2009 Grey Cup Festival

2009 Grey Cup Festival

September 07, 2009 21:00 ET

2009 Grey Cup Festival Organizers Announce Musical Line Up for Events and Tickets on Sale Date

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 7, 2009) - The 2009 Grey Cup Festival is pleased to announce that ticket sales to the Molson Canadian Quick Six Saloon, Scotiabank Gala Concert, and the Gibson's Finest CFL Player Awards will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 11th at 12:00 pm MST at all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone 403 777-0633 and online at:

www.ticketmaster.ca/2009greycupfestival

SCOTIABANK GALA CONCERT - SADDLEDOME - SATURDAY NOVEMBER 28TH

The Scotiabank Gala Concert, the premier concert event of the Grey Cup weekend, will feature a cross section of award winning Canadian artists from coast to coast leading a celebration of Canadian football! Sophie Milman, The Canadian Tenors, Divine Brown, and George Canyon will take the stage before Canadian party rockers GREAT BIG SEA headline the final bill of the concert. Ticket costs will be $39 & $59 dollars plus service charges.

MOLSON CANADIAN QUICK SIX SALOON - TELUS CONVENTION CENTRE - NOVEMBER 27TH TO 29TH

The headquarters for Calgary's Party! The Molson Canadian Quick Six Saloon features some of Canada's most recognizable and up-and-coming musical talents. Friday, November 27th, two of Canada's most respected live bands Econoline Crush and 54-40 will take the stage. Saturday, November 28th, some of Canadian Country Music's premier entertainers with Aaron Pritchett, Alberta's Gord Bamford and One More Girl will perform. All access passes ($100 plus service charges) on sale September 11th will grant Grey Cup Festival patrons VIP front-of-the-line privileges all weekend long!

GIBSON'S FINEST CFL PLAYER AWARDS - TELUS CONVENTION CENTRE - NOVEMBER 26TH

The Gibson's Finest CFL Player Awards will occur on Thursday, November 26th whereby awards will be presented to players and management who through on field performance excellence and off field community achievements best represent the Canadian Football League. Ticket costs to see your favourite CFL All star in person are $125 plus service charges.

"As a music fan I couldn't be happier with the line up chosen for this year's festival entertainment, said Greg Albrecht, President of the 2009 Grey Cup Festival. "With the calibre and cross section of musical talent just announced, we will have something for everyone in November, and it will truly be Canada's Game and Calgary's party!"


2009 GREY CUP FESTIVAL Schedule of Events

November 26th            Grey Cup Festival
                          Kick Off

November 26th            Gibsons Finest CFL           Calgary TELUS
                          Player Awards                Convention Centre

November 27th - 28th     ENMAX Street Festival        Stephen Avenue Mall
                                                       (8th Ave)

November 27th - 28th     Olympic Plaza Family         Olympic Plaza 
                          Fan Fest

November 27th - 28th     SCOTIABANK CFL Experience    Calgary TELUS
                                                       Convention Centre

November 27th - 28th     ENMAX Illuminate Calgary     Stephen Avenue Mall
                                                       (8th Ave)

November 27th - 29th     MOLSON CANADIAN Quick        Calgary TELUS
                          Six Saloon                   Convention Centre

November 28th            CANADA SAFEWAY Grey Cup      Downtown Calgary -
                          Festival Parade              9th Ave

November 28th            SCOTIABANK Grey Cup          Saddledome
                          Gala & Concert

November 29th            McMahon Stadium              McMahon Stadium
                          Pre-Game Party

November 29th            97th Grey Cup                McMahon Stadium
                          Championship

The 2009 Grey Cup Festival, "Canada's Game Calgary's Party", will be distinctly Canadian and showcase Calgary's famous western hospitality. For more event information log onto www.2009greycupfestival.com.

To purchase tickets to these festival events visit www.ticketmaster.ca/2009greycupfestival or call 403-777-0633.

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