Festival Guide 2022

0
Advertisement / Publicité

This page is also available in / Cette page est également disponible en: Francais (French)

Gros Morne Summer Music

Woody Point, Corner Brook, June 1 to August 26
www.gmsm.ca

Advertisement / Publicité

Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival

St. John’s, July 8 to 10
www.nlfolk.com

Nickel Independent Film Festival

St. John’s, July 13 to 19
www.nickelfestival.com

Salmon Festival

Grand Falls-Windsor, July 14 to 18
www.evsalmonfestival.com

Stephenville Theatre Festival

Stephenville, July 22 to August 21
www.stephenvilletheatrefestival.com

Annual Southern Shore Shamrock Festival

Ferryland, July 23 to 24
www.ssfac.com

Canada’s Big Birthday Bash

St. John’s, July 28 to August 3
www.georgestreetlive.ca

George Street Festival

St. John’s, July 28 to August 3
www.georgestreetlive.ca

Tuckamore Festival: Chamber Music in Newfoundland

St. John’s, August 8 to 21
www.tuckamorefestival.ca

Nova Scotia

Musique Royale, Nova Scotia

Virtual, Province-wide, May 19 to June 4
902-703-0739 | www.musiqueroyale.com

Roots to Boots Festival

Chéticamp, June 17 to 19
www.rootstobootsfestival.ca

Lunenburg Summer Opera Festival

Lunenburg, June 21 to 25
www.maritimeconcertopera.com

TD Halifax Jazz Festival

Halifax, July 13 to 17
www.halifaxjazzfestival.ca

Acoustic Maritime Music Festival abridged

Kempt Shore, July 14 to 17
www.kemptshorefestivals.com

Shakespeare by the Sea

Halifax, July 15 to September 4
www.shakespearebythesea.ca

Stan Rogers Folk Festival

Canso, July 21 to 24
888-554-7826 | www.stanfest.com

Halifax Summer Opera Festival

Halifax, July 23 to August 14
www.halifaxsummeroperafestival.com

Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival

Lunenburg, July 31 to 31
www.nsfolkartfestival.com

Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre

Antigonish, August 3 to 18
www.festivalantigonish.com

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Lunenburg, August 4 to 7
www.folkharbour.com

Halifax Urban Folk Festival

Halifax, August 28 to September 4
www.halifaxurbanfolkfestival.com

Atlantic Fringe Festival

Halifax, September 1 to 11
www.atlanticfringe.ca

Fringe Halifax

Halifax, September 1 to 11
www.halifaxfringe.ca

New Brunswick

Craft NB: Summer Festival

Fredericton, May 27 to June 10
www.craftnb.ca

New Brunswick Fine Crafts: Pop-Up Shop on Queen

Quispamis, Fredericton, May 27 to June 10
www.nbcraftscouncil.ca

Edmundston Jazz & Blues Festival

Edmundston, June 14 to 16
www.jazzbluesedmundston.com

Rogersville Country Festival

Rogersville, June 24 to 25
www.rogersvillebluegrass.com

Folly Fest

Gagetown, July 8 to 10
www.follyfest.ca

Festival by the Marsh

Sackville, July 20 to August 7
www.festivalbythemarsh.ca

Bard in the Barracks Theatre Company

Fredericton, July 20 to 30
www.nbacts.com

 

Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival

Lamèque, July 21 to 23
506-344-3261 | www.festivalbaroque.com

The Festival international de musique baroque de Lamèque, established in 1975, is devoted to music from 1600 to 1800, interpreted on period instruments. United by the theme “everything turns”, the festival presents its 46th edition from July 21 to 23, 2022.

On the programme: an homage to spring with works from the Renaissance, cantatas by Bach and Telemann, The Complete Bach Cello Suites, and some concert experiences featuring minimalist and folk music.

Also to be presented is the fifth edition of the Mathieu-Duguay Early Music Competition, which aims to encourage the next generation and the emergence of new talents.

The best artists on the Baroque scene will be at Lamèque in New-Brunswick this summer. Come join us!

Mosaïq Multicultural Festival

Moncton, July 22 to 23
www.mosaiqmoncton.ca

Nashwaak Musicfest

Nashwaak, July 28 to 31
www.nashwaakmusicfestival.com

Barachois Summer Music

Grand Barachois, July 29 to August 7
www.etemusicalbarachois.com

Sappyfest

Sackville, July 29 to 31
www.sappyfest.com

New Brunswick Summer Music Festival

Fredericton, August 2 to 13
www.nbsummermusicfestival.ca

Miramichi Folksong Festival

Miramichi, August 4 to 7
www.miramichifolksongfestival.com

Festival acadien de Caraquet

Caraquet, August 5 to 15
www.festivalacadien.ca

Future Forest

Keswick Ridge, August 5 to 8
www.futurefest.ca

Larlee Creek Hullabaloo

Perth-Andover, August 10 to 14
www.larleecreekmusic.ca

Rogersville Bluegrass Festival

Rogersville, August 26 to 28
www.rogersvillebluegrass.com

Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown Festival

Charlottetown, May 28 to June 4
902-628-1864 | www.confederationcentre.com

 

Under the Spire Music Festival

Indian River, June 10 to September 11
www.underthespire.ca

Presented by the Confederation Bridge, Under the Spire Music Festival offers entertainment throughout the year with a special focus on the summer long series of concerts in the magnificent Historic St. Mary’s. Formerly known as Indian River Festival, USMF presents diverse and acclaimed international, national, and local award winning artists; with most of our performances held in the world class acoustically perfect setting of Historic St. Mary’s in picturesque rural PEI.

PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls

, June 10 to 19
www.smallhalls.com

PEI Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival

Dundas, July 1 to 3
902-566-2641 | www.peibluegrass.ca

Cavendish Beach Music Festival

Cavendish, July 7 to 9
www.cavendishbeachmusic.com

Red Clay Bluegrass Festival

Tignish, August 19 to 21
www.redclaybluegrass.com

Montreal

Secondaire en spectacle (Montréal)

Montreal, May 1 to June 30
514-722-7747 x203 | www.secondaireenspectacle.qc.ca

Expozine

Montréal, May 12 to June 16
www.expozine.ca

Piknic Électronik

Montréal, May 22 to October 2
/www.piknicelectronik.com

 

Festival Classica

Saint-Lambert, May 27 to June 19
514-612-0127 x201 | www.festivalclassica.com

12th Festival Classica From Monteverdi to Morricone

The 12th edition of the Festival kicked off on May 27 and will run until June 19, with a program featuring scores of artists and creative digital arts!

Film music in the spotlight

On June 16, pianist Jean-Philippe Sylvestre and violinist Eric Speed will showcase the works of film composers Nino Rota and Ennio Morricone! On June 17, the OSDL and Florence K, under the direction of Alexandre Da Costa, will revisit the magic of Ennio Morricone’s film scores, including Once Upon a Time in the West and Cinema Paradiso.

Marie-Nicole Lemieux Festival debut!

On June 19, the Festival will proudly welcome this internationally acclaimed contralto for the first time, in the Stori concert.

