Need Some Hip Hop in Your Life This Calgary Stampede Then Don't Miss These Shows
Calgary Stampede 2019 has arrived officially taking place July 5th, 2019, to July 14th, 2019. Kick off parties begin Thursday, July 4th, and we know there won't be a shortage of honky tonk songs, cowboy boots and cut up jean shorts, but what about all the hip hop fans out there? Don't worry, if country music isn't your thing or you need a change of pace there are plenty of hip hop, old school and RnB shows going on this year. Check out Mixinmeup's guide here, so you do not miss a thing.
Bastid's BBQ July 4th @ Badlands Music Festival (Knoxville Tent)
Skratch Bastid's famous BBQ has made its come back to Calgary, and you don't want to miss this show. Skratch Bastid is one of Canada's most in-demand DJs, and he's bringing his BBQ and his friends to help kick off The Calgary Stampede. https://www.facebook.com/events/1043265509205812/
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Doors Open at 5:00pm
Event is 18+
Cole The God July 5 & July 12 @ Pin-Bar
A night of music curated by Cole The God & Dj Swann spinning funk, soul and rap for your listening pleasure. Presented by Pin-Bar & CGS Events
"Cole The God is a Nhiyaw/Canadian music producer, DJ, and musician from Calgary, Alberta. Cole got his career start in music at a young age, writing and touring with prominent hardcore band Grave Maker. With a background in audio production and a passion for music creation, Cole has spent the last decade refining his skills as a beat maker, DJ, and multi instrumentalist. After forming the MC/Producer duo Suicide Kings with Detroit rapper Joe Hyde in 2012, Cole has gone on to open for artists such as Mobb Deep, Big Boi, Tech N9ne, and Redman with shows spanning across Canada, USA, and Europe." https://www.facebook.com/events/364574260917285/
Starts at 9pm
Y2K Old School Party July 5th @ Music Calgary
Need a little throw back in your life, listen to the hits from the late 90's to the early 2000's. Can't promise you there won't be a little Brittney Spears in the mix!
Starts 9:30 pm
Merkules July 7th @ The Ace NightClub
Canadian Hip Hop star Merkules hits the stage at the new Ace Nightclub July 7th. Merkules has earned two Western Canadian Music Award nominations, over 130 million views and over 50 million audio streams, and over 500 high energy performances across North America, Europe, and Australia. He continues to gain popularity with his inspirational lyrics inspiring fans worldwide.
T-Pain July 8th 9pm @ Coca-Cola Stage Stampede Grounds
T-Pain returns to the stage after some well deserved time off, the artist returned in 2018, and he is now here to celebrate stampede 2019. T-Pain has released multiple hit songs, has won two Grammy awards, his success has ranked him as one of the most influential artists of all time. This concert is included in Stampede admission.
Classified July 8th 10pm @The Big Four Roadhouse
Classified is a JUNO Award-winning, multi-platinum, Canadian hip-hop artist and producer. Known for tracks such as 'O...Canada' and 'That ain't Classy', Classified will perform for fans at The Big Four Roadhouse.
This is an 18+ event and free admission with proof of Stampede ground entry.
Lil Berete July 8th 8pm @ The Coca-Cola Stage Stampede Grounds
Lil Berete made his way onto the Toronto rap scene with his first mixtape, Icebreaker ,in 2018 which was only the begging for the 17-year-old up and coming. Lil Berete says he has been inspired by Young Thug, Akon and T-Pain, which help create his "blends of infectious hooks with street rap and dancehall to create trap anthems that are as catchy as they are hard."
This event is free with Stampede grounds admission
K-Riz July 8th 12:30 pm @ The Coca-Cola Stage Stampede Grounds
"Citing Prince, Michael Jackson and Sade as early influences, harmonies play a strong role in the music K-Riz creates. Stylistically, K-Rizs brand of R&B can be described as progressive and futuristic with hints of early 90s New Jack Swing. Much like Marvin Gaye, K-Rizs subject matter varies in topic from romance to personal growth to current affairs."
This is a free event with Stampede grounds admission.
Snoop Dogg & Nelly July 9th @ Cowboys Music Festival Tent
You won't want to miss this one, the legendary Snoop Dogg and Nelly team up to take it back old school at the Cowboys Music Festival Tent.
Gates open at 5pm and must be 18+ to attend this event.
DJ Snoopadelic July 9th @ Cowboys Music Festival Tent
Snoop Dogg aka DJ Snoopadelic turns from rapper to DJ after his concert with Nelly on July 8th.
Gates open at 7pm
This is a 18+ event
Lil Nas X July 12th 1pm-2pm & July 12th 8pm-2am @ Cowboys Music Festival Tent
Lil Nas X performs his single 'Old Town Road' ranked number 1 on the Billboard Top 100 chart. Later that night he will host Cowboys Old Town Rodeo.
These are 18+ events
Machine Gun Kelly July 13th @ Badlands Music Festival (Knoxville Tent)
American rapper Machine Gun Kelly was given his stage name for his rapid-fire lyrical flow and is a reference to notorious criminal George "Machine Gun Kelly" Barnes. His most recent release 'Rap Devil' topped itunes charts. MGK is about to drop a new album, this is the time to see him live.
This is a 18+ event
Juice WRLD July 14th @ Cowboys Music Festival Tent
Juice WRLD is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Illinois. He is primarily known for his hits, "All Girls Are the Same" and "Lucid Dreams". With a similar style to Post Malone and Travis Scott, his music has been described as "emo-leaning and genre-bending".
Event starts at 7pm
This is a 18+ event
Rewind Party Series July 14th @ Badlands Music Festival (Knoxville Tent)
"This years Rewind Party Stampede edition is going down at Knoxvilles Stampede Tent.The same old school music video party you know and love in the same crazy Stampede tent experience.. but turned up 10 notches! If you've been to the last 2 years, you know how wild this one gets. It's on again Calgary! REEWIIIIIIND!"