Performance in the Park 2017

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Performance in the Park 2017

Featuring: Hedley and Walk off the Earth

Celebrate Canada 150 and the arrival of summer with highly-anticipated performances from two of Canada’s top contemporary music acts at Performance in the Park in Banff National Park.


Friday June 9: Hedley

Friday, June 9, 6:30 p.m.  Gates at 5:30 p.m.
Cascade Gardens at the Parks Canada Administration Building
$35
Children under 2 years of age are admitted free without a ticket

In order of appearance: 

Ria Mae: Ria was touted as a 2016 “Next Big Thing” at CBC Music and “2016 Spotlight Artist” at Spotify Canada. Ria’s “Clothes Off” has also been nominated for “Single Of The Year” at the 2016 JUNO Awards alongside Drake’s “Hotline Bling”, The Weeknd’s “I Can’t Feel My Face” and Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean”. 

Hedley: With six studio albums selling a combined million-plus alongside four million singles, Hedley has been making arena-ready, fist-pumping pop hits for over a decade. Add to their accolades and accomplishments a pair of JUNOs, 11 MuchMusic Video Awards, three SOCAN Awards, 17 #1 Much videos, and 60 million online video views, and their place in the Canadian cultural landscape is firmly cemented.

Approx. end time: 9:45 p.m.

Saturday June 10: Walk off the Earth

Saturday, June 10, 3 p.m.  Gates at 2 p.m.
Cascade Gardens at the Parks Canada Administration Building
$35
Children under 2 years old are admitted free without a ticket

In order of appearance: 

The winner of CBC Music's 2017 Searchlight Contest will open Performance in the Park on June 10.

Amistad: Amistad is an alternative 5-piece band from Vernon B.C. Canada who continues to shake heads with their epic sounds and impressive songwriting chops. Unsatisfied to churn out simple three-minute rock standards, they continue to challenge their craft by hiking to new songwriting heights and attacking each new live show with the relentless energy of a band on the verge. 

Walk off the Earth: Walk Off The Earth is an unconventional, multi-talented five-piece musical phenomena. Since the debut of their brilliant 5-people-playing-one-guitar interpretation of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” exploded on Youtube, the band has taken the world by storm. New fans from around the world immediately fell in love with their organic, independent, sincere and honest original songwriting, cover interpretations and beautifully filmed videos. Their independent spirit, unstoppable work ethic and awe-inspiring creativity has catapulted Walk Off The Earth into new and uncharted waters with only bigger and better things on the horizon.

Approx. end time: 6:50 p.m.

Bring your blanket and celebrate the arrival of summer in Banff National Park.
*only a limited number of discounted child tickets available each day

Good to Know:

-Goes on rain or shine, so dress appropriately.
-Event is presented outdoors on the lawn so bring a blanket, cushion or festival chair (see above) to sit on.
-Lawn chairs are permitted but will be restricted to certain seating sections.
-No parking on-site, public parking is available in the Town of Banff on surrounding streets.
-Small bags and packs are permitted but may be subject to search.
-No alcohol will be permitted on the grounds.
-No pets allowed on site.

Looking for parking for the event?  Check out Banffparking.ca for available parking spots in town!

STAY at Banff Centre or to find out more about  accommodation in Banff & Lake Louise click here



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