Announcing the first Country Wild Music Festival

Celebrate Canadian country music on the shores of Lake Ontario at the Country Wild Music Festival on Saturday, June 3rd in Cobourg.Hosted by Cobourg local residents Matt Williams and Andrew Hall of Cobourg Music Festivals Inc., the event aims to celebrate Canadian country music during Canada’s 150th birthday year celebrations.

Headlining this premiere event is Ontario natives Cold Creek County, who were nominated for the 2017 Juno Awards in the Breakthrough Group of the Year category.

Also performing at the one-day festival are are Runaway Angel, Gentlemen Husbands, Kansas Stone, Colin Amey, Sacha, Sawmill Road, SweetGrass Band, and Marc Ekins.

General admission tickets for the festival are $35 (plus tax) and are available online at VIP tickets are already sold out.

For more information about the Country Wild Music Festival, visit

I shoot live music performances and concerts. I love the excitement of entering a venue, knowing that I’ll be photographing a concert and enjoying the energy of the crowd. There’s nothing like being in a venue and looking at the expressions on the faces of people who are all transfixed by the talent onstage. I shoot about 120 shows each year, averaging 2 bands per show, as well as several all-day and weekend festivals in and around Southern Ontario. From the large venues to very small ones, bright lights or barely lit stages, I hope that my photos capture the enjoyment the artists have in doing what they love to do.

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