Nashville North to showcase award-winning Canadian country music
Calgary – This July, two-time Canadian Country Music Festival of the Year the Calgary Stampede, brings an exciting lineup of outstanding artists to the Nashville North stage. From artists like Chad Brownlee and Dallas Smith to country music legends The Kentucky Headhunters and Bill Anderson, this year’s lineup has something for everyone. Chart-topping newcomers, Small Town Pistols and Friday Night Satellites will also bring an exciting energy to the Nashville North stage.
“Nashville North is always the epicenter of Stampede Park, between the music and the atmosphere, it is the place to be,” says Lindsay Ell, production manager, Programming. “We are so proud of this year’s list of entertainers, from our headliners to our daily house bands. The lineup will feature numerous Canadian Country Music Award winners and artists whose singles have spent weeks at the top of Canadian country music charts. With thousands of visitors each day, Nashville North is the perfect venue to catch the best in country music.”
Below is this year’s lineup of headline acts at Nashville North:
Thursday, July 4 (Sneak-a-Peek) Budweiser Blank Ticket
Friday, July 5 Clayton Bellamys
Saturday, July 6 The Kentucky Headhunters
Sunday, July 7 Beverley Mahood
Monday, July 8 Small Town Pistols
Tuesday, July 9 (afternoon) Bill Anderson
Tuesday, July 9 (evening) Bobby Wills and Jake Mathews
Wednesday, July 10 Jason Blaine
Thursday, July 11 Dallas Smith
Friday, July 12 Friday Night Satellites and Shane Chisholm
Saturday, July 13 Chad Brownlee
Sunday, July 14 Doc Walker
Last year’s Nashville North Star winner Tanya Ryan has earned herself a spot on the Nashville North stage July 10-14. Also front and center are Jason Greeley, Marshall Dane, Hayley, Trevor Panczak and Justin Ament.
Nashville North is a unique venue that helps to make the Calgary Stampede one of Canada’s largest music festivals. Amazing entertainment can also be seen over the 10 days at the Coke Stage, Scotiabank Saddledome, and the TransAlta Grandstand Show.
Entrance to Nashville North is free with paid admission to Stampede Park, and if you’re looking to avoid the lineup, plan to arrive early or check out the Buck the Line package. Priced at $175 per person, this year’s Buck the Line package includes a ticket to the afternoon rodeo, beef on a bun, two drink tickets and Buck the Line entrance into Nashville North before 9 p.m.
This year’s Stampede is July 5–14, 2013. For more information about this year’s talent and a full schedule, please visit calgarystampede.com/nashvillenorth.