Becky G & The Vamps to Headline Canada’s Family Channel Big Ticket Summer Concert Series

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beckyg-thevamps-familyTwo of the hottest young acts in music are heading to Canada this summer!

It was just announced that Becky G & The Vamps will be helping you have the best summer ever at Family’s annual Big Ticket Summer Concert, presented by LEGO Friends. The concert will be touching down in SEVEN locations across Canada this August. The highly-awaited concert tour will take place August 15-25 making stops in Abbotsford, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto and St. John’s. For a complete list of tour dates, venues and ticketing information, please visit Big Ticket Summer Concert’s online destination, Family.ca.

“‘More’ might as well be the theme for this year’s Big Ticket Summer Concert tour – we’ve got more artists from more countries, for more shows in more cities, bringing the concert experience to more fans and families in Canada than ever before,” said Paul Cormack, Vice President, Marketing, DHX Television. “The formula for the Big Ticket Summer Concert has always been to bring stars from the network right to the fans together with incredible musical talent who can use the extra push from Family to break into the bigtime. We’re very excited to be able to announce the same line up for every city in which the tour stops and we can’t wait for our audience to connect with the stars we have performing this year in a very “Family” setting that fans can’t get anywhere else.”

Joining Becky G & The Vamps will be Canadian alternative-pop artist Shane Harte and The Tide. Of course, the event wouldn’t be complete without appearances by some of Family’s biggest stars and, after performing across the country on a sold-out national tour, cast members of the wildly popular tween drama The Next Step will bring their high-energy dance routines back to the live stage for what will be their fourth Big Ticket Summer appearance. Series stars Jordan Clark (Giselle) and Lamar Johnson (West) show off a few of their other talents, bringing an added dose of charisma and charm as this year’s concert hosts.

Fans who can’t wait to get their hands on tickets to the biggest concert event of the summer can tune in to Family tonight at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT for a special message about the concert, including information on how to obtain a limited-time pre-sale code. Advance tickets will be available for all seven shows beginning tonight, through Thursday, June 4 at 10 p.m. (local time). The pre-sale code will expire when the limited quantity is sold out, or on Thursday, June 4 at 10 p.m. (local time), whichever comes first. Ticket sales open to the general public on Friday, June 5 at 10 a.m. (local time). For additional event information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.family.ca or www.ticketmaster.ca.