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THE STAMPEDERS – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS

Thu Jun 30th @ 7:30 pm

Shantero Productions presents IN CONCERT
THE STAMPEDERS – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS

‘They’re on their way, to the city lights’ … and, THE predominant Canadian Rock ‘n’ Roll band of the 1970s – The Stampeders – are bringing along all their classic hits: Wild Eyes, Carry Me, Oh My Lady, Devil You, Monday Morning Choo Choo, Minstrel Gypsy, Hit the Road Jack and, of course, the quintessential Canadian – and Hall of Fame – song, Sweet City Woman! A veritable soundtrack to a whole generation that will ‘carry you home’ … maybe not to Birmingham … but back to a time of tie-dyed t-shirts and elevator shoes, 15¢ coffee and homemade apple pie, dating and dreaming … By the time The Stampeders get to the first chorus of the first song, everyone will be singing along.

No seventies group represented Canada’s musical identity to the world like The Stampeders. A quick look at Canada’s music scene from 1971 until 1976 confirms The Stampeders were truly the country’s international musical ambassadors, touring more extensively in Canada and overseas than any other Canadian group during that time. In 1977 the trio: Rich Dodson (lead guitar), Kim Berly (drums) and Ronnie King (bass) parted company but reunited, fittingly at the Calgary Stampede, 15 years later in 1992. Since then they’ve been recognized by SOCAN for their Lifetime Achievement, been inducted into the SOCAN Songwriters Hall of Fame on five occasions and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame for their 1971 seminal hit Sweet City Woman.

The enduring musical legacy of The Stampeders, celebrating 50 years… ‘better catch a noon train, better get there for a rock ‘n’ rolling good time!’

For more info visit www.shantero.com or www.stampeders.net

Members Presale starts Tuesday, Mar.29th @ 11am
Memberships only $30
Public sales start Friday, Apr.1st @ 11am

All seats $66.50

CALL OUR TICKET CENTRE 250-754-8550

Details

Date:
Thu Jun 30th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Website:
http://www.shantero.com

Venue

The Port Theatre Main Stage
125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada
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Phone:
250-754-8550