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CALGARY STAMPEDE TO HOST ZAC BROWN BAND'S ONLY ALBERTA PERFORMANCE


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CALGARY (ALBERTA) November 15, 2018

The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Entertainment Inc. are excited to announce that the multiplatinum GRAMMY Award-winning Zac Brown Band will hit the Calgary Stampede in 2019 as a part of the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series. The Zac brown Band’s only performance in Alberta will be on Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

“This announcement is an Alberta exclusive,” says Adam Oppenheim, President, Stampede Entertainment Inc. “Zac Brown Band is the gold standard in live performance and never leaves an audience wanting.  Zac Brown Band’s music is a part of the Stampede-time soundtrack and is a concert not to be missed.”

Boasting chart toppers Chicken FriedKnee DeepToes and Homegrown, Zac Brown Band is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning, southern rock group led by front man Zac Brown. Throughout their decade-long career, Zac Brown Band has had five consecutive albums reach the top 10 of the Billboard 200 and four consecutive albums debut at #1 on Billboard's Country Albums chart. To date, the group has won three Grammy Awards including Best New Artist in 2010, sold more than 30 million singles, 9 million albums, has achieved 15 #1 radio singles and are the second act to top both the Country and Active Rock formats.

 

Zac Brown Band has headlined 8 North American Tours and currently holds the record for most consecutive sold-out shows at the iconic Fenway Park. Since their debut, Zac Brown Band has developed a reputation with critics and fans alike as one of the most dynamic live performers, marked by strong musicianship that defies genre boundaries.

 

Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, November 23 at 10 a.m. (MDT) starting at $59.99 (plus applicable fees). Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, via phone at 1.855.985.5000 and at https://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/11005567DA936CB1. Tickets include admission to the Calgary Stampede on the day of the concert.

 

Calgary Stampede Insiders have an opportunity to pre-purchase tickets from Tuesday, November 20 at 10 a.m. (MDT) until Thursday, November 22 at 10 p.m. (MDT).

 

The Calgary Stampede is July 5-14, 2019. For more information, please visit calgarystampede.com.

Stay tuned for more great Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series announcements.

 

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 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 celebrates our western heritage, cultures and community spirit. All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.
 

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For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Booth

Manager, Public Relations

  1. 403.261.0327
  2. 403.463.6834
  3. jbooth@calgarystampede.com

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