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Calgary Stampede announces its second performer for the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series


CALGARY (ALBERTA) February 27, 2014

The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Concerts Inc. are excited to announce the second show of the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series. On Saturday, July 12th Keith Urban will rock the stage at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

“We couldn't be happier to have Keith make his first-ever Stampede appearance in 2014,” says Adam Oppenheim, managing director, Stampede Concerts Inc. “He is a great addition to this year’s concert line-up, he appeals to a wide variety of fans and has a great energy on stage.”

Urban is a Four-time GRAMMY® Award winner who has also won a People’s Choice, American Music Award and been nominated for a Golden Globe. He’s won five Academy of Country Music Awards, is nominated for six more (in 2014), and has had 16 #1 songs and five consecutive platinum or multi-platinum albums. In 2012 he became a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

Tickets for the Keith Urban concert, presented by Country 105 will go on sale to the public on Saturday, March 8 at 10 a.m. MT starting at $36 (plus applicable fees). Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, via phone at 1.855.985.5000 and at http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/11004C4CBAAA1A77.

Virgin Mobile will be offering its Members exclusive priority access to tickets for the show. Members can go to virginmobile.ca/benefits for details on the pre-sale, which runs from Tuesday, March 4 at 10 a.m. MT until Thursday, March 6 at 10 p.m. MT. Calgary Stampede Insiders and Country Club Members also have an opportunity to pre-purchase tickets from Wednesday, March 5 at 10 a.m. MT until Thursday, March 6 at 10 p.m. MT.

The Calgary Stampede is July 4-13, 2014. For more information, please visit calgarystampede.com. Stay tuned for more great Virgin Mobile Stampede Saddledome Concert announcements as well as the Coca-Cola Stage and Nashville North line-ups.

About the Calgary Stampede
The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, the animals, the land, the traditions and the values that make up the unique spirit of the west. The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through our world-renowned 10-day Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. Exemplifying the theme We’re Greatest Together; we are a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and promotes western heritage and values. All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

About Virgin Mobile Canada
At Virgin Mobile, you’re not a customer, you’re a Member and “Members Get” exclusive deals from awesome brands, a shot at VIP access and one-of-a-kind experiences to events in Canada and around the world. That's on top of super-hot smartphones on ridiculously-fast LTE speeds and plans with loads of extras built right in! Virgin Mobile Members and Canadians can do some good in their local communities by helping empower at-risk and homeless youth in Canada with Virgin Mobile’s RE*Generation Movement. Wanna hook up? There are loads of ways, head online or call 1-888-999-2321 to get in the know. Get personal with Virgin Mobile Canada on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest.

For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Booth
Publicity Manager
P 403.261.0327
C 403.463.6834
E jbooth@calgarystampede.com


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