Fort McMurray Fire Aid concert set times released

With just one day left until some of Canada’s biggest artists hit the stage in Edmonton, the set times for the Fire Aid concert in support of Fort McMurray wildfire relief have been released.

The doors at Commonwealth Stadium open at 4 p.m. MT Wednesday, with Dustin Bentall taking the stage first at 4:45 p.m.

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Each artist will play for approximately 15 to 20 minutes, until the last three performances of the night.

City and Colour’s Dallas Green will hit the stage at 8:35 p.m. and play for about 30 minutes. Blue Rodeo will follow at 9:05 p.m. and play for one hour.

Alberta’s own Nickelback will headline the show, taking the stage at about 10:05 p.m.

The set list for the Fire Aid concert in support of the Fort McMurray United Way.

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    In addition to the Fire Aid concert, several other performances will take place outside the stadium on the “Stamp It Out” stage. Alberta artists Jesse & The Dandelions, Double Fuzz, The Wisers and Captain Tractor will play for people outside the east entrance of Commonwealth.

    Food trucks, family-friendly activities and the Edmonton Eskimos cheer team will be on hand for the free event, which runs from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.

    Tickets are still available for the star-studded concert. Tickets are $35, $60 and $99 through Ticketmaster.

    Watch below: Vignettes reminds us about the Fort McMurray wildfire’s devastating effect on the city, the upswell of support for evacuees and their return to begin rebuilding the community.

    Fort McMurray Wildfire Reflection 1

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    Fort McMurray Wildfire Reflection 1

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    Fort McMurray Wildfire Reflection 2

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    Fort McMurray Wildfire Reflection 3



    In hopes of raising awareness and making the concert a sell-out, Chris Scheetz from CISN Country is camped out in the bucket of a fire truck 90 feet above Yellowhead Trail between highway 60 and 44. Scheetz will spend 30 hours in the ladder truck, with visitors from the concert coming to help him in his efforts.

    Watch below: A local radio host is hoping to draw awareness for the Fort McMurray benefit concert by hanging 90 feet above Yellowhead Trail in Edmonton.

    Global Edmonton’s Gord Steinke and Margeaux Morin will be live from the concert during Wednesday evening’s Global News Hour at 6.

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