The event will be held on August 8th and 9th at Canada Olympic Park and some big names are in the line up for this year's event. Other artists will be added as the event gets closer and organisers say they were keen to return to Calgary because of the response they recieved last year. Last year, 37, music fans took in the two day event at Fort Calgary. Tickets go on sale July 4th at Ticketmaster and Future Shop outlets. Pearl Jam. Report Error Editorial standards and policies.
In North America the Virgin name, and recently the Virgin Mobile brand, is used in full to increase brand association, compared with the UK and Australian festivals, where association is simply implied through the use of the V. Like the other variants of the V Festival, the events are sponsored by Virgin Mobile , in this case, either the US or Canadian versions. Virgin Festival took place in Vancouver on May 20 and 21, as well as a return to Pimlico Race Track  in Baltimore for an expanded two-day event on August 4 and 5 and Toronto on September 8 and 9. On October 16, , an event was announced to take place in Calgary, Alberta on June 21 and 22, The festival also returned to Baltimore on August 9 and 10,