Club Balattou

Montréal, May 28 to June 28
514-845-5447 | www.balattou.com

Nicolas Party : L’heure mauve

Montréal, May 28 to October 16
514-285-1600 | www.mmfa.qc.ca

Suoni Per Il Popolo

Montréal, May 28 to June 29
www.suoniperilpopolo.org

St-Ambroise Montreal FRINGE Festival

Montréal, May 30 to June 19
www.montrealfringe.ca

MURAL Festival

Montréal, June 9 to 19
www.muralfestival.com

Les FrancoFolies de Montréal

Montréal, June 9 to 18
www.francofolies.com

Vague Estivale

Montréal, June 11 to September 17
www.ville.montreal.qc.ca

Festival Bloomsday Montréal

Montréal, June 11 to 16
438-969-3300 | www.bloomsdaymontreal.com

Centre de danse flamenco Julia Cristina

Montréal, June 12 to 12
www.centrededanseflamenco.com

Concours Prix d’Europe

Montréal, June 12 to 18
www.prixdeurope.ca

 

Summer Evenings in the Park Festival and Summer Beats in the Parks

Pointe-Claire, June 22 to August 25
514-630-1220 | www.pointe-claire.ca

Welcome to Summer Evenings in the Park Festival and Summer Beats in the Parks of Pointe-Claire! Come enjoy a free outdoor concert from June 22 to August 25 at 7:30 p.m. Rent a chair for only $2 and funds will benefit the Friends of Stewart Hall Foundation.

Festival Montréal Baroque

Montréal, June 23 to 26
www.montrealbaroque.com

Montréal en Arts

Montréal, June 29 to July 3
www.mtlenarts.com

La Maison Trestler, Summer Music Festival

Vaudreuil-Dorion, June 29 to August 17
www.trestler.qc.ca

Festival Mtl en Arts

Montréal, June 29 to July 3
www.mtlenarts.com

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

Montréal, June 30 to July 9
www.montrealjazzfest.com

Montreal Vocal Arts Festival

Montréal, July 4 to 24
www.icav-cvai.ca

Canadian Music Competition

Montréal, July 4 to 4
www.cmcnational.com

Montréal Complètement Cirque

Montreal, July 7 to 17
www.montrealcompletementcirque.com

AIM Festival: Art Innovation Movement

Argenteuil, July 8 to 10
www.aimexperience.com

Comiccon de Montréal

Montréal, July 8 to 10
www.montrealcomiccon.com

Lachine Music Festival

Lachine, July 8 to 22
514-571-0012 | www.concertslachine.ca

Festival International Nuits d’Afrique de Montréal

Montréal, July 12 to 24
www.festivalnuitsdafrique.com

Just for Laughs Festival

Montréal, July 13 to 31
www.hahaha.com

ZooFest

Montréal, July 14 to 31
www.zoofest.com

Fantasia Festival International de films

Montréal, July 14 to August 3
514-876-1760 | www.fantasiafestival.com

Shakespeare-in-the-Park

Montréal, July 14 to August 6
514-931-2644 | www.repercussiontheatre.com

Festival des bières de Laval

Laval, July 15 to 17
www.festivaldesbieresdelaval.com

NYO Orchestra Tour

Montréal, July 20 to August 3
www.nyoc.org

Heavy Montréal

Montréal, July 23 to 23
www.heavymontreal.com

SYMPOSIUM de peinture et sculpture STE-ROSE

Laval, July 28 to 31
450-625-7925 | www.roseart.ca

Osheaga

Montréal, July 29 to 31
www.osheaga.com

NDG Arts Week

NDG, August 2 to 29
www.artsndg.ca

Festival ComediHa!

Québec, August 3 to 27
www.festivalcomediha.com

 

ItalfestMT

Montréal, August 5 to 20
www.italfestmtl.ca

ItalfestMTL is a cultural festival that enhances the Italian culture, and enriches Montreal summers. ItalfestMTL has been celebrating Italian culture through music, among many other cultural events, for 29 years now. This year’s edition will once again leave the city tuneful, as our many venues across the city will resonate the sounds of Italy throughout the duration of the festival. This year, Montrealers can look forward to being enchanted by Lyrico, who will be accompanied by an orchestra. There will also be a presentation of Giacchino Rossini’s famous opera The Barber of Seville in Little Italy. We are proud to announce that for the first time, the festival will also be present in Quartier des spectacles, taking a bigger place on Montreal’s cultural scene.

Ilesoniq

Montréal, August 5 to 7
www.ilesoniq.com

MISQA

Montréal, August 7 to 20
www.misqa.com

 

International First Peoples Festival

Montréal, August 9 to 18
www.presenceautochtone.ca

The sound of the drum returns to beat the rythm in the heart of convelescent downtown Montreal as it awakens in the triumphant summer sun. The international First Peoples Festival invites you to connect with the revived spirit of the land of the First Peoples as everything begins again. In theatres or galleries, and the grand Place des Festival, we will joyously initiate the dance of renewal. Terrestrial therapy with cosmic effects, the indigenous arts tear away the veil of dark times, beautifully welcoming the happy year ahead of us. (The festival will be in accordance with any remaining health requirements)

Classical Spree

Montréal, August 10 to 14
www.osm.ca

Matsuri Japon

Montreal, August 13 to 13
514-830-5761 | www.festivaljapon.com

 

Ahuntsic en fugue

Montréal, August 17 to 28
www.ahuntsicenfugue.ca

Concerts Ahunstic en fugue (CAF) – the most well-kept musical secret of Nord-de-l’Île! To continue the mission it started nine years ago, CAF presents, from August 17 to 28, seven events inspired by the regions in which they will be held.

Seize the Thousandth Orange in support of Ukraine (Mozart, Shaw, Brahms); live through the capture of territory Between Oneself and The Other (Malher, Grief, Crumb, Longtin, Hendrix, Reed), listen to Brahms’ Breath on the clarinet and on the cor; grab a Broadway Ticket and celebrate the “American musical”, experience the equilibrium of Bartok’s Golden Ratio; come and go from Classical to Jazz and play Occidental and Oriental Musical Chairs.

Andrew Wan, Brian Manker, Quatuor Molinari, Rose Naggar Tremblay, Philip Chiu, Angela Park, David Brongo, Julie Triquet, Chloé Dumoulin and others!

Festival Orientalys

Montréal, August 19 to 22
www.festivalorientalys.com

MUTEK

Montréal, August 23 to 28
www.mutek.org/fr/montreal/2017

Mode & Design Festival

Montréal, August 25 to 28
514-876-1499 | www.festivalmodedesign.com

Festival Mode + Design

Montreal, August 25 to 28
www.festivalmodedesign.com

Journée des musées montréalais

Montréal, September 4 to 4
514-845-6873 | www.montrealmuseums.org

 

Carnaval des Couleurs

Montréal, October 7 to 9
www.carnavaldescouleurs.org

LE CARNAVAL DES COULEURS 2022 AT THE QUARTIER DES SPECTACLES!

For the first time, the BBCM Foundation will present Carnaval des Couleurs’ main stage at the Quartier des Spectacles, on the corner of Sainte-Catherine and St-Urbain, over the 2022 Canadian Thanksgiving weekend from October 7 to 9. A variety of free shows will be offered across several artistic disciplines featuring both renowned and up-and-coming artists. The event aims to gather and celebrate the city’s diverse LGBTQ+ and multicultural communities in the spirit of collaboration and inclusivity to aid in the fight against racism and homophobia. Several other activities will take place during the Carnaval as well. KEEP AN EYE OUT!

 

Black & Blue Festival

Montréal, October 6 to 10
www.bbcm.org

BLACK & BLUE 360º!

For the first time, the BBCM Foundation will present the Black & Blue Festival’s main event at La TOHU on the night of Sunday October 9, 2022, from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. the next day. The theme will be “Black & Blue 360º” in reference to the special circular shape of this extraordinary performance hall, as well as the event’s new artistic orientation, which will be realized through the multidisciplinary combination of circus, electronic music, 360º video projections and dance. Several other activities will be held during the Festival, in other venues such as Lion d’Or and Club Soda. VIP passes and tickets will be on sale soon. KEEP AN EYE OUT!

Piknic Électronik

Montréal, August 23 to 28
www.piknicelectronik.com

Quebec City

Pompéi. Cité immortelle

Québec, May 28 to September 11
418-643-2158 | www.mcq.org

Ô merde!

