Canada Remembers Festival for Heroes

July 14, 2011 09:00 ET

The Cameco Canada Remembers Int. Festival For Heroes Releases 'Canada's National Concert for the Troops' and Additional 2011 Canada Remembers Project Attractions!!

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AUG. 6TH – 7TH, AUTO CLEARING MOTOR SPEEDWAY, SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN

Canada's largest annual Tribute to Veterans Project

Announces a new location, becoming the first major Air Show in North America to be held at an Auto Race Track !!

The Cameco Canada Remembers 'Festival for Heroes' continues to maintain a primary Tribute to Veterans theme while saluting troops and their families; the Tribute also pays special recognition to Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS and all First Responders who bravely serve their communities and country … and far too often sacrifice their lives in the Line of Duty.

PRESENTED BY THE SASKATCHEWAN MINISTRY OF TOURISM, PARKS, CULTURE AND SPORT

CANADA'S NATIONAL CONCERT FOR THE TROOPS, AUG. 6TH, 2011

FEATURING CANADIAN ARTISTS WHO HAVE PERFORMED FOR THE CANADIAN FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN !!

Multi-Juno Award Winners …

GLASS TIGER

Band members Alan Frew, Sam Reid and Al Connolley have already clearly demonstrated they Support Our Troops with a trip to Afghanistan; Mr. Reid has also been in Bosnia and the North Pole for the same reason. Glass Tiger has a long and proud musical history with hits reaching around the globe!
Glass Tiger … talented and inspiring musicians committed to entertaining our Canadian Forces !!

Juno Nominee and best selling country artist …

JULIAN AUSTIN

Julian has also performed for the troops in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Southeast Asia, bringing his deep-rooted support of our soldiers, past and present, to the forefront with patriotic songs such as 'The Red and White'; Julian's presence at this event will be yet one more example of his musical prowess 'and' values.

GEORGE LEACH

Aside from appearing in several films, George's Blues & Rock infused talent has placed him on stage with the likes of Bo Diddley, Robbie Robertson, Robert Randolph and many other accomplished artists; having previously won 'Best Male Artist' and 'Best Rock Album' at the Aboriginal Music Awards, George's First Nations' heritage will come to life in a powerful musical tribute to his Grandfather, a WWII Veteran, while showcasing his talent to all.

LADIES FOR LIBERTY

Direct from Louisville Kentucky, this beautiful trio has performed for military programs across the United States and now they're ready to bring a taste of the Andrews Sisters 1940's musical era to Saskatchewan ! It's time to 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy' down to the show … as long as you 'Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree' !

DENNIS LECLAIR'S EMOTIONAL MUSICAL SALUTE … 'TO OUR CANADIAN TROOPS'

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'First-Ever' Canadian Appearance by the United States Air Force Honor Guard Precision Drill Team

Direct from Washington, D.C. – Pentagon approved, here to perform a Tribute Demonstration to Salute Our Fallen Veterans and Canadian Forces

PLUS

AIR SHOW TRIBUTE PERFORMANCES BY …

431 Air Demonstration Squadron 'Snowbirds' … the Canadian Forces Sky Hawks Parachute Team … CF-18 Hornet Demonstration Team … Air Show Industry icons 'Gene Soucy and Theresa Stokes' … Kent Pietsch … Red Bull Air Race Performer 'Pete McLeod' … 'Super Dave Mathieson' … WWII – B25 Miss Mitchell … the 2011 Hot Air Balloon Silent Salute to 'all' who have fallen in the Line of Duty … and more !!

Opening Ceremonies 'Parade of Veterans' (both days) … Act of Remembrance / 21 Gun Volley Honour Guard

Complimentary Passes provided for Veterans and Spouses of the Old Guard; complimentary passes also provided to all ex and currently serving Canadian Forces personnel upon presentation of a Military ID Card.

Ticket / Seating Options and other Project details added to www.canadaremembersfestivalforheroes.com as released.

Ticketing information at www.ticketmaster.ca or www.creditunioncentre.com

Sat.: Adults: $25 / St-Sr-Ch: $15 Sun.: Adults $15 / St-Sr-Ch: $10 - Pre-School Free / Reserved Seating $5.00 pp / Parking $5.00 per vehicle

VIP Directors Chalet: Sat - $75pp / Sun. - $50pp

Contact Information

  • Brian Swidrovich
    Director
    Cameco Canada Remembers 'Festival for Heroes'
    Director, Business Development, Credit Union Centre
    306-975-3155
    b.swid@creditunioncentre.com