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Calgary Stampede welcomes Carly Rae Jepsen in an exclusive appearance

Calgary – The Calgary Stampede is proud to add GRAMMY® nominated Canadian pop superstar Carly Rae Jepsen to the Virgin Mobile presents the Stampede Concert Series lineup on Wednesday, July 10 at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

 

 

“Carly Rae has experienced amazing success over the past few years and we’re so pleased she has decided to make the Calgary Stampede her only stop in Alberta this summer,” says Anne Georgeson, President, Stampede Entertainment Inc. “We’re proud to present the best in Canadian music and having Juno Award-winning artists like Carly Rae Jepsen make it easy to showcase great talent.”

 

Jepsen’s first album Tug of War was released in 2008 and her 2011 single "Call Me Maybe" gained popularity on YouTube, reaching 400 million views; the single reached the number one spot on both the US Billboard and Canadian Hot 100, while also topping the charts in 19 countries around the world. So far this year she has won three Canadian Juno Awards, three American Billboard Awards, and is nominated for two MTV Movie Awards and three World Music Awards.

 

Tickets for Carly Rae Jepsen go on sale Saturday, June 15 at 10 a.m. and range between $36 and $69 (plus applicable fees and taxes). Virgin Mobile will be offering its members exclusive priority access to tickets for the show. Members can go to virginmobile.ca/loungefor details on the pre-sale which runs from Tuesday, June 11 at 10 a.m. until Thursday, June 13 at 10 p.m. Calgary Stampede Insiders also have an opportunity to pre-purchase tickets from Wednesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. until Thursday, June 13 at 10 p.m.

 

Virgin Mobile presents the Stampede Concert Series also includes, Tim McGraw on Thursday, July 11, Dixie Chicks on Friday, July 12, and KISS on Saturday, July13. Great music can also be seen on the Coca-Cola Stage and Nashville North during the Stampede. The 2013 Calgary Stampede is July 5–14, 2013. For more information visit, calgarystampede.com.

 

About the Calgary Stampede

As we enter our second century, 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.