Showcasing talent from across Newfoundland, the New Branch Music & Arts Festival will be held at Paddy’s Garden in Carbonear from August 26th to 28th. In its first year, the lineup is a great mix of music and there’s sure to be something for everybody.
There’s no shortage of talent on the bill either. Throughout the lineup, through the 20+ acts there are over 30 nominations including past Juno winners Amelia Curran and the Ennis Sisters and nominees Long Distance Runners, past East Cost Music Award nominees Cabbages and Kings and The Once and MusicNL winners Terra and Waterfront Fire.
Along with the music side of the festival, there will be a celebrity soccer fundraiser that Saturday (27th). All proceeds will go to a charity that the Town of Carbonear will choose. Local artist will have booths set up where you ban buy their work and there will be a weekend long 50/50 draw.
Canadian Beats will be there all weekend long so keep an eye out for our coverage in August.
Tickets prices are as follows:
Friday – $24.50 early bird, $28.50 advance/door
Saturday – $29.50 early bird, $34.50 advance/door
Sunday – $20
Weekend passes – $63.50
I’m Tara and I’m a graphic designer from Newfoundland. I am very fortunate to live in a city where there is a ton of amazing musicians. I’ve grown very fond of the local music scene in St. John’s and some of my favorite bands are ones I’ve met through going to local shows.