Calgary Stampede unveils 2016 Coca-Cola Stage lineup

The band X Ambassadors performs at the Old National Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana. EPA/STEVE C. MITCHELL

Organizers have revealed which bands will be performing at the Coca-Cola stage during the 2016 Calgary Stampede.

The lineup was announced during the annual Coca-Cola Covert Concert at Flames Central on Thursday.

The first artist to be unveiled was Coleman Hell, who took to the stage to perform a half-hour set including his single “2 Heads.”

READ MORE: Calgary Stampede 2016 complete concert listing

Afterward, the Calgary Stampede announced the additional 14 artists set to play during the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, including local favourites The Dudes and Jocelyn Alice, Juno Award-winner Classified and Vancouver quintet Mother Mother.

Among the bands unveiled was American alternative rock bank X Ambassadors, who then performed for the crowd, including renditions of their singles “Renegades” and “Unsteady.”

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Concerts on the Coca-Cola Stage are free with park admission.

The 2016 Calgary Stampede runs from July 8 to 17.

BELOW: Complete 2016 Coca-Cola Stage concert lineup from the Calgary Stampede

Thursday, July 7, 2016 (Sneak-a-Peek)

  • Christian Hudson – 7 p.m.
  • JJ Shiplett – 8 p.m.
  • The Dudes – 9:15 p.m.

Friday, July 8, 2016

  • Walk off the Earth

Saturday, July 9, 2016

  • Coleman Hell

Sunday, July 10, 2016

  • Classified

Monday, July 11, 2016

  • X Ambassadors

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

  • The Sheepdogs

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

  • Jocelyn Alice – 8 p.m.
  • Shawn Hook – 9 p.m.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

  • Mother Mother

Friday, July 15, 2016

  • The Glorious Sons

Saturday, July 16, 2016

  • Gord Bamford

Sunday, July 17, 2016

  • Simple Plan


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