Stars and Thunder

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Timmins is very excited for 2017 and what promises to be one of the biggest festivals across the country, celebrating Ontario and Canada’s 150th birthday!  June 24th – July 1stStars and Thunder will bring a spectacular lineup leading up to the performance of one of country’s biggest icons, Keith Urban!

2017 Artist Lineup includes: Keith Urban, Johnny Reid, Tom Cochrane, Alyssa Reid, Cold Creek County, David Wilcox, Sass Jordan, Simple Plan, April Wine, Meghan Patrick + more! 

Winnipeg Folk Festival

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Returning to Canada, July 6th – 9th, The Winnipeg Folk Festival is the culmination of everything great about our local folk community. For four days every July, we gather at Bird’s Hill Park to celebrate and enjoy exceptional music with our friends and family. You’re home at the Winnipeg Folk Fest. With unique previous acts such as Bonnie Raitt, Elvis Costello, The Avett Brothers, Milky Chance, k.d. lang, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Ryan Adams, Arlo Guthrie and Joan Baez, no telling what 2017 will have in store!

2017 Lineup Details: Stay tuned! The full 2017 artist lineup will be released this March!

NEIL YOUNG + PROMISE OF THE REAL ROCKS TELLURIDE!

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Neil Young will finally be bringing his classic rock jams to Telluride, Colorado September 30th & October 1st, accompanied by Promise of The Real. (how could you possibly miss out, right?)

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Photo By: Frazer Harrison

 

Performing back-to-back days, Young will FINALLY be showing off his well-known talents to the lucky viewers at the new state-of-the-art stage in Telluride Park on September 30th + October 1st.  As a venue well known for it’s breathtaking landscape backdrop, adding the “Godfather of Grunge” is just the icing on the cake. Being such a huge part of many fans lives, not only in music but in being an active environmentalist, Telluride is only the ideal location for rocking and rolling with the original alternative king!

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Telluride, CO

 

Craig Ferguson, local Telluride festival promoter states, “I believe Neil is the artist Telluride has been most wanting to see,” and Michael Bialas, journalist for the Huffington post adds,” Who ought to know since he’s the man largely responsible for booking legendary acts in this scenic setting at 8,750 feet. He and his Planet Bluegrass team have tried to get Young to Telluride for the past 25 years.”

Tickets are selling out quickly so snag yours for Friday (9/30) or Saturday (10/1) & join Young along with the rest of the Telluride community for a memorable night you will never forget!

 

SONIC BOOM – 2016 ARTIST GUIDE

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The 2016 Sonic Boom schedule is here to guide you through your weekend of musical madness! Catch your favorite artists light up the stage on September 3rd – 4th and be prepared for a Labour Day weekend to remember.

We took some time to mark up some of our favorite, must-see acts during #SONICBOOM2016, take a peek below:

TWENTY ØNE PILØTS:

 

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MODERN SPACE:

You can still snag Single-Day, 2-Day and VIP Passes to Sonic Boom 2016, don’t miss out, and get yours now!

FUZEnation

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FUZEnation 2016 is a technology and music summit uniting the most innovative visionaries and influential leaders from the multi-billion dollar technology and music industries, in a four-day celebration of their organic intersection. Those participating in and attending the four-day summit, will have the unique opportunity of interacting with the most influential rainmakers of technology and music in Canada, and from around the world. Whether this interaction is experienced as a tech summit exhibitor or an audience member, the fertile ground for cross-pollination will be provided.  The result?  –New ideas, innovation, and business opportunities.

2016 FUZEnation Speakers: STEVE WOZNIAK, ALEXIS O’HANIAN, BIZ STONE
2016 FUZEnation Artist: KYGO, A-TRAK

CMT FEST

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We’re ready to roll if you wanna rock! This summer, fans will get to experience the CMT lifestyle first hand and celebrate their love of country music the best way possible: with great friends, great music, in a spectacular venue – July 8 & 9 at Bingemans in Kitchener, Ontario.

 

2016 Lineup Details: Eric Church, Zac Brown Band, Kip Moore, Tom Cochrane w/ Red Rider, Brothers Osborne, The Road Hammers, The Washboard Union, Lindi Ortega, Kira Isabella, Cold Creek County, Leah Daniels, Drake White and the Big Fire, Meghan Patrick, Andrew Hyatt, James Barker Band, Ben Hudson, Eric Ethridge Kansas Stone, Them Dang Rattlers.

FEST ON WITH CANADA

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When it comes to fests, our northern neighbors know how to do it right. There is so much going on during the festival season, it’s a little difficult to keep up with. No need to fear, we’ve got you in the upcoming Canadian Fest department to end summer on the right note!

RBC Bluesfest: July 7 – 17, 2016

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RBC Bluesfest started this Thursday, July 7th and goes til’ Sunday, the 17th! That’s right, a 9 DAY festival! Taking place at the Lebreton Flats in Ottawa, ON is an array of different artists pulling together to bring you the best fest experience possible. Artists for RBC Bluesfest include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Duran Duran, Future, Nelly, Schoolboy Q, Billy Idol, The Revivalists, Earl Sweatshirt, Brandi Carlile, The Cult, Wild Child, San Fermin, Alessia Cara, Brad Paisley, PUP, Awolnation, Sam Hunt + more! This lineup is definitely one for the books that you will not want to miss.

SENSELESS: July 9, 2016

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This year, Toronto is introducing SENSELESS, it’s first ever immersive music festival, created for the people. Taking place on Saturday, July 9th, is a music experience for all of your senses. You will be taken on a journey of electronic and live music; 3D visuals’ tastes’ scents and so much more! There will be wicked performances by T-E-E-D, Tube & Berger, Rodriguez Jr, Frivolous, Isoleé, Frank & Tony, Taimur & Fahad, Maher Daniel, Nitin, Sam Jaserpsohn + more!

