By Killa Burkinshaw

Well now that we had a practice round for welcoming the world to Stampede Park we are certainly ready for the Big Show to arrive (only 25 more days left to go)! This week we have music, dance, beading and something in between.

  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers– Tom Petty, with The Heartbreakers at his side, has become a rock and roll icon lauded by fellow musicians and music lovers worldwide. Don’t miss your chance to see these Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees following the release of their first studio album in eight years, ‘Mojo’. Opening for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers is Joe Cocker. Tuesday June 15, 7.30 p.m. at the Saddledome.
  • Canadian Bead Oasis Show Calgary 2010 – A Canadian Bead Show featuring beads, beading supplies, jewelry, beading kits and components, lampwork art glass beads, and lampworking glass rods and supplies. Friday, June 18 – Sunday, June 20, Big Four Building Hall B.  For more information go to the website.
  • Tickets for 2010 Stampede events are still available – it’s not too late to get great seats to some of the most exciting events the Calgary Stampede has to offer. Visit to get the best seats in the house for the Rodeo, Evening Show, Chuckwagon Races and Concerts!
That’s all for this week. For updates and info on everything Stampede, make sure you follow us on Twitter at @calgarystampede , on Facebook through our official Facebook fan page, and stay tuned to the official Stampede Blog to learn more about some of the things happening Here. All Year.