Van Morrison announces outdoor summer concert in Calgary

Tickets go on sale July 9th, legendary musician performing live at Fort Calgary

CALGARY, July 8 /CNW/ - Van Morrison and special guests The Levon Helm Band will be performing on August 5th at Fort Calgary. Tickets to see the legendary singer songwriter will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 9th through Ticketmaster.

"Van Morrison is an iconic musical figure with a huge fan base that spans the globe. We are thrilled to be bringing this show to the city, giving Calgarians the opportunity to see one of the best live performers around," said Pratik Ruparell, Managing Partner, PDP Entertainment, who helped bring the concert to Calgary.

Produced by Concerts North Ltd. and PDP Entertainment, this festival-style show will take place in the unique outdoor setting of Fort Calgary, and will include food and beverage outlets, tents and numerous musical acts on stage. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring festival chairs or blankets.

Doors to the venue will open at 4 p.m. with general seating arranged by zones. Tickets prices start at $75, with VIP seating areas also available.

Van Morrison has been long celebrated as one of the best musical touring acts in the world. He is best known for hit songs such as Moondance, Brown Eyed Girl and Wild Night. Van Morrison has received significant musical acclaim, including six Grammy Awards, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

To purchase Van Morrison tickets, please visit or call (403) 777-0000.

About PDP Entertainment

PDP Entertainment (PDP) is a Canadian-based concert promotion and production company. PDP has produced and promoted concerts, events, festivals, theatre and special events around the world with artists such as 50 Cent, Kanye West, Lil' Wayne, Beyonce, Rihanna, Damian Marley, Beenie Man, Akon, Ne-Yo, and many others. PDP also produces music festivals overseas including Reggae Sumfest in Jamaica. For more information, please visit

About Concerts North Ltd.

Concerts North Ltd. (Concerts North) is a Calgary-based producer, promoter and presenter of live entertainment events. The company operates across Canada and around the world, having built a solid operational base in Western Canada. The key management team averages over 20 years in the industry and has produced, promoted and toured more than 1,500 live music events. For more information, please visit


For further information: For further information: Primary Media Contact: Paula Worthington, Brookline Public Relations, Inc., P: 403-538-5641 ext. 104, C: 403-585-2429,

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