Québec, May 28 to March 26
418-643-2158 | www.mcq.org

Stanley Février menm vye tintin. les vies possibles

Québec, May 28 to October 16
www.mnba.qc.ca

Carrefour International de Théâtre de Québec

Québec, May 28 to June 11
www.carrefourtheatre.qc.ca

Musée de l’Amérique francophone

Québec, May 28 to March 26
www.mcq.org

Grand Bazar des ruelles

Québec, June 4 to 5
www.ville.quebec.qc.ca

America. Entre rêves et réalités

Québec, June 9 to September 5
www.mnba.qc.ca

Musique de chambre à Sainte-Pétronille

Sainte-Pétronille, Île d’Orléans, June 30 to August 25
www.musiquedechambre.ca

Québec City Summer Festival

Québec, July 6 to 17
www.infofestival.com

 

Festival d’opéra de Québec

Québec, July 24 to August 4
418-529-4142 | www.festivaloperaquebec.com

The 11th edition of the Festival d’Opéra de Québec is inviting festival-goers on a journey into the imagination with musical works that have their roots in literature.

The programme’s flagship work is the famous Faust by Gounod. The festival will present the world première of an original creation inspired by the life of writer Marguerite Yourcenar, composed by Éric Champagne and with a booklet written by Hélène Dorion and the late Marie-Claire Blais. Families and the youngest of kids will be able to escape to a marvelous world of fairy tales through a production of Anderson’s tales in the form of a lyrical triptych. To complete the journey: an adaptation of La veuve Joyeuse by Jeunesses Musicales Canada, a lyrical brigade passing through the city, and an opera circuit that will travel back in time to revisit key moments of opera in Quebec.

International Symposium of Contemporary Art of Baie-St-Paul

Baie-St-Paul, July 29 to August 28
418-435-3681 | www.symposiumbsp.com

Les Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France

Québec, August 4 to 7
www.nouvellefrance.qc.ca

Festival MondoKarnaval

Québec, September 3 to 5
www.mondokarnaval.com

Festival de St-Tite

St-Tite, September 9 to 18
418-365-7524 | www.festivalwestern.com

Elsewhere in QC

Observer… la riche collection du MACBSP

Baie-Saint-Paul, May 28 to October 30
www.macbsp.com

Les Rendez-vous des Arts

Sainte-Geneviève, May 28 to September 5
www.pauline-julien.com

Festival International de Danse Encore

Trois-Rivières, June 2 to 5
www.dansencore.ca

Festival du Camp musical Saint-Alexandre

St-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska, June 4 to September 4
www.campmusical.com

Orford Music Festival

Orford, June 9 to August 12
819-843-3981 | www.orford.mu

Les Concerts de la Chapelle

Sainte-Camille, Estrie, June 11 to September 24
www.lesconcertsdelachapelle.com

Camp Musical du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix, June 17 to July 30
www.campmusical-slsj.qc.ca

Festival International de Cirque Vaudreuil-Dorion

Vaudreuil-Dorion, June 23 to 25
www.festivaldecirque.com

Havre Musical de l’Islet

Isle-aux-Coudres, June 24 to September 25
418-438-2423 | havremusicaldelislet.ca

Festival Saint-Zénon-de-Piopolis

Piopolis, June 25 to July 29
www.festivalpiopolis.ca

Jonquière en Musique

Jonquière, June 29 to July 16
418-542-2101 | www.jonquiereenmusique.com

La Noce de Cire

Saguenay, June 29 to July 2
www.lanoce.net

Festival en chanson de Petite-Vallée

Petite-Vallée, June 30 to July 9
www.festivalenchanson.com

Le FestiVoix de Trois-Rivières

Trois-Rivières, June 30 to July 10
819 372-4635 | www.festivoix.com

 

Domaine Forget International Festival

Saint-Irénée, June 25 to August 20
www.domaineforget.com

From June 25 to August 20, 2022, the Festival International du Domaine Forget de Charlevoix is presented in the small village of Saint-Irénée, where every summer the best of music and dance converge and where the landscape offers a breathtaking backdrop. Come see internationally renowned soloists, jazz icons and some of Quebec’s greatest orchestras. Be transported by the enthusiasm of exceptionally talented dancers in modern and striking choreographies. Support the next generation of dancers and musicians of the prestigious Domaine Forget Summer Academy, a international talent incubator. Discover the Harmonic Sculpture Garden, an outdoor exhibition of some 20 outdoor monumental sculptures and offering a breathtaking view of the St. Lawrence River.

 

Stradivaria Festival

Laurentides, July 1 to 31
1855-776-4080 | www.festivalstradivaria.ca

For its 24th edition, the Stradivaria Festival offers several high-flying Beethoven and Boulay concerts! All while retaining his classical DNA, internationally renowned conductor and violinist Alexandre Da Costa presents a very diverse program that fuses opera with pop, Baroque with world music and jazz, and chamber music with symphonic music. Throughout the month of July, follow Stradivaria in the Laurentians and surrounding areas for grand open-air concerts in the most enchanting places and the most beautiful churches and concert halls north of Montreal. Festival-goers will be able to attend most of the summer’s events for free.

Beachclub

Montréal, July 1 to September 5
www.beachclub.com

Circuit des arts Memphrémagog: Group exhibition

Magog, July 2 to 10
www.circuitdesarts.com

 

Série de concerts Dimanche en musique au Centre musical CAMMAC

Harrington, July 3 to August 21
888-622-8755 | www.cammac.ca

From July 3 to August 21, treat yourself to music and brunch surrounded by nature, on the shores of Lake MacDonald in the Laurentians. The 2022 edition of the CAMMAC Music Centre’s Musical Sundays Concert Series presents an exciting program featuring classical, jazz, folk and world music concerts by internationally renowned artists. This summer we will welcome the Benenwitz String Quartet, Les Boréades, The Kate Wyatt Quartet, Michael Bridge, Pierre Chartrand and friends, Elvira Misbakhova & Simon Aldrich (from the Orchestre métropolitain), Nicolas Ellis & friends, and more. Each one-hour concert is followed by CAMMAC’s famous brunch, to be enjoyed on our lakefront deck. An ideal Sunday for hungry music lovers!

FestivalOpéra de Saint-Eustache

Saint-Eustache, July 5 to 10
www.festivaloperasteustache.com

Cabarets de l’heure mauve

Mont-Saint-Hilaire, July 6 to 27
www.villemsh.ca

ShazamFest

Ayer’s Cliff, July 7 to 10
www.shazamfest.com

West Island Blues Festival

Dollard des Ormeaux, July 9 to 9
www.westislandbluesfestival.com

 

Festival intime de musique classique – L’Odyssée artistique

Les Bergeronnes, July 13 to 17
www.odysseeartistique.jimdo.com

The Odyssée Artistique will hold its Festival intime de musique classique 16th edition from July 13 to July 17, 2022, in the famous century-old church of Les Bergeronnes. Once again, the Festival offers a great span of performers, including the duo of Quebec pianists Rosemarie Duval and Jean-Michel Dubé on July 17.

Join us at: https://odysseeartistique.jimdo.com or lepointdevente.com

Festival école en musique de Matane

Matane, July 14 to 17
www.eoleenmusique.com

Les Rythmes Tremblant

Mont-Tremblant, July 14 to 16
www.tremblant.ca

Tremblant International Blues Festival

Mont-Tremblant, July 14 to 16
www.blues.tremblant.ca

Hudson Village Theatre

Hudson, July 20 to 24
www.villagetheatre.ca

Le Festif! de Baie-St-Paul

Baie-Saint-Paul, July 21 to 24
www.lefestif.ca

Festival Mémoire et Racines

Parc St-Jean Bosco, Saint-Charles-Borromée, July 27 to 31
www.memoireracines.org

Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur

Saint-Sauveur, July 28 to August 7
www.festivaldesarts.ca

Festival des Rythmes d’Afrique (Sherbrooke)

Sherbrooke, July 28 to August 7
www.rythmesdafrique.ca

Hudson Music Festival

Hudson, July 29 to August 7
www.hudsonmusicfestival.ca

Midsummer Music Dream QC, Music School & Festival

Courcelles, July 29 to August 7
www.midsummermusiquebec.com

 

Festival de Lanaudière

Joliette, July 31 to August 7
www.lanaudiere.org

At last the Festival, at last Lanaudière! It will be the first time since 2019 that we are once again in a position to present an event of truly international scope, faithful to Fernand Lindsay’s vision and true to our mission of reaching out and taking root in the community.

