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Kazoo!, Guelph, April 11-15: new music series showcasing independent music and art


Canadian Music Week, Toronto, May 7-13: Canada’s biggest New Music Festival showcasing local and international artists from all genres


Field Trip, Toronto, June 2-3: historic Fort York plays host to this much-more-than-a-music-festival featuring Metric, Yeah Yeah Yeah and Alyvays
Westfest, Ottawa, June 8-10: 15th annual free three-day music and art festival with over 100 Canadian artists
Luminato, Toronto, June 6-24: transforming Toronto into an unforgettable, multi-day, multi-sensory experience
NXNE, Toronto, June 8-17: one of the world’s largest festivals dedicated to new and upcoming music at Young Dundas Square
Irie Music Festival, Mississauga, June 22-23: move to the rhythm of reggae, salsa, calypso and ska
Escapade Music Festival, Ottawa, June 23-24: electronic music scene with superstar DJs and up-and-coming local talent booming in Canada’s capital
Bud Light Dreams Festival, Toronto, June 23-24: trance lovers unite for the largest electronic music festival in Canada at East Island, Ontario Place (19+)
Stars and Thunder, Timmins, June 24-July 1: 8 nights of concerts and 4 international fireworks shows


Northern Lights Festival Boréal, Sudbury, July 6-9: Northeastern Ontario is calling you to Sudbury
RBC Bluesfest, Ottawa, July 5-15: blues aficionados converge on LeBreton Flats for two weeks 
Mariposa Folk Festival, Orillia, July 6-8: The ‘grand dame’ of Ontario folk festivals; Walk Off The Earth and Bahamas will be there
Beaches International Jazz Festival, Toronto, July 6-29: 30 year anniversary, this a staple of summer in Toronto
Toronto Caribbean Carnival, Toronto, July 7 – August 12: a month long celebration of Caribbean music, food and culture
Rock The Park, London, July 11-14: two days of  rock and roll transforms The Forest City into Music City
Go North Music Festival, St. Joseph Island, July 14: variety of musical acts: folk, roots, bluegrass, rock, pop
River and Sky, West Nipissing, July 19-22: camping, hiking, swimming and amazing music
Minden Hills Bluegrass Festival, Minden Hills, July 20-22: world-class bluegrass acts pick their way to this idyllic village 
Mattawa Voyageur Days, Mattawa, July 27-29: three days of country, rock and folk
Hillside Summer Festival, Guelph, July 13-15: a multi-genre musical celebration at Guelph Lake
WTFest, Brantford, July 29: Brantford’s music and arts festival in Lion’s Park


Collective Concerts, Toronto, August 4: The National, Father John Misty, Julien Baker, Jenny Lewis and Dan Edmonds performing at Fort York
Harbourfest, Kenora, August 4-5: the largest two-day music festival in Northwestern Ontario
OVO Fest, Toronto, August 4: performances by Drake and a roster of his closest friends in The 6ix
VELD Music Festival, Toronto, August 4-5: two days of internationally acclaimed EDM spinning on the massive stage at Downsview Park
Boots & Hearts, Oro-Medonte, August 9-12: annual country music mash-up at Burl’s Creek
Goderich Celtic Roots Festival, Goderich August 10-12: celebration of the music of Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Havelock Country Jamboree, Havelock, August 16-19: Canada's largest country music and camping festival 
RiverFest, Elora, August 17-19: showcasing the who’s who of the Canadian music scene, with Blue Rodeo headlining
Camp Wavelength, Fort York, Garrison Common, August 18-19: Line up includes Chad VanGaalen, SUUNS and TOPS.


Royal Mountain at Rasberry Farm, RBG, Hamilton, September 2: a one-day festival with Mac DeMarco headlining
Supercrawl, Hamilton, September 14-16: the annual indie music and art fest keeps getting better and better 

Festivals, Events and Live Music

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Centered around our unique festivals and events, the app makes it possible for the on-the-ground traveler to discover something new and exciting in Ontario.

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ONTARIO LIVE MUSIC is a comprehensive live music listings site for concerts, festivals and events happening throughout Ontario. Discover great live shows near you.