June 5, 2018

Kardinal Offishall + TNF

Toronto Artist Kardinal Offishall to play the halftime show on August 2nd against Ottawa

Tickets here

TORONTO (June 5, 2018) The Canadian Football League (CFL) in partnership with Universal Music Canada and Apple Music announced that a top artist will perform at each team’s first home Thursday night game in 2018 as part of Thursday Night Football

“By launching a Thursday Night Football Concert Series this season we are bringing more value to our game days across the country,” said CFL Chief Marketing, Digital and Strategy Officer Christina Litz. “Adding these talented artists to the summer portion of the schedule on Thursday evenings brings a special atmosphere and energy to Thursday Night Football.”

The CFL season kickoff between Edmonton Eskimos and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday, June 14 will premiere the first Thursday Night concert with Canadian Country duo, ‘The Reklaws’. See below for the entire Thursday Night Football Concert Series lineup:

Local Time
June 14
7:30 p.m.
Edmonton at Winnipeg
The Reklaws
June 21
7:30 p.m.
Saskatchewan at Ottawa
Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine
June 28
7:00 p.m.
Ottawa at Calgary
James Barker Band
July 5
7:00 p.m.
Hamilton at Saskatchewan
Tim Hicks
July 19
7:30 p.m.
Saskatchewan at Hamilton
The Beaches
July 26
7:30 p.m.
Edmonton at Montreal
August 2
7:00 p.m.
Ottawa at Toronto
August 2
8:00 p.m.
Saskatchewan at Edmonton
Jazz Cartier
August 9
7:00 p.m.
Edmonton at BC
Chad Brownlee
“Live music, like a touchdown, can bring a crowd to its feet. We can’t wait to build on that home game exhilaration with performances from an incredible line-up of artists this season,” said Kristen Burke, Executive Vice President and General Manager at Universal Music Canada.

In May, CFL and TSN announced that ‘The Reklaws’ will headline the new Thursday Night Football opening intro song to CFL on TSN ‘The Reklaws’ will also be the halftime performance at the 2018 CFL Kickoff game in Winnipeg on June 14.

Kardinal Offishall | August 2 | Toronto

Kardinal Offishall, for the past two decades, has become a highly regarded rapper and record producer recognized for spearheading the Canadian hip-hop music scene. Since the late 2000’s he’s claimed the international music stage with features on hit records such as Akon’s “Beautiful”, Lady Gaga’s “Just Dance” and his own single “Dangerous”,which peaked #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, making him the first rapper in Canadian history to do so.

Kardinal has been nominated for 15 Juno Awards, and is a multiple ASCAP Award and SocanAward winner. Kardinal is one of the hardest working men in the business and never stops working to perfect his craft as an artist, performer, entertainer, and businessman. The Toronto-bred star has criss-crossed the globe performing in some of the most prestigious stadiums, arenas, and festivals, giving his fans the ultimate high energy, mash-up performance.

Tickets can be purchased here.