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Sound of Music Festival in Burlington announces line-up

Music takes over Burlington’s Downtown and Waterfront from June 11-19, full day ticketed Kick-off Concert and free concerts for all ages over Father’s Day Weekend.

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Sound of Music Festival is pleased to announce the June 11-19 roster of performers and activities.  The 9-day schedule kicks off on June 11 with a one day ticketed event, featuring performances by The Cult, Headstones, The Glorious Sons, Pop Evil, The Watchmen and more. The full weekend of free concerts taking place June 16-19 will feature artists Mother Mother, Soul Asylum, I Mother Earth, Jess Moskaluke, Lighthouse, Hawksley Workmen plus so many more.

“Our event continues to provide an unrivaled level of entertainment, brought to Burlington each year, none of which would be possible without the year-round efforts of our incredible volunteer group and generous sponsors,” says Dave Miller, Executive Director. “Putting the stamp on programming for an amazing 9 days of music is so humbling. Teams make these things happen, and I think we’ve got the best in the business” says Rian Malloch, the Festival’s Programming Chair.

Events and activities include Downtown Streetfest, Sound of Music Club Series, Silver Series and Kids Naturally Village. VIP upgrades are also available, see for more information.

“We’re proud to present an exciting and entertaining line-up that offers up new music discovery and a bit of nostalgia too,” says Andy Porecki, President. “Sound of Music has something for everyone.”

For the full line-up, show times, tickets and other information visit

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June 11-19, 2016 will mark Sound of Music Festival’s 37th year.  Every year in June, Burlington comes alive with the largest annual music event of the year.  Over 230,000 people come to enjoy concerts spanning all genres.  Through the generosity and support of sponsors and the dedication of volunteers, the event continues to be free on Father’s Day Weekend for music lovers of all ages.  For more information, visit

Presenting Festival Sponsor Tim Hortons

Festival Feature Sponsors Burlington Hyundai, CHCH, Cogeco, Burlington Downtown Business Association, Investors Group Burlington, Jack Daniel’s, Mill Street Brewery, Nutella, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, Stingray Music, TD Bank Group, Terrapure Environmental

Nine day music festival, high calibre of music for all ages

  • June 11-19, 2016, held in Burlington, Ontario
  • Over 100 acts, 10 performance areas, free and ticketed shows
  • June 11, Kick-off concert (ticketed)
  • June 12-15, Sound of Music Club Series
  • June 16-19, four FREE days of concerts on Burlington’s waterfront + Downtown Streetfest
  • Activities include Grande Festival Parade, Silver Series, Carnival, Vendors and Children’s Village




1:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Kick-off Concert (Ticketed Event)



evenings, tba

Club Series | Downtown Burlington



6:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Free Concerts | Spencer Smith Park



12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Silver Series

Free Concerts | Spencer Smith Park

Downtown Streetfest



11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Grande Festival Parade

Free Concerts | Spencer Smith Park

Downtown Streetfest

Kids Naturally Village



12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Free Concerts | Spencer Smith Park

Downtown Streetfest

Kids Naturally Village


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