Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

April 12, 2012 12:02 ET

Edmonton's Summer Festivals Represent a Full Spectrum of Variety in Music

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 12, 2012) - Edmonton Economic Development Corporation in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada has four operating divisions to include economic development, tourism, the Shaw Conference Centre, the Edmonton Research Park, as well as being a joint partner with TECEdmonton. At EEDC our key areas of focus, life sciences, financial services, energy, advanced technologies, advanced education and tourism.

Recognizing your focus on tourism, we want to share relevant activity and updates from our region that may be of interest to your audience.

Open Sky Music Festival - Canada's premier Surf Rock, Reggae and Roots Music Festival is going ahead with its 3rd Annual event scheduled for June 8-10, 2012 in Edmonton's scenic river valley. Featuring one of the most acclaimed bands of our time - the Wailers (formerly Bob Marley and the Wailers). Click here for more information.

Saddle up for the Intersellar Rodeo: Six Shooter Records launches a summer festival - On a grassy slope under the prairie stars, icons of modern music history will take the stage for the first ever Interstellar Rodeo, a celebration of music, food and wine, making its debut in Edmonton's Heritage Amphitheatre in Hawrelak Park, July 27-29, 2012. Artists include Sinéad O'Connor, Blue Rodeo, Randy Newman, and many more. Click here for more information.

Edmonton hosts more than 40 major festivals throughout the year that celebrate music, theatre, arts, sports, film, culture and winter. The city buzzes with grassroots arts, and has a vibrant indie music scene.

Edmonton Tourism promotes Greater Edmonton as the destination of choice for tourism, conventions, major events and film production and is a division of Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC). Edmonton Tourism encourages socially and environmentally responsible tourism. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca

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Contact Information

  • Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
    Renee Worrell
    Communications Manager, External Relations
    780. 432.4865
    rworrell@edmonton.com