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Hey music lovers! Virgin Mobile is turning up the music this summer!

Virgin Mobile announces four amazing Canadian summer festival partnerships across Canada

TORONTO (ONTARIO) July 10, 2012

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TORONTO (ON) July 10, 2012 – Get ready for a summer of sizzlin’ tunes! This summer, Canada is the hottest destination to catch awesome live music and the best festivals! Virgin Mobile is working with four great music festivals to bring the best music to Canadians and VIP benefits exclusively to Virgin Mobile Members.

Virgin Mobile will be part of four mind-blowing music festivals across Canada. Whether it’s a weekend of rockin’ tunes or a country music jam, Virgin Mobile is offering its Members the chance to catch a festival. With access to tickets and VIP extras, Virgin Mobile Members will get a wild ride of fun times, sensational live shows and the hottest music around.

“At Virgin Mobile, our Members get to experience the best in music access!” said Andrew Bridge, Managing Director, Virgin Mobile Canada. “Tickets for amazing concerts are just the beginning! This summer, we’re creating VIP extras and perks exclusively for our Members to experience the festival action like a true rockstar.”

The Summer Line-Up

It’s going to be an action packed summer! Virgin Mobile Members have the chance to experience the festivals like true VIPs with everything from exclusive Member Lounge areas to pre-sale access and the chance at meeting the artists. There are four music festivals to check out:

  • Enjoy country music in the heart of Calgary, Alberta from July 11 to July 14. Virgin Mobile Presents The Calgary Stampede Concert Series(#vmstampede) offers four incredible concerts from music legends including Garth Brooks, Brad Paisley & The Band Perry, The Beach Boys and Johnny Reid.
  • Take a trip to Camrose, Alberta with Big Valley Jamboree (#vmbvj) from August 2 to August 5 to see some hot country music artists like Blake Shelton, Toby Keith and Rascal Flatts perform.
  • One of Canada’s biggest music festivals gets even bigger from August 3 to August 5 in Montréal. Virgin Mobile Presents Osheaga(#vmosheaga) boasts a HUGE line-up of artists set for weekend which include The Black Keys, Snoop Dogg and Justice.
  • Nestled in the picturesque woods of Squamish, B.C., Virgin Mobile Presents Live at Squamish(#vmsquamish) ends the summer with a killer weekend line-up of performers including The Tragically Hip, City and Colour and The Sheepdogs from August 24 to 26.

Wanna get in on the action this summer? Head to www.virginmobile.ca/lounge to check out all the chances to score tickets and sweet VIP Member experiences.

Meet The Team

Can’t make it to the shows? No problem! Virgin Mobile is bringing Canadians closer to the stage. Stay connected with up-to-the-minute deets from the Virgin Mobile Reporters. Each reporter will dish the juiciest dirt live from inside the festival with their HTC One S™ smartphones from Virgin Mobile and will take their online followers closer like never before. Virgin Mobile Reporters at each festival are:

Plus, stay tuned to Virgin Mobile on Facebook and Twitter to catch the updates from all of the Virgin Mobile Reporters at the fests.

Want even more? Virgin Mobile Members in Toronto can get on the list for the hottest shows at the      Virgin Mobile Mod Club or head to Yonge-Dundas Square each Friday until August 31, 2012 for a free concert with the hottest indie bands around. With more chances to check out a killer show or festival in Canada, Virgin Mobile is making this summer bigger and better than ever. For more details on all of the music and benefits that Members can get access to, check out www.virginmobile.ca/lounge.  

About Virgin Mobile Canada

Virgin Mobile Canada rewards, entertains and connects like no one else, delivering the hottest phones on the hottest 4G network.  Virgin Mobile Members also get exclusive VIP access and deals and award-winning service. 91 percent of Members would also recommend Virgin Mobile to a friend.   

The Virgin Mobile group of companies has attracted more than 15 million customers worldwide.  Virgin Mobile phones are available at more than 4,000 locations nationally including The Source, Virgin Mobile retail locations and additional retail partners. Virgin Mobile products can also be purchased online at www.virginmobile.ca or by calling 1-888-999-2321. Get personal with Virgin Mobile Canada on Facebook at facebook.com/virginmobilecan and Twitter at twitter.com/virginmobilecan.

For more information, please contact:

Sommer Ellis, Hill Knowlton Strategies



Erica Faltous, Virgin Mobile Canada





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