CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 16, 2014) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) today announced that Rdio, a leading global streaming music service, will be the presenting sponsor of a free concert in celebration of the Shaw Charity Classic Champions Tour golf tournament.

The all-ages concert will feature rock icons Bachman & Turner and acclaimed Canadian band The Sheepdogs performing on the Rdio Stage, live at Calgary's Shaw Millennium Park, and will officially kick off the partnership between both companies. Tickets to the concert will be available online at at no charge to all Calgarians and visitors to the city.

This event is the first in what will be a series of marketing initiatives that will establish Rdio's position as the preeminent digital streaming music service in Canada. Earlier this year Shaw announced a marketing, content, and promotional partnership to grow Rdio, and provide Canadians a seamless digital experience for music.

As presenting sponsor of the concert, Rdio will be featured prominently within the event grounds, providing the thousands of estimated attendees with access to a unique interactive brand experience. Additional information will be announced in the coming months.

Tickets to the all-ages concert will be made available at beginning tomorrow, Friday, July 18 at 10am MT. Maximum four tickets will be made available per person. No tickets will be available at the door.

About Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.2 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY® and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit

About Rdio:

Rdio is the leading digital music service reinventing the way people discover, play, and share music. Play what you want, when you want, or turn on a station for a perfect mix of songs. Listen anywhere - the web, your phone, even offline - and follow friends and artists to see what they're playing. Launched in August 2010, Rdio is headquartered in San Francisco and was founded by Janus Friis, the co-creator of Skype. The service is currently available in 60 countries. More information about Rdio is available at:

Contact Information:

Shaw Communications Inc.
Chethan Lakshman
VP, External Affairs
(403) 930-8448

Lizzie Garlinghouse
Director of Global Communications

Kiel Hume
Environics Communications