LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire, The Killers, Major Lazer, M83, HAIM, Chvrches and sixty other artists will hit the stage this summer in Ontario, from July 22 to 24, as WayHome Music and Arts festival returns to Burl’s Creek Event Grounds for a second year.
Neil Young, Hozier, Alt-J, The Decemberists, Hey Rosetta!, and Bear Mountain: that’s just a few favorites from the first day of WayHome Music and Arts Festival, one of the biggest music events to hit Canada this year, and all in the unassuming township of Oro-Medonte, just north of Barrie.
Canada has several festivals focusing on the big screen, but an absence of festivals celebrating television programming. That is about to change with the launch of the Canadian International Television Festival (CITF), the first of its kind in Canada.
For the second-year running, the SummerWorks Performance Festival will include a Live Art Series of 12 creations, which will feature an abundance of opportunities for audience interaction.
The JFL42 Comedy Festival is returning for its second year in Toronto, and for 2013 it boasts several high profile comedians, including the entire cast of Family Guy, Aziz Ansari and Sarah Silverman. The festival will run for ten days from September 19 to 28.
The second day of Sled Island, one of Calgary’s biggest and best music festivals, was quite rainy. The festival features over 250 bands in over 30 venues over five days. Due to flooding in the Calgary area, several shows were moved or cancelled.
One of Calgary’s best music festival, Sled Island, has officially begun. The festival includes over 250 bands in over 30 venues over five days. The first day of Sled Island was busy, but not as busy as later days will get. First, I stopped by Commonwealth and then went to Republik.
Sled Island, one of Calgary’s best music festivals, has begun. It features over 250 bands in over 30 venues over the course of five days. Before things officially get underway, a kick-off party was in order.
Saturday night at NXNE is always a panicked evening of venue hopping as festival goers attempt to see as many acts as possible and not spend too long in a cab or waiting for a streetcar. Many people pick an area of town and wander from bar to bar, listening to a few songs here and there until an act really grabs them and they stick around for a full set.
Need help planning your Saturday at NXNE? We’ve got you covered with some of the highlights from today at the festival, including the full lineup of free concerts happening all day at Yonge-Dundas Square.