Mark your calendars.
In celebration of our nation’s 150th birthday, Calgary native’s Tegan and Sara will be performing at the Riverfront stage on July 1.
Calgary!!!! We’re coming back! See you July 1st. More info soon! https://t.co/KrW0NkzWz2
— Tegan and Sara (@teganandsara) May 25, 2017
Mayor Naheed Nenshi made the announcement yesterday, saying “We are blessed with abundant rich talent in this city, and I am so happy to announce that on July 1, Calgary’s Canada Day headline performers are well loved Calgarians Tegan and Sara.”
Lead up acts to Canada’s indie duo include Juno nominee, Armond Duck Chief, trilingual singer and performer Crystal Plamondon, and local artist, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald.
Following the performances, Calgarians will have the opportunity to wish the nation a happy 150th birthday with a 30 minute world-class fireworks display staged on the Centre Street Bridge.
Where: Riverfront Avenue – Between 1 Street SE and Macleod Trail
When: Saturday, July 1 from 10am to 11:40pm