Several exciting concerts await you, featuring Akamus and Les Arts Florissants. We will also be joined by loyal guests of the Festival, the Orchestre Métropolitain and Orchestre symphonique de Montréal.

On July 31, the Orchestre Métropolitain presents Rossinimania, with conductor Ariane Matiakh. This loving tribute to Rossini will be offered by a stupendously gifted trio: Michael Spyres, Lawrence Brownlee and Rihab Chaieb. A spectacular event not to be missed!

Move to the classical beat!

Festi Jazz Mont-Tremblant

Mont-Tremblant, August 3 to 7
www.jazztremblant.com

Illusion Festival

Chesterville, August 5 to 8
www.illusionfestival.com

Concerts aux Îles du Bic

Rimouski, August 6 to 14
www.bicmusique.com

Route des Arts

Lachute , Brownsburg-Chatham, Saint-André-d’Argenteuil, Saint-Placide, Oka, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Mirabel, Gore, Wentworth, August 6 to 14
www.routedesarts.ca

Festival de la chanson de Saint-Ambroise

Saint-Ambroise, August 8 to 13
www.chansonsaintambroise.com

Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke, August 10 to 14
819-821-7433 | www.ftms.ca

Festival International des Rythmes du Monde

Chicoutimi, August 10 to 14
www.rythmesdumonde.com

Festival musique du bout du monde

Gaspé, August 11 to 14
418-368-5405 | /www.musiqueduboutdumonde.com

International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, August 13 to 21
www.montgolfieres.com

Le Rendez-Vous Musical de Laterrière

Saguenay (secteur Laterrière), August 14 to 21
www.rendezvousmusical.com

Festival de la chanson de Tadoussac

Tadoussac, August 16 to June 19
www.chansontadoussac.com

Fête des chants de marins

Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, August 18 to 21
www.chantsmarins.com

La grosse lanterne

Bethanie, August 19 to 21
www.grosselanterne.com

Festival de la poutine

Drummondville, August 25 to 27
www.festivaldelapoutine.com

Festival Trois-Rivières en blues

Trois-Rivières, August 25 to 28
www.3renblues.com

Rimouski International Jazz Fest

Rimouski, September 1 to 4
418-724-7844 | www.festijazzrimouski.com

Festival de musique émergente en Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Rouyn-Noranda, September 1 to 4
www.fmeat.org

La Fête de la Musique de Tremblant

Mont-Tremblant, September 2 to 5
www.fetedelamusiquetremblant.com

 

Carrefour mondial de l’accordéon

Montmagny, September 2 to 4
www.accordeonmontmagny.com

From September 2-4, in the beautiful Chaudière-Appalaches region, come listen to the best accordionists from around the world. Jazz, traditional music, cajun and classical; there will be something for everyone’s tastes! This year, five indoor stages and four outdoor locations will be the venues for artists of international acclaim! Tickets will be sold as of June 7 at lepointdevente.com/billets/accordeon and (418) 248-7927. Come see our new outdoor activities: picnics at the Marais and accordions at the doorstep! All are welcome.

Fête des vendanges Magog-Orford

Magog, September 3 to 11
www.fetedesvendanges.com

Les Correspondances d’Eastman Festival Littéraire

Eastman, September 9 to 11
www.lescorrespondances.ca

Ottawa-Gatineau

Dave Heath: Multidude Solitude

Ottawa, March 10 to September 5
613-990-1985 | www.gallery.ca

Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts

Ottawa, March 25 to August 7
613-990-1985 | www.beaux-arts.ca

Festival Pontiac Enchanté

Luskville, March 26 to December 11
www.pontiacenchante.ca

Edible Futures: Food for Tomorrow

Ottawa, April 23 to September 5
613-991-3044 | www.ingeniumcanada.org

Par-delà l’arc-en-ciel. Œuvres par des artistes LGBTQ2S+

Ottawa, May 28 to September 30
613-990-1985 | www.beaux-arts.ca

Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound

Waterloo, June 2 to 5
www.openears.ca

The New Art Festival

Ottawa, June 11 to 12
www.newartfestival.ca

Ottawa Fringe Festival

Ottawa, June 16 to 26
www.ottawafringe.com

Festival Franco-Ontarien

Ottawa, June 16 to 18
613-321-0102 | www.ffo.ca

Westfest

Ottawa, June 17 to 19
www.westfest.ca

Carivibe Beach Festival

Ottawa, June 18 to July 24
www.carivibe.com

Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival

Ottawa, June 21 to 26
613-838-5558 | www.summersolsticefestivals.ca

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

Ottawa, June 24 to 26
www.dragonboat.net

TD Canada Trust Ottawa International Jazz Festival

Ottawa, June 24 to July 3
www.ottawajazzfestival.com

Heineken Escapade Music Festival

Ottawa, June 24 to 26
www.escapademf.com

Unisong – Canadian Choir Festival

Ottawa, June 28 to July 1
www.Unisong.ca

BIG BANG Festival

Ottawa, July 2 to 3
www.nac-cna.ca

 

Music and Beyond

Ottawa, July 4 to 17
613-241-0777 | www.musicandbeyond.ca

Music and Beyond Returns!

Music and Beyond Returns! After two years without live concerts, Music and Beyond will offer its first live festival since 2019. Music and Beyond is a classical music and multi-disciplinary arts festival that presented its first festival in July, 2010. The festival pursues links between music other art forms and cultural disciplines, including visual art, drama, poetry, dance, architecture, circus, magic, science, comedy, law, food and wine and even yoga. In 2022 the festival runs July 4-17 and will offer more than 50 concerts. Music and Beyond features orchestras, choirs, bands, early music, recitals, chamber music and world music. Other “beyond” productions include circus, magic, literature, visual art and events for young people.

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest

Ottawa, July 7 to 17
866-258-3748 | www.ottawabluesfest.ca

 

Festival l’Art de la Musique

Gatineau, July 14 to 17
819-661-0573 | www.festivalartdelamusique.com

For the 7th edition of The Art of Music Festival, from July 14 to 17, 4 concerts will be given in the wonderful Notre-Dame-de-la-Guadeloupe church in Gatineau. Opening concert on Thursday, July 14 at 8 p.m. with a harp quartet composed of Lori Gemmell, Caroline Léonardelli, Caroline Lizotte and Jennifer Swartz. Friday, July 15 at 8 p.m., discovery evening with the Ensemble Obiora and Frédéricka Petit-Homme. On Saturday, July 16 at 8 p.m., it will be a grand concert with Nicole Ross and the festival orchestra. For the last concert on Sunday, July 17 at 3 p.m., violin and guitar with Cendrine Despax and Rémi Barrette then the Quatuor Despax.

 

Ottawa Chamberfest

Ottawa, July 21 to August 4
613-234-6306 | www.chamberfest.com

This summer, music and culture return to centre stage in Ottawa as Chamberfest™ brings the brightest Canadian and international stars to our city’s best spots. Grammy-nominated wind quintet Imani Winds, six-voice a cappella ensemble Nordic Voices, and mezzo soprano Marion Newman, of Kwagiulth and Stó:lo First Nations, English, Scottish and Irish heritage are among the brilliant artists performing at Ottawa’s internationally-acclaimed chamber music festival, taking place from July 21 – August 4, 2022.

