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New Brunswick Festivals

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{For a full list of events taking place in New Brunswick, please visit the Tourism NB website.}

Name
Location
Style
Date
Submission
Acadie Rock
Moncton
Rock, Folk, Electronic, Pop, Francophone
August
acadierock@gmail.com
Acoustica
Moncton
Rock, Country, Bluegrass, Traditional, Fiddle, Acoustic Folk, Classical, Jazz, Children
Summer
liveendirect@moncton.ca
Area 506 (not to be confused with our Festival 506!)
Saint John
Folk, Rock, Funk, Blues, Country
August
goods@area506.ca
Bathurst Chamber Music Festival
Bathurst
Classical
May
bathurstchamberfest@gmail.com
Bathurst Hospitality Days

Bathurst

Rock, Loud, Blues, Traditional, Francophone
July
bathursthospitalitydays@hotmail.com
Blues d'la Baie
Petit Rocher
Blues
July
bluesdlabaie@gmail.com
Campbellton Bluegrass Festival
Campbellton
Bluegrass
July • August
eddieduguay@yahoo.com
Canada's Irish Festival
Miramichi
Celtic
July
paddyquinn@hotmail.com
Dooryard Arts Festival

Woodstock

Folk, Rock, Bluegrass, Blues, Roots
July
info@dooryardfestival.com
Été musical de l'Église historique de Barachois

Barachois

Classical
June • September
etemusicalbarachois@gmail.com
FeelsGood Folly Fest

Gagetown

 
July
info@follyfest.ca
Fest Forward
Fredericton
Emerging
November
artreach@charlottestreetarts.ca
Festival acadien de Caraquet
Caraquet
Traditional, Rock, Pop, Classical, Jazz, Dance, Francophone
August
direction@festivalacadien.ca
Festival ImaginAIR
Dieppe
Cover, Pop, Rock, Electronic, Folk
July
info@dieppe.ca
Festival Inspire

Moncton, Riverview, Dieppe

Dance, Hip Hop, Urban, Jazz, Rock, Electronic, Reggae
June
lisa.griffin@festivalinspire.com
Festival international de musique baroque

Lamèque

Baroque
July
baroque@lameque.ca
Festival Jazz & Blues

Edmundston

Jazz, Blues
June
programmation@jazzbluesedmundston.com
Festival Western de Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

Country, Bluegrass, Folk
July
info@festivalwesternnb.com
Fogfest, Music and Arts Festival
Campobello Island
Blues, Rock, Roots, Country, Jazz, Bluegrass, Folk, Gospel, Classical
July
campobellofogfest@gmail.com
FreddyBeach Rib Fest
Fredericton
 
June
mvokey@frex.ca
FROSTival
Fredericton
 
January-February
tourism@fredericton.ca
Future Forest 
Sheffield
Electronic, Dance, House, Urban
July
info@futureforest.ca
Gala de la chanson de Caraquet
Caraquet
 
July • August
info@galadelachanson.ca
Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival
Fredericton
Jazz, Blues, Funk, Swing, Folk, Reggae, Pop, Big Band
September
submissions@harvestjazzandblues.com
Highland Games
Fredericton
Traditional, Folk, Celtic, Scottish
July
nbhighlandgamesfestival@gmail.com
Larlee Creek Hullabaloo
Perth Andover
Folk, Rock, Blues, Funk, Bluesgrass, Roots
August
info@larleecreekmusic.ca
Main Street Summer Concert Series
Fredericton
 
Summer
tourism@fredericton.ca
Messtival
Anagance
Funk, Dance, Electronic, Rock, Blues, Folk, Loud, Thrash
August
tbacollective@gmail.com
Miramichi Folksong Festival
Miramichi
Folk, Gospel, Roots, Traditional
August
melanie@breenfamily.ca
Miramichi Rock 'n Roll Festival
Miramichi
Rock
June-July
elvislives@rocknrollfestival.com
Mosaïq Multicultural Festival
Moncton
World, Multicultural
July
info@mosaiqmoncton.ca
Mud City Meltdown
Moncton
Rock, Punk, Metal, Folk, Jazz
July
info@mudcitymeltdown.ca
Nashwaak Musicfest
Nashwaak Bridge
Country, Bluegrass, Rock
August
music@nashwaakmusicfestival.com
New Brunswick Competitive Festival of Music
Saint John
Classical
April
admin@nbfestivalofmusic.ca
New Brunswick Summer Music Festival
Fredericton
Classical
August
info@nbsummermusicfestival.ca
Paddlefest
St. Andrews
Folk, Rock, Blues, Roots, Reggae, Bluegrass, Indie, Pop
May
paddlefest.nb@gmail.com 
Piano Academy & Festival International
St. Andrews
Classical
July • August
contact@standrewsartscouncil.org
RE:FLUX
Moncton
 
 
reflux.artsonore@gmail.com
River Jam
Fredericton
Folk, Country, Rock, Jazz, Blues, R&B, Acoustic, Easy Listening
July
tourism@fredericton.ca
Rising Tide Festival
Fundy National Park
Folk, Blues, Rock, Bluegrass, Pop/Rock
August
fundy.info@pc.gc.ca
Rogersville Bluegrass Festival
Rogersville
Bluegrass
August
roybros@nb.aibn.com
Rogersville Country Festival
Rogersville
Country
June
roybros@nb.aibn.com
Rotary RibFest
Moncton
 
