Blue Rodeo is coming to Surrey for Canada Day.

Blue Rodeo headlines Surrey Canada Day

Organizers anticipate the July 1 event will be the biggest in Western Canada

Canadian country rock legends Blue Rodeo will be coming to Surrey to headline the city’s Canada Day celebrations.

Organizers say this year’s Canada Day event will be the biggest in Western Canada, with crowds topping 100,000.

Blue Rodeo, is one of Canada’s most successful and well-known musical acts, having released 13 full-length studio albums, three live recordings, and one greatest hits package.

Blue Rodeo has sold in excess of four million records and won an unprecedented 11 Juno Awards. They were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2012.

Opening for Blue Rodeo will be alternative artists, The Zolas. Other Main Stage acts include newcomers Little India, and country music favourite, Me and Mae, tribute Tragically Hip cover band The Hip Show, and Zerbin. This year’s fireworks musical mash-up will be crafted by BC DJ collectives, The Freshest.

The event marks Canada’s 148th birthday and highlights include: free live entertainment; a half a million square feet of site area; an expanded Kids Play area; family fun for all ages; over 100 exhibitors; amusements with midway games and rides; and a fireworks show for the grand finale.

“Each year we host a truly outstanding event that brings the community together that shows our national pride and celebrates our unique qualities as Canadians,” said Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner.

Surrey’s 2015 Canada Day Celebration will take place Wednesday, July 1 at the Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre, 176 Street and 64 Avenue in Cloverdale. The event starts at 10 a.m with the fireworks show slated to close the day at 10:15 p.m.

Visit www.surrey.ca/canadaday for more information.

 

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