Festival Musiqu’en Nous

Petite-Nation, July 21 to 31
www.MusiquenNous.ca

Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival

Almonte, August 12 to 14
www.puppetsup.ca

Toronto

I AM YOUR RELATIVE

Toronto, March 10 to July 31
416-530-2500 | www.moca.ca

Electric Island

Toronto, May 22 to September 4
www.electricisland.to

It Takes Spirals to Feed the Spiral

Toronto, May 25 to July 31
416-530-2500 | www.moca.ca

Stratford Festival

Stratford, May 28 to December 31
www.stratfordfestival.ca

Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival

Toronto, May 28 to June 18
www.tafelmusik.org

Italian Heritage Month

Toronro, June 3 to 30
416-789-7011 | www.villacharities.com

Dundas West Fest

Toronto, June 3 to 5
www.dundaswestfest.ca

Camp Wavelength

Toronto Island, June 3 to 3
/www.wavelengthmusic.ca

Music Mondays

Toronto, June 6 to September 5
416-598-4521 x223 | www.musicmondays.ca

Luminato Festival

Toronto, June 9 to 19
www.luminatofestival.com

Ashkenaz Festival

Toronto, June 12 to August 30
www.ashkenaz.ca

NXNE

Toronto, June 14 to 19
www.nxne.com

North by Northeast Music Festival

Toronto, June 14 to 19
www.nxne.com

Wine & Spirit Festival at Sugar Beach

Toronto, June 16 to 17
www.wineandspiritfestival.ca

Taste of Little Italy

Toronto, June 17 to 19
tolittleitaly.com/taste-little-italy

Beaches Rib Fest

Toronto, June 24 to 26
www.beachbbqandbrews.com

TD Toronto Jazz Festival

Toronto, June 24 to July 3
www.torontojazz.com

 

Summer Music in the Garden

Toronto, June 30 to September 18
www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Summer Music in the Garden returns to the Toronto Music Garden most Thursdays at 7 and Sundays at 4. Our new Curator Gregory Oh has programmed familiar favourites as well as sounds never before heard in the garden, like Tafelmusik in a memorial concert for the late Jeanne Lamon, Cellist Bryan Cheng performing selections from the Bach suite of the TMG namesake, as well as styles from around the world such as Allison Au Jazz Trio, Autorickshaw, Kongero and Raging Asian Womxn Taiko Drummers. Something for everyone! harbourfrontcentre.com for more!

Waterfront Blues

Toronto, July 1 to 4
www.waterfrontblues.ca

Toronto Beaches International Jazz Festival

Toronto, July 2 to 24
www.beachesjazz.com

Toronto Fringe Festival

Toronto, July 6 to 17
www.fringetoronto.com

Toronto Summer Music Festival – Beyond Borders

Toronto, July 7 to 30
www.torontosummermusic.com

Afrofest

Toronto, July 8 to 10
www.afrofest.ca

Field Trip

Toronto, July 9 to 9
www.fieldtriplife.com

Tirgan Festival

Toronto, July 16 to 17
www.harbourfrontcentre.com

BIG on Bloor Festival of Arts & Culture

Toronto, July 16 to 17
www.bigonbloorfestival.com

Guitar Workshop Plus Toronto

Toronto, July 24 to 29
905-567-8000 | www.guitarworkshopplus.com

Veld Music Festival

Toronto, July 29 to 31
/www.veldmusicfestival.com

Festival Kompa Zouk Ontario

Toronto, July 30 to August 1
www.fkzo.ca

SummerWorks Performance Festival

Toronto, August 4 to 14
www.summerworks.ca

Jerkfest, Toronto

Virtual, August 5 to 7
/www.jerkfestival.ca

Rock the Coliseum

Mississauga, August 6 to 7
www./www.rockthecoliseum.net

Unity Festival

Toronto, August 7 to 7
www.unitycharity.com/unity-festival

Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Fergus, August 12 to 14
519-787-0099 | www.fergusscottishfestival.com

Markham Jazz Festival

Markham, August 19 to 21
www.markhamjazzfestival.com

Canadian National Exhibition

Toronto, August 19 to September 5
/www.theex.com

TAIWANfest: Kanpai, Japan!

Toronto, August 26 to 28
www.harbourfrontcentre.com

The Stories Of Independence

Toronto, August 26 to 28
www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Toronto International BuskerFest for Epilepsy

Toronto, September 2 to 5
www.torontobuskerfest.com

Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto, September 8 to 18
888-599-8433 | www.tiff.net

Irie Music Festival

Toronto, September 24 to 26
www.iriemusicfestival.com

Ontario elsewhere

The Shaw Festival

Niagara-on-the-Lake, June 1 to October 31
www.shawfest.com

Huntsville Festival of the Arts

Huntsville, June 1 to September 15
www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca

Unionville Festival

Unionville, June 4 to 4
www.unionvilleinfo.com

Unionville Summer Concert Series

Unionville, June 4 to 4
www.unionvilleinfo.com

Collingwood Music Festival

Collingwood, June 5 to July 15
705-416-1317 | https://www.collingwoodfestival.com

Festival of Live Digital Art (FOLDA)

Kingston, June 8 to 11

Sound of Music Festival

Burlington, June 11 to 11
www.soundofmusic.ca

Melbourne Mud Madness

Melbourne, June 11 to August 27
www.melbournemudmadness.ca

Sarnia Artwalk

Sarnia, June 13 to July 9
www.sarniaartwalk.com

Skeleton Park Music Festival

Kingston, June 15 to 19
www.skeletonparkartsfest.ca

Stratford Blues & Ribfest

Stratford, June 17 to 19
www.stratfordbluesandribfest.ca

 

FrancoFEST Hamilton

Hamilton, June 17 to 18
905-547-5702 | www.francofesthamilton.ca

Hamilton, ON – FrancoFEST Hamilton, the largest Francophone festival of its kind in the Niagara Peninsula, returns live and in person to beautiful Gage Park to kick off the summer with its usual flair. Presented by the Centre francophone Hamilton the 2022 edition will take place on June 17 and 18 and will feature some of Canada’s top Francophone entertainment, as well as a host of free workshops and activities for the whole family.

A one-of-a-kind arts and culture festival in Hamilton, FrancoFest brings together the many Francophones and Francophiles in the Niagara region to meet in the intimacy of a carnival-like festival and to enjoy a selection of Canada’s best French-speaking artists.

Downtown Milton Street Festival

Milton, June 18 to 18
www.downtownmiltonstreetfestival.ca

Summer of Soca Festival

Brampton, June 18 to 18
www.sosfestival.ca

Blyth Festival

Blyth, June 22 to September 24
877-862-5984 | www.blythfestival.com

Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Amphitheatre Summer Concert Series

Niagara-on-the-Lake, June 24 to August 13
www.jacksontriggswinery.com/Events

Tottenham Bluegrass Festival

Tottenham, June 24 to 26
www.tottenhambluegrass.ca

Historic Waterdown Summer Festival

Westdale, June 24 to 26
905-690-9397 x221 | /www.artsfest.ca

SueFest: A Celebration of Life

Brantford, June 25 to 25
/www.suefest.ca

The Moon: A Voyage Through Time

Toronto, June 28 to July 3
416-646-4677 | www.agakhanmuseum.org

Brott Summer Music Festival

Hamilton, Burlington, June 30 to May 18
www.brottmusic.com

 

Westben Arts Festival

Campbellford, July 1 to 31
www.westben.ca

Now in its 23rd season, Westben is where music comes to life amidst breathtaking nature. Located near Campbellford, 2 hours east of Toronto and 4 hours west of Montreal. Westben’s summer festival July 1 to 31 features over 30 performances of classical, broadway, jazz, pop, fiddle, folk music and comedy with Canadian Brass, Karina Gauvin, William Prince, Michael Kaeshammer, Mary Walsh, Ofra Harnoy, Queer Songbook Orchestra, Eve Parker Finley, Natalie MacMaster, Barbra Lica, Julian Taylor, OKAN, Joel Plaskett and more. The Open-Air Fall Fest September 9 to 25 features Sarah Harmer, JJ Yun Li Bui and Kune as well as Sound in Nature Experiences. Concerts take place in the beautiful 400-seat timber-framed Barn, at the Willow Hill Amphitheatre and around the campfire venue on a 50-acre farm.

