Shelter from the Sun
Jun 17 – Jun 30 all-day
Shelter from the Sun

It’s summertime in Calgary. And as you’re deciding which destination to visit on your vacation, Calgary’s homeless population are facing a very different problem: heatstroke, sunstroke, sunburn, dehydration and more.

660 NEWS is teaming up with the Mustard Seed to collect and distribute summer survival items to ensure they are safe in the summer heat. Drop off your donations at any of the locations below, and help us support Calgary’s homeless this summer.

Visit to learn more about this campaign, and the incredible work the Mustard Seed does every day.

Alternatively, you can add $5 on your bill at Greta Bar, and Greta will give you a $5 gaming for the next time you come in!

Donation locations:

  • Greta Bar @ 213 10 Ave SW
  • CITY TV @ 535 7th Ave SW
  • Mustard Seed 102 Building @ 102 11 Avenue SE

Much needed items:

      1. New underwear
      2. Sunscreen
      3. Reusable water bottles
      4. Baseball caps / hats
      5. Lip balm / chap stick

Basic statistics about the Mustard Seed:

  • As many as 40% of their guests have jobs, but cannot afford a place to live.
  • Number of meals served in 2018 at YYC Shelter: 318,023
  • Average number of Support Centre guests/month (YYC): 1,089
Coca-Cola Stage Music Lineup
Jul 5 – Jul 14 all-day
Coca-Cola Stage Music Lineup

Coca-Cola Stage Music Lineup

July 5 – 14

One of the best thing about the Calgary Stampede? All the great music on the Coca-Cola stage! With 10 straight days of performances from local, national and international performers, this new and expanded lineup will have music fans rocking through the day and into the night. All shows at the Coca-Cola Stage are FREE with admission to Stampede Park.

This year’s lineup features artists like T-Pain, The Glorious Sons, Feist, Metric & more!

Click here for the full lineup!

Zac Brown Band
Jul 12 @ 07:00:00 PM – 10:30:00 PM
Zac Brown Band

The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Entertainment Inc. are excited to announce that the multiplatinum GRAMMY Award-winning Zac Brown Band will hit the Calgary Stampede in 2019! The Zac brown Band’s only performance in Alberta will be on Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome!

“This announcement is an Alberta exclusive,” says Adam Oppenheim, President, Stampede Entertainment Inc. “Zac Brown Band is the gold standard in live performance and never leaves an audience wanting.  Zac Brown Band’s music is a part of the Stampede-time soundtrack and is a concert not to be missed.”

Tickets are on sale Friday, November 23, 2018 @10am!

  • Ticket link:
  • The pre-sale dates are Tuesday, November 20 at 10 a.m. to Thursday, November 22 at 10 p.m.
  • Pre-sale password: ZBBCS
Sugarland @ Scotiabank Saddledome
Jul 13 @ 07:00:00 PM – 10:00:00 PM
Sugarland @ Scotiabank Saddledome

The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Entertainment Inc. are thrilled to announce that Grammy Award-winning duo, Sugarland, will hit the stage as part of the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series at the 2019 Calgary Stampede.

The Saturday, July 13 performance at the Scotiabank Saddledome, will be Sugarland’s only performance in Western Canada.

Get your tickets before anyone else by using our special pre-sale code!


Pre-sale runs Wednesday, February 13 at 10 a.m. to Thursday, February 14 at 10 p.m.

  • Password: SUGARCS


Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, February 15 at 10 a.m. (MDT) starting at $59.99 (plus applicable fees), and includes admission into the Stampede.

Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, via phone at 1.855.985.5000 and at

Tim McGraw
Jul 14 @ 07:59:00 PM – 10:30:00 PM
Tim McGraw

The Calgary Stampede and Stampede Entertainment Inc. are excited to announce that Tim McGraw, the most played country artist in history, will perform as part of the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series at the 2019 Calgary Stampede!

McGraw’s only Alberta performance will close the 2019 Calgary Stampede on Sunday, July 14, at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

If you want to purchase your tickets, we have a pre-sale code you can use! Details Below;

Pre-sale runs Wednesday, March 6 at 10 a.m. to Thursday, March 7 at 10 pm.

  • Password: TIMC

Tickets will go on-sale to the public on Friday, March 8 at 10 a.m. (MDT) starting at $59.99 (plus applicable fees).

Tickets will be available at

Def Leppard @ Scotiabank Saddledome
Jul 31 @ 06:30:00 PM – 09:30:00 PM
Def Leppard @ Scotiabank Saddledome

Legendary British rock ‘n’ roll icons Def Leppard announced it’s Canadian Summer Tour.

The tour will kick off in Halifax on July 12 and end in Calgary on July 31st at the Scotiabank Saddledome!

Following the close of their historic 2018 co-headline stadium and arena run in North America, Def Leppard sold a staggering 1,000,000 tickets and the tour grossed over $100,000,000.00, a massive feat in today’s touring world. As always, the group keeps pushing forward with their electrifying live shows that have transcended the test of time.

Tickets go on sale Friday, January 19, 2019 @ 10am

Tickets available at

Tickets (incl. GST) $45.00, $69.00, $99.00, $129.50 (Plus Service charges)

Def Leppard fan presales will begin Friday, January 11th at 10 AM local time. Def Leppard VIP Packages will also be available beginning Friday, January 11th at 10AM local time. For more information visit

Weird Al Yankovic
Aug 24 2019 @ 07:00:00 PM – Jun 8 2020 @ 10:00:00 PM
Weird Al Yankovic

Weird Al Yankovic will be performing at the Jack Singer on Aug 24, 2019!

Calgary will be part of the 2019 Strings Attached tour – where every night Al & the band will be performing along with a full symphony orchestra! Tickets go on sale November 16 @ 10:00AM local time!

Jerry Seinfeld
Oct 18 @ 06:00:00 PM – 11:00:00 PM

The Owen Hart Foundation is very pleased to announce Jerry Seinfeld performing on Friday October 18, 2019!

Date: Friday October 18, 2019

Show Times: 6:00PM & 9:00PM

Location: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

This event will mark the 20th Anniversary of The Owen Hart Foundation and the work they do within the Calgary community. This extraordinary evening will punctuate The Owen Hart Foundation’s 20 years of humanitarian service and commitment to helping those with limited resources, but with unlimited potential.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday June 14th at 10:00AM

Purchase tickets here:

Airband Together for a Wish
Oct 27 @ 06:00:00 PM – 09:30:00 PM
Airband Together for a Wish

Airband Together for a Wish

In support of Children’s Wish

October 27 @ The Gateway at SAIT

JACK 96.9 is proud to sponsor the ultimate air band competition Airband Together for a Wish on October 27th at The Gateway at SAIT! This fun event raises money for Children’s Wish and kids coping with a life-threatening illness. You get to be a rockstar for a day and the kids get a memory to last a lifetime.

Sign up your corporate team below, before it fills up!