Big-name performers will be hitting Edmonton stages this month — and many of them for a good cause! Two of these major concert events will be raising funds for Fort McMurray. Read on to discover which superstars will take the stage in June!
Porkapalooza BBQ Festival & Concert for Hope | June 17 – 19
Over 30 BBQ chefs stake a claim in Clarke Park to be crowned the grilling champion! Among the aroma of roasting meats, you can enjoy food trucks, beer gardens, a marketplace, and a playground for kids! New this year, the meatfest will include a three-day concert series with headliners The Sheepdogs, Gord Bamford, and Loverboy! The concerts are FREE for the first 8,000 people to attend, but they will be collecting donations for the Fort McMurray Relief Fund!
Clarke Stadium | 11000 Stadium Rd.
Fire Aid for Fort McMurray | June 29
Some of Alberta’s biggest artists are banding together to raise money at this all-day concert and fundraiser. Headliners include Nickelback, Blue Rodeo, Corb Lund, and Dean Body. The exciting roster also includes Dallas Smith, Brett Kissel, Alan Doyle, Randy Bachman, and many more! Buy tickets and view the complete line up here.
Commonwealth Stadium | 11000 Stadium Rd.
Meat Loaf | June 16
A former stage actor, Meat Loaf made his big-screen debut as Eddie in the cult film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. His former career influence his operatic, impassioned vocals, theatrical concerts, and best-selling Bat Out of Hell albums. Be blown away by the “I’d Do Anything for Love” singer at this incredible evening!
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium | 11455-87 Ave. | 780-427-2760
Diana Ross | June 28
Best known for her time in one of Motown’s most successful acts, The Supremes, Diana Ross received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. At this unforgettable evening, you’ll hear some of her greatest hits, including “Upside Down”, “I’m Coming Out”, and “Endless Love”.
River Cree Resort & Casino | 300 East Lapotac Blvd., Enoch | 780-484-2121