Lady Antebellum touches down for the 2016 Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series

Calgary (Alberta) - The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Concerts Inc. are excited to announce that Grammy Award-winning Lady Antebellum will perform at the 2016 Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series. Lady Antebellum, the first artist in CMA Award history to receive the Single of the Year honor for two consecutive years, will be at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday, July 15.


“Lady Antebellum is a perfect fit for the Calgary Stampede,” says Adam Oppenheim, managing director, Stampede Concerts Inc. “Songs like Bartender and Freestyle have become Stampede anthems.”


The group’s recently released 747 Album has taken the charts by storm. The band’s fifth album captures the speed and spirit of its critically-acclaimed live show in 11 new songs. Bandmates Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood may have formed the group in Nashville, with all three singers harmonizing for the first time around Haywood's piano, but they earned their stripes on the road. That's where Lady Antebellum truly came alive, mixing the rootsy stomp of forward-thinking Country music with the swooning, sweeping sound of three voices that were born to mesh.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, February 26 at 10 a.m. (MDT) 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

Virgin Mobile will be offering its Members exclusive priority access to tickets for the show. Members can go to for details on the pre-sale, which runs from Tuesday, February 23 at 10 a.m. (MT) through Thursday, February 25 until 10 p.m. (MT). Calgary Stampede Insiders also have an opportunity to pre-purchase tickets from Wednesday, February 24 at 10 a.m. (MT) until Thursday, February 25 at 10 p.m. (MT).


The Calgary Stampede is July 8-17, 2016. For more information, please visit Stay tuned for more great Calgary Stampede concert 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

Calgary Stampede

P. 403.261.0327

M. 403.463.6834