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Shania Twain to Perform at The Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series

Country star's only Canadian show in 2014

CALGARY (ALBERTA) January 16, 2014

The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Concerts Inc. are thrilled to kick-off 2014 with the first announcement of The Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series. Performing her first show outside Las Vegas, and the only Canadian show in 2014, Shania Twain will take the Scotiabank Saddledome stage Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

“The opportunity to have Canadian icon Shania Twain perform at the Calgary Stampede is incredible,” says Adam Oppenheim, managing director, Stampede Concerts Inc. “She is beloved by so many and we couldn’t be happier that Stampede fans and visitors will be able to see her first concert outside of Vegas in more than 10 years.”

An amazing and accomplished singer and songwriter, Twain is a phenomenon. With more than 75 million albums sold worldwide, she is the top-selling female country artist of all time; has multi-platinum album sales in 32 countries; has the eighth-biggest selling album of all time in the U.S. and 18 top 10 songs, eight of which reached #1.

Tickets, for what is expected to be a sold out show, go on sale to the public on Friday, January 24 at 10 a.m. and start at $79 (plus applicable fees).  Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets 1.855.985.5000 and at www.ticketmaster.ca. 

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, January 21 at 10 a.m. until Thursday, January 23 at 10 p.m. Calgary Stampede Insiders also have an opportunity to pre-purchase tickets from Wednesday January 22 at 10:00 a.m. until Thursday, January 23 at 10 p.m. 

“Virgin Mobile is pumped to partner with the Calgary Stampede for the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series, said Joseph Ottorino, Managing Director, Virgin Mobile Canada. “At Virgin Mobile we offer our Members exclusive deals and access to one-of-a-kind experiences. We are thrilled to give our Members access to the amazing concerts at the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.”

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.

Click here for an exclusive video from Shania Twain.

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:

Bonni Clark
Communications Advisor
C 403.837.3663
E bclark@calgarystampede.com

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