Best Buy to celebrate grand opening of Burnaby store with a free musical performance by Avril Lavigne



    BURNABY, BC, Nov. 23 /CNW/ - Celebrate good times! Best Buy, Canada's
fastest growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics and
entertainment products, celebrates the Grand Opening of its brand new Burnaby
location across from Metrotown with a free, live musical performance by
Avril Lavigne.

    Avril Lavigne
    Live Performance

    This celebrated Canadian musician takes the stage at the Main Stage in
Swangard Stadium on Sunday, December 2nd at 1 p.m., for a free performance
presented by Best Buy. The first 350 people in-line at any of Best Buy's
stores in the Lower Mainland on Wednesday, November 28th and Thursday,
November 29th before noon will receive a pair of tickets for Avril Lavigne's
live outdoor performance on Sunday, December 2nd.

    Front of the Stage VIP Section

    The first 250 people in-line at the new Burnaby store on Tuesday,
November 27th before noon will receive a wristband for entrance to the VIP
section for Avril Lavigne's live outdoor performance on Sunday, December 2nd.
There is a limit of one wristband per person.

    Meet Avril Lavigne

    The first 150 people in-line at the new Best Buy Burnaby store on Monday,
November 26th before noon will receive a wristband for Avril Lavigne's
autograph session which will take place at the Best Buy Burnaby store location
on Sunday, December 2nd at 3:00pm. There is a limit of one wristband per
person.

    About Best Buy

    Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy
Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:  BBY).
Best Buy is Canada's fastest-growing specialty retailer and e-tailer
(www.bestbuy.ca) of consumer electronics, personal computers and entertainment
software and also operates the Geek Squad (www.geeksquad.ca). There are
currently more than 45 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan,
Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.
    Best Buy offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest
technology and entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure
(non-commissioned) sales environment. The Company is committed to kids and
communities, supporting non-profit organizations that help youth develop their
skill set, discover their talents and sustain a lasting interest in education.
    For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit
www.bestbuy.ca

    Please note: media wishing to be accredited for Avril Lavigne's
performance or autograph signing session must RSVP by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday,
November 27th, 2007. Approved media will be contacted directly about where
passes can be picked up for this event.





For further information:

For further information: or to RSVP/seek accreditation for the Avril
Lavigne performance or autograph session, contact: Kelly Aldinger, NATIONAL
Public Relations, (604) 638-7453, kaldinger@national.ca

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