Country star Corb Lund headlines Fort McMurray Concert in the Park on Saturday, September 10

Residents and visitors invited to a free concert and BBQ at Borealis Park, with special appearance by the Grey Cup

September 07, 2016

CALGARY, September 7, 2016 – All Fort McMurray residents and visitors are invited to a free, all-ages community concert and BBQ at Borealis Park in Fort McMurray on Saturday, September 10 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. MT.

The concert will be headlined by Alberta-born country star Corb Lund and will feature local acts Dan Gillies and Dan Tulk. As a special addition, the Grey Cup will also make an appearance, and attendees can have their picture taken with the trophy at any time during the event.

Guests who would like to attend can RSVP to indicate the number of people in their party at Sponsored by Shaw Communications, the BBQ and concert are free and all are welcome. The concert will take place rain or shine.

The event is being held in partnership with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and will coincide with the unveiling of the new art installation by artist Giuseppe Percivati on the Bob Lamb Bandstand in Borealis Park. The afternoon will feature face painting, family portraits, bouncy slides, and more.

WHAT: Concert in the Park sponsored by Shaw, featuring Corb Lund, Dan Gillies and Dan Tulk. The Grey Cup will also be present.

WHO: Hon. Joe Ceci, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, Province of Alberta
Her Worship Melissa Blake, Mayor of Fort McMurray
Tany Yao, MLA Fort McMurray – Wood Buffalo
Giuseppe Percivati, Artist
Jay Mehr, President, Shaw Communications Inc.

Saturday, September 10, 2016
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. MT, rain or shine

WHERE: Borealis Park
10500 Morrison Street
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 0A6

For more information on the concert, please visit


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