Johnny Reid Colour Photo
Johnny Reid Colour Photo

Johnny Reid to capture the hearts of fans at the 2017 Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series

Calgary (Alberta) - The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Concerts Inc. are thrilled to announce critically acclaimed singer songwriter, recipient of dozens of Canadian Country Music Association and Juno Awards, Johnny Reid will hit the Scotiabank Saddledome stage on Wednesday, July 12 for the 2017 Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series.

“Johnny Reid has a universal sound that appeals to audiences of all ages and genres,” says Adam Oppenheim, president, Stampede Concerts Inc.

Already a chart-topping, multi-platinum selling artist in Canada, Reid’s songwriting resonates with audiences across the globe. Widely known for his energetic stage performances and talent for finding the grandeur in the highs and lows of everyday life; he’s an extraordinary talent, unique in his field, making him one of the most loved and celebrated artists of his time.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, December 16 at 10 a.m. (MST) and start at $49.99 (plus applicable fees). Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, via phone at 1.855.985.5000 and at http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/1100517027E4B66C.

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, December 13 at 10 a.m. (MST) to Thursday, December 15 at 10 p.m. (MST). Calgary Stampede Insiders also have an opportunity to pre-purchase tickets from Wednesday, December 14 at 10 a.m. (MST) until Thursday, December 15 at 10 p.m. (MST).

The Calgary Stampede is July 7-16, 2017. 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.

About Virgin Mobile Canada

At Virgin Mobile, you’re not a customer, you’re a Member and eligible “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 super-fast network with plans that have loads of extras built right in! And now eligible Members in Ontario and Quebec can say Hi to Home Internet with ultra-affordable pricing. Virgin Mobile Members and Canadians can do some good in their local communities by helping at-risk and homeless youth in Canada gain skills to get jobs with Virgin Mobile RE*Generation.

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For more information, please contact:

Kristina Barnes

Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture

T. 403.261.0382

C. 403.585.4706

E. kbarnes@calgarystampede.com