusés

The DIY festival gathers acts—some rejected by Sled Island, some not—for an all-ages get-together inspired by a 19th-century French art exhibition. Performers include No More Moments, Durell Smith, and Mos Fett. Friday at Tubby Dog, 1022 17th Ave. S.W., 8 p.m.; Saturday at Knox United Church, 506 4th St. S.W., 2:30 p.m.; and at The Chvrch, 1830 16th St. S.W., 7:30 p.m. $5 – $10.

Sunday: Inglewood Jazzwalk

The JazzYYC Summer Jazz Festival wraps up with a musical stroll through Inglewood. Catch acts like the Colleen Allen Quintet at The Hose and Hound (4-6 p.m.). Throughout Inglewood. Noon to 6 p.m. Free. jazzyyc.com.

Sunday: Johnny Summers

It’s a double dose of Johnny: the singer/trumpeter joins the Calgary Wind Symphony in the afternoon for songs from jazz and broadway, and then heads up the Calgary Jazz Orchestra as they tackle his Wonderment Suite and Coltrane’s Love Supreme. At Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, U of C. 2:30 p.m. $15 – $20. calgarywindsymphony.com; at River Park Church, 3818 14A St. S.W. 7 p.m. $21 – $28. calgaryjazzorchestra.com.

Wednesday: Uli Jon Roth

Please note the concert has since be cancelled because the band’s “work visas unfortunately didn’t get issued on time to do this tour.”

The German metal guitarist became a star with Scorpions before leaving to pursue new directions in prog rock and classical compositions. His latest tour celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Scorpions’ Tokyo Tapes and his post-Scorpions band, Electric Sun. At Distortion, 3828 Macleod Tr. S.
8 p.m. $30. eventbrite.ca.

Wednesday and Thursday: Pops in the Park

The pops: classics like “Overture to Fledermaus,” The Sound of Music, and Gershwin played by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. The park: the event tent at Heritage Park. The X-factor? Mouth-watering barbecue. At Heritage Park, 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. 6:30 p.m. $30 – $70. 403-571-0849, calgaryphil.com.

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