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Preview + Giveaway: Win Tickets To The I Love 90s Tour in Edmonton (May 17, 2019)

Rogers Place I Love The 90s Concert Tour Edmonton Throwback

I LOVE 90s music! When it comes to tunes, every day is Throwback Thursday for me. There’s just something about listening to the music you grew up with—it makes me feel so happy.

If you can relate, then you’re going to be really excited about this news (appropriately shared on Throwback Thursday):

On May 17 kicking off the long weekend, the “I Love The 90s Tour” comes to Rogers Place in Edmonton!

Featuring Vanilla Ice, Sugar Ray’s Mark Magrath, Rob Base, Montell Jordan, All 4 One and Biz Markie, the I Love The 90s Tour is here to satisfy your nostalgia needs, and I’m so excited to be partnering with Rogers Place to spread the word about the biggest throwback concert of the year!

Mark McGrath - I Love The 90s Tour Rogers Place
I Love The 90s Tour coming to Rogers Place features Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath!

General sale for the I Love The 90s Tour starts Friday, Jan 25.

But starting today (Jan 24, a Throwback Thursday no less!) you can buy tickets using my exclusive link!

If you use my exclusive Ticketmaster link you can also get $5 off your ticket! Just click here.

Along with the discounted tickets, I’m also giving away a pair of VIP tickets to the show!  

Celebrating throwback concert announcements like Carlton.

** GIVEAWAY **

Enter to win a pair of VIP tickets to the show, which includes floor seats and a post-show meet and greet (valued at $270)!

All you have to do is:

Is it the dunkaroos? The colourful gel tip pens or pens with fuzzy ends? The frosted tip hairstyle? Pogs? Marbles? Heads-up 7-up? The M.A.S.H. game? Tamagotchis? Crimped hair and denim overalls? THE MUSIC???

If you’re anything like me—probably all of the above?

Ah. I was grinning as I wrote this blog post, this throwback stuff is so feel good!

Note: the Instagram comment is a mandatory entry, but you can also get bonus entries by:

  • Leaving a comment on this blog post telling me your favourite 90s song. (Note: comments are moderated so don’t worry if your comment doesn’t show up right away!)
  • Tweeting the following: The #ILoveThe90s Tour is coming to @RogersPlace May 17 & @lindork is giving away a pair of VIP tickets! Enter to win: http://bit.ly/ilovethe90sconcert #yeg #yegevents

I’ll randomly select a winner out of all Instagram entries received by Feb. 4, 2019.

In the meantime, be sure to check out my Instagram Stories for some Mike & Linda 90s Throwback Caraoke to get hyped for the concert!! 

Good luck, and don’t forget you can also just use my exclusive link to get $5 off your ticket!

BUY YOUR I LOVE THE 90s TICKETS

Thanks to Rogers Place for partnering with me on this giveaway!

Linda

Disclaimer: This post is part of a paid partnership with Rogers Place to help promote the I Love The 90s Tour. This has no impact on opinions stated in this post. I am perpetually stuck in the 90s/early 00s when it comes to music, I love it so much! 

Linda Hoang is a Canadian blogger based in Edmonton, Alberta, who writes about food, travel, lifestyle and pets. She's also a social media/digital specialist with a journalism background. Linda loves exploring the world with her husband Mike, eating their way through cities and photographing Instagrammable Walls. She is the founder of the Edmonton International Cat Festival and a fur-mom to two cats and two dogs.

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  • Nikki Wood

    Dancing to all the 90’s music in the bar. Young M.C was my first rap crush. Lol!

  • Nadia Goodhart

    The 90s was my jam. I loved Gonna make you sweat. I still play when the kids want a dance party.

  • Krista S.

    I loved grunge. Probably Jeremy? So hard to choose.

  • Sandra Keatin

    I want it that way–Back Street boys!!

  • Brenden

    Pokémon theme song!

  • Anna-Marie Milhousen

    Naveed!

  • Jessica Macdonald

    Everything about the 90s!!! Just everything too hard to pick one thing to love!

  • Andrew P Ryan

    The 90’s were a time of change…..far more than we ever would have thought…… Biz Markie is the bomb

  • Andrew P Ryan

    I freakini love Biz Markie and the 90’s……gotta get my acid washed jeans and suede jacket out of stoarage

  • Crystal

    Oh my, the music! 90’s music is for real. Everything from TLC, Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Backstreet Boys Mary J Blige, K-Ci & JoJo, Spice Girls, No Doubt, Tupac, N’Sync, Fugee’s, Savage Garden, Celine Dion, Brittany Spears, Aaliyah, Blackstreet, Destiny’s Child, Ricky Martin, Sugar Ray, Ace of Base, Aqua, Alanis Morsette, Whitney Houston, Shania Twain, and so much more!

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