Another Successful QCX!
This year's addition of the Queen City Ex, presented by Mosaic, is in the books with 208,267 in attendance. Last year's gate count was slightly higher at 209,436.
A highlight of the event was the Great Western Stage in Brandt Centre that drew crowds of music fans. With five nights of concerts ranging from Canadian artist Coleman Hell and country star Dallas Smith to classic rock favourites April Wine and Loverboy, alternative rockers Arkells and Glorious Sons and pop sensation Shawn Hook, the music scene as Queen City Ex is an ever-popular attraction.
Crowds gathered at Evraz Place for Sunday morning's Mosaic Flip for Hunger pancake breakfast. Queensbury Convention Centre staff, community volunteers and even some well-known faces like the Honourable Ralph Goodale and Mayor Michael Fougere served up 12,000 pancakes and sausages to approximately 4,000 people. In total, about 8,000 early birds took advantage of free gate admission until 11:30 a.m. In its sixth year, the Mosaic Flip for Hunger breakfast brought in a record 20,320 lbs. of food for the Regina Food Bank, bringing the six-year total to 78,320 lbs.