Stampede Roundup: July 13, 2016

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The annual Stampede Roundup is celebrating it’s 21st year at Fort Calgary on July 13th and tickets are still on sale! There will be special performances by classics The Cult, KISS + Moist! This philanthropic festival, in association with the Rotary Club of Calgary and 51 North Productions Ltd, helps raise money for not only the community, but assists in helping families continue to enjoy outdoor living around the city.

Oxford Stomp: July 15, 2016

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This year’s Oxford Stomp will be held on Friday, July 15th at Fort Calgary. In celebration of the festivals 28th year, there will be special performances by Don Henley, Serena Ryder, Matthew Good + Vertical Horizon! Food & beverages will be provided by Rotary’s famous Beef-on-a-bun dinner , campfire beans, coleslaw and fruit salad (included in every ticket!!)

Chasing Summer: July 30 – 31, 2016

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The Max Bell Centre Festival Grounds in Calgary welcomes Chasing Summer Festival on July 30th – 31st! Enjoy Western Canada’s largest outdoor electronic music festival as it debuts with an incredible lineup, including performances by Martin Garrix, Hardwell, The Chainsmokers, Zeds Dead, Galantis, Marshmello, Don Diablo, Netsky, Jaul, Seven Lions, Andrew Bayer + many more!! 

Remember, tickets are still available for every festival listed above so get the group together and do not miss out on these awesome Canadian festivities!!

DIGITAL DREAMS 16 COUNTDOWN

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This weekend marks the annual Bud Light Digital Dreams Music Festival, held at The Flats at Ontario Place on July 2nd & 3rd, 2016! The magical 2016 line up includes performances by Above & Beyond, Armin Van Buuren, Bassnectar, Knife Party, 3LAU, Audien, Cosmic Gate, Dabin, Datsik, Destructo, Chocolate Puma, CID, GRIZ, Infected Mushroom, Seven Lions + many more!

General 2-day Admission + Single Day Admission are still on sale here, so get your crew and don’t miss out on this awesome celebration before it sells out! Remember, it’s not too late to upgrade to VIP for all the sweet perks including private restrooms, personal bar service w/ cash bars, dedicated water stations, charging stations, front row viewing experience + more! 

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For wristband registration, parking questions, locker and line up information visit the festival website. ALSO make sure to download the official Digital Dreams mobile app for on-the-go information at your fingertips. (available for both iPhone & Android)

Get ready to fest hard and lets make this year’s fest the best one yet!!

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X-FEST CALGARY

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Now in its sixth year, Calgary’s Alternative Music Festival, X-FEST returns to Fort Calgary on September 3 & 4, 2016. Proudly presented by X929, in partnership with Live Nation Canada, the festival features performances from the world’s leading musical acts.

2016 Lineup Details: Twenty One Pilots, The Lumineers, Halsey, Vance Joy, Arkells, July Talk, AWOLNATION, Jake Bugg, Wintersleep, Banners, Atlas Genius, Zella Day, Modern Space, Darcys, The Royal Foundry, Syd Arthur

SONiC BOOM

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Now in its eighth year, Edmonton’s Alternative Music Festival, SONiC Boom returns to Borden Park in Edmonton on September 3 & 4, 2016. Proudly presented by SONiC 102.9, in partnership with Live Nation Canada, the festival features performances from the world’s leading musical acts.

2016 Sonic Boom Lineup Details: Twenty One Pilots, The Lumineers, Halsey, Vance Joy, Arkells, July Talk, AWOLNATION, Jake Bugg, Wintersleep, Banners, Atlas Genius, Zella Day, Modern Space, Darcys, The Royal Foundry, Syd Arthur

SENSELESS

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SENSELESS is presenting a unique way to experience music by putting us into a fully ‘Immersive-Music-Experience’ – using music, art, technology, food, scents, architecture, and innovative design. Performing live and direct, we bring you our favorite live acts and electronic musicians from all around the world! So come dance from afternoon to sun-down, and into the night – at one of Toronto, Canada’s most beautiful venues for an unforgettable day.

SENSELESS 2017 Lineup DetailsStay tuned! The full 2017 artist lineup is coming soon.

Past festival performers include Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ Set), Tube & Berger (DJ Set), Rodriguez Jr (LIVE), Frivolous (LIVE), isolée (LIVE), Frank & Tony (Scissor and Thread), Taimur & Fahad (Blkmarket Membership), Maher Daniel (All Day I Dream), Nitin Kalyan (No. 19 Music), Talal & Zoi (Kindisch), Saqib Malik: Music (L’enfant Terrible Records), Sam Jaspersohn (Cenote Records), Nature of Music (SUDBEAT), Alberto Jossue (WLP/L’enfante Terrible/3xA), Lost Boy (L’enfante Terrible) and more!

OXFORD STOMP MUSIC FESTIVAL

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Oxford Stomp is a long standing tradition in the Calgary corporate community and this year’s event on Friday, July 15th marks its 28th year! Over the years, Oxford Stomp has grown to become much more than just a ‘party,’ having raised funds for local community projects. The Rotary Club of Calgary will continue to invest in the local community through a number of different projects – most notably the Rotary/ Mattamy Greenway Project, which will help families enjoy outdoor living! The Greenway Project is an unprecedented multi-million dollar initiative that will provide 138 km of pathways and specialty parks circling the city, making it the longest urban pathway and park system in the world.

2016 Oxford Stomp Lineup Details: Don Henley, Serena Ryder, Matthew Good, Vertical Horizon