The nation’s largest all-Canadian music festival has announced the lineup for its 7th annual installment. CBC Music Festival will take place Saturday, May 25, at Toronto’s RBC Echo Beach, and will feature headliner Alvvays, as well as Rhye, Cœur de pirate, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charlotte Cardin, and Exco Levi. The main stage will also see Stars perform their critically-acclaimed album Set Yourself On Fire, as they celebrate it’s 15 year anniversary.
2019 CBC Searchlight winner Shopé will play the q stage, as will Peach Pit, Hubert Lenoir, The Courtneys, and Emmanuel Jal. Meanwhile, the all-new JUNO 365 stage will see performances by 2019 JUNO Award nominees, including Elisapie, Nuela Charles, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, and JUNO Award winner Laila Biali.
The family-friendly festival, where kids under twelve are admitted for free, will also include a CBC Kids Zone with entertainment and activities. With additional onsite entertainment, and a Food Truck Fair sure to offer up some of the best meals in the city, CBC Music Festival has something for everyone!
Presale tickets are currently available through livenation.com. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, April 12 at 10 AM ET through Ticketmaster. Tickets are $39.50 + fees. Admission is free for children twelve and under, up to a limit of two per adult ticket-holder.
For more information see cbcmusic.ca/festival.
Born and raised in oft-forgotten New Brunswick I’ve spent the last five years travelling to shows and festivals across the country. In 2018 I moved to Toronto, sealing the deal with my long distance love— live music.