Cobourg Waterfront Festival

Cobourg, July 1 to 3
www.waterfrontfestival.ca

Almonte Celtfest

Almonte, July 2 to 3
www.almonteceltfest.com

Brookside Music “Festival of the Bay”

Midland, July 7 to August 29
www.brooksidemusic.com

TD Sunfest

London, July 7 to 10
www.sunfest.on.ca

Northern Lights Festival Boréal

Sudbury, July 7 to 10
www.nlfb.ca

Belleville Waterfront & Ethnic Festival

Belleville, July 7 to 10
www.bellevillewaterfrontfestival.com

Kingston Buskers Rendezvous

Kingston, July 7 to 10
www.downtownkingston.ca/enjoy/2017/buskers-rendezvous

Kincardine Lighthouse Blues Festival

Kincardine, July 8 to 10
www.lighthousebluesfest.ca

 

Elora Festival

Elora and Fergus, July 8 to 24
www.elorafestival.ca

The Elora Festival returns this summer from July 8 – 24. For three weekends, the village of Elora will resound with performances by The Elora Singers, international guest artists, and celebrated Canadian musicians. With more than 30 concerts, our line-up is second-to-none and showcases a variety of musical styles, ranging from solo artists to world music and small ensembles to mainstage attractions. Artists include Sarah Slean, Canadian Brass, Autorickshaw, The Gesualdo Six, artists from Festival of the Sound, Tom Allen and friends, Blackwood, Shoestring Opera and more! From our opening night of Bach’s Mass in B Minor, to our closing “Sing-IN” at Gambrel Barn, celebrate our return to live music. Tickets are $20 – $75, and weekend and festival passes are available.

Mariposa Folk Festival

Orillia, July 8 to 10
705-326-3655 | www.mariposafolk.com

St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival

Prescott, July 9 to August 20
www.stlawrenceshakespeare.ca

Lakefield Jazz Art Craft Festival

Lakefield, July 9 to 9
www.lakefieldjazzfest.com

Rock the Park Music Festival

London, July 13 to 17
www.rockthepark.ca

Sunsplash Festival

Belle River, July 14 to 17
www.belleriverbia.com

Empire Rockfest

Belleville, July 14 to 16
www.empiresquarelive.com

Muskoka Arts & Crafts Summer Show

Bracebridge, July 15 to 17
www.muskokaartsandcrafts.com

Home County Music & Art Festival

London, July 15 to 17
www.homecounty.ca

Stewart Park Festival

Perth, July 15 to 17
www.stewartparkfestival.com

Holstein Rodeo & Countryfest

Holstein, July 15 to 17
www.holsteinrodeo.com

Because Beer Craft Beer Festival

Hamilton, July 15 to 16
www.becausebeer.ca

Home Country

London, July 15 to 17
www.homecounty.ca

Festival du Loup

Tiny (Lafontaine), July 16 to 16
www.festivalduloup.on.ca

Festival of the Sound

Parry Sound, July 17 to 31
www.festivalofthesound.ca

Hamilton Fringe Festival

Hamilton, July 20 to 31
www.hamiltonfringe.ca

Niagara Jazz Festival

Niagara, July 20 to 24
www.niagarajazzfestival.com

River and Sky Music Festival

Field, July 21 to 24
www.riverandsky.ca

Mackenzie Creek Music Fest

Oakland, July 21 to 24
519-750-3821 | www.mackenziecreekmusicfest.ca/index.html

Stratford Summer Music

Stratford, July 21 to August 14
www.stratfordsummermusic.ca

Kemptville Live Music Festival

Kemptville, July 21 to 24
www.kemptvillelivemusicfestival.com

Hillside Summer Festival

Guelph, July 22 to 24
www.hillsidefestival.ca

TD Mosaic Festival

Mississauga, July 22 to 23
www.cre8iv80studio.com/2015/index.asp

Sun Life UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival

Waterloo, July 22 to 24
www.waterloojazzfest.com

Paisley River and Blues Festival

Paisley, July 23 to 23
www.paisleyrocks.com

Coney Island “Maybe Annual” Music Festival

Kenora, July 24 to 24
www.coneyislandmusicfestival.com

 

Highlands Opera Studio

Haliburton, July 28 to August 29
855-455-9933 | www.highlandsoperastudio.com

Highlands Opera Studio 2022: supporting Diversity in Opera.

Hear the best emerging professional voices from Canada and beyond in the beauty of the Haliburton Highlands, only 2 1/2 hours northeast of Toronto. Established in Haliburton, ON, in 2007 by internationally-acclaimed Canadian tenor Richard Margison and Canadian stage director/violist, and former Metropolitan Opera stage director, Valerie Kuinka, Highlands Opera Studio is an advanced intensive professional training and networking program for emerging operatic professionals. Chosen from close to 100 applicants from across Canada and internationally, the 17 successful 2022 participants attend the program FREE OF CHARGE and can be heard in public masterclasses, multiple concerts, community events, and three fully-staged operas: Tchaikovsky’s ’Eugene Onegin’* and two new Canadian operas, ‘Inertia’ and ‘The Museum of the Lost & Found’, created by members of the Canadian BIPOC community and presented in partnership with Loose Tea Music Theatre.

*A portion of the ticket sale proceeds from ‘Onegin’ will be donated in support of UKRAINE. Visit website for more info & full casting. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Boot Hill “Country” Jamboree

