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Bands and Shows at the Queen City Ex Great Western Stage

Great Western Stage Shows

The Great Western Stage brings an incredible lineup of bands to Queen City Ex with the opening band starting each night at 7 p.m. and the headliner at 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 2: Gord Bamford

Opener: Nice Horse

Presented by Great Western Brewing Company

CCMA Male Artist of The Year winner Gord Bamford will kick it off on Wednesday, August 2 with popular country hits like “Where a Farm Used To Be,” “Don’t Let Her Be Gone” and “When Your Lips Are So Close.”

Thursday, August 3: July Talk

Opener: The Zolas

Presented by Prairie Mobile

July Talk's debut album in 2012 became a staple on modern-rock radio, earning the band a gold record in Canada and a Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year. July Talk will perform a number of their signature songs like “Lola + Joseph,” the dirty-disco grind “Push + Pull” and first-album favourites like “Guns + Ammunition.”

Friday, August 4: I Mother Earth & The Watchmen (co-headliners)

Presented by Sherwood Co-op

In a classic rock-n-roll performance that is sure to please, I Mother Earth and The Watchmen will team up to co-headline on Friday, August 4. I Mother Earth will entertain with hits from their critically acclaimed multi-platinum album “Scenery and Fish,” spawning several Canadian top 10 hits with “Raspberry,” “Another Sunday” and “One More Astronaut.” Showing fans why they continue to sell out shows in Canada year after year, Canadian-formed rockers The Watchmen will continue the energy performing hits like “Incarnate” and “Zoom” from their Juno-nominated albums.

Saturday, August 5: Ruth B 

Opener: Christian Hudson

Presented by SaskTel

Flourishing popstar Ruth B, popular for her hit debut “Lost Boy,” will hit the stage on Saturday, August 5. Fans will be treated to her signature performance of exquisite drum beats mixed with rich vocals, resulting in a beautifully-layered collection of relevant pop hits.

Sunday, August 6: Brett Kissel

Opener: Wayne Lee, Hypnotist

Presented by The Mosaic Company

Wrapping up the week on the Great Western Stage on Sunday, August 6 will be reigning CCMA Male Artist of the Year and Fans’ Choice winner Brett Kissel! Also a Juno winner, Kissel will get your toes tapping with his Billboard Canada Top 10 singles like “Started With a Song” and “3-2-1,” as well his chart topping #1 single “Airwaves.”

Kids’ Shows and Meet and Greet Opportunities

  

Friday, August 4

  • 3 & 5 p.m.: Meet PAW Patrol - Marshall & Chase

Saturday, August 5: 

  • 1 p.m.: Meet TMNT - Donatello & Leonardo
  • 2 p.m.: ALVINNN!!! And the Chipmunks
  • 3 p.m.: Meet PAW Patrol - Marshall & Chase
  • 4 p.m.: ALVINNN!!! And the Chipmunks
  • 5 p.m.: Meet PAW Patrol - Marshall & Chase

Sunday, August 6:

  • 1 p.m.: Meet TMNT - Donatello & Leonardo
  • 2 p.m.: ALVINNN!!! And the Chipmunks
  • 3 p.m.: Meet PAW Patrol - Marshall & Chase
  • 4 p.m.: ALVINNN!!! And the Chipmunks
  • 5 p.m.: Meet PAW Patrol - Marshall & Chase

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