June
info@moncton.ca
Sackville Early Music Festival
Sackville
Classical
September
sackvilleearlymusic@gmail.com
Salmon Festival
Campbellton
 
June
campbellton.salmonfestival@gmail.com
Sappyfest
Sackville
Indie Rock, Hip Hop, Urban, Pop, Indie Pop/Rock, Folk, Punk, Grunge
August
producer@sappyfest.com
Shediac Lobster Festival
Shediac
 
July
info@shediaclobsterfestival.ca
Shivering Songs
Fredericton
Folk
January
zach@shiveringsongs.com
Stereophonic
Sackville
Indie Rock, Alternative, Folk, Punk
January
chma.stereophonic@gmail.com
Summers End Folk Festival
Grand Manan
Folk
August
summersendfolkfestival@gmail.com
Tay Creek Folk Festival 
Tay Creek
Folk, Bluegrass, Blues
July
taycreekfestival@gmail.com
Wednesday Show
Dieppe
Traditional, Pop, Country, Rock, Folk, Francophone, Children, Cover
Summer
info@dieppe.ca
Winter Warmer Festival
St. Andrews
Folk, Bluegrass, Classical, Blues, Rock, Funk, Acoustic
February
steeljm@nbnet.nb.ca

Nova Scotia Festivals

{For a full list of events taking place in Nova Scotia, please visit the Tourism NS website.}

Name
Location
Style
Date
Submission
Acoustic Maritime Music Festival
Kempt Shore
Blues, Country, Rock, Folk
July
kemptshorefestivals@gmail.com
Africa Festival of Arts & Culture
Dartmouth
World, Jazz, Hip Hop, Gospel
July
george.mbamalu@dal.ca 
Celtic Colours International Festival
Sydney
Traditional, Celtic
October
dave@celtic-colours.com
Deep Roots Music Festival
Wolfville
Roots, Traditional, Folk, Indie Rock, Blues, World
September
office@deeprootsmusic.ca
Festival Acadien de Clare
Petit Ruisseau
Traditional, Bluegrass, Francophone
July-August
info@festivalacadiendeclare.ca
Full Circle Festival
Newport Landing
Folk, Country, Bluegrass, Traditional
June
info@fullcirclefestival.ca
Granville Green Concert Series
Port Hawkesbury
Folk, Jazz, Rock, Pop
July-August
phcc@me.com
Halifax Jazz Festival
Halifax
Jazz, Blues, World, Roots, R&B
July
programming@halifaxjazzfestival.ca
Halifax Pop Explosion
Halifax
Pop, Rock, Indie Rock, Experimental, Folk, Electronic, Dance, Hip Hop
October
info@halifaxpopexplosion.com
Halifax Summer Opera Festival & Workshops
Halifax
Opera, Classical
July-August
nina@halifaxsummeroperafestival.com
Halifax Urban Folk Festival
Halifax
Folk, Indie Folk, Blues, Rock, Punk
August-September
info@halifaxurbanfolkfestival.com
Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival
Lunenberg
Folk, Jazz, Pop Rock, Traditional
August
music@folkharbour.com
 
Roots to Boots Festival
Chéticamp
Traditional
June
info@rootstobootsfestival.ca
Scotia Festival of Music
Halifax
Classical
May-June
admin@scotiafestival.ns.ca
Smokin' Rock n' Blues Festival
Windsor
Blues, Rock, Folk
July
smokinbluesfest@gmail.com
Stan Rogers Folk Festival
Canso
Folk, Celtic, Rock, Pop, Traditional
June-July
wanda@stanfest.com
The Riverfront Jubilee
New Glasgow
Rock
August
info@newglasgowjubilee.ca

Prince Edward Island Festivals

{For a full list of events taking place in Prince Edward Island, please visit the Tourism PEI website.}

Name
Location
Style
Date
Submission
Atlantic Fiddlers' Jamboree
Mont-Carmel
Traditional
August
jamboreeatlantique@gmail.com
Cavendish Beach Music Festival
Cavendish
Country
July
info@cavendishbeachmusic.com
Cloggeroo: The Island Folk Festival
Georgetown
Folk
August
info@cloggeroo.com
Evangeline Bluegrass and Traditional Music Festival
Abram-Village
Bluegrass, Traditional
July
raymondbernard@eastlink.ca
Festival Acadien de la région Évangéline
Abram-Village
Traditional, Folk, Francophone
August-September
expositionfestival@gmail.com
Festival of Small Halls
Charlottetown
Folk, Traditional, Roots, Bluegrass
June
info@smallhalls.com
Old Home Week
Charlottetown
Folk, Traditional, Bluegrass
August
 
PEI Jazz & Blues Festival
Charlottetown
Jazz, Blues, Rock
June
pei@jazzandblues.ca
PEI Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival
Rollo Bay
Bluegrass
July
peifestival@yahoo.ca
Summerside Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival
Summerside
Bluegrass, Acoustic
November
acb46@pei.sympatico.ca
The Indian River Festival
Kensington
Classical, Traditional, Folk, Jazz
June-September
music@indianriverfestival.com
Redclay Bluegrass Festival
Tignish
Bluegrass
August
judy_gavin@hotmail.com
Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival
Souris
Traditional, Folk, Celtic
July
bigfieldtraditions@gmail.com