Calgary Stampede event helps support emerging music artists

Lots of great music during the Stampede - here's a look at emerging artists

Country music artist George Canyon, promotional image. COURTESY GEORGE CANYON WEBSITE

While you’re out Stampeding for the next 10 days, why not take the opportunity to do some good for Calgary’s emerging music artists.

The Smokin’ Hot – A Ty One On MusicFest is set to roll out a number of emerging and established artists on July 11 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. – and will be capped off by Canadian country music star, George Canyon.

Here’s the lineup:

Noon – Mocking Shadows

1 p.m. – Hard Drive

1:50 p.m. – Mocking Shadows

2:45 p.m. – Hard Drive

3:45 p.m. – Amy Bishop

4:50 p.m.- Prophets of Music Emerging Artists: Josh Sahunta, Kate Stevens (backed up by Sweet Barry Wine and The Thunder)

5:55 p.m. – Broom & Little

6:55 p.m. – Ghost Boy

8:15 p.m. – George Canyon

Proceeds from the event go to support the Prophets of Music, a not-for-profit group supporting emerging artists.

“The organization is driven by volunteers who have a passion for original music, and who recognize the role a broader collaborative community can play in supporting young musicians “on the cusp,” organizers said, in a prepared release.

The event takes place at the Belle Southern Kitchen and Bar in Mission at 1919 – 4 Street SW.

Tickets are $60 in advance and include music festival admission, entertainment, BBQ dinner.

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