Felix Possak Entertainment
Calgary musician and entertainer extraordinaire.
Multi-instrumentalist and multi-lingual vocalist delivers professional musical presentations of every genre for every occasion:
 Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Stampede, Oktoberfest, Remembrance Day, Christmas, Caribbean, International Standards, Latin American, Dixieland Jazz, Celtic, Country & Western, Sing-Along, etc.
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Pictures of past engagements:

Four Points Sheraton, Kelowna, BC  2018

Oktoberfest, Peachland, BC  2017

In concert at Josephburg, AB  2017
(left to right: Edmund House, Neil Andrews, Felix, Murray Cameron)

Felix performing on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway, Summerland, BC  2014

The Felix Possak Band at Guisachan House, Kelowna, BC  2014
l-r: Edmund House, Gary Cable, Dejan Nad, Felix

The Felix Possak Orchestra at the Delta Grand Okanagan Hotel & Resort, Kelowna, BC  2009

Felix Possak & the Orchestra at The Rise, Vernon, BC  2006

"A Night In Vienna"    The Felix Possak Orchestra in concert; Stettler, AB  2003

Felix with violinist Arkady Karpilovsky at La Chaumiere, Calgary, AB  2002

Felix performing with the Worried Men Skiffle Group in Vienna, Austria  2001

. . . and in Oslip, Austria

From 1990 on, the Felix Possak Orchestra performed at major society events in Calgary
as well as concert engagements around the province of Alberta.

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In the Austrian Pavilion at Spruce Meadows, Calgary, AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Brian Brennan, accordion
Igor Motchalov, violin
Eva Sztrain, violin
Felix, harp guitar

The Vienna Strings on tour in Ontario; Dundalk 1991

Harold McKenzie, accordion
Anne Lindsay, violin
Linda Fudge, violin
Felix, harp guitar

 

 

 

Felix again with the Worried Men Skiffle Group in Vienna, Austria  1988

Felix Possak & the Vienna Strings at the Calgary Winter Olympics  1988

 

l - r:  Igor Motchalov, violin
Eva Sztrain, violin
Felix, harp guitar
Harold McKenzie, accordion

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Felix and his Banjo Palace Band at the Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, ON 1983

Alberta's 75th Anniversary, Edmonton 1980

The 1980 Winnipeg Folk Festival featured the who's who of American folk music.
Here is Pete Seeger eating a sandwich and watching Felix's banjo workshop.
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The Banjo Palace Band at the Silver Slipper Saloon, Tradewinds Hotel, Calgary, AB  1979
Hugh MacPherson - trombone, Felix - banjo, Stephen Anderson - tuba, Greg Sumner - banjo

From the mid 70's through the mid 80's Felix toured with his group "The Banjo Palace Band" from coast to coast. Working conventions and grandstand shows at summer fairs with some of the finest Canadian entertainers such as Lucille Starr (who would bring down the house with "The French Song"), fiddling wiz Al Cherny, country music legend Wilf Carter, and many others.
           

The Kopper King Tavern on the Alaska Highway, north of Whitehorse, YT was a wild and crazy place during Sourdough Rendezvous 1973

The band at Shakey's Pizza Parlour, Prince George, BC 1971-75

                                                 Lloyd Larsen, euphonium
                                                        Bruce Strachan, piano
                                                    Felix, plectrum banjo

"The World's Worst Banjo Band", yes that's how they were billed at Your Father's Mustache, Vancouver, BC 1970

left to right:
 Sharman King, euphonium
Don Akin, plectrum banjo
Felix, plectrum banjo
Sherwood Noble, trombone

The Cotter Folk at Terre des Hommes, Montreal, QC 1969
                                                                          Left to right: Brian McDonnell, guitar & tin whistle; Felix, 5-str. banjo; John McNamara, 12-str. guitar & harmonica

The Fireside Folk, Toronto, ON 1967/68
Left to right: Gordon Lee, guitar; Barbara Ann Martindale, accordion; Felix, banjo; John Dyrseth, guitar