Marie-Mai and Simple Plan to perform at the Pepsi Coliseum to make the Grand Opening of Best Buy in Quebec City

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 6, 2011 /CNW/ - Best Buy, Canada's fastest growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers, and entertainment products, has opened two stores in Quebec City—one at Galeries de La Capitale 5401 boulevard des Galeries) and the other at Laurier Québec (2700 boulevard Laurier).

To mark its arrival in Quebec City, a free concert will be held on Saturday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Pepsi Coliseum.

Every day at noon from September 9 to 14, the first 325 customers at each store will get two tickets to the show.

You can also come meet these artists during autograph signing sessions on Saturday, September 17 at 2:00 p.m. The members of Simple Plan will be at the Best Buy store at Galeries de la Capitale, and Marie-Mai will be at the Best Buy store at Laurier Québec.

To watch Simple Plan's video go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uatLKuS3vUk

About Best Buy Canada

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 (www.bestbuy.ca) is Canada's fastest-growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products. The company also operates Geek Squad  href="http://www.geeksquad.ca/">(www.GeekSquad.ca), specializing in providing computer support and installing home theaters and electronic products for vehicles. We currently have over 70 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia.

Best Buy offers a unique shopping experience with the latest technology and entertainment products, at the right price, in a no-pressure (non-commissioned) sales environment. The company is dedicated to helping youths succeed and supporting local communities. For more information on its extensive community programs, visit www.BestBuy.ca/best-in-class-fund.

For more information about Best Buy Canada and for our store locations, visit www.BestBuy.ca.

About Simple Plan
With the recent release of their fourth studio album, Get Your Heart On!, Simple Plan continues to gain worldwide recognition. Currently on a sold-out European tour, the multi-platinum, Montreal-based band boasts worldwide sales topping 7 million. Simple Plan's fourth album, this summer's Get Your Heart On!, has already reached gold status in Canada and spawned a radio hit in Jet Lag. A testament to their outstanding popularity, the band has been voted Favourite Canadian Band an unprecedented five times by viewers of the MuchMusic Video Awards. Accolades also include the 2006 JUNO Fan Choice Award and the 2005 Teen Choice Award. Simple Plan is made up of  Pierre Bouvier (Vocals) / Chuck Comeau (Drums, Backing Vocals) / David Desrosiers (Bass, Backing Vocals) / Sebastien Lefebvre (Guitar, Backing Vocals) / Jeff Stinco (Lead Guitar).

SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information:

Pascale Ares
Account Executive
Weber Shandwick
Telephone: 514- 871-4982
Cell: 514-713-1107
pares@webershandwick.com

Patrick Lavoie
Marketing Director - Quebec
Best Buy Canada
Telephone: 514-905-7757
Cell: 514-290-5571
plavoie@bestbuycanada.ca


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