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Paul Brandt comes home to The Calgary Stampede: Canadian superstar completes the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series lineup


CALGARY (ALBERTA) May 9, 2014

The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Concerts Inc. are excited to announce the final act of the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series. Playing his only show in Alberta, On Friday, July 11, Canadian country music superstar and Stampede friend Paul Brandt will hit the Scotiabank Saddledome stage for a spectacular one-night performance.

“Stampede has been like a second home for Paul throughout his career and we are thrilled to have him on Alberta’s biggest stage,” says Adam Oppenheim, managing director, Stampede Concerts Inc. “He has more awards than any other country artist in Canadian history and we are excited to complete the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series line-up with this announcement.”

The Calgary native became the first Canadian male country artist to reach the Billboard Top Ten in the US since Hank Snow in 1974 and has a string of number one hits and gold and platinum albums. Brandt continues to chart his career forward with Just As I Am, his 11th studio album released October 2012.

Tickets for Paul Brandt, presented by Virgin Mobile and Country 105 will go on sale to the public on Thursday, May 15 at 10 a.m. starting at $29.99 (plus applicable fees). Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, via phone at 1.855.985.5000 and at ticketmaster.com.

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 starts Monday, May 12 at 10 a.m. MT and runs to Wednesday, May 14 at 10 p.m. MT. Tickets are available while quantities last. Calgary Stampede Insiders and Country Club Members also have an opportunity to pre-purchase tickets from May 13-14.

The Calgary Stampede is July 4-13, 2014. For more information, please visit calgarystampede.com. Stay tuned for the Coca-Cola Stage line-up release on May 22.

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:

 

Daniela Patino
Media Relations Coordinator
Calgary Stampede
T 403.261.0339
C 403.805.5592
dpatino@calgarystampede.com

 



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