Make Friends With BlackBerry This Summer!


Hey my fellow Canadian BlackBerry® peeps! While attending your favorite music festivals this summer across Canada, you might notice images like the one above scattered across the venue. You will likely also notice a tent filled with BlackBerry representatives demonstrating the latest BlackBerry® smartphones and generally spreading good cheer.

If you see a barcode like the one in the lower-right of the above image, make sure to scan it using BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM®)! Your new BBM friends will let you know how to skip the long show lines, access exclusive content for your favorite bands, and maybe even how to get free tickets, VIP passes or a Nissan Cube. Isn’t making friends fun?

Click the link below to find out even more places where you can make friends with BlackBerry this summer while checking out cool tunes. Those looking for more info can also check out – and be sure to visit the official BlackBerry Flickr account to see photos from the shows.

Disco Lemonade ft. Keane Toronto, ON July 30th
Center of Gravity Kelowna, BC July 30th-Aug 1st
Osheaga Montreal, QC July 31st-Aug 1st
Drake OVO Festival Toronto, ON Aug 1st
Wakestock Collingwood, ON Aug 6th-8th
Rock on the Range Winnipeg, MB Aug 7th
Sonic Boom Edmonton, AB Sept 4th

Will we be seeing you at any of these events? Let us know in the comments!

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  • Caspan

    I just want to know who the woman is in front of the Cube 🙂 Also whats in the crock pot in the second.

  • tbrownie

    I will be in Toronto Canada , July 30th as well as August 1st. I would love to know the location so I can find BBM!!!

  • Jeremy Hanson

    Looks like I should make a trip to the North this year. 🙂

  • Stranger

    What!!!!! no Country Music festivals?

  • Douglas tr0n Soltys

    tbrownie, both events are at the Molson Amphitheature (955 Lake Shore Blvd W Toronto, Ontario)

  • Douglas tr0n Soltys

    Good eye on the crock pot! Crock pot of rock possibly?

  • Caspan

    Leave it up to a guy to always see food or women in everything 😉

  • Jeremiah Peters Sr

    when are you coming to Vancouver

  • lmhar07

    this is really a must see event for all u peepz there in canada,too bad i'm in the philippines now 🙂

  • Mamamelissa

    Why aren't you going to be in the US doing the same thing? Sounds like a wonderful marketing opportunity!

  • mario

    me encanta mi blackberry

  • C Amytony84

    when u coming to nyc

  • lccurtis1

    Hey lets bring this promotion to the US the largest Blackberry market in the world.

  • TanyaMarie23

    why is it not coming to Saskatchewan?? we are a part of Canada too!

  • lmhar07

    ROCK ON!all the best for all of u there guys :))

  • lmhar07

    i agree with u TanyaMarie23,they should include it as well :))

  • Mike

    Whats a saskatchewan?

  • RIM Pushing BBM Hard With BBM Lounge Events | - Mobile Edition

    […] They are also promoting BBM with a string of music events in Canada at music festivals over the summer. You will see BBM barcodes around venues and they will have BlackBerry representatives around. If you add a friend using the barcode you will be entered for VIP passes, tickets, and more. Check out the details on their blog or at or on their official blog […]


    Are there any more events in the US ?

  • E Munoz602

    I can’t remember any of my info from my original BlackBerry curve3200 2009??

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