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Hot Date: The Calgary Stampede

July 8 – 17

Experience the thrills, the culture, the sights, sounds and all-out celebration of “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”—the Calgary Stampede. This festival of Calgary’s western heritage is a draw for millions of visitors every year—catch the excitement of rodeo events and the chuckwagon races, take in world-class live music, or live it up on the midway with adrenaline pumping rides and tasty deep-fried treats. Don’t miss the Stampede Parade on July 8, or free pancake breakfasts around the city. For more information visit calgarystampede.com.

Nashville North

Doc Walker

It’s the kind of music that makes you want to kick up your heels and dance the night away. Nashville North is the heart of Stampede celebrations on the grounds, catch these world-class country music acts and two-step till the cows come home. Shows start at 9 pm, visit cs.calgarystampede.com/music/nashville-north.html for more details.

  • July 8       Aaron Lines
  • July 9       Aaron Pritchett
  • July 10      Jason McCoy
  • July 11       Deric Ruttan
  • July 12      Bobby Bare, Gord Bamford
  • July 13      Jason Blaine
  • July 14      Dean Brody
  • July 15      Chad Brownlee
  • July 16      Jake Mathews
  • July 17      Doc Walker

Coca-Cola Stage

Live stage entertainment throughout the day on the Stampede grounds, including family-friendly shows, comedians and hypnotists, ending with a headliner each evening. To see a full line up, visit cs.calgarystampede.com/music/coca-cola-stage.html

  • July 7        For the Weekend, These Kids Wear Crowns
  • July 8       State of Shock, My Darkest Days
  • July 9       The Dudes, Mother Mother
  • July 10     Hollerado, Tokyo Police Club
  • July 11      Alyssa Reid, Shawn Desman, Fefe  Dobson, Justin Nozuka, Lights
  • July 12     Finger Eleven
  • July 13     Down with Webster
  • July 14     Kevin Costner & Modern West
  • July 15     The Trews
  • July 16     Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • July 17     Marianas Trench

Katy Perry

The Scotiabank Saddledome

Catch one of these big-name acts at the 17,000-seat Saddledome, located on the Stampede grounds.

  • July 13     NKOTBSB (New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys)
  • July 15     Sugarland
  • July 16     Katy Perry
  • July 17     Kenny Chesney


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