Canadian Fans Rock out to New Visa Infinite Music Series

Visa Infinite provides cardholders unprecedented access to some of the world's top artists and musical experiences

TORONTO, June 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Building on its portfolio of premium and unique account holder experiences, Visa announces the launch of the Visa Infinite Music Series, an exclusive benefits program that gives Visa Infinite account holders once-in-a-lifetime access to some of the world's most popular artists through intimate events and VIP concert experiences.

The first event in the Series offers various package options (see below for details). It will take place on June 30 in the heart of Ontario's wine region, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and will feature iconic Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip, along with Death Cab for Cutie and The New Pornographers.

"Visa Infinite is all about connecting Canadians to their passions," said Jennifer Arthurton, Head of Consumer Credit Products, Visa Canada. "Already known for providing premium benefits and access to exclusive, world-class experiences across travel and dining, the launch of the Visa Infinite Music Series provides yet another exceptional benefit for Canadian cardholders, turning the Visa Infinite card into their ticket to memorable music experiences."

Highlights for this summer's Series include access to a Tragically Hip concert after-party, luxury, round-trip transportation to Niagara-on-the-Lake from downtown Toronto, a gourmet barbecue at Jasper Park with special musical guests, and VIP access to one of the hottest Canada Day events in the country.

In addition to one-of-a-kind events, the newly launched Visa Infinite Music Series will provide account holders with a wide range of unique benefits specifically designed to delight music lovers across the country. In addition to pre-sale ticket access and tickets to "sold out" concerts, benefits include perks like valet parking, VIP lounge access and premium seating at some of Canada's biggest concerts.

Visa Infinite account holders can experience the below events in June and July 2012. Additional events occurring across Canada will be announced throughout the summer.

Summer 2012 Events:

  • The Commons at Butler's Barracks, Niagara-on-the-Lake.
    Tickets on sale June 11, 2012. Event on June 30, 2012.
    New Pornographers go live 7:00p.m.
    Death Cab For Cutie go live 8:00p.m.
    Tragically Hip go live 9:00p.m.

    • VIP Experience in the Niagara-On-The-Lake featuring the Tragically Hip
      $365 per person, plus applicable taxes.
      A unique evening that includes luxury, round-trip transportations from downtown Toronto to a gourmet winery dinner with pairings from Peller Estates, VIP access to see the concert, plus access to a private bar and amenities. Activity times include:
      Executive coaches depart downtown Toronto 4:00p.m.
      Dinner at Peller Estates 5:30p.m.
      Transfer to the concert venue 7:00p.m.

    • The Tragically Hip Experience
      $135 per person, plus applicable taxes
      An exclusive concert experience for Visa Infinite account holders that includes special access to the last 240 tickets available for the show, valet parking at the venue, a VIP viewing area with excellent stage sightlines, entrance to a private bar and amenities, and an onsite concierge service.

  • The Hottest Canada Day Event in the Country at Burl's Creek, Barrie.
    Tickets on sale June 11, 2012. Event on July 1, 2012.
    $85.50 per person, plus applicable taxes
    Be a part of one of the most exciting Canada Day events in the country, with Canada's beloved band, The Tragically Hip. Show times include:
    New Pornographers go live 7:00p.m.
    Death Cab For Cutie go live 8:00p.m.
    Tragically Hip go live 9:00p.m.

To purchase tickets for one or more Visa Infinite Music Series events, while supplies last, Visa Infinite account holders can call 1-866-943-8849 or visit and log-in as a Visa Infinite account holder for offer terms and conditions.

Visa Infinite provides account holders with one-of-a-kind, memorable experiences, including exceptional benefits at some of the world's finest hotels, exclusive access to entertainment and sports events, and a complimentary 24/7 concierge service. Visa Infinite purchases are backed by Visa's multiple layers of security, including Zero Liability, the Visa E-Promise, Verified by Visa® service, address verification and the three-digit code on the signature panel.

About Visa
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency.  Underpinning digital currency is one of the world's most advanced processing networks—VisaNet—that is capable of handling more than 20,000 transactions a second, with fraud protection for consumers and guaranteed payment for merchants.  Visa is not a bank, and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers.  Visa's innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products.  For more information, visit

SOURCE VISA Canada Corporation

For further information:

Erin Sufrin, Visa Canada, 416-860-3869,

Megan Stoudt, Fleishman-Hillard, 416-645-8206,


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