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Culture & Entertainment Tourism Start.ca Rocks the Park July 17 - Presented by 97.5 Virgin Radio



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Start.ca Rocks the Park July 17 - Presented by 97.5 Virgin Radio

Updated on April 27, 2020.

Important notice: This event has been postponed to Friday, July 16th, 2021 with the addition of AQUA being added to the line up. Please see www.rockthepark.ca for information regarding your ticket purchase. 

 

Start.ca Rocks the Park has released their final announcement of the 2020 festival programming, and the tradition continues! On Friday, July 17th, 2020, Flashback Friday is back. Start.ca Rocks the Park has teamed up with 97.5 Virgin Radio to present one of the most sought after ticketed events in London. July 17th will feature iconic headliner TLC alongside returning fan favourite, Nelly as well as Arrested Development, Jenny Berggren of Ace of Base, 112 and 2 Live Crew.

“We’re back! The tradition continues with our partnership with 97.5 Virgin Radio and our Flashback Friday programming. This is a night for all of us to relive our youth, reunite with old friends and reminisce on some of our favourite memories. We’re excited to have a full house back in the park jamming out to over 30 number 1 hits from the 90’s. See you soon, London!“

Brad Jones – President, Jones Entertainment Group

TLC – One of the greatest legacies in music history can be summed up by just three letters—TLC. Those characters merely hint at the talent of Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, and the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, but they immediately evoke an unparalleled journey nonetheless. That journey encompasses immortal anthems such as “Waterfalls,” “Creep,” “No Scrubs,” and “Unpretty,” to name a few, as well as sales of 70 million records worldwide, four GRAMMY® Awards, two RIAA diamond-certified albums among a total of four multiplatinum albums, ten Top 10 singles, and four Number 1 singles. Meanwhile, the VH1 original film CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story chronicled their rise and broke records as the highest-rated television film premiere of 2013 and the highest-rated original premiere on the network between consistent touring. Continue reading….click here

NELLY – Diamond Selling, Multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning rap superstar, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and actor, Nelly, has continually raised the bar for the entertainment industry since stepping on the scene in 2000 with his distinctive vocals and larger-than-life personality. He became king of the “Summer Anthem” with songs like Hot in Herre, RideWitMe, Countrry Grammar, Cruise, Shake Ya Tailfeather, Dilemma and Just a Dream. 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Country Grammar disrupting the music scene with Nelly’s unique sound and vocals. Nelly’s collaboration with Florida Georgia Line received Diamond status and he is only one of seven rappers to date to reach this honor. Continue reading….click here 

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT – True Hip-hop trailblazers since 1991, Arrested Development has been cultural champions of consciousness and empowerment across the planet. Their representation of eclectic and vibrant African sounds and clothing has produced a unique clash of rhythms and style that continue to contrast the expected look and sound of Hip-hop culture. Arrested Development have been supporters of important groups and movements like the National Coalition of The Homeless, and the African National Congress (ANC).. Continue reading….click here

JENNY BERGGREN OF ACE OF BASE - Jenny Berggren, lead singer of the internationally renowned swedish pop group ACE OF BASE and now solo artist, looked into the face of success rather suddenly at the age of 19. The group’s first two released songs All That She Wants and Wheel Of Fortune coupled in the number one and number two spots on the danish sale charts before a single publicity photo had ever been snapped of Ace of Base. Continue reading….click here

112 – 112 is an American R&B quartet from Atlanta, Georgia. Formerly artists on Bad Boy Records, the group signed to the Def Soul roster in 2002. They had great success in the late 1990s and early 2000s with hits such as "Only You", "Anywhere" and the Grammy Award-nominated single, "Peaches & Cream".

 

2 LIVE CREW – The 2 Live Crew was an American hip hop group from Miami, United States which had its greatest commercial success in the late 1980s to the early 1990s

 

Tickets to Flashback Friday at Start.ca Rocks the Park on Friday, July 17th, 2020 go on sale Friday, February 28th, 2020 @ 10:00am EST.

General Admission: $59.00 + tax/sc

VIP: $129.00 + tax/sc

 

Purchasing Outlets

In Person @ Centennial Hall Box Office
By Phone @ 519.672.1967
Online @ www.rockthepark.ca

 

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