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Tom Cochrane, April Wine, Powder Blues among list of those coming for Cariboo Rocks the North

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Get ready to rock this summer.

Cariboo Rocks the North has unveiled its line up for 2020 and it promises to rock you to the core. Once again the festival will feature 11 bands over three days and is set to take place at Exhibition Park in Prince George.

From August 7-9, the 2020 festival will feature; Tom Cochrane & Red Rider, Nazareth, Powder Blues Band, Aldo Nova, Harlequin, Haywire, Kick Ax, Prism, The Stampeders, Sweet, and April Wine.

“We have had nothing but great feedback from the thousands of fans who have attended the past two years and we couldn’t be more excited to bring this event back for another year in 2020,” said Kyle Sampson, Pacific Western Brewing’s Manager of Northern BC and CRTN Event Manager. “Prince Geoerge is PWB’s hometown, and we know how important it is to give the residents of northern B.C. an opportunity to come together, enjoy great music, and make memories that will last a lifetime with a beer in hand and a smile on their face. We are proud to be Prince George’s original Brewery since 1957, and all of us at PWB are excited to join our partners at CN Centre and GSL in throwing the biggest party in the North once again.”

Full weekend packages and VIP tickets are on sale now. Single day tickets will become available at a later date, with early bird pricing ending December 2.

“Cariboo Rocks the North was the best three days of last summer, and the summer before that,” said Glen Mikkelsen, CRTN Event Manager, and CN Centre Manager. “We cannot wait to host next summer’s festival at Exhibition Park. The line-up is dynamite, and we know people will have a wonderful time.”

Once again the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group has signed on as the Official broadcast partner with their stations 99.3 The Drive and CKPG TV sponsoring the 2020 event.

“We look forward to working with the folks with the Jim Pattison Group again this year, and we will also continue our relationships with organizations like Tourism Prince George, and the BCNE who hosted our camping in 2019. The festival has really become a catalyst for attracting tourism to our city. People are coming from throughout our entire province, and even from outside of BC to attend the festival. We look forward to hosting record breaking numbers in 2020, so get your tickets early,” said Mikkelsen.

“I want to recognize the small army behind our event. Our team is made up of industry professionals, all of which are extremely dedicated to putting on the best, and most badass event we can,” said Sampson. “The team includes staff and management from CN Centre, GSL Group, and Pacific Western Brewing, and also includes a number of contractors, sponsors, and a long list of artists from years past, and upcoming. We are grateful for the partnerships we have built to bring this type of experience to Prince George, and we hope to enhance the experience every year. We’ve been seeing more and more people coming out to the festival, so I would strongly encourage you to consider picking up your tickets early this year so we can see you there.”

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