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Five things that need to change before next year’s Calgary Stampede!

July 13, 2015

With the Calgary Stampede done for another year, it’s time for us to look back and well, okay some of you should just be proud if you remember anything from this year’s Stampede, but for the rest of us, it’s …

Crazy video of the man who tried to “Up” himself onto the Calgary Stampede!?

July 6, 2015

Living in Calgary during Stampede, you never know what you’re going to see, but that doesn’t mean I ever expected to see this! On Sunday, Twitter went crazy over reports that a man basically turned his lawn chair into the …

Looking for Stampede Alternatives? Here’s a list of must-dos!

July 6, 2015

We all know that the Calgary Stampede is a ton of fun, but it takes a special person to do all ten days of the Stampede, and for some the greatest outdoor show on earth is just not simply for them. …

Win tickets to see Blake Shelton at the Calgary Stampede!

July 3, 2015

Move over Christmas, for many country music fans the Calgary Stampede is the most wonderful time of the year! And that’s because every year, some of the world’s biggest country music artists descend upon Calgary for a series of amazing …

Calgary flood: Why haven’t the canceled bands done more to help?

July 18, 2013

It’s been one month since a flood waterlogged most of Southern-Alberta and while many communities have finally re-opened, it’s going to be a long time before things are back to normal. One thing that was thankfully back to normal was …

Stampede concerts canceled!

July 2, 2013

Ugh.  I heard this might be true, but I was really hoping it wouldn’t be. The Calgary Stampede has officially canceled all the concerts at the Saddledome during the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. When the flood waters rose in …

Dixie Chicks are Stampede bound!

January 31, 2013

After last year’s Garth Brooks concert, I always wondered how the Calgary Stampede would top it for this year’s concert series.  Well, somehow, they did it. The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth announced this morning that The Dixie Chicks will …

Three things that made me cry this week.

July 13, 2012

I don’t know what is compelling me to write a blog post about the three things that made me cry this week, but here you go anyway! The Amazing Spiderman.  Yes, you read that right. The new Spiderman movie made …

A case of Garth Brooks guilt.

July 12, 2012

When I was a kid, I used to listen to Garth Brooks albums and come up with storylines for each and every single one of his songs song. Once, when I was eight years old, I wrote a whole short …

Stampede 2012: The Must Use Websites, Apps and Videos!

July 6, 2012

Yahoo! The 100th Calgary Stampede is officially here! To help make life a little easier for you, I’ve done up a handy list of the must use apps, websites and videos. The weather is supposed to be perfect for the …

Stampede Party Round Up!

July 4, 2012

You know how there is that weird time of year when Starbucks has both Halloween and Christmas items and when all say, “Wow, isn’t Christmas coming sooner and sooner every year?”  Well, for me, Stampede seems to be like that. …

New contest: Tickets to The Beach Boys- 50th Anniversary Tour! (Closed)

June 19, 2012

Do you feel that? Because I do. Yup, that’s good vibrations you’re feeling and they are coming to The Calgary Stampede! The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Concerts Inc. bringing together the original Beach Boys for a once in a lifetime …

Metro: Why you need to start getting ready for the Stampede now!

June 17, 2012

Whether you live in Calgary, or you live across the country, chances are, for better or for worse, you’ve heard of The Calgary Stampede. This year, I’ll be celebrating my SEVENTH Calgary Stampede!  Sorta crazy to believe that it’s been …

Calgary Stampede: Coke Stage Line Up revealed!

May 24, 2012

You may or may not have heard of a little thing called The Calgary Stampede.  Well, this year, the greatest outdoor show on earth turns 100 and they are doing in grand style.  Besides the big concerts at the Saddledome …

Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto: Want to see Garth Brooks? Find a white hat!

May 7, 2012

Last month, you may have heard that a few thousand people had trouble getting Garth Brooks tickets?  Well three lucky people in Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver are about to get their hands on the most coveted tickets in all the …