Shaw Corporate

Shaw Charity Classic Concert brings a great big gift to Calgarians with Great Big Sea and special guest The Trews

August 06, 2013

Calgary, Alberta (August 6, 2013) — Shaw Communications announced a free concert to celebrate the Shaw Charity Classic, and is inviting all Calgarians to join in on the festivities at Shaw Millennium Park on August 29. Complimentary tickets for the all-ages Shaw Charity Classic Concert are available beginning today, granting people access to performances from two of Canada's most popular groups, Great Big Sea and The Trews. "This has been a particularly eventful summer in Calgary and Southern Alberta, and the generosity from our communities has defined our city," said Brad Shaw, CEO, Shaw Communications. "In that spirit, we are pleased to be able to give back by helping to bring a community-building, international sporting event to Calgary with the Shaw Charity Classic, and to give the city a concert to kick off the summer's final long weekend."

What: Great Big Sea with The Trews
When: 6 p.m., August 29
Where: Shaw Millennium Park, 1220 9 Ave SW, Calgary. Ticket required for entry.
How: Tickets only available in person from Shaw retail outlets. Maximum four tickets per person. No tickets will be available at the door.
Who: This is an all ages event.

With ticket entry, concert-goers will have free access to Shaw Go WiFi. YYC Food Trucks and a licensed 18+ beer garden will also be on site. Tickets can be picked up starting today at participating Shaw retail locations in Calgary:

  • Shaw Store Chinook Centre
  • Shaw Store Sunridge Mall
  • 3003 MacLeod Trail SW
  • Shaw Barlow – 24—32nd Ave NE

About Shaw

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.3 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY® and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX – SJR.B, NYSE – SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit

About the Shaw Charity Classic

The inaugural Shaw Charity Classic – August 26 to September 1, 2013 – is a three-round, 54-hole stroke-play tournament with a US $2 million purse. The field will consist of 81 Champions Tour professionals, and the winner will receive US $300,000 and 300 Charles Schwab Cup Points. As the first annual Champions Tour stop in Western Canada, the Shaw Charity Classic at Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club will showcase Calgary and Southern Alberta to the world through is broadcast on the Golf Channel. For more information on the event, please visit