Calgary Stampede: Coca-Cola Stage
Stampede dates: July 7-16, 2017
Free rock & roll entertainment is provided each year at the Coca-Cola Stage, located just
inside the Stampede Station LRT entrance between the BMO ("Round-up") Centre and Weadickville.
This event is free with your gate admission. Concerts start at 9:30PM except where indicated, and
Appearance times and dates are subject to change.
All sorts of acts entertain Stampde goers here during the day, starting at noon, from children's entertainers, magicians, and hypnotists... worth sas top by!
Visitor Tip: Head to Weadickville and grab some eats, and find a spot in front of the Coca Cola Stage early (for popular acts, the good spots are gone by 6-ish) to dine and chill out for a bit before the concert starts. Remeber, some of these acts can set you back $40 or more at the Corral or Saddledome!
Here are the evening headline acts on the Coca Cola Stage:
Thursday, July 7: 7 p.m.
This talented young man won the prestigious Calgary Stampede Talent Show last Summer, and donated his $10,000 prize money to the local drop in centre. He will soon be touring Canada upon the release of his first single on national radio
Thursday, July 7: 8 p.m. .
Rugged, raspy and reserved, the Alberta born singer-songwriter and performer is putting the finishing touches on his self-penned and produced debut album (coming soon), after touring as the opening acts on the Johnny Reid tour earlier this year.
Thursday, July 7: 9:15 p.m. .
This indie rock band was formed in 1996 in Calgary. Their 2006 album, Brain Heart Guitar, had 2 hit singles, with more following in 2009 and 2012, which became radio hits on CBC, Earshot and rock radio stations across Canada, and a new album shortly.
Walk Off The Earth
Friday, July 8: 9 p.m. .
In 2016 this Burlington, ON band picked up a Group of the Year JUNO honours, for a YouTube video that got 35 million views. The band has released 7 albums including their latest "Sing It All Away" which was a 2016 Juno nominee for Album of the Year.
Saturday, July 9: 9 p.m. .
His monster single "2 Heads" has over 65 million global streams on Spotify and soared to the Top 5 at US Alternative radio. Veering from house and hip hop, to nu-disco and folk-electronica and more by cleverly fusing beats atop the catchiest of songwriting shreds.
Sunday, July 10: 9 p.m. .
This multiple Juno Award-winner, MMVA Award winner, and hit-maker, Classified, also known as Luke Boyd, has released his 15th studio album "Greatful".
Monday, July 11: 9 p.m. .
This Ithaca, New York, quartet have a Top 5 Alternative radio hit "Renegades" - a bouncing folk-rock ode to the misfits and adventurers, a staple on radio and television commercials.
Tuesday, July 12: 9 p.m. .
This Saskatoon band was the first unsigned band to grace the cover of Rolling Stone, went on to record the JUNO-winning, platinum-certified Learn & Burn, and hits including "I Don't Know," "Feeling Good," and "The Way It Is."
Wednesday, July 13: 8 p.m. .
This Canadian singer and songwriter had the 2015 summer hit 'Jackpot', was certified Gold in Canada in early August 2015 and reached the top 15 on multiple Canadian commercial radio charts. Jocelyn is currently recording her debut EP in 2016.
Wednesday, July 13: 9 p.m. .
Vancouver composer-musician has original songs featured on shows such as "Eli Stone", "Kyle KY" and "Greek". His first album in 2012, had two hits, and his 2015 album features hit "Sound Of Your Heart" with the video getting over 3 million views
Thursday, July 14: 9 p.m. .
Vancouver quintet and three-time JUNO-nominated indie rock band is releasing their sixth album in 2017. Their last, Very Good Bad Thing, has hits including Get Out The Way, Monkey Tree and Modern Love.
Friday, July 15: 8 p.m. .
This Vancouver band is led by husband and wife duo Drew and Danielle McTaggart, who won the Peak Performance Project in 2012. Their lead single "I Heard I Had" is a driving synth-rock jam, hitting the Top 5.
Friday, July 15: 9:30 p.m. .
This Kingston, ON band burst on the scene in 2013. They hit their stride with their new album, "The Union". The real power and beauty of these songs comes to life on a live level.