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Grand Beach Hosting Rock-Filled May Long Weekend

May 1, 2010 7:12 AM | Entertainment

By David Klassen

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled.

The May long weekend isn’t too far away, and if you haven’t made plans just yet, a rock ‘n’ roll weekend is something you should consider.

Sixteen of Canada’s top tribute acts will perform in the first ever Tribute to Rock outdoor concert at the Festival Manitoba Event Centre in Grand Beach.

The three-day event set for May 21-24 will include GnR (Guns N’ Roses), 5150 (Van Halen), Double Shot (Stevie Ray Vaughan), Skinny Leonard (Lynyrd Skynyrd), to Plush Velvet (Stone Temple Pilots), Mama Kin (Aerosmith) and Glory Days (Bruce Springsteen). Click on the poster to the left for a complete list of acts.

Bands from across Canada will make the trek to the Manitoba festival, which will feature a main stage venue, vendor tents and kiosks, and on-site camping.

Tickets are on sale now at FestivalManitoba.com or by calling the box office at (204) 977-1900. Group discounts are available by e-mailing sales@festivalmanitoba.com.

Weekend passes include entry to the festival and free camping (maximum 4 people per campsite).