There’s lots of country music happening all over our province this summer. Get out and hear some at a festival near you. We’ve listed many festivals here, some specifically country, others with some country music artists. In all cases the artists listed are from Ontario.
Country In the Woods (Parry Sound ON.) July 26-28 http://www.countryinthewoods.com/
Artists include, Jason McCoy, Gil Grand, Marshall Dane, The Reklaws, Billy J. White, Tonya Kennedy, Tim Hicks and many more.
CMAO members receive a 50% discount in tickets for Country in the Woods. Just visit their website and use the codeword, CMAO.
Stewart Park Festival (Perth ON.) July 19-21 http://www.stewartparkfestival.com/
Not really a ‘country’ festival but many country flavoured acts are being featured, The Good Family, Russell deCarle, Dan Whitely and Joey Wright, New Country Rehab and Kelli Trottier (from Bowfire and Bobby Lalonde) along with many more.
Home Country Festival (London ON.) July 19-21 http://www.homecounty.ca/
Again, not a ‘country festival’ but many country-flavoured acts including The Good Brothers, The Sadies, and many more.
River and Sky Music Festival (north of Sturgeon Falls ON.) July 19-21 http://www.riverandsky.ca/
Long list of artists including CMAO nominee Lindi Ortega.
Boots and Hearts Aug. 1-4 (Bowmanville ON.) http://bootsandhearts.com/
Jason Blaine, Kira Isabella, Tebey, Tim Hicks, The Stellas, Autumn Hill, Lindsay Broughton, Washboard Hank, Devin Cuddy, Melissa Payne and more.
Manitoulin Country Fest (Little Current ON.) August 8-11 http://www.manitoulincountryfest.com/
The Good Brothers, Kira Isabella, Marshall Dane, Blue Rodeo, The Stellas, The Heartbroken, Beverly Mahood, Western Swing Authority, The Abrams Brothers, Charlie Major and more.
Havelock Jamboree (Havelock ON.) Aug. 15-18 http://www.havelockjamboree.com/
Small Town Pistols, Good Brothers, Ambush, Western Avenue, Western Swing Authority, Slocan Ramblers, Jaida Dreyer and many more.