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Cowboys Tent is hosting FREE country concerts all weekend

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Stampede is NEVER over! Well, that’s technically not true, but it sure feels like we’re getting a second go at it with the Cowboys Tent hosting free concerts ahead of this weekend’s CCMA Awards.
From Friday, September 6th until Sunday, September 8th, Calgarians will be blessed by live music and photo ops from some of country music’s biggest stars.

The Cowboys Tent will be rebranded as the CCMA Fan Village for the weekend and will sport everything a Stampede-lover could want. We’re talking games, beers, a live-band karaoke competition, and…yoga with goats? Damn, country music in 2019 is a different world.

Also, you’ll get the chance to see all the big-name artists that will be showcased at Sunday’s awards. Not a bad opportunity considering it’s a free event.

Here is the schedule for the CCMA Fan Village at the Cowboys Tent.

Friday, September 6th

5 p.m. – Doors and bars open

7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. – Live Performances by James Barker Band, Madison Kozak, MacKenzie Porter, HARDY and Morgan Wallen.


Saturday, September 7th

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Yoga with goats

12 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Photo ops with Dean Brody, Hunter Brothers, Tim Hicks, Jess Moskaluke, Meghan Patrick, The Reklaws, Tenille Townes, Dallas Smith, and The Washboard Union.

2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Live performances from Don Amero, Shawn Austin, Kristin Carter, Kadooh, David James, Tyler Joe Miller, and Bobby Wills.

5:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. – The live-band karaoke competition where winners will get tickets to the 2019 CCMA Awards.

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9 p.m. – 12 a.m. – Live performances by Owen Barney, Hunter Brothers, Chad Brownlee, Jade Eagleson, Tim Hicks, Emily Reid, and The Reklaws.

Sunday, September 8th

11:00 a.m. — 1:45 p.m. – Country Brunch featuring some of Calgary’s favourite food trucks and acoustic performances by The Abrams, Eric Ethridge, Aaron Goodvin, Kalsey Kulyk, KIRA, and PETRIC.

2:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Live performances by Sons of Daughters, Dan Davidson, Andrew Hyatt, JoJo Mason, Madeline Merlo, Aaron Pritchett, Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion, and The Washboard Union.

The tent closes on Sunday at 5 pm, then the real show kicks off at the Saddledome! If you aren’t attending, you can catch the CCMA Awards on Global TV starting at 7 pm. Enjoy!

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