|The Grapes of Wrath|
This year, the show will kick off with the upbeat tunes of The Grapes of Wrath who will be playing their best-known hits from the 80s and 90s as well as songs from their latest album, High Roads. Fans may remember breakthrough hits such as Backward Town, All the Things I Wasn’t and What Was Going Through My Head along with newer records like Good to See You, which reached the Top 40 in 2013.
The Zolas will perform catchy pop songs from
Amazing fireworks display to end the celebrations
Set against a breathtaking backdrop of Calgary’s skyline and the setting sun beyond the Canadian Rockies, the 2016 Canada Day Fireworks will hit the horizon with a bang at 11 p.m. This world-class fireworks show is synchronized with live music broadcast on 101.5 Kool FM and Wild 95.3 FM. so you tune in from wherever you happen to be. Stellar viewing opportunities along the entire Bow River corridor will make this a spectacular finale.
This is only a snapshot of all that will be happening on July 1. Visit Calgary.ca/CanadaDay for a list of events happening all throughout the day, and join The City’s Facebook event for the latest announcements leading up to the big celebration.