2016 Free Concert Line-up Announced!

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Proud to announce the June 11-19 roster of performers and activities! The 9-day schedule kicks off on June 11 with a one day ticketed event, featuring performances by The Cult, Headstones, The Glorious Sons, Pop Evil, The Watchmen and more. The full weekend of free concerts taking place June 16-19 will feature artists Mother Mother,…

Band submissions now open!

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Sound of Music Festival is accepting band submissions for next year’s event, taking place June 10-18, 2017. Proud to highlight Canadian music, past shows have included: 54-40, Our Lady Peace, The Tea Party, The Trews, LIGHTS, Big Wreck, Down With Webster, Arkells, Walk Off The Earth, Mother Mother, July Talk and many more. Submissions will be…

Band submissions open October 1!

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Sound of Music Festival is accepting band submissions for next year’s event from October 1 to January 15, 2016.  Festival dates are June 11-19, 2016.  Proud to highlight Canadian music, past shows have included: Loverboy, 54-40, Our Lady Peace, The Tea Party, The Trews, LIGHTS, Big Wreck and many more. Submissions will be accepted until January…

Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now

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Would you buy a Sound of Music Festival June 10 Kick-off Concert ticket without knowing the line-up? A limited quantity of early bird tickets are now on sale for $40. When they’re gone, they’re gone. Price will go to $60 when we announce the bands this Friday. The 2015 line-up included Weezer and Our Lady…

Get involved. Volunteer!

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Volunteer schedules are up! Sign up today and get the shift of your choice. If you are a student, be sure to check if you are eligible to apply for our student bursary. Join us for our second annual Volunteer Open House, on April 22 from 2-4 pm at the Halton HiVE Co-working Space. Ask all your questions and…

Go Eco Team Go!

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Sound of Music Festival is thrilled to receive the 2017 FEO (Festivals and Events Ontario) Achievement Award for Best Greening of a Festival. The award honours best practices in the efforts made by a festival or event to ensure earth-friendly policies are carried out throughout planning, implementation and evaluation. The Festival has also been designated…

Huge thanks for another great year

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Thank you to absolutely every single person who turned up and enjoyed â€ªSound of Music Festival with us. We are so grateful for our sponsors, partners and volunteers. This event would not be possible without your support, dedication and commitment.  Deep thanks for a being part of another amazing year!  See you next year June 11-19, 2016!   

June 11 Kick-off Concert tickets on sale!

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We’re excited to announce the Kick-off concert, June 11, 2016!  The concert is a one day, one stage show featuring: The Cult, Headstones, and The Glorious Sons with more artists to be announced in the coming weeks. There are a limited number of early bird tickets available at $50 + fees/tax.  Purchase your tickets now to…

June 17 Headliner Announced!

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We’re pleased to announce the June 17 headliner July Talk!  The Canadian blues/alternative rock band will be headlining the Friday night of Sound of Music Festival. July Talk released their self-titled album in 2012, with such notable songs as Guns + Ammunition. Summer Dress and The Garden.  FrontRow and Sweet tickets for this show are…

More bands announced for June 11

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We’re excited to present the full Kick-off concert line-up! Don’t miss out on this ticketed event that launches a week of free music on Burlington’s Waterfront. The concert offers a one day, one stage show featuring: The Cult, Headstones, The Glorious Sons, Pop Evil, The Watchmen, Silverstein and Chemical Burn.  Tickets are just $60 + fees…

SOM Kind of Wonderful

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Much love and gratitude to our sponsors, performers, support partners, media partners, guests, our tireless crew of volunteers and for an amazing Sound of Music Festival 2016. We’ve already started working on next year’s event and hope to see you June 10-18, 2017.

SOMething to smile about – SOM kicks off June 13

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Get ready for summer as music takes over Burlington Downtown and Waterfront from June 13-21, with a stellar line-up for the Kick-off Concert at an unbelievable price, a new Sound of Music Club Series, and free concerts for all ages on Father’s Day Weekend.  Click here for June 13 tickets. Sound of Music Festival in…

Sound of Music Club Series!

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See over 30 bands at your favourite downtown bars! We’re excited to be working with local partners and establishments to bring you this new addition to the Festival. The Club Series runs from Sunday, June 14 to Wednesday, June 17 featuring acts such as: Tomi Swick, Dirty Jeans, Adam Cooke, Chris Chambers, Rich Cloke, Featurette,…

Sound of Music kicks off in the less than two weeks!

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Sound of Music Festival kicks off on June 13 with a one day, one stage, ticketed concert featuring: Weezer, Our Lady Peace, Collective Soul, Finger Eleven and more.  Get your tickets before the price goes up on June 13. FrontRow wristbands are available for TD Stage shows, all the fun minus the crowd plus port-a-potties and…

Thank a Volunteer.

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Announcing the Outstanding Volunteer Recipients for 2016! All the volunteers do an amazing job and each year the Festival recognizes the supreme efforts of 30 volunteers. These 30 go “above and beyond” expectations and with their dedication and willingness, they help to make the Festival an award-winning event. The “Outstanding Award” is a small token…

Volunteer Open House

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JOIN US on Saturday, April 23 at the Halton HiVE, 901 Guelph Line from 2-4 pm. Ask questions, learn about the opportunities and perks. Sign up for a shift or two! The Festival is also currently recruiting for year round volunteer planning committees. Please check our volunteer page for further information or email volunteers@soundofmusic.ca if you are interested…

We need you! Get involved.

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Sound of Music Festival planning for 2016 has begun.  The spirit and passion of 100+ year-round committee members and an additional 800+ onsite volunteers makes this community tradition possible year after year.  Sound of Music Festival is proud to contribute to our community’s social and cultural landscape by creating an annual public music event, providing…