Molson Canadian

Molson Canadian

March 09, 2010 06:59 ET

Molson Canadian Amphitheatre 2010 Season Preview

Renamed Venue Releases the Soundtrack to Your Summer

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 9, 2010) -

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Canada's premiere outdoor live music venue will kick off its 2010 season with a new name and a new line up of some of the best that music has to offer. The Molson Amphitheatre is now the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, an announcement that comes along with a renewal of the partnership between Canada's oldest brewer and Live Nation, the country's largest live music company.

Grab your friends and spend your summer by the lake enjoying world class music including:

Dave Matthews Band – June 1
with The Felice Brothers
 
Sugarland – June 4
with George Canyon and Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers
 
Jethro Tull – June 18
with very special guests Procol Harum
 
Scorpions – June 27
 
Steve Miller Band- June 30
 
Iron Maiden – July 3
with special guests Dream Theater
 
Santana – July 11
with special guest Steve Winwood
 
Brad Paisley – July 22
with Darius Rucker, Justin Moore, Steel Magnolia, Josh Thompson and Easton Corbin
 
Kings of Leon – July 28
 
Canadian Carnage featuring Slayer and Megadeth – July 29
with Testament
 
Tim McGraw – Aug 7
with Lady Antebellum and Love and Theft
 
John Mayer – Aug 10
 
Great Big Sea – Aug 20
 
UPROAR 2010 featuring Disturbed– Aug 24
with Avenged Sevenfold and Stone Sour
 
Rascal Flatts – Sept 5
Kellie Pickler and Chris Young
 
Blue Rodeo– date tba
 
City and Colour with Tegan and Sara
and special guests – date tba

AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED…

"We know Canadians have the best backyard in the world and the Molson Canadian Amphitheater is a great way to get out and enjoy it" says Dave Bigioni, Brand Director of Molson Canadian. "Our belief is that beer and music are best enjoyed outside and our venue is the embodiment of that."

"We welcome back Molson Canadian to the awesomeness of Toronto's waterfront. Together we will be making the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre the summer destination with another outstanding music line up," said Riley O'Connor, Chairman of Live Nation Canada.

Tickets for Dave Matthews Band, Sugarland, Jethro Tull & Slayer/Megadeth are on sale now! To buy tickets visit www.LiveNation.com or call 416-870-8000 to charge by phone

The Molson Canadian Amphitheatre Box Office (open May 22–24 from 11am-7pm; open daily as of May 29 until Sept. 6th).

On-sale information for the remaining shows will be announced in the next few weeks! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter

Live Nation is pleased to provide a value added ticket opportunity by offering 4 Packs on select shows. Bring your friends to a show and we reward you by bringing you a cheaper ticket! Stay tuned for 4 Packs to be announced.

Something new to watch for this season is the 'Grasshopper Upgrade'; providing fans the opportunity to upgrade from the Lawn to Reserved Seats at show time for $10 (on select shows).

With no initiation or sign up fee, the MegaTicket gives you the opportunity to purchase a ticket for a series of shows at a discounted ticket price. Stay tuned for more details.

As a partner of Live Nation and the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Rogers Wireless pays the service fee on all Live Nation tickets purchased through the Wireless Box Office. Customers can visit www.urmusic.ca and click on the tickets tab to access this exclusive offer.

Indulge in the ultimate VIP concert experience by owning a box or premium seats today. For more information, please call 416-323-2726 or e-mail corinehiebert@livenation.com

The Molson Canadian Amphitheatre is centrally located at 909 Lakeshore Boulevard West, on the shore of Lake Ontario. Just south of Exhibition Place on the grounds of Ontario Place. The Molson Canadian Amphitheatre features plenty of parking and is easily accessible from the QEW, Lakeshore Boulevard, The Gardiner Express Way and public transit.

ABOUT LIVE NATION:

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's premier live entertainment company, consisting of Live Nation, Ticketmaster and Front Line Management Group. As the world's first artist-to-fan vertically integrated live entertainment platform, the company is improving the fan experience and driving major innovations in ticketing technology, marketing and service. Live Nation is the largest producer of live concerts in the world, annually producing more than 22,000 concerts on behalf of 1,500 artists in 57 countries. In 2008, over 50 million fans attended Live Nation concerts, and the company drove more than 70 million unique visitors to LiveNation.com and other online properties. Ticketmaster serves more than 10,000 clients worldwide in multiple event categories and sold more than 141 million tickets valued at over $8.9 billion on behalf of its clients in 2008. Live Nation is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol LYV. For additional information about the company, please visit www.livenation.com/investors.

ABOUT MOLSON CANADIAN:

Molson Canadian lager has been a staple in the Canadian beer landscape for over fifty years, providing generations of Canadians with clean, crisp refreshment. Made using Canadian water, Prairie barley and no preservatives in six locations across the country this award-winning beer is recognized as a symbol of Canadian beer distinction around the globe. With roots dating back to 1786 and a time-honoured tradition of brewing quality beers, Molson is proud to be the nation's pre-eminent brewer.

*All dates and acts subject to change without notice

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