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
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
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
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
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
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!!