Calgary (Alberta) - The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Entertainment Inc. are thrilled to announce five-time Male vocalist of the Year winner, coach for the Emmy Award-winning television show The Voice, and GRAMMY nominee, Blake Shelton will hit the stage, Saturday, July 11 as part of the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series at the 2020 Calgary Stampede.

“Blake Shelton will be a huge concert on the final Saturday of Stampede,” says Adam Oppenheim, President, Stampede Entertainment Inc. “He is an unparalleled entertainer, and his songs are Stampede anthems.  I can think of no better artist to ring in a Calgary Stampede Saturday night.”

Shelton continues to add to his superstar status.  His current single “God’s Country” became his 26th No. 1 on country radio, where it remained for a multi-week run, in addition to his 16th No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. A member of the Grand Ole Opry, the Platinum-selling entertainer has earned a host of honours throughout his career, including 20 ACM nominations and both male and overall Video of the Year trophies at the 2018 CMT Awards. As a coach on The Voice, Shelton is a six-time champion, most recently with his contestant Chloe Kohanski.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, November 15 at 10 a.m. (MDT) starting at $59.99 (plus applicable fees). Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, via phone at 1.855.985.5000 and at https://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/11005750C846440F. Tickets include admission to the Calgary Stampede on the day of the concert.

 

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, November 12 at 10 a.m. (MDT) to Thursday, November 14 at 10 p.m. (MDT). Calgary Stampede Insiders will have a chance to pre-purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, November 13 10 a.m. through Thursday, November 14 10 a.m.

 

The Calgary Stampede is July 3-12, 2020. 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.
 

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For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Booth

Manager, Public Relations

T. 403.261.0327

C. 403.463.6834

E. jbooth@calgarystampede.com