By Kelli Gustafson – RogersPlace.com
Welcome to the first-ever Rogers Place Weekly Blog— Where you will find the latest concert announcements and other exciting updates you may have missed over the past week!
Dolly Parton announces show
Tickets go on sale this Saturday (May 7th), at 10:00am MDT.
Another concert! Entertainment icon @DollyParton brings her Pure & Simple Tour to #RogersPlace Saturday, Sept. 17. pic.twitter.com/ppRgvM1rkj
— Rogers Place (@RogersPlace) May 3, 2016
Dolly Parton announced earlier this morning that she will be playing at Rogers Place on September 17, 2016.
“We’re so excited to get out there and see the fans again. I’m really looking forward to singing songs the fans have not heard in a while, as well as the hits, while debuting a few new ones off Pure & Simple,” Parton said.
Keith Urban announces tour
Tickets go on sale this Friday (May 6th), at 10:00am MDT.
#RogersPlace‘s first concert announcement! @KeithUrban brings his #RIPCORD world tour to #yeg on Friday, Sept. 16. pic.twitter.com/nG9wPSZb0g
— Rogers Place (@RogersPlace) April 28, 2016
Confirmed last Thursday, Keith Urban will bring his ripCORD WORLD TOUR 2016 to Rogers Place on September 16, 2016. With support from Dallas Smith and Maren Morris, Urban’s tour was one of the first announced shows that will hit the stage at Rogers Place this September.
Sheena Way Interview
Behind this announcement, Sheena Way—Rogers Place, Assistant GM, Live Entertainment—shared insight into the Rogers Place live entertainment rollout:
“This year is going to be a really big year, we’re so excited about how many different events we have coming through”
Way also commented on the upcoming Rogers Place Open House, “Come take a walk around and see how beautiful this venue is— we’re so proud of it— it’s one of the most beautiful venues I’ve ever seen.”
“Be a part of it, enjoy it, experience it and be entertained!”
Oilers Entertainment Group CEO & Vice Chair, Bob Nicholson, added, “This is just the start, stay tuned, more to come.”
Iveson Confirms Rogers Place Open House
Mayor Iveson confirmed the Rogers Place Open House will be on Saturday, September 10, 2016. This Open House will give the community an opportunity to see inside the newly completed Rogers Place. Mark your calendars, and join us in discovering your future home for entertainment, excitement, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences!
“On Sept 10, Edmontonians will be invited to an open house at Rogers Place so that they can see for themselves what we’ve built.” #ECCMayor
— YEG Mayor’s Office (@YEGMayorOffice) April 25, 2016
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