Bentley headlines first Canadian fest
Monday, April 4, 2011
– Dierks Bentley will headline the first annual Summer Send Off Music Festival in Alberta, Canada in September.
Presented by Big Air Entertainment and the Ponoka Stampede Association, the festival will be held at the Ponoka Stampede Rodeo Grounds, starting on Friday Sept. 2.
"We are pleased to announce that Easton Corbin along with Juno nominated Canadian artist Deric Ruttan will be joining Bentley on Saturday as mainstage performers," says Brian Halbert of Big Air Entertainment. Casey Clarke of CMT Canada will be hosting the festival.
"2011 is the 75th anniversary of the Ponoka Stampede, and we wanted to end off the summer rodeo season with a great event. Ponoka is rich in cowboy tradition and conveniently located in the heart of country music in Alberta. We knew we could offer a world-class venue for world-class entertainment, all while keeping it country," said Blair Vold of the Ponoka Stampede Association.
Remaining performers were not announced.
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