Soundtrack of your summer – the Calgary Stampede introduces part one of the Coca-Cola Stage lineup!

Calgary – The Calgary Stampede Coca-Cola Stage will rock your socks off with an expanded festival-style lineup - and this year we are taking the Coca-Cola Stage to a new level by adding even more headliners July 5 – 15, 2018.

“The Stampede is THE can’t-miss music destination for 2018, featuring some of today’s biggest artists,” says Samara Lastiwka, Programming Production Manager at the Calgary Stampede. “We look for artists who know how to get a crowd moving and we want people coming back for more. This summer’s lineup is more packed than ever with an extra day of headliners.”

The Calgary Stampede is excited to announce more than 50 artists who will be rocking the
Coca-Cola Stage this summer. With so many performers, the Stampede will be releasing the lineup over the next three days.

Alexisonfire Billy Talent Elle King Phantogram The Rural Alberta Advantage

The Dirty Nil The Static Shift Banners Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine

Brad Sims Lucas Chaisson Jess Smith Dextress Altameda

Johnson Crook Amy Nelson Matt Blais Mariel Buckley

The first of three Coca-Cola Stage announcements includes Canadian post-hardcore band, Alexisonfire; generation-defining Canadian rock band, Billy Talent; the multi-faceted songstress, Elle King; alternative pop duo, Phantogram and Canadian indie rock band, The Rural Alberta Advantage, as headliners. Canadian alternative rock band, The Dirty Nil; Calgary rock trio, The Static Shift; alternative pop artist Banners and up and coming Canadian pop, funk, R&B duo Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine will also be taking to the stage. Setting the 2018 Stampede soundtrack during the day will be Canadian talent Brad Sims, Lucas Chaisson, Jess Smith, Dextress, Altameda, Johnson Crook, Amy Nelson, Matt Blais and Mariel Buckley.

With a lineup bigger than ever, stay tuned as we continue to unveil more Coca-Cola Stage performers over the following days. Please visit for show times and dates.

All concerts on the Coca-Cola Stage are free with admission to the Calgary Stampede, July 5 – 15, 2018. With so many great acts everyday – take advantage of unlimited gate admission with the Stampede SuperPass! The SuperPass is only available to purchase for a limited time from May 28 – June 11, 2018, for just $39 plus GST. See all the bands and turn up the fun on your summer!

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
Publicity Manager
Calgary Stampede
T 403.261.0401
C 403.461.6647