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Tom Cochrane will play the halftime show to officially open the new Investors Group Field.

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Tom Cochrane will play the halftime show to officially open the new Investors Group Field.

It will be a 'Victory Day' for football fans on Thursday, June 27 as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers have announced Canadian music icon Tom Cochrane will play the halftime show to officially open the new Investors Group Field.

Cochrane, known for huge hits like 'Life is a Highway' and 'Big League,' was born in Lynn Lake.

His performance will come at the Bombers' 2013 CFL season opener against the Montreal Alouettes.

Fans are invited to arrive at the game by 7:15 p.m. for official opening ceremonies prior to the 8 p.m. kickoff.

Single day tickets for the game go on sale Saturday.

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Updated on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:25 AM CDT: Adds photo.

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