With festival season quickly approaching the first on our radar is the always great Sound Of Music Festival which takes place in Burlington, Ontario. It is Canada’s largest free music festival and never fails to disappoint! This years festivities will be taking place from June 13th – June 16th. The official line-up release will be this Saturday, May 11th at 1:00 pm. However they have given a few details already to get all their fans excited. 1st announcement was the appearance of April Wine on the concluding day of the festival!! The most recent announcement which occurred a little over an hour ago was Canadian Pop/Alt Rock sensation LIGHTS. To stay up to date with festival announcements be sure to check their Facebook page for updates! You can also check their website for the latest news and press releases.
There are also still tickets available for the line-up release party which is taking place this Friday, May 10th at the DeGroote School of Business / Ron Joyce Center. Click the link below to get your ticket today!!
We’ll leave you with a few of our favorites from the already announced artists!!
With an insane amount of festivals, events and concerts hitting T.O and the surrounding areas this summer, which one has your name on it?!
To point out a few, you have;
-Bud Lights ‘Sensation’
-Boots and Hearts
-Sound of Music
-City and Colour with Metric, Serena Ryder, Jimmy Eat World and Yukon Blonde
-The Grove Music Festival
The list can go on an on!!! Which one are you guys excited for?! All I can say for sure is that if you are as much of a music lover as I am then this summer will be one to remember!!
We provided you guys with some must see shows for the first few days of the festival, no we’re gonna give you some top choices for the weekend portion!!
Friday March 22nd:
- Protest The Hero 10:00 Pm/ The Hoxton
- You Vs Me 3:00 Am/ The Hideout
- Zedd 10:00 Pm/ Sound Academy
- Sirius XM Indie Awards 7:00 Pm/ Kool Haus
- Blackdog Ballroom 11:00 Pm/ Hard Rock Bar
Saturday March 23rd:
- Frank Ryan 10:00 Pm/ C’est What
- Papermaps 11:00 Pm/ Rancho Relaxo
- Matt Dusk 9:45 Pm/ Randolph Theatre
- Jessie Giddings 7:10 Pm/ Tattoo Rock Parlour
- The Treasures 8:00 Pm/ Dakota Tavern
- Mad June 12:00 Am/ The Garrison
Sunday March 24th:
* The whole showcase at Horshoe Tavern!!!!*
A familiar name for those who read our blog and listen to our countdowns!! Definitely one of our favorite artists, Rae has a beautiful voice and incredible song writing skills!! Now she needs everyone’s help! She has just moved on to the second round of voting for CBC Music’s best new artist!! Voting closes March 3rd for this round so let’s get voting people!! Help Canada realize this amazing talent!!
Here is the link for voting!
Don’t forget to show her your love on Facebook and Twitter!!