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nov '17


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List of Canadian Summer Festivals – 2017

It’s now possible to add this calendar to your personal agenda to make sure you don’t miss any events happening all over Canada this summer! Note that this is not an exhaustive list.


(*two weekends)


Festival Accès Asie (Montreal, QC), May 5 – 29


Francofolies Montréal (Montreal, QC), June 8 – 18
Luminato Festival (Toronto, ON), June 9 – 18
VancouverVictoriaEdmontonWinnipegSaskatoonTorontoOttawa Jazz, June 23-July 2*
Rochester Jazz (Rochester, NY), June 23 – July 1*
Alianait Arts Festival  (Iqaluit, NU), June 30 -July 3
Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (Montreal, QC), June 28 – July 8*
Stan Rogers (Canso, NS), June 30 – July 2


Festival International de Percussions (Montréal, QC), July 2-10
Beaches Jazz (Toronto, ON), July 7 – 30
Winnipeg Folk (Winnipeg, MB), July 6-9
Sunfest (London, ON), July 6-9
Ottawa Bluesfest (Ottawa, ON), July 6 – 16*
Festival d’été de Québec (Québec, QC), July 6-16*
Le Mondial des Cultures de Drummondville (Drummondville, QC), July 6-16*
Mariposa (Orillia, ON), July 7-9
Northern Lights Festival Boreal (Sudbury, ON), July 6-9
Vancouver Island Musicfest (Comox, BC), July 14-16
Mont-Tremblant Blues Fest (Mont-Tremblant, QC), July 7-16*
Afrofest (Toronto, ON), July 9-10
Week-ends du Monde de Montréal (Montreal, QC), July 9-17
Harrison Festival of the Arts (Harrison, BC), July 6-16*
Irie Music Festival (Toronto, ON), July 9-31
Halifax Jazz (Halifax, NS), July 12-16
Nuits d’Afrique (Montreal, QC), July 11-23*
Ness Creek Festival (Saskatchewan, AB), July 13-16
Vancouver Folk (Vancouver, BC), July 14-16
Hillside (Guelph, ON), July 14-16
Folk on the Rocks (Yellowknife, NT), July 14-16
Stewart Park (Perth, ON), July 14-16
Home Country (London, ON), July 14-16
Dawson City Folk Festival (Dawson, YT), July 21-23
South Country Fair (Fort McLeod, AB), July 21-23
Islands Folk (Duncan, BC), July 22-24
Interstellar Rodeo (Edmonton, AB), *July 22-24 et August 12-14
Mission Folk (Mission, BC), July 22-24
Discovery Coast (Bella Coola, BC), July 22-24
Memoire et Racines (Joliette, QC),  July 22-24
Festival des Rythmes d’Afrique (Sherbrooke, QC), July 23-August 2
Calgary Folk Music Festival (Calgary, AB), July 27-30
Hornby Island Folk Festival (Hornby, BC), July 28-August 6
Kaslo Jazz (Kaslo, BC), July 28-30
Arts Wells (Barkerville, BC), July 28-30
Blue Skies (Clarendon, ON), To be announced


Canmore Folk (Canmore, AB), August 5-7
Festi Jazz Mont Tremblant
 (Montréal, QC), August 2-6
Présence Autochtone (Montreal, QC), August 3-10
Kitchener Blues Festival (Kitchener, ON), August 5-7
Trout Forest (Ear Falls, ON), August 5-7
Oakville Jazz (Oakville, ON), August 5-7
Live from the Rock (Red Rock, ON), August 5-7
Festival du Bout du Monde (Gaspé, QC), August 5-7
Festival International des Rythmes du Monde (Chicoutimi, QC), August 10-13
Edmonton Folk (Edmonton, AB), August 10-13
Lunenburg Folk (Lunenburg, NS), August 10-13
Festival des Traditions du Monde (Sherbrooke, QC), August 10-14
Regina Folk (Saskatchewan, AB), August 11-13
Festival Orientalys (Montreal, QC), August 11-14
Calabogie Blues (Ottawa, ON), August 11-13
Robson Valley Music Festival (Dunster, BC), August 11-13
Markham Jazz (Markham, ON), August 11-13
Prismatic Festival (Halifax, NS) August 17-19
Roots and Blues (Salmon Arm, BC), August 18-20
Summerfolk (Owen Sound, ON), August 18-20
Peterborough Folk, (Peterborough, ON) August 18-20
Fiesta des cultures (Saint-Sauveur, QC), August 21-23


Festival MondoKarnaval (Quebec, QC), To be announced
Festi Jazz Rimouski
 (Rimouski, QC), September 2-5
Shelter Valley (Grafton, ON), September 2-4
Southside Shuffle (Port Credit, ON), September 8-11
Harvest Jazz and Blues (Fredericton, NB), September 13-18
Guelph Jazz Festival (Guelph, ON), September 13-17
City Folk Ottawa Festival (Ottawa, ON), September 14-17
Pop Montreal (Montréal, QC) September 21-26
Deep Roots Music Festival (Wolfville, NS), September 23-25
Wreckhouse Jazz and Blues (St. John’s, TN), September 23-27
Small World (Toronto, ON), September 22- Oct 6*


Festival du Monde Arabe de Montréal (Montreal, Qc), October 28-November 13


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