The Calgary Stampede turns up the volume with an expanded festival-style lineup on the Coca-Cola Stage

Calgary – This year’s Calgary Stampede Coca-Cola Stage is set to deliver as one of the largest Canadian music festivals of 2017. Featuring local, national and international performers, the new and expanded lineup will have music fans rocking through the day and into the night.

“We have the biggest lineup of artists we’ve ever had performing on the Coca-Cola Stage this year, bringing a new festival-style atmosphere to the Calgary Stampede,” says Samara Lastiwka, production manager at the Calgary Stampede. “Audiences will get to experience something new every day.”

Kicking off the first of four Coca-Cola Stage announcements this week:

July Talk Whitehorse
The Sadies The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer Faith Healer
Michela Sheedy HighKicks Derek Pitts Joe Nolan

Juno Award winners, July Talk and melodic Canadian singer/songwriters and Juno Award winning duo, Whitehorse are some headliners set for the Coca-Cola stage. Canadian rock-and-roll and country/western band The Sadies, blues duo The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer and Edmonton rock artist, Faith Healer have joined the lineup. Delivering Alberta soul will be Michela Sheedy, HighKicks, Derek Pitts and Joe Nolan. Please visit calgarystampede.com/music for show times and dates.

“On top of offering the best national and international headlining bands that the Stampede is known for, we jumped at the opportunity to invite the brightest local talent, showcasing the diverse and distinct sounds of Alberta,” says Kyle Corner, manager, entertainment programming at the Calgary Stampede.

With a lineup bigger than ever, stayed tuned for more announcements as we continue to unveil the Coca-Cola Stage headliners, established opening performers and up-and-coming artists over the following days.

All concerts on the Coca-Cola Stage are free with admission to the Calgary Stampede, July 7 – 16, 2017. Enhancing this year’s festival experience is the introduction of the Stampede SuperPass. Available until June 12, you can get your Stampede SuperPass for just $39 plus GST, which offers unlimited Park admission for all 10 days of Stampede – because you can’t cram all this great music into one day!

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.

For more information, please contact:

Danielle Savoni
Public Relations Manager
Calgary Stampede
T 403.261.0327
C 403.461.6647