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7 Calgary concerts for you to check out in June

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Lucas Taylor May 31, 2017 9:51 am 710

Calgary’s concert scene this month is a delightfully mixed bag. Musicians that are homegrown here in Canada as well as international stars are heading to Alberta to kick off your summer right.

From classic rock, to indie electronic music, to country, whatever your taste, there’s going to be a show for you in June.

Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017

Starting on April 7th in New Orleans, Louisiana, Soul2Soul is the third tour by American country music artists and Husband and Wife duo, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. The show will be hitting both Calgary and Edmonton.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE

When: June 2 at 7:30 pm

Tickets: Available online at $149.50

Def Leppard

This British band was formed in 1977 and has been popular ever since. Part of the revolutionary new wave of British heavy metal during the late 70’s and early 80’s, some of their most popular songs are Love Bites, Pour Some Sugar on Me, and Hysteria.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE

When: June 3 at 7 pm

Tickets: Available online from $45 to $139

Hollerado

Homegrown in Ottawa, this Canadian indie band was formed in 2007 and has toured extensively across North and South America, Europe and China. Most recently, they released their newest album, Born Yesterday, on April 14th of this year.

Where: Marquee Beer Market & Stage – 4630 Macleod Trail SW

When: June 15 at 9 pm

Tickets: Available online for $20

Bonnie Raitt

Active in the music scene since 1971 and still going strong, Bonnie Raitt has been playing blues, rock, and Americana with popular hits like Love Sneakin’ Up on You, I Can’t Make You Love Me, and Something to Talk About.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Avenue NW

When: June 16 at 8 pm

Tickets: Available online from $49.50-$99.50

Aly and Fila

The hit Egyptian trance music duo host an internet radio show called Future Sound of Egypt, and founded a label by the same name. While the two still produce music together, only Fila since Aly suffered an ear injury while performing.

Where: Marquee Beer Market & Stage – 4630 Macleod Trail SW

When: June 17 at 9 pm

Tickets: Available online for $25

Ryan Adams

Musically active since 1991 with no signs of slowing down, this artist works in rock, alternative country and folk rock. His latest album, Prisoner, was released in February of this year.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Avenue NW

When: June 22 at 8 pm

Tickets: Available online from $37 to $62

Zeds Dead

Another electronic music duo, this one is from a little closer to home. Dylan Mamid and Zachary Rapp-Roven of Toronto have been active since 2009 and are known for exploring different genres to work into their music with some of their favourites being UK garage, hip-hop, electro house, and glitch.

Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive

When: June 30 at 8 pm

Tickets: Available online from $50 to $75

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Lucas Taylor
Lucas Taylor is a writer for the Daily Hive. People say journalists are watchdogs. That might be true but he's more of a beagle than a doberman.

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