Calgary – The Calgary Stampede is proud to announce this year’s talented top 10 who will compete for the title of the 2014 Nashville North Star, presented by Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey.


“We couldn’t be happier with the quality of talent that entered for this year’s Nashville North Star competition,” says Lindsay Ell, programming production manager, Calgary Stampede. “We had 70 submissions and more than 16,500 votes to help us pick the contestants who will be moving forward in the competition.”


The 2014 Nashville North Star Top 10 includes:

·         Bryton Baynes

·         Monica Hall

·         Dylan Gillett

·         Brad Sims –Wildcard – Most online votes

·         Julia Vos

·         Hannah Smart

·         Alex Hughes

·         Cole Malone

·         Brad Saunders

·         Craig Sharpe 


The top 10 contestants will perform in the semi-finals at Nashville North on Saturday, July 5 and the top six will advance to the finals on Monday, July 7.


Nashville North is one of three amazing music stages at the Stampede. The Coca-Cola Stage features nightly headliners while the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert series is proud to bring Shania Twain, Paul Brandt, Keith Urban and Reba to the Scotiabank Saddledome. 


For more information, please contact:

Daniela Patino, Media Coordinator

T 403.261.0339 C 403.805.5592  E