Rogers Centre upcoming events listing



    TORONTO, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - Rogers Centre, one of the world's premier sports
and entertainment venues, is pleased to be presenting the following events
between August 2009 and March 2010. New and soon to be on-sale events have
been differentiated in red. Artwork or additional information is available by
contacting the Communications Office at the numbers below.

    
    AUGUST EVENTS
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    BLUE JAYS BASEBALL: Canada's only Major League Baseball teams plays its
32nd season with games against Boston (August 18-20), Los Angeles (August
21-23) and Tampa Bay (August 24-26). Additional information is available at
bluejays.com.

    ARGONAUT FOOTBALL: CFL action hits the gridiron as the Toronto Argonauts
have two more games on the schedule this month as they face the B.C. Lions
(August 14 @ 7:30 p.m.) and Calgary Stampeders (August 28 @ 7:30 p.m.).
Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including Rogers Centre -
Gate 7, online or charge by phone at 416-872-5000.

    CANADA KABADDI CUP: Sunday, August 16 @ 10:00 a.m. Ancient Indian sport
combining rugby and wrestling is on display. Tickets priced at $45/person or
$25 each for a family four-pack are available via all Ticketmaster outlets
including Rogers Centre - Gate 7, online or charge by phone at 416-870-8000.

    JONAS BROTHERS: World Tour 2009: Sunday, August 30 @ 7:30 p.m. with
special guests Jordin Sparks and Honor Society.

    
    SEPTEMBER EVENTS
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    BLUE JAYS BASEBALL: Canada's only Major League Baseball teams plays its
32nd season with games against New York (September 3-6), Minnesota (September
7-11), Baltimore (September 21-23), and Seattle (September 24-27). Additional
information is available at bluejays.com.

    ARGONAUT FOOTBALL: CFL action hits the gridiron as the Toronto Argonauts
face the Hamilton Ti-Cats on September 11 @ 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available at
all Ticketmaster outlets including Rogers Centre - Gate 7, online or charge by
phone at 416-872-5000.

    U2 - 360degrees Tour: 2 shows on Wednesday, September 16 and Thursday,
September 17 @ 7:00 p.m. Special guest Snow Patrol opens the show. For
additional details visit www.U2.com.

    
    OCTOBER EVENTS
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    ARGONAUT FOOTBALL: CFL action hits the gridiron as the Toronto Argonauts
play three games this month versus the Montreal Alouettes (October 3 @ 1:00
p.m.), Edmonton Eskimos (October 16 @ 7:30 p.m.) and Hamilton Ti-Cats (October
23 @ 7:30 p.m.). Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including
Rogers Centre - Gate 7, online or charge by phone at 416-872-5000.

    MAHAUTSAV ~ Celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights: continuous event
starting at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9 running until 11:00 p.m. on
Saturday, October 10. Cultural celebration within Indian community; largest of
its kind in North America with 30 hours of celebration and gathering. Ticket
information to be released shortly. For additional details visit
www.mahautsav.com.

    
    NOVEMBER EVENTS
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    ARGONAUT FOOTBALL: CFL action hits the gridiron as the Toronto Argonauts
face the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday, November 7 @ 1:00 p.m. Tickets are
available at all Ticketmaster outlets including Rogers Centre - Gate 7, online
or charge by phone at 416-872-5000.

    
    DECEMBER EVENTS
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    BILLS TORONTO SERIES FOOTBALL: NY state rivalry heads north as the NFL
returns to Rogers Centre with the New York Jets facing the Buffalo Bills on
December 3 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets
including Rogers Centre - Gate 7, online or charge by phone at 416-870-8000.
For additional information, visit www.billsintoronto.com.

    DISNEY ON ICE presents PRINCESS CLASSICS: from December 18-27 enjoy the
magic of Disney on Ice as your favourite Disney Princesses visit Rogers Centre
for multiple holiday performances. Individual tickets available via all
Ticketmaster outlets including Rogers Centre - Gate 7, online or charge by
phone at 416-870-8000 as of November 16 at 10:00 a.m. Save up to $12.00 when
you purchase group tickets (20 or more). Call 416-341-2255 for additional
information.

    
    JANUARY EVENTS
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    INTERNATIONAL BOWL ~ NCAA College Football crosses the border with teams
from the Big East and MAC battling it out for the coveted trophy. A new
champion is crowned on Saturday, January 2, 200 at noon. Tickets are $55.00,
$45.00, and $30.00 and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including
Rogers Centre - Gate 7, online or charge by phone at 416-870-8000. For
additional details visit www.internationalbowl.com.

    MONSTER JAM: Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January
17, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Ticket information to be announced shortly.

    PLAYHOUSE DISNEY LIVE!: from Friday, January 22 - Sunday, January 24,
2010. Laugh, sing and play along with your favourite Disney Playhouse
characters on stage at Rogers Centre during multiple performances. Tickets,
priced at $70,00, $50.00, $35.00 and $25.00, on sale via all Ticketmaster
outlets including Rogers Centre - Gate 7, online or charge by phone at
416-870-8000.

    
    MARCH EVENTS
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    MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS: a FIM World Championship: Saturday, March
13, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $40.00 and $25.00 and available at all
Ticketmaster outlets including Rogers Centre -Gate 7, online or charge by
phone at 416-870-8000. Groups of 20 or more can call 416-341-2255 for tickets.
The practice and qualifying sessions are open to ticket holders starting at
12:30 p.m. Please note it is general admission seating during these sessions.

    
    About Rogers Centre:
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    Rogers Centre, located in the heart of dynamic downtown Toronto, is one
of the world's premier sports and entertainment venues. With over 50,000
seats, multiple configuration modes and 147,000 square feet of show space,
Rogers Centre easily transforms to accommodate events of every size and genre.
    Visit www.rogerscentre.com for the latest in venue and event information.





For further information:

For further information: including photos, b-roll footage or credential
requests, please contact: Jay Stenhouse, VP Communications, (416) 341-1302 or
jay.stenhouse@bluejays.com; Nadia Flaim, Manager Communications, (416)
341-1119 or nadia.flaim@rogerscentre.com; Kendra Hunter, Coordinator
Communications, (416) 341-1237 or kendra.hunter@rogerscentre.com

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