Jul 4, 2019 | Feature Stories Festival News
By: Thomas James
Canada Day was a blast! Now with the Canada Day festivities behind us it’s time to move on to more festivals coming up. #GetFestive with music, performances and culture in and around the capital region. Check out the video below and get a dose of fun with these festival options!
Torchlight Shakespeare (July 2 – August 17)
Wherefore art thou Festivalgoers? Come see the classic Shakespeare tale of star crossed lovers with A Company of Fools presenting Romeo and Juliet. This touring play has over 35 shows throughout July and August and the venue is a park near you. Believing that everyone should have access to the theatre, A Company of Fools is continuing their “pay what you can” performances of Shakespeare’s classics. Don’t miss the chance to get festive with Torchlight Shakespeare!
Be sure to check out their website or social media to see when they are touring in a park near you:
Music and Beyond (July 4 – 17)
Music and Beyond is a classical music and art festival that highlights the connections between classical music and other art forms. There will be a plethora of artists performing from solo performances to quartets to dances, opera and more. Many prominent names like Alexandre De Costa and Miloš will be performing as well. On top of all this, there will be many other events such as The Mozart Gala, Viennese Ball, a FREE family music expo and more!
Check out their official website and social media for more information:
Bluesfest (July 4 – 14)
The highly-anticipated Bluesfest is beginning this week. This giant ten-day music festival is back with a stellar lineup including The Backstreet Boys, Snoop Dogg, The Killers and many more. Come down to Lebreton Flats for not only a variety of concerts but plenty of other onsite activities too like carnival games and rides like a ferris wheel, 50/50 raffle, The Fort and multiple vendors!
Check out the full lineup, ticket prices and more on their official website.
Almonte Celtfest (July 5-7)
Need even more music? Almonte Celtfest is coming up this weekend! The two day festival has a variety of Celtic entertainment including music, culture and food for all. This festival will see greats like The Mudmen and Twin Flames, plus many other entertainers. The venue is outdoors at the natural amphitheatre of Gemmill park. Come explore Celtic tradition through music and family fun!
Check out their website or social media for all the details:
Show us how you’ve celebrated with #GetFestive and #Soyezdelafete. We want to see your festival experiences!