Family Channel gets loud with two big ticket summer concerts

Summer campaign announces tour stops in Toronto and Calgary 
TORONTO, June 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Family Channel's got the summer forecast 
and it looks hot! The network's Big Ticket Summer campaign returns with 
sizzling specials, massive movies and cool contests running all summer long. 
This year the excitement doubles with the addition of a second Big Ticket 
Summer Concert event, where Family will bring a stellar lineup of stars out to 
perform in Toronto (Sunday, August 25; Molson Canadian Amphitheatre) and 
Calgary (Saturday, September 7; MacEwan Hall). 
Popular Disney stars and Canadian artists are among the performers set to take 
the stage as part of the Big Ticket Summer Concert line-up. In Toronto, pop 
sensation R5, featuring Austin & Ally's Ross Lynch, will co-headline with fan 
favourite Zendaya, who stars as Rocky in Family Channel's hit series Shake It 
Up and recently placed second on Dancing with the Stars. Joining the show is 
teen superstar Victoria Duffield and pop/rock band Eleven Past One. 
In the west, fans attending Calgary's concert will also see R5 and Eleven Past 
One, along with rising star Tyler Shaw and special guest Veronica. Presented 
by Family, both star-studded concert events will be hosted by the stars of 
Family Channel's breakout dance series, The Next Step. 
Family fanatics will have the chance to win their way into the Big Ticket 
Summer Concert as Family Channel gives away six grand prizes to attend the 
Toronto show. Each prize consists of one trip for four to Family's Big Ticket 
Summer Concert in Toronto including airfare, accommodations, transportation to 
the concert event and tickets to the show. Viewers can log onto to 
enter once a day, every day from June 28 - August 11 and one prize winner will 
be selected weekly. For full contest rules and regulations, please visit 
Family Channel fans are eligible for presale tickets to both Big Ticket Summer 
Concert shows beginning tomorrow, June 5 at 10 a.m. ET, through Thursday, June 
6 at 10 p.m. ET by visiting Ticket sales open to the general public 
on Friday, June 7 at 10 a.m. ET. For additional event information and to 
purchase tickets, please visit or 
The network's non-stop Big Ticket Summer programming schedule includes special 
sneak previews of the network's upcoming new series' alongside not-to-be 
missed movie premieres and exciting episode marathons of Family's hit shows 
all summer long. Additional details surrounding Family's big summer specials 
will be released in the coming weeks. 
Family Channel is a premium, commercial-free network offering the best in 
family television entertainment in approximately 6 million homes across 
Canada. Dedicated to celebrating family life and providing a fun experience 
for all, Family airs a unique mix of series, movies and specials, with a large 
portion of programming supplied by Disney. Family Channel also offers Family 
OnDemand, a television-based Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service and 
Family OnLine, an internet-based, streaming service, these services, available 
at no additional cost, present hit Disney movies and series plus top-rated 
Canadian series to subscribers when they want it, where they want it. Visit us 
Family Channel is a member of the Astral family. Astral Media Inc. (TSX: 
ACM.A/ACM.B) is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several 
of the country's most popular pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home 
advertising and interactive media properties. Astral plays a central role in 
community life across the country by offering diverse, rich and vibrant 
programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and advertisers. To 
learn more about Astral, visit 
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additional information please contact: Jaime Werby at 416-956-8584 Joanna Landsberg at 416-956-8547 
SOURCE: Family Channel 
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