Calgary – Join the action at the Calgary Stampede’s premier country party hot-spot, Nashville North, with this year’s Budweiser Big Ticket, July 6, 2017! Presenting one of Canada’s hottest country music stars, 2017 Juno Award nominee, Chad Brownlee.

Opening for Brownlee on the Nashville North stage is Drew Gregory (winner of the 2015 Alberta Country Music Male Artist of the Year Award), along with Nashville North favorite, Jason Greeley.

“This is the party that kicks off Nashville North for 2017,” says Samara Lastiwka, production manager at the Calgary Stampede. “As the first official Stampede party of the summer, the atmosphere at the Budweiser Big Ticket sets the standard for the next 10 days,” adds Lastiwka.

And you could even win tickets to get VIP access to this ultimate kick-off party. Be one of the first to claim your Budweiser Big Ticket with the Win-to-Get-In Contest. To enter to win, simply follow Calgary Stampede on social media and enter the contest through locations where Budweiser is sold, Country 105 and the Calgary SUN.

Winners will get exclusive access and early entry into Nashville North starting at 5 p.m. for Platinum contest winners and 6 p.m. for Gold Pass winners. General admission for all additional Nashville North guests starts at 6 p.m. on July 6, 2017. Public entry is subject to capacity.

Nashville North is the Calgary Stampede’s premier country music venue and hosts live music from open to close every day during The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.

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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:

Travis Beale  
Media Relations Coordinator
Calgary Stampede
T 403.261.0339
C 403.831.2718