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 Family.ca 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 Family.ca. 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 www.family.ca or www.livenation.com.
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.
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