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June 30, 2007

Calgary’s Canada Day Celebrations Include Some Great Blues Music

Written by
cindy mcleod

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Blues Acts Included in Calgary’s Canada Day Celebrations

The City of Calgary is celebrating Canada’s 140th birthday with a one-day festival that includes music, arts and crafts, food and merchandise booths, fireworks, activities and more.

Included in the celebration are a variety of concerts scheduled during the day and into the evening, with stages at Prince’s Island Park and at Olympic Plaza hosting some of Canada’s finest musicians.

Headliners include Calgary blues & roots group Highwater Jug Band, Regina blues guitarist Jack Semple, and Toronto singer-songwriter Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo fame. Other acts include Calgary’s swing-folk group the Polyjesters, the funky R&B band Mocking Shadows, folk-pop band the Plaid Tongued Devils, and former Calgary singer-songwriter Lullaby Baxter, among the many.

All events run rain or shine, and are free of charge.

CALGARY’S CANADA DAY LIVE MUSIC PRESENTATIONS

Enmax Main Stage at Prince’s Island Park

12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Heather Blush and Triple S
1:15 – 2:00 p.m. Five Star Affair
2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Polyjesters
3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Lynn Olagundoye and Guerrilla Funk Monster
4:15 – 5:00 p.m. Highwater Jug Band
5:15 – 6:00 p.m. The Mocking Shadows

City TV Stage at Prince’s Island Park

12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Wade
1:15 – 2:00 p.m. Davey Lee Goode Band
2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Lullaby Baxter
3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Danielle French
4:15 – 5:00 p.m. Souls in Rhythm

Calgary Co-op Kid’s Club Stage at Prince’s Island

12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Wagonstage
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Gustavo the Impossiblist
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. Mad Science
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Wagonstage
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. The Sizeable Men

Olympic Plaza Stage

6:00 – 6:15 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Cara Luft
7:15 – 8:00 p.m. Los Morenos
8:15 – 9:15 p.m. Jack Semple
9:30 – 10:30 p.m. The Jim Cuddy Band
10:30 – 11:00 p.m. approx. Canada Day Fireworks (15 minute show)
11:00 – midnight Plaid Tongued Devils

for more info visit http://content.calgary.ca/CCA/City+Hall/Business+Units/Recreation/Events/Canada+Day+Celebrations/Canada+Day+Celebrations.htm

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