Bothwell, July 28 to August 1
519-678-3434 | www.boothilljamboree.com

Blues Skies Music Festival

Clarendon, July 29 to August 1
www.blueskiesmusicfestival.ca

Kenora Harbourfest

Kenora, July 29 to 31
www.harbourfest.ca

Electric Eclectics

Meaford, July 29 to 30
www.electric-eclectics.com

Festival of Friends

Hamilton, July 29 to 31
/www.festivaloffriends.ca

The Pirate Festival

Guelph, July 30 to August 1
www.thepiratefestival.com

Kincardine Summer Music Festival

Kincardine, August 1 to 12
www.ksmf.ca

Boots and Hearts Country Music Festival

Oro-Medonte, August 4 to 7
www.bootsandhearts.com

TD Kitchener Blues Festival

Kitchener, August 4 to 7
www.kitchenerbluesfestival.com

Brockville Ribfest

Brockville, August 4 to 7
www.brockvilleribfest.com

Navan Fair

Navan, August 4 to 7
/www.navanfair.com

Turkey Point Community Summerfest

Turkey Point, August 5 to 7
www.turkeypoint.ca/summerfest.asp

OperaMuskoka Festival

Bracebridge, August 5 to 14
705-765-1048 | www.muskokachautauqua.ca

Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship

Shelburne, August 5 to 8
www.heritagemusicfestival.ca

Goderich Celtic Roots Festival

Goderich, August 5 to 7
www.celticfestival.ca

Live from the Rock Folk Festival

Red Rock, August 5 to 7
www.livefromtherockfolkfestival.com

Muskoka Chautauqua Fest

Port Carling, August 5 to 14
www.muskokachautauqua.com

Heritage Music Festival

Shelburne, August 5 to 6
www.heritagemusicfestival.ca

Ever After Music Festival

Kitchener, August 12 to 14
www.everaftermusicfest.com

Trout Forest Music Festival

Ear Falls, August 12 to 14
www.troutfest.com

Ever After Music Festival

Kitchener, August 12 to 14
www.everafterfest.com

London Fringe Festival

London, August 16 to 21
www.londonfringe.ca

Prince Edward County Jazz Festival

Prince Edward County, August 16 to 21
www.pecjazz.org

Music Niagara

Niagara-on-the-Lake, August 17 to 20
www.musicniagara.org

Belfountain Music Festival

Caledon, August 18 to 27
www.belfountainmusic.com

Havelock Country Jamboree

Havelock, August 18 to 21
www.havelockjamboree.com

Riverfest Elora

Elora, August 19 to 21
www.riverfestelora.com

Up Here

Sudbury, August 19 to 21
www.uphere.com

Peterborough Folk Festival

Peterborough, August 19 to 21
www.peterboroughfolkfest.com

Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival

Owen Sound, August 19 to 21
www.summerfolk.org

Lucknow’s Music in the Fields

Lucknow, August 25 to 27
www.musicinthefields.ca

Music in the Fields

Lucknow, August 25 to 27
www.musicinthefields.ca

Winona Peach Festival

Winona, August 26 to 28
/www.winonapeach.com

Tweed Stampede & Jamboree

Tweed, September 2 to 5
www.tweedstampede.com

Prince Edward County Chamber Music Festival

Prince Edward, September 9 to 18
www.pecmusicfestival.com

Guelph Jazz Festival

Guelph, September 15 to 18
www.guelphjazzfestival.com

Nashwaak Musicfest

, September 16 to 18
www.southcoastjazz.com

Harvest Picnic

Dundas, September 16 to 19
www./www.harvestpicnic.ca

Rose Theatre Brampton Performing Arts Season 2017/2018

Brampton, September 17 to 17
www.rosetheatre.ca

Windsor International Film Festival

Windsor, October 27 to November 6
519-965-6488 | www.windsorfilmfestival.com

Manitoba

Prairie Wind Music Festival

Cypress River, June 4 to 5
www.prairiewindmusicfest.wordpress.com

Agassiz Chamber Music Festival

Winnipeg, June 5 to 11
www.agassizfestival.com

Manitoba Electronic Music Exhibition

Winnipeg, June 9 to 13
www.memetic.ca

TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival

Winnipeg, June 14 to 19
www.jazzwinnipeg.com

Nickel Days

Thompson, June 23 to 26
www.nickeldays.ca

Dauphin’s Countryfest

Dauphin, July 1 to 3
www.countryfest.ca

Winnipeg Folk Festival

Winnipeg, July 7 to 10
www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca

Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

Winnipeg, July 13 to 24
204-943-7464 | www.winnipegfringe.com

Gimli Film Festival

Gimli, July 20 to 24
www.gimlifilm.com

Summerwinds Family Music Festival

Victoria Beach, July 22 to 23
www.summerwindsmusic.com

Rockin’ The Fields

Lake Minnedosa, July 29 to 31
www.rockinthefields.ca

Icelandic Festival of Manitoba

Gimli, July 29 to August 1
www.icelandicfestival.com

Folklorama Festival

Winnipeg, July 31 to August 13
www.folklorama.ca

Winkler Harvest Festival

Winkler, August 12 to 14
www.winklerharvestfestival.com

Rainbow Trout Music Festival

St. Malo, August 19 to 21
www.rainbowtroutmusicfestival.com

Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival

Portage la Prairie, August 27 to 28
204-428-6800 | www.portagefolk.com

Saskatchewan

Regina Jazzfest

Regina, June 16 to May 20
www.jazzregina.ca

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan presented by Nutrien

Saskatoon, June 29 to August 21
www.shakespearesask.com

SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival

Saskatoon, June 30 to July 7
www.saskjazz.com

Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival

Regina, July 6 to 10
www.reginafringe.com

All Folk’d Up Music Festival

Montmartre, July 8 to 10
www.allfolkedup.net

the Ness Creek Music Festival

Big River, July 14 to 17
www.nesscreekmusicfestival.com

Craven Country Jamboree

Craven, July 14 to 17
www.countrythunder.com

Gateway Festival

Bengough, July 22 to 24
www.gatewayfestival.com

25th Street Theatre presents The Saskatoon Fringe Festival

Saskatoon, July 28 to August 6
306-664-2239 | www.25thstreettheatre.org

Prince Albert Polka Fest

Prince Albert, August 2 to 6
www.paexhibition.com

Regina Folk Festival

Regina, August 5 to 7
www.reginafolkfestival.com

Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Festival

Ness Creek Site, August 15 to 19
www.northernlightsbluegrass.com

Rock the River

Saskatoon, August 19 to 21
www.rocktheriversaskatoon.ca

Alberta

Calgary Ukrainian Festival

Calgary, June 4 to 5
www.calgaryukrainianfestival.ca

NUOVA Opera & Music Theatre Festival

Edmonton, June 5 to July 16
www.operanuova.ca

4th Street Lilac Festival

Calgary, June 5 to 5
www.lilacfestival.net

Banff World Media Festival

Banff, June 12 to 15
www.banffmediafestival.com

Freewill Shakespeare Festival – Two Gentlemen of Verona & The WInter’s Tale

Edmonton, June 14 to July 10
www.freewillshakespeare.com

Summer Solstice Music Festival

Edmonton, June 16 to 24
780-433-4532 | www.edmontonchambermusic.org

North Country Fair

Lesser Slave Lake, June 17 to 19
www.lslncca.ca/current

Beaumont Blues & Roots

Beaumont, June 17 to 18
www.bbrf.ca

The Medicine Hat JazzFest

Medicine Hat, June 20 to 26
www.medicinehatjazzfest.com

Sled Island Music & Arts Festival

Calgary, June 23 to 25
www.sledisland.com

TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival

Edmonton, June 26 to July 3
www.edmontonjazz.com

Magnificent River Rats Festival

Athabasca, July 1 to 2
www.riverratsfestival.com

Pembina River Nights

Evansburg, July 8 to 9
www.asmallshieldmusic.ca

The Works Art & Design Festival

Edmonton, July 8 to 17
www.theworks.ab.ca

Wild Mountain Music Festival

Hinton, July 15 to 17
www.wildmtnmusic.ca

Calgary Folk Music Festival

Calgary, July 21 to 24
www.calgaryfolkfest.com

Taste of Edmonton

Edmonton, July 21 to 31
www.tasteofedm.ca

Fiestaval Latin Festival

Calgary, July 22 to 24
www.fiestaval.ca

Sasquatch Gathering Festival

Rangeton Park, July 22 to 24
www.sasquatchgathering.com

Calgary Fiestaval Latin Festival

Calgary, July 22 to 24
www.fiestaval.ca/calgary

Calgary International Blues Festival

Calgary, July 25 to 31
403-668-7144 | www.calgarybluesfest.com

Big Valley Jamboree

Camrose, July 28 to 31
www.bigvalleyjamboree.com

Terminus Festival

Calgary, July 28 to 31
www.terminus-festival.com

Calgary Fringe Festival

Calgary, July 29 to August 6
www.calgaryfringe.ca

Blueberry Bluegrass Festival

Stony Plain, July 29 to 31
www.blueberrybluegrass.com

Chasing Summer Music Festival

Calgary, July 30 to 31
www.chasingsummerfestival.com

Canmore Folk Music Festival

Canmore, July 30 to August 1
www.canmorefolkfestival.com

Servus Heritage Festival

Edmonton, July 30 to August 1
www.heritagefest.ca

Edmonton Folk Music Festival

Edmonton, August 4 to 7
www.edmontonfolkfest.org

2021 FCMF National Music Festival

Virtual Competition, August 6 to 13
www.fcmf.org

Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival

Edmonton, August 11 to 21
www.fringetheatre.ca

Bear Creek Folk Fest

Grande Prairie, August 12 to 14
www.bearcreekfolkfest.org

Country Thunder Alberta

Calgary, August 19 to 21
www.countrythunder.com

 

Banff International String Quartet Festival

Banff, August 29 to September 4
www.bisqc.ca

Recognized as one of the premier chamber music competitions in the world, the Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC) is a celebration of chamber music that attracts enthusiastic capacity audiences every three years. A preliminary jury of internationally celebrated musicians has selected ten of the world’s finest young quartets representing 16 countries to participate in the 14th Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC). Quartets are competing for over $500,000 in cash, prizes and opportunities, including a two-year paid residency at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Choose from 15 concerts including special events. Those unable to attend can still be a part of BISQC’s dedicated chamber music audience by streaming the competition online.

2019 Honens Festival

Calgary, September 8 to 11
www.honens.com

Jasper Folk Music Festival

Jasper, September 9 to 10
www.jasperfolkmusicfestival.ca

British Columbia

Whistler Children’s Festival

Whistler, April 2 to August 14
604-962-0413 | www.audainartmuseum.com

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

Vanier Park, Vancouver, June 8 to September 24
www.bardonthebeach.org

Collegium End of Term Concerts

Victoria, June 8 to 12
www.vcm.bc.ca

Eine Kleine Summer Music

Victoria, June 11 to 29
www.eksm.ca

33rd Vancouver Francophone Summer Festival

Vancouver, June 15 to 25
604-736-9806 | www.lecentreculturel.com

Long Day’s Night Music Festival

Swift Current, June 16 to 19
www.longdaysnight.ca

Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival

Victoria, June 22 to 26
www.victoriaskafest.ca

 

Vernon Proms Music Festival

Vernon, June 23 to July 17
www.vernonproms.ca

Gorgeous lakes (with a chance of spotting Ogopogo), Okanagan’s rolling hills with orchards and vineyards, majestic mountains with a range of world-class outdoor activities and epic biking and hiking trails – what a fantastic backdrop for a classical music festival! Fantastic music in a fantastic setting on a modest budget!
Vernon Proms programmed over 25 events from June 23 to July 17. This year’s program features Couperin’s Les Nations with Contrasto Armonico, the traditional favourite All-Bach production, concerts at the Park; Early Music, chamber, jazz, and World music-concerts. The final “Art in Life” Gala features a premiere of Imant Raminsh’s song cycle “O Language Where Language Ends”, commissioned by the festival; Fratres by Arvo Part; and the Suite on Ukrainian Folk Themes by Boris Lyatoshynsky.

Surrey Fusion Festival

Surrey, June 23 to 24
www.surreyfusionfestival.ca

Vancouver Island Chamber Music Festival

Vancouver, June 24 to 27
250-754-4611 | www.ncmusic.ca

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Vancouver, June 24 to July 3
www.vanjazzfest.ca

Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival

Gibsons Landing, June 24 to 26
www.coastjazz.com

Vancouver Island Blues Bash: Online

Victoria, June 24 to July 3
www.jazzvictoria.ca

TD Victoria International JazzFest: Virtually JazzFest

Victoria, June 24 to July 3
www.jazzvictoria.ca

Smithers Annual Midsummer Music Festival

Smithers, July 1 to 3
www.bvfms.org

Ponderosa Festival

Merritt, July 8 to 11
www.basscoast.ca

Dancing on the Edge Festival

Vancouver, July 8 to 17
www.dancingontheedge.org

MusicFest Vancouver

Vancouver, July 8 to 10
www.musicfestvancouver.ca

Harrison Festival of the Arts

Harrison Hot Springs, July 8 to 17
www.harrisonfestival.com

Vancouver Island MusicFest

Comox Valley, July 8 to 10
www.islandmusicfest.com

Mainstage

Vernon, July 11 to 16
www.theatrebc.org

Summer Music Vancouver

Vancouver, July 13 to 14
www.musicinthemorning.org

Bella Coola Music Festival

Bella Coola, July 15 to 17
www.bellacoolamusic.org

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Vancouver, July 15 to 17
www.thefestival.bc.ca

South Country Fair

Fort MacLeod, July 15 to 17
www.southcountryfair.com

Shambhala Music Festival

Haida Gwaii, July 22 to 25
www.shambhalamusicfestival.com

Splash Around Town

Victoria, July 22 to 31
www.victoriasymphony.ca

Mission Folk Music Festival

Online, July 22 to 24
www.missionfolkmusicfestival.ca

Music by the Sea

Bamfield, July 23 to August 5
www.musicbythesea.ca

Islands Folk Festival

Duncan, July 23 to 23
www.islandsfolkfestival.ca

Guitar Workshop Plus Toronto

Toronto, July 24 to 29
www.guitarworkshopplus.com

 

Vancouver Bach Festival

Vancouver, July 26 to August 6
www.earlymusic.bc.ca

Honda Celebration of Light

Vancouver, July 27 to 27
www.hondacelebrationoflight.com

Victoria Summer Music Festival

Victoria, July 28 to August 9
www.vsmf.org

Hornby Festival

Hornby Island, July 28 to August 6
www.hornbyfestival.com

Coombs Bluegrass Festival

Coombs, July 29 to 31
www.sites.google.com/site/coombsbluegrassfestival

Filberg Festival

Comox, July 29 to 31
250-941-0727 | www.filbergfestival.com

Harmony Arts Festival

West Vancouver, July 29 to August 7
www.harmonyarts.ca

Kaslo Jazz Etc. Summer Music Festival

Kaslo, July 29 to 31
www.kaslojazzfest.com

Edge of the World Music Festival

Haida Gwaii, August 5 to 7
www.edgefestival.ca

Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival

Burnaby, August 6 to 6
www.burnabybluesfestival.com

Robson Valley Music Festival

Dunster, August 12 to 14
www.rvmf.ca

ArtsWells Festival of All Things Art

Wells/Barkerville, August 15 to 19
www.artswells.com

Salmon Arms Roots and Blues Festival

Salmon Arms, August 18 to 21
www.rootsandblues.ca

Cumberland Wild

Cumberland, August 20 to 21
www.cumberlandwild.com

Victoria Fringe Festival

Victoria, August 24 to September 4
www.victoriafringe.com

Phillips Backyard Weekender

Victoria, September 9 to 10
www.backyardweekender.com

Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival

Penticton, September 9 to 11
250-770-3494 | www.pentasticjazz.com

Spirit of 150 Victoria

Victoria, September 15 to 18
www.spirit150victoria.ca

Tall Tree Music Festival

Port Renfrew, September 17 to 17
www.talltreemusicfestival.com

Nor_Terr

Alianait Arts Festival

Iqaluit, June 30 to July 3
867-979-6000 | www.alianait.ca

Great Northern Arts Festival

Inuvik, July 8 to 17
www.gnaf.org

Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival

Dawson City, July 9 to 12
www.kiac.ca

Dawson City Music Festival

Dawson City, July 15 to 17
www.dcmf.com

Folk On The Rocks

Yellowknife, July 15 to 17
www.folkontherocks.com

Yukon Riverside Arts Festival

Dawson City, August 9 to 12
www.kiac.ca

Canada

Ville en musique SiriusXM

Various Cities, May 25 to June 12

 

USA

 

Saratoga Performing Arts Center Festivals

Saratoga Springs, NY, July 27 to August 14
518-587-3330 | www.spac.org

 

This page is also available in / Cette page est également disponible en: Francais (French)

Share:

About Author

Leave A Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.