Sound of Music Festival, in partnership with the City of Burlington, is thrilled to announce an additional day of FREE concerts on Sunday, June 11. Canada 150 Day Celebrations will take place on Burlington’s Waterfront from 1 pm to 9 pm. Sunday’s shows feature a full roster of Burlington performers including Valley, The Killin’ Time Band, The Spoons, Tebey and Walk Off The Earth.
A Citizenship and Reaffirmation Ceremony will take place at TD Stage at 2 pm. In attendance will be Hon. Karina Gould, MP, Hon Eleanor McMahon, MPP and Mayor Rick Goldring as Master of Ceremonies. Newcomers to Canada will partake in The Oath of Citizenship, accepting the responsibilities and privileges of becoming a Canadian Citizen. This is a public event that family, friends, residents and visitors are welcome to attend. Everyone is encouraged to re-affirm their Canadian citizenship by taking the Oath with our newly appointed Canadians.
“The City of Burlington is pleased to once again partner with the Sound of Music Festival. The Canada 150 Reaffirmation Ceremony is a great event to help celebrate this very special milestone for our nation. We congratulate the new Canadians being sworn in and hope the community will come out to this free event to pledge their allegiance to Canada”, says Chris Glenn, Director of Parks & Recreation, City of Burlington. Join us in celebrating and welcoming new citizens at Canada’s Largest Free Music Festival!
June 11 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
1:45 White Pine Dancers
2:00 Greetings, Citizenship & Reaffirmation Ceremonies
3:15 The Killin’ Time Band
4:30 The Spoons
7:30 Walk Off The Earth
“We are so fortunate as Canadians, this day is a celebration of our values, and our country, along with an unbelievable roster of local performers. We’re honoured to partner with The City of Burlington in presenting this very special day”, says Dave Miller, Executive Director. “This is a bit of a dream come true as a music lover and resident of Burlington, there couldn’t be a greater expression of hometown pride”, says Rian Malloch, the Festival’s Programming Chair.
The shows are FREE, VIP upgrades to Sweet Seats and FrontRow are available for $29, limited quantity.