Canada hosts several annual festivals for music aficionados. These music festivals provide a closer look into the country’s impressive multicultural heritage. Whenever you visit Canada’s major cities, you are sure to find an ongoing event or two, celebrating the country’s musical spirit. Check out four such fabulous musical events.
Canadian Music Week
Being one of the oldest music fests in Canada, the Canadian Music Week is a well-respected musical event in the country. Into its 33rd year, the festival is all set once again to delight music fans at venues across Toronto. From 01st to 10th May, 2015, you will get the chance to enjoy performances of The Orwells, Colbie Caillat, Alvvays and numerous other singers and bands at venues such as Hard Rock cafe, Phoenix Concert Theatre and Sony Centre of Performing Arts. The Canadian Music Week also features a number of award functions, summit sessions, film festivals and comedy fests. Make sure you buy the special wristband for admittance to this gala event.
The last five days of May 2015 are dedicated to electronic music at MUTEK Festival in Montreal. The venue is Musée d’Art Contemporain, where heart-pounding electronic beats will ensure loads of entertainment. This festival offers Canadian artists an opportunity to meet their global counterparts and create some great music. Guests can choose from a wide range of ticket options, such as the Full Festival Passport, Weekend Pass, Weekend Ecopass and Ecopassport. Get set to enjoy live performances of DBX, Rrose, Andy Scott and Strategy at the festival.
Kiwanis Music Festival
If you have plans to be at Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, in April-May, consider buying entry tickets for Kiwanis Music Festival. Besides being the second largest music celebration in Ontario, Kiwanis Music Festival is perhaps the most famous competitive music event in the National Capital Region. Scheduled from 06th April to 02nd May, 2015, the event features thousands of competitors from Ontario competing for scholarships and trophies. The best performances are reserved for the final days of the festival. Be present at Algonquin Commons Theatre to enjoy these performances.
01st April, 2015 marks the beginning of the Seasons Festival in Vancouver. Since its inception in 2011, the fest has captured the attention of electronic music fans. The fiesta will feature more than 30 artists, performing at six venues across the city. The first gig of the event will be played out by Night Bass Takeover and the venue is the famed Celebrities Nightclub. Anyone over the age of 19 can buy entry tickets to enjoy the live performances of artists such as Lee Foss, Mike Palladino, Bear Mountain and Alison Wonderland.