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2014.07.02 - Showband awarded Sudler Shield

July 02, 2014

In December 2013, the Calgary Stampede Showband was named a recipient of the prestigious Sudler Shield from the John Philip Sousa Foundation. The Showband is the only Canadian ensemble to ever receive the award, which recognizes longlasting world class excellence by international marching bands. More…Read More

2012.08.16 - Stampede Goes to the CNE

August 16, 2012

A Band of Outriders will be sharing their brand of music and entertainment with guests to the CNE (Canadian National Exhibition) during its opening weekend. The band will be representing the Stampede by setting up at various locations around the CNE grounds on August 17 - 19, 2012. Specifically, the Outriders will be…Read More

2012.02.22 - Amazing Summer Tour Announcement

February 22, 2012

We are proud to announce the Showband’s return to the Land of Rising Sun for it’s 2013 Summer Tour! This will be the band’s fourth trip to Japan, with the last time being 15 years ago in 1997. The band will be participating in the 2013 WAMSB Championships in Chiba City Japan. The 2013 World Championships…Read More

2012.01.01 - 2012 Tournament of Roses Bandfest Video

January 01, 2012

The Showband was one of 19 bands to participate in Bandfest on December 31, 2011 at Pasadenca City College in Robinson Stadium. Watch the largest Stampede Showband ever in their new uniforms, premiered for this event! Click these links to view the show (Part 1 ) (Read More

2011.12.18 - Pasadena trip kicks off Calgary Stampede centennial celebration

December 18, 2011

Hard-working Stampede Showband starting 2012 at Rose Parade
Pasadena trip kicks off Calgary Stampede centennial celebration

By Ken Martinson, Founder

CALGARY, AB (December 15, 2011) — The Calgary Stampede Showband is officially known as Calgary's…
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