2015 QCX was a huge Success! Thanks to everyone who took part in the festivities. See you next year!
With five days of perfect fair weather, this year's attendance grew 5% over last year's attendance and ahead of the five year average, to a total of 209,436. "We feel extremely fortunate with the weather conditions throughout the week that resulted in an outstanding attendance", said Event Coordinator Josh Shaw. "Add to the fact that the week was free of any major incidents, and we can definitively call this year's QCX a huge success".
Nights at the Great Western Stage in Confederation Park drew outstanding crowds. Kicking of the week, Wednesday's show with Juno Award Winner for Breakthrough Group of the year, Magic! with Halfway to Hollywood had the crowd on their feet all night long. Two of Canada's hottest country bands, the Road Hammers and Doc Walker on Thursday rocked the park. On Friday we resurrected the 90's with performances by the Gin Blossoms, Fastball and the Rembrandts. Saturday's heavy hitters, Daughtry with the Snake Oil Sinners entertained a full park of fairgoers with their chart topping hits. Wrapping up the Queen City Ex was breakthrough pop sensation, Shawn Mendes with Francesco Yates who played to an excited and electric crowd that broke a record of most attend show since MC Hammer in 2008.