Grad Promo Press Release





Dauphin, Manitoba – May 17th 2023 – Dauphins Countryfest, Canada’s Longest Running Country Music Festival, is thrilled to extend a heartfelt congratulations to all the graduates in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. As a token of appreciation for their hard work and dedication, Dauphin’s Countryfest is delighted to offer graduates a FREE 730 CKDM Thursday Kick-Off Party pass.


Dauphins Countryfest understands the importance of celebrating milestones. By providing complimentary access to the 730 CKDM Thursday Kick-Off Party, graduates can kick off their summer festivities in style while enjoying a fantastic lineup of live country music performances.

If graduates wish to extend their experience beyond Thursday night, they have the option to upgrade to a Weekend Pass for $150, inclusive of all service charges and taxes. This offer is only available until June 1st 2023.


"We are thrilled to celebrate the achievements of graduates from Manitoba and Saskatchewan," said Rob Waloschuk, General Manager at Dauphins Countryfest. "As an organization committed to fostering community spirit and providing unforgettable entertainment experiences, we believe that offering free access to our Thursday Kick-Off Party is a great way to honor their accomplishments. We invite graduates to join us and create lifelong memories at Dauphin’s Countryfest."


Dauphins Countryfest attracts thousands of music enthusiasts each year and promises an unforgettable experience for all attendees. With a variety of food vendors, merchandise stalls, and lively entertainment, Dauphins Countryfest has something for everyone.


For more information about Dauphins Countryfest and to access the form for the FREE 730 CKDM Thursday Kick-Off Party pass, please visit Or call us at 1-800-361-7300.


About Dauphins Countryfest:

Dauphins Countryfest is Canada’s Longest Running Country Music Festival, held annually in Dauphin, Manitoba every July Long Weekend. Known for its exceptional lineup of country music superstars and emerging artists, Dauphins Countryfest has become a must-attend event for music lovers across the nation. With its vibrant atmosphere, top-notch performances, and a range of exciting activities, Dauphins Countryfest promises an unforgettable experience for all attendees.


For media inquiries, please contact:

Kamryn Winters  |  Assistant General Manager

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2023 Press Release



Nov 8th, 2022 (Dauphin MB) -

Dauphin's Countryfest is pleased to release the first-round lineup of artists slated to perform at Canada's longest-running country music festival, taking place June 30th - July 2nd, 2023.

“We are thrilled to announce one of the most well-rounded lineups we have ever done,” said General Manager Rob Waloschuk.

John Fogerty, Dierks Bentley, Walker Hayes, Tenille Townes, Tim Hicks, James Barker Band, Robyn Ottolini, Jason McCoy, Tim & The Glory Boys and DJ Johnny Rivex are booked to perform throughout the weekend. "There is truly an artist for every Countryfest fan." said Waloschuk. Countryfest ticket purchasers will also be able to enjoy the Thursday Kick-Off Party with The Road Hammers and Honeymoon Suite, free to all who purchase prior to January 6th, 2023.


Weekend passes, VIPs, camping and seating go on sale November 21st at 10:00 AM CST and can be purchased online at or by calling 1-800-361-7300. Pre-sale for members started October 31st and ends on November 14th. There is a new ticketing option available this year for those who wish to reserve tickets and camping for as low as $100.

2022 AGM

Members, check your email inboxes! Annual General Meeting invitations have officially been sent out! Our AGM will take place on October 27, 2022 at 7PM at the Best Western Conference Room in Dauphin.

Join us for a short presentation reporting our activities from the 2021-2022 fiscal year. The Board and Staff of Dauphin’s Countryfest will be present to share information and to answer any questions you might have.

All members are invited, but you must pre-register by 11:59 pm on Thursday, October 20, 2022. 

To register, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Charlie Major VIP Night

Exclusive VIP Charlie Major
Acoustic Show

Thank you for rolling over your ticket purchases from 2020 and sticking with us over the past couple of years. As our thanks, we're hosting a private concert with Charlie Major in the VIP tent this Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Where: VIP tent

When: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Lounge opens at 5:00 pm

Concert runs from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Following the concert, we invite you to head up to the Hilltop for the rest of the kickoff party (the VIP Lounge will be closing after the concert).


Please note that you will be required to show your purple Thursday passes, VIP wristband and lanyard to enter the VIP area for this event.

Trash for Treats

Introducing the ENHANCED for 2022 Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Trash for Treats Program:

“As the exclusive Trash for Treats sponsor, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries wants to help keep our festival site clean. Bring your bagged garbage or recyclables to any of the three locations onsite and get rewarded! Prizes given for every bag received, and you also will get entered to win Meet and Greets for Saturday night as well as the GRAND PRIZE of 4 VIP Bar tickets that will be drawn on Wednesday